The Associate

The Associate is a publication of the North American Conference of Associates and Religious.

The Associate tells the story of NACAR and the story of our members. Therefore, we invite and encourage our members to submit articles for The Associate. We want to know about your associates, how you are interacting, how associates are partnering in mission and ministry, your events (past and upcoming), etc.

Please view the guidelines for submitting an article here.

2021 Issue Dates and Deadlines for the Associate:

Issue Submission Deadline
April March 1, 2021
July  June 1, 2021
October September 1, 2021
  • 02/13/2021 3:13 AM | Fred Goddard (Administrator)

    The Associate Volume 26 No. 1 Cover trees in winter, vote button and question marksFebruary 2021 • Volume 26, Number 1

    In This Issue:

    NACAR News

    • NACAR Message
    • RFC NACAR Dual Membership
    • Board Reflection
    • New Website Coming Soon

    Regional Groups

    • Voting is an Act of Love
    • Living Dominican Charism in Mission During COVID-19
    • The Big Questions

    Events

    • Creative Conversations
    Download the Volume 26 Number 1 Here
  • 10/14/2020 10:00 AM | Fred Goddard (Administrator)

    The Associate, Volume 25 Number 4October 2020 • Volume 25, Number 4

    In This Issue:
    • Message from NACAR
    • Finding Hope: Laid Off During the Pandemic
    • 2020: What a Year This Has Been!
    • Reflection: To Be Alive in Such an Age
    • Invitational Zoom Event: Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
    • The Difficult Journey to Redemption

    Download the Volume 25 Number 4 Here

  • 07/10/2020 10:00 AM | Fred Goddard (Administrator)

    The Associate Volume 25, Number 3 CoverJuly 2020 • Volume 25, Number 3

    In This Issue:

    • Finding Understanding Crossing a Threshold
    • Preparing for the Future by Preserving the Past
    • Staying Connected During the Pandemic
    • Pandemic Forums: Bay Area (BACAR)
    • A Pandemic Reflection: Resources to Help

    Download Volume 25 Number 3 Here

  • 04/16/2020 10:00 AM | Fred Goddard (Administrator)

    The Associate, Volume 25 Number 2 CoverApril 2020 • Volume 25, Number 2

    In This Issue:

    • Seeking Points of Intersection: A NACAR Board Report
    • Associate Leadership: Understanding our Roles
    • NACAR Benefits: Events and Resources

    Download Volume 25 Number 2 Here

  • 02/05/2020 10:00 AM | Fred Goddard (Administrator)

    The Associate, Volume 25 Number 1 CoverFebruary 2020 • Volume 25, Number 1

    In This Issue:

    NACAR News

    • NACAR Message
    • Dreaming the Future Into Being
    • Religious Formation Conference Biennial Congress

    NACAR Congregations

    • Annual Associate Sponsored Retreat

    NACAR Events

    • Annual Leadership Retreat May 18-21, 2020
    • Upcoming Creative Conversations
    • VLCFF Courses Beginning March 1, 2020

    Download Volume 25 Number 1 Here

  • 11/12/2019 10:00 AM | Fred Goddard (Administrator)

    The Associate, Volume 24 Number 3 CoverFall 2019 • Volume 24, Number 3

    In this issue:

    NACAR News

    • NACAR Message
    • We Heard You
    • Living the Charism in Turbulent Times
    • Catholics on Call Partners Conference
    • Imagining Leadership in a Global Community

    Regional Groups

    • New Ways of Being, New Ways of Ministering
    • A Call to Engage This Chaotic and Painful World
    • Midwest Kindred Spirits Celebrate Anniversary

    NACAR Congregations

    • TESOL Advocacy and Policy Summit
    • Storytelling Immortalizing Sisters’ Legacy
    • Franciscan Fun Day
    • Providence Associates Move to Autonomy
    • Deep in the Heart(break) of Texas
    • More than a Labor of Love

    Download Volume 24 Number 3 Here

  • 06/12/2019 10:00 AM | Fred Goddard (Administrator)

    The Associate, Volume 24 Number 2 CoverSpring 2019 • Volume 24, Number 2

    In this issue:

    Featured Articles

    • FREE The Girls
    • Virtual Learning: VLCFF

    NACAR Business

    • Welcoming New NACAR Board Member
    • NACAR Building Relationships
    • Wild Apricot Software Provides Member Flexibility
    • New NACAR Dues Structure
    • NACAR Frequently Asked Questions

    Regional Groups

    • CARMA: Legacy, Love & Leadership

    NACAR Congregations

    • 400 Years of St. Marguerite
    • Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Sewing Ministry
    • Women Bearing Gifts

    NACAR Coming Events

    • OPAL Associate Leadership Conference
    • Midwest Kindred Spirits Workshop

    Download Volume 24 Number 2 Here

  • 03/07/2019 10:00 AM | Fred Goddard (Administrator)

    The Associate, Volume 24 Number 1 CoverWinter 2019 • Volume 24, Number 1

    In this issue:

    • Abide in the Word
    • What’s in a Name

    Featured Articles

    • A Rare Opportunity
    • Everyone Forgets
    • VLCFF: What I Learned
    • Creative Conversations
    • Movie Review: Won’t You Be My Neighbor
    • Join to Enliven Justice

    Regional Groups

    • Tri-State: Anchored in Charism
    • OPAL: Fostering Our Future
    • BACAR: I Am Still Here

    NACAR Congregations

    • Living Out the Same Charism
    • A Day to Remember & Celebrate
    • Day of Friendship & Prayer
    • Charism Retreat for Sisters and Associates
    • A Journey with Unique Twists
    • Associates Called to Prepare for Chapter
    • Making Providence Visible

    NACAR Coming Events

    • CLDP Preparing Leaders
    • Associate Leadership Retreat
    • Coming Events

    Download Volume 24 Number 1 Here

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