NACAR Mission Statement

The North American Conference of Associates and Religious (NACAR) is a membership organization that acts as a catalyst to serve, empower and promote the Associate-Religious relationship.

NACAR Vision Statement

A vibrant, viable organization that collaborates with regional partners to promote association in all its forms.

November 2013


Latest News from NACAR

Dear NACAR Members and Friends,

With the desire to keep you informed and to enlist your assistance as necessary, the NACAR Board of Directors will share periodic updates on the activities of the Board and Board committees, including highlights of our bi-monthly Board Meetings.

NACAR Updates as of May 14, 2018

NACAR is seeking a qualified consultant to conduct communications and membership engagement audit of all aspects, including software that impact NACAR’s ability to communicate and engage current and prospective members. Please share this Request for Proposal with consultant you may know. The deadline for responses is June 15, 2018. You may download the Request for Proposal here.

Sister Carol Zinn, SSJThe NACAR Board of Directors congratulates Sr. Carol Zinn, SSJ in her new role as Executive Director of LCWR.

Jeanne Connolly and Mark Piper had wonderful conversations with Religious Formation Conference staff, Sr. Ellen Dauwer, SSC and Ryan Hoffmann on Wednesday, May 9. Look for more information about opportunities for collaboration in the months ahead. Jeanne and Mark also had a delightful meeting with Nick Schafer, Executive Director for Communicators for Women Religious. In addition, to lending support Request for Proposal for a Communications and Membership Engagement Audit, they explored other opportunities for CWR and NACAR to work together.

Become a Community Member

Become a Community Member

Community Membership provides your community the opportunity to be part of the larger Associate-Religious movement across North America and to witness to the work of the Holy Spirit in our world today.

Become an Individual Member

Become an Individual Member

Individual membership is designed for any individual who has a desire to keep informed of trends, information, and resources regarding the Associate Movement in North America and who desires to support the efforts of NACAR and the Associate-Religious movement. 

Become a Supporting Organization

Become a Supporting Organization

Supporting Membership in NACAR is available to organizations and groups who are also working to support and/or advance the Associate-Religious movement.

Donate to NACAR

Donate to NACAR

Even a small donation will go a long way.


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