Vocations Office



We are glad that you are visiting our site.  Whether you are considering priesthood, religious life or want information, we hope you find it helpful.   Please do not hesitate to contact a priest or the vocation director in person if you have questions or if we can be of service to you.  God Bless you on your journey!

About the Vocations Office staff...

Fr EricFather Eric Augenstein

Father Eric became vocations director for the archdiocese in 2013 and is also the Sacramental Minister of St. Agnes Catholic Community in Nashville, IN.

Ordained a priest in 2004, Fr. Eric has previously served as Associate Pastor of the Richmond Catholic Community and Chaplain of Seton Catholic High School, Richmond, IN (2004-2007), Pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, New Albany, IN (2007-2013), and Chaplain of Our Lady of Providence High School, Clarksville, IN (2011-2013).

He blogs regularly at Cafe St. Isidore- Digital Conversations with a Catholic Priest.

If you'd like to reach him, e-mail eaugenstein@archindy.org or call 317.236.1496.


Liz EscofferyElizabeth Escoffery

Elizabeth became the associate director for the archdiocese in 2012.

She is a 2011 graduate of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN and is a native of Indianapolis where she and her husband Bill are parishioners at St. Monica's Catholic Church. They are looking forward to welcoming a child into their family in April 2014.

Elizabeth coordinates vocations events, provides social media/web and communications support, and works to raise awareness for vocations across the Archdiocese.

If you'd like to reach her, please e-mail eescoffery@archindy.org or call 317.236.1490.


Luke HasslerLuke Hassler

Luke has been serving as an intern for the Vocations Office since September 2013. He is a third year college seminarian for the Diocese of Evansville, Indiana and his home parish is St. Philip's Catholic Church. He is currently studying at Bishop Simon Brute College Seminary in Indianapolis.

Luke helps with special projects such as NCYC and the Race for Vocations, promoting our events, and video editing. If you'd like to reach him, please e-mail lhassler@archindy.org.

Contact information

Office of Priestly and Religious Vocations
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46224
(317) 236-1490

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