2019 Congress Program Finalized

The Religious Formation Conference is excited to announce that we have finalized our entire program for the 2019 Congress October 24-27 in Louisville, KY! This remarkable program features a rich diversity of topics, experiences, backgrounds, expertise and knowledge. Congress participants will have the opportunity to learn from and dialogue with esteemed thought-leaders in their fields. …

Pre-Congress Sessions

The RFC is thrilled to announce our Pre-Congress sessions for the 2019 Congress! Fr. Dan Horan, OFM (Merton Reflection Day) Emily Cash, PsyD (Resiliency in Religious Life) Br. Paul Michalenko (Orientation to Formation) To learn more about these outstanding thought-leaders, please see our presenters page here.

RFC Announces 2019 Congress Keynote Speakers

The RFC is delighted that Sister Norma Pimentel, MJ and Father Bryan Massingale will offer keynote presentations!   Keynote presenter Sister Norma Pimentel Sister Norma Pimentel, as Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, oversees the charitable arm of the Diocese of Brownsville, providing oversight of the different ministries and programs in the …

Sister Nancy & Ryan: Plan to Join Us!

Click here and listen to Congress Planning Co-Chairs, Nancy Gerth, SCN and Ryan Hoffmann, Associate Director, invite you to join us. If you haven't already, please save the date (October 24-27, 2019) and plan to join us in Louisville, KY for the 2019 RFC Congress.  

Congress Theme & Imagery

We hope you like the 2019 Congress theme and imagery! After several months of brainstorming and discernment, the Congress Planning Committee landed on "Being Signs of Courageous Hope" as the 2019 Congress theme. Given the challenges facing the church and world today, we felt it was crucial to emphasize the call to be people of …