Videos produced by and for NACAR members.

20 Years Celebrating the Associate-Religous MovementIn 2016, NACAR celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its founding. You may watch our 20th Anniversary Videos below. Check out the interactive timeline developed for the Anniverary!


A Professional Development Webinar is now on DVDs for those new in Associate Leadership

  pdf Download the promotional flyer here (122 KB) .

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Are you a rookie in associate leadership? Are you fairly new in your position?

NACAR offered a five-session webinar for new associate leaders in 2014 and because of the wonderful reviews received we are now offering it as a set of two DVDs and one CD of PowerPoint presentations.

Sessions include: New Associate Leadership, Charism and Mission, Administration of the Associate Relationship, Collaboration and Networking and Planning for the Future.

Some of the questions answered:

  • How can I nurture and/or build relationships between Associates and Sisters and among Associates?
  • What role can these play in my ministry – congregational liaison, Advisory committees, other team members?
  • Should I have a separate newsletter for the Associates? What about other communications?
  • What are the best ways for learning about a prospective associate?
  • What are important components of Associate leadership?
  • What records should be kept? What about archiving?
  • I am being asked to travel fairly often. Is this unusual?
  • What support networks are available for Associate directors?

NACAR Community Members Directory Map Search

To utilize the map search, you may either search a location by entering as much of the addess as you want and the distance from that address or a combination of location and any part of the name of a community in the seach box. For example, you can enter "United States" for the location, "Notre Dame" in the search box and 5000 miles for the distance and the map will show all communities with "Notre Dame" within 5000 miles of the center of the United States.