Associates Covenanting – August 27, 2016 The Atlantic-Midwest Province celebrated the First Covenants of Associates Leslie Lopez and Kathleen Sylvester on Aug. 27, 2016. Sisters and associates gathered at Villa Notre Dame in Wilton, Connecticut, to witness the first covenant. Sister Virginia Bobrowski, SSND, provincial councilor, receives First Covenants. About 150 people were in attendance, including sisters, family and friends. Sister Kathleen Dunham, SSND, (left) with new Associate Kathleen Sylvester. Sister Kathleen Dunham, SSND, (left) and Kathleen Sylvester sign the covenant document. Sister Kay O'Connell, SSND, (left) and new Associate Leslie Lopez. Leslie Lopez (left) receives her Associate pin during the ceremony. Associate Pin. School Sisters of Notre Dame bless the new associates. Sister Maureen Fleming, SSND, presents flowers to Associate Jubilarians (25 years). Reception cake. Associates Kathleen Sylvester, campus minister at Academy of the Holy Angels, and Leslie Lopez, province development director. Associate Kathleen Sylvester with her husband and family. Associate Leslie Lopez with her nephew and son. Associate Kathleen Sylvester with her parents. Sister Justine Nutz, SSND, and Associate Jean Fredericks.