Archdiocesan Offices and Agencies

The following listings are organized as they are in the Archdiocesan Directory, that is, by departments. If you are looking for organization that have liaison with our archdiocese, go to that page. Also, Secretariats and Vicariates are listed separately.

If you know the name of the person that you'd like to reach, then go to our alphabetical phone listing.

Accounting Services, Office of

This office is responsible for the development, coordination, and administration of the archdiocesan accounting and financial activities, which include but are not limited to the following: financial budgets, annual reports, archdiocesan accounting and financial policies and procedures,
treasury functions, Archdiocesan Deposit and Loan Fund, and payroll.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-236-7327

Vacant, Controller, 317-592-4099
Brittney Jaeger, Assistant Controller, 317-592-4021
Tim Winn, Senior Accounting, 317-261-3371
Carey Kendall, Manager, Payroll and Billing, 317-236-1519
Valorie Curran, Accountant, 317-592-4018
Peter Baldan, Staff Accountant, 317-236-1561
Melinda Buckler, Payroll Specialist, 317-236-1439
Liz Davis, Payroll Support Specialist, 317-592-4065
Diane Sutton, Treasury Specialist, 317-261-3376
Patty Gotway, Billing Specialist, 317-236-1572


The archives centralizes, preserves, protects, and makes available those records and materials that pertain to the origin and history of the archdiocese.

Xavier Building
1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
1-800-382-9836 ext. 1429

Julie Motyka, Archivist, 317-236-1538
Sr. James Michael Kesterson, SP
, Archives Assistant
Judy Livingston, Archives Assistant

Catechesis, Office of

The Office of Catechesis supports the archbishop in his role as chief shepherd and catechist. This office helps implement the archbishop’s vision of faith formation in collaboration with various archdiocesan leaders, formulating and carrying out plans to teach the Faith with an emphasis on missionary discipleship as well as connecting faith and daily life.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-592-4032

Ken Ogorek, Director of Catechesis, 317-236-1446
Erin Jeffries, Coordinator of Ministry to Persons with Special Needs, 317-236-1448
Deacon Jim Wood, Coordinator of Catechetical Resources, 317-236-1437
Vacant, Coordinator of Evangelization & Discipleship, Office of Evangelization,
Rose Ruiz, Administrative Assistant, Evangelization and Catechesis, 317-236-1550

Catholic Charities - Social Concerns

Social Concerns encourages the community to grow in a deeper understanding of Catholic social teaching by providing resources and strategies for effective action in parishes, schools and surrounding communities.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Theresa Chamblee, Director of Social Concerns
Laura Sheehan, Project Coordinator
Theresa Chamblee, Global Solidarity Coordinator

Parish Social Ministry
Parish Social Ministry aims to foster greater outreach and advocacy efforts, to educate parishioners to serve those who are poor and vulnerable, and to provide opportunities for spiritual growth.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services is the international humanitarian organization of the U.S. Catholic Bishops that seeks to end poverty, hunger and disease.

As the official overseas relief and development agency of the Catholic community in the United States, Catholic Relief Services helps Catholics in parishes, dioceses and schools live their faith through tangible programs and activities that promote human dignity and respond to human needs around the world.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is the domestic antipoverty agency of the U.S. Catholic bishops. CCHD also educates on poverty and its causes. This strategy of education for justice and helping people who are poor speak and act for themselves reflects the mandate of Scripture and the principles of Catholic social teaching.

CCHD is made possible by the support of Catholics in the United States, especially through an annual parish collection. Grants to local antipoverty efforts are screened, awarded and monitored in partnership with local dioceses and require the approval of the diocesan bishop.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Justice for Immigrants
Justice for Immigrants, as part of the Catholic Campaign for Immigration Reform, of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has four primary objectives:

1. To educate the public, especially the Catholic community about Church teaching
on imigration and immigrants
2. To create political will for positive immigration reform
3. To enact legislative and administrative reforms based on the principles articulated 
by the bishops
4. To organize Catholic networks to assist qualified immigrants obtain the benefits of
the reforms.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN  46202

Anti-Trafficking Ministry
1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Grounded on the belief that every life is Sacred, the mission of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis Anti-Trafficking Ministry is to educate on the scourge of human trafficking as an offense against the fundamental dignity of the human person, to advocate for an end to modern day slavery, and to provide training and technical assistance about this issue.

Catholic Charities Bloomington

This agency provides counseling services to families and children in the Bloomington Deanery on a sliding-fee scale. Private insurance is also accepted. Services are offered at the Bloomington office, in Catholic and private schools, and at other sites in the deanery.

803 N. Monroe St., Bloomington, IN 47404
Michael Stribling, LCSW, Clinical Director 

Becky’s Place

Women’s and children’s emergency shelter
1108 Fifth St., Bedford, IN 47421
Corrina Hayes, Program Director

Catholic Charities Indianapolis

This agency provides professional human services for all stages of life, including mental health counseling, youth services, refugee and immigration services, senior services, emergency housing and basic needs.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-261-3375

David Bethuram, Executive Director, 317-236-1530
Craig Fall, Senior Associate Director, 317-236-1534
Bill Bickel, Associate Director, 317-638-7830

For Seniors

Ellen Brown, Service Line Director, 317-236-1555
Lisa Sperry, Director of Operations, Adult Day Service Program, 317-466-0015
Monica Woodsworth, Director, Caregiver Support, 317-261-3378
Joyce Beaven, Associate Director, Senior Companion Program, 317-236-1552
Monica Woodsworth, Director, RSVP: Senior Volunteer Program, 317-236-1557 

For Emergency and Specialized Services

Bill Bickel, Service Line Director, 317-635-7830
Breanna Klink, Program Director, Holy Family Shelter and Transitional Housing, 317-635-7830
Stephanie Richman-Davis, Director, Crisis Office and Christmas Store
1435 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Katie Bray, Director, Legal Immigration Services, 317-236-3366
Jessica Inabnitt, Director, Refugee Services, 317-236-1514  

For Individual and Family Support

Craig Fall, Service Line Director, 317-236-1534
Individual, Couples and Family Counseling, 317-236-1500
Patrice Uminiski and Shamila John, Co-Directors, School Social Work, 317-236-1523

St. Elizabeth/Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services

Offers full-service, licensed adoption services for couples wishing to complete international or domestic adoptions in Indiana and birth mothers who are considering adoption. Addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of women and families experiencing crisis and unplanned pregnancies. Staff members are available for adoption education.

2500 Churchman Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203

Renee Hummel, Director

Catholic Charities New Albany

See St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities Tell City

This agency serves the Tell City Deanery by providing programs to alleviate hardships for the poor and vulnerable through financial assistance, food assistance, educational programs and other material support.

802 Ninth St., Tell City, IN 47586

Sr. Michele Intravia, MSJ OSU, Agency Director 

Martin’s Cloak Food Pantry

Distributes food to the people of the northern part of the deanery. 

Table of Blessings

A weekly hot meal program, serving a free nutritious meal every Thursday at the EUCC (Evangelical United Church of Christ) Fellowship Hall. 

Perry County Food Coalition

Serves as the fiscal agent for five, local food pantries, conducts food drives and soliciting funds to support the pantries. 

Emergency Assistance and Winter Coat Giveaway

Helps those struggling to pay for utilities, rent, prescriptions and other necessities. 

Lifeline for Families

Assists low income pregnant women and mothers with young children by providing help with diapers, formula, and maternity clothing. Operates the Early Years Store with clothing from maternity through 2T and other baby essential items. Distributor for Safe Sleep program and in conjunction with Tell City Police Department, distribute infant child car seats. 

Budget Basics

Teaches financial basics of budgeting, helping families achieve financial independence.

Foster Children

Coordinates the collection of items and distribution of care bags for foster children in collaboration with Perry County Division of Children Services.

Catholic Charities Terre Haute

This agency serves the poor, the hungry, the homeless, the elderly, the neglected children and the needy of the Terre Haute Deanery and west central Indiana with spiritual, material and emotional support.

1801 Poplar St., Terre Haute, IN 47803

John C. Etling, Agency Director 
Jennifer Buell, Development Director 

Bethany House

Emergency homeless shelter plus soup kitchen and clothes closet

1402 Locust St., Terre Haute, IN 47807

Christmas Store

Provides basic need items to help families celebrate the traditions of Christmas with gifts under their trees.

1440 Locust St., Terre Haute, IN 47807

Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank

Distributes food to west-central Indiana charitable food pantries and soup kitchen daily.

430 N. 14th 1/2 St., Terre Haute, IN 47807

Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall

After-school and preschool services

1356 Locust St., Terre Haute, IN 47807

Catholic Schools, Office of

The Office of Catholic Schools administers Catholic education and lifelong faith formation for school leaders, teachers, staff, students and families in the archdiocese.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-261-3364

Brian Disney, EdD, Superintendent, 317-592-4051
Joe Hansen, Assistant Superintendent, Personnel and Policy Support, 317-236-1544
Michelle Radomsky, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Education, 317-236-1529
Sarah Jean Watson, Assistant Superintendent, Elementary Education, 317-592-4011
Vacant, Coordinator of Latino Outreach, 317-592-4047
Erich Bangert, Coordinator of School Business Management, 317-236-1432
Diane Grahn, Coordinator of Student Data, 317-236-7316
Robin Hartkorn, Administrative Assistant, SEVIS Official, 317-236-1441
Maureen Okerson, Business Manager, 317-236-1440
Anne Krieger
, Office Manager, Administrative and Teacher Personnel 317-236-1444  

Mother Theodore Catholic Academies (MTCA)

MTCA manages four Indianapolis urban Catholic schools as a consortium.
Fax: 317-236-1422

Ronda Swartz, Executive Director, 317-236-7322
Chris Brunson, Director of Finance and Operations, 317-236-1516
Ennis Adams, Jr., 21st CCLC Program Manager, 317-236-7317
Elizabeth Ewing, Nutrition Program Manager, 317-236-1584
Rose Springman, Executive Assistant, 317-236-7324

Catholic Youth Organization (CYO)

The Catholic Youth Organization provides programmed spiritual, cultural, social and physical development for young people in the archdiocese to help provide a sense of Christian responsibility. CYO also conducts summer residential and year-round outdoor education at Camp Rancho Framasa in Brown County.

580 E. Stevens St., Indianapolis, IN 46203

Bruce Scifres, Executive Director  

Camp Rancho Framasa

2230 Clay Lick Rd., Nashville, IN 47448-4641

Kevin and Angi Sullivan, Camp Directors

St. Mary’s Early Childhood Center

A not-for-profit early childhood education center that is focused on helping young children who are at great risk for a wide range of social, emotional, economic and environmental problems. It offers preschool at two locations for children at risk for developmental delays.

901 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Kristin Cavolick, Executive Director

Cemeteries Association, Catholic

The Catholic Cemeteries Association maintains and operates eight Catholic cemeteries in the Indianapolis Archdiocese—Calvary, Holy Cross, St. Joseph, and Our Lady of Peace in Indianapolis; Calvary and St. Joseph in Terre Haute; and St. Malachy North and St. Malachy West in Brownsburg.

Calvary, Holy Cross, and St. Joseph Cemeteries Office
435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46225
Fax: 317-789-0360

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery
9001 N. Haverstick Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46240
Fax: 317-580-1783

Calvary and St. Joseph Cemeteries Office
4227 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47803
Fax: 812-232-3877

St. Malachy North Cemetery
56th St. and N. 267, Brownsburg, IN 46112
Fax: 317-271-1824

St. Malachy West Cemetery
State Road 136, Brownsburg, IN 46112
Fax: 317-271-1824

Circle of Grace Program

This program promotes the safety and dignity of children and safeguards them from harm.

1400 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367

Clergy, Religious and Parish Life Coordinators, Vicariate for

The Office of Clergy and Parish Life Coordinators consists of three departments that work directly with priests, parish life coordinators, seminarians, permanent deacons, candidates for the permanent diaconate, and candidates for the seminary and for religious life. These departments work in a collaborative effort to facilitate discernment, create awareness, and assist in education and spiritual development. The office strives to enable, empower, and support these individuals while identifying and providing for present and future ministerial needs within the archdiocese.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Office: 317-236-1495
Fax: 317-236-1401

Very Reverend Timothy Wyciskalla, V.E., Vicar
Kate Zabriskie, Executive Assistant

Deacons, Office of

Deacon David Bartolowits, Director of Deacons, 317-236-1493 

Deacon Formation, Office of

Deacon Kerry Blandford, Director of Deacon Formation, 317-236-1492
Rev. Jeffrey Godecker, Spiritual Director  

Priests, Religious and Parish Life Coordinators, Office of

  • Very Reverend Timothy Wyciskalla, V.E., Vicar
    Kate Zabriskie, Executive Assistant, 317-236-1495,
    Vacant, Director of Continuing Education
    Rev. Joseph Rautenberg, Ethics/Bioethics Consultant

Vocations, Office of Priestly and Religious

Very Rev. Michael T. Keucher, VF, Director of Vocations
Rev. Eric M. Augenstein, Director of Seminarians, 317-236-1496
Maggie Hagenauer, Office and Events Coordinator, 317-236-1490 

Communications Center, Catholic

This agency is responsible for media relations, archdiocesan publications, print
services, advertising, management of the archdiocesan website, special events, and video and audio productions.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-236-1593

Greg A. Otolski, Executive Director, Secretariat for Communications, Director of Communications
Ann Lewis, Executive Assistant, 317-236-1585
Brandon A. Evans, Website Manager / Graphic Designer, 317-236-1577
Rita Maguire, Print Services Assistant, Archdiocesan Directory and Yearbook Coordinator, 317-236-1428

Criterion Press, Inc.

Criterion Press, Inc., publishes The Criterion—the official weekly newspaper of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the largest weekly newspaper in the state of Indiana. It also publishes the Archdiocesan Directory and Yearbook, pastoral letters, annual reports, archdiocesan periodicals and pamphlets, and occasional books.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-236-1593

Most Rev. Charles C. Thompson, Archbishop, Publisher
Greg Otolski, Associate Publisher
Michael A. Krokos, Editor, The Criterion
John Shaughnessy, Assistant Editor, 317-236-1554
Brandon A. Evans, Online Editor / Graphic Designer, 317-236-1577
Sean Gallagher, Reporter, 317-236-1574
Natalie Hoefer, Reporter, 317-236-1486
Ann Lewis, Advertising Sales, 317-236-1585

Ecumenism and Inter-Religious Affairs, Office of

This agency helps develop ecumenical activities and programs for the clergy and people of all faiths.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367

Rev. Richard Ginther, Director

Evangelization, Office of


1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-592-4032

Sam Rasp, Coordinator of Evangelization & Discipleship, 317-236-1466
Rose Ruiz, Administrative Assistant, Evangelization and Catechesis, 317-236-1550

Fatima Retreat House, Our Lady of

“Come away by yourselves ... and rest a while” (Mk 6:31). Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House is a place where one can rest in God. It is a peaceful setting for personal and directed retreats, spiritual and educational programs, and group meetings in an environment conducive to prayer, spiritual enrichment, reflection, relaxation, and creative thinking.

5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis, IN 46226
Fax: 317-545-0095

Georgene Beiriger, Director
Rev. James M. Farrell, Director of Mission Advancement
Cheryl McSweeney, Associate Director of Operations
Tim Rathz, Guest Services Manager
Jennifer Burger, Program and Marketing Manager
Lisa Coons, Office Manager and Registrar

Human Life and Dignity, Office of

This office strives to promote a culture of life, upholding the dignity of every life from conception to natural death. Our ministries support this mission by advocating and supporting the dignity of all human life. Our ministries include Pro-Life activities, Birthline (material assistance to pregnant women) Project Rachel (post-abortive healing ministry for men and women), Health Ministries (including Parish Nursing, Substance Addiction Ministry, and Mental Health Ministry), Hospice & Palliative Care Initiative, and Corrections Ministry.

Birthline Assistance (Material assistance to pregnant and recent mothers): for appointment: English: 317-635-4808 and Spanish: 317-261-3387.

Project Rachel (post abortion healing for men and women): 317-452-0054

1400 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis IN  46202
317-236-1521; FAX: 317-236-1401

Brie Ann Varick RN, CFCP, Coordinator, Human Life and Dignity: 317-236-1543
Keri Carroll, Coordinator, Birthline Ministry: 317-236-1433
Vacant, Coordinator, Corrections Ministry:  317-592-4012
Keri Carroll, Administrative Assistant: 317-236-1521

Human Resources

Serves as a resource for matters pertaining to employment, compensation,
benefits, performance development, background checks, child protection training, and personnel policy administration.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
1-800-382-9836 ext. 1594
Fax: 317-261-3389

Andrea Wunnenberg, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director, 317-236-1533
Brianna Smith, Operations Manager, 317-592-4045
Lisa Howard, Human Resource Generalist, 317-592-4031
Lisa DeCastro
, Human Resource Specialist, 317-592-4029
Kristen Leffler, Human Resource Specialist, 317-592-4044
Enza Sprauer, Human Resource Specialist, 317-236-7313
Noel Den Houter, Human Resources/Legal Coordinator, 317-236-1594

Information Systems

This office is responsible for information technology and telecommunication services for all offices in the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367

Kent Campbell, Director of Information Systems

Intercultural Ministry, Office of

This office works to promote an increased awareness of the ethnic strengths and diversiy of the archdiocese and to assist parishes in developing services to meet multicultural needs.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
1-800-382-9836, ext. 1562
Fax: 317-236-1401

Vacant, Director
Vacant, Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry: 317-236-7312
Pearlette Springer, Coordinator for Black Catholic Ministry: 317-236-1474
Vacant, Assistant, Intercultural Pastoral Institute: 317-261-3381
Vacant, Administrative Assistant, 317-236-1443

Management Services, Office of

The office of Management Services consists of two offices - Capital Projects and Property Management.

Property Management

The office of Property Management manages the properties of the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Bishop Simon Brute Seminary, and other archdiocesan properties as designated; and coordinates, hospitality, duplicating, and mail services for the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-592-4059

Daniel Herbertz, Director of Management Services, 317-236-1473
Katie Wesolowski
, Projects Coordinator, 317-236-1452 


Rex Davis, HVAC Tech
Jon Sober, Maintenance Tech
Mike Haigerty, Maintenance Tech
Damon Harvey, Maintenance Tech


Reechelle Brooks Carter, Mail Center Coordinator, 317-236-1509 


Claire Brenton, 317-236-1400

Capital Projects

The Capital Projects team coordinates the design and execution of all major construction projects within the Archdiocese, and coordinates the purchases and sale of all real estate on behalf of the archdiocese and all its parishes, schools and agencies.

Eric L. Atkins, AIA, Director of Capital Projects, 317-236-1453
Erich Bangert, Director of Finance, Real Estate and Schools, 317-236-1432 

Marriage and Family Life, Office of

The Marriage and Family Life Office exists to promote the Vocation, Restoration, and Mission of the Family. We accomplish this through formation, retreats, support groups, and resources so that couples are well formed for the vocation of marriage and family, instruction for Natural Family Planning is readily accessible, support and renewal opportunities are available at the diocesan and parish levels, and families have the resources to become disciples and live their mission to build the Kingdom of God.  

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Gabriela Ross, Director: 317-592-4007
Claudia Corona, Office and Events Coordinator: 317-236-7310

Mission Office

The staff of the Mission Office supervises the missionary work of the Church, provides educational programs about this work, and manages financial appeals that support the missions. The national organizations served by the Mission Office are as follows: The Society for the Propagation of the Faith, Catholic Relief Services, The Holy Childhood Association, The Society of St. Peter the Apostle, American Board of Catholic Missions, The Catholic Near East Association, The Apostleship of Prayer, Campaign for Human Development, Religious Retirement, Afro- and Native American Missions, Aid for the Church in Eastern Europe, American Bishops’ Overseas Aid Appeal, Holy Places, Rice Bowls, and Work of the Holy Father (Peter’s Pence).

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-236-1434

Rev. Msgr. William Stumpf, Director
Sr. Maria Loretto Chinyere Emenogu, DMMM, Mission Educator
Theresa Brydon, Parish Coordinator

Parish Planning and Organizational Development

Parish Planning and Organizational Development encourages parish growth and development through effective leadership, planning, and organizational design.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
1-800-382-9836 ext. 7325

Christopher Walsh, EdD, Director
Beth Roberts, Executive Assistant

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities

Women, children and families in Southern Indiana and the surrounding area can find help and hope through a variety of programs offered by St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities. Three Residential Programs offer pregnant and/or parenting women a safe place to live while receiving case management and support centered on resolving crisis, developing goals, and building a more stable, self-sufficient life for themselves and their children. Adoption Bridges of Kentuckiana is St. Elizabeth's adoption agency which is licensed in both Kentucky and Indiana, providing services and support for birth parents and adoptive families throughout the adoption process and beyond. The agency's School Counseling Program offers students at five deanery schools emotional and behavioral support to help them reach their highest potential both inside and outside of the classroom. A Supported Living Program provides individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities support to take part in the community, foster personal interests, and live with greater independence. Marie's Community Distribution Program is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm. This program provides diapers, formula, mom/baby items, children's clothing, furniture and appliances, and other household goods free of charge up to one time per month to help families make ends meet.

702 E. Market St., New Albany, IN 47150

Mark Casper, Agency Director, 812-949-4000
Dawn Bennett, Development Director, 812-949-4002
Erin Goodlett, Social Services Director, 812-941-7009

Residential Services, 812-948-0400
Adoption Bridges of Kentuckiana, 502-585-4369
Marie's Community Distribution Program, 812-941-0563
Supported Living Services, 812-949-8851

St. Elizabeth/Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services

See Catholic Charities Indianapolis

Stewardship and Development, Office of

The staff of the Office of Stewardship and Development serves the parishes, schools, and agencies of the archdiocese by providing education and consultation about stewardship and development. This office coordinates the United Catholic Appeal, development efforts for Catholic Charities, Catholic education, Bishop Simon Brute College Seminary, parish and archdiocesan-wide capital campaigns, and other stewardship activities.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Fax: 317-592-4066

Jolinda Moore, Executive Director of Stewardship and Development 317-236-1462
Kimberly Pohovey, Director of Major and Planned Gifts, 317-236-1568
Dana Stone, Director of Annual Appeals and Creative Design, 317-236-1591
Cheri Bush, Director of Mission Advancement for Catholic Charities, 317-236-1411
Eric Sarlitto, Associate Director of Mission Advancement, 317-261-3392
Mike Kirk, Catholic Philanthropic Advisor, 317-236-1546
Jim Maslar, Catholic Philanthropic Advisor, 317-236-1588
Ellen Sanders
, Catholic Philanthropic Advisor, 317-236-1501
Valerie Sperka Bendel, Catholic Philanthropic Advisor, 317-236-1426
Amy Higgins, Donor Relations Coordinator, 317-236-1482
Jennifer Briganti, Database Administrator, 317-236-1415
Jeri Friel, Donor Relations Coordinator, 317-236-1415
Megan Boner, Donor Relations Coordinator, 317-236-1416
Christy Shepherd, Data Entry and Gift Processing Specialist, 317-592-4062
Criterion and United Catholic Appeal Questions, 317-236-1425

Catholic Community Foundation, Inc.

Promotes the establishment and growth of endowments and planned giving to provide perpetual funding for parishes, schools, and other institutions of the archdiocese.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367

Jolinda Moore, Executive Director of Catholic Community Foundation, 317-236-1462
Kimberly Pohovey, Director of Major Gifts and Planned Gifts, 317-236-1568
Amy Higgins, Donor Relations Coordinator, 317-236-1482

Tribunal, Metropolitan

After all efforts have failed, the tribunal settles controversies involving the rights and duties of members of the Church for the good of the Church. It now deals almost exclusively with questions of alleged nullity of marriage.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367

Very Rev. Joseph L. Newton, JCL, VJ, Vicar Judicial
Rev. Timothy M. Wyciskalla, JCL, Defender of the Bond/Promoter of Justice
Joseph Gehret
, BA, JCL, Assessor/Judge
Daniel Ross, BA, Judge Instructor/Assessor
Kay Summers, BA, MA, Coordinatorof the Tribunal/Judge Instructor/Assessor
Maria Pietro, Ecclesiastical Notary
Anthony Powers, BA, Advocate
Kathryn Hubbard, BA, Advocate
Laura Torres, MBA, Ecclesiastical Notary/Auditor

Other Staff:

Rev. Msgr. Frederick C. Easton, JCL, Adjunct Vicar Judicial


Victim Assistance

This office provides pastoral care to victims of sexual abuse by any
archdiocesan clergy, employees, volunteers or religious working on behalf of the archdiocese. It is also responsible for monitoring compliance with all requirements of the U.S. bishops’ Charter for Protection of Children and Young People.

P.O. Box 1410, Indianapolis, IN 46206
1-800-382-9836, ext. 1548

Beth Roberts, Executive Assistant

Review Board

Mary Catherine Horty, Chair
Dr. Marcia Capuano
Susan Tuohy MacGill
Scott Seibert
Ann Tully
Rev. Todd Goodson

Worship, Office of

This office fosters the renewal and growth of liturgy in the archdiocese. It offers consultation services, training programs, and printed and online resources for parish liturgical ministers. It is also responsible for archdiocesan liturgical celebrations at which the archbishop presides.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367

Very Rev. Patrick J. Beidelman, STL, Executive Director for Worship and Evangelization
Andrew Motyka, Director of Archdiocesan and Cathedral Liturgical Music
Christina M. Tuley, Office Manager

Youth Ministry, Office of

This office develops, advocates and directs those ministering to young people and provides opportunities for the young people to encounter Christ through the universal church.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367

Paul Sifuentes, Director of Youth Ministry, 317-236-1589
Vacant, Associate Director, 317-236-1477
Vacant, Coordinator of Communication and Administration

Young Adult and College Campus Ministry, Office of

The mission of the office is to seek, find, and invite all young adults (18-35) in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis to authentic life in Jesus Christ and to spiritually equip them to become lifelong missionary disciples.

1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367

Meagan Richardson, Interim Director, 317-236-1542
Nick Rivelli, Associate Director, 317-592-4067
Emily Mastronicola, Event and Volunteer Coordinator, 317-592-4006

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