Who We Are

The Resource Center for Religious Institutes (RCRI) is an organization created to serve the needs of Catholic communities of religious women and men. Our professional staff offers advice and provides resources for the leadership of religious institutes who become members of RCRI. For over 35 years, RCRI or its predecessor organizations have been a partner to help navigate the many complexities related to taxes and tax-exemption, corporate structure, internal organizational setup, finance, administration, and canon law. We work with hundreds of religious institutes and societies of apostolic life from all over the United States and from several foreign countries.

In November of 2012, the  Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) of Madison, Wisconsin, filed a federal lawsuit challenging what it maintains is the IRS's preferential treatment of churches...

On  June 7, 2014, Pope Francis approved the content of a circular letter written by the Congregation for Divine  Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments that focused on the Sign of Peace ritual during the liturgy.

November 4-7, 2014Saint Louis, Missouri Hyatt Regency at the Arch

We are happy to provide the following information for attendee and exhibitors at this year's National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.