Spirit of Service Joe Reitz

This year former Indianapolis Colts' offensive lineman Joe Reitz entertained guests with stories of past, present and future. Joe grew up in the Indianapolis area and was able to play several seasons with the local NFL Colts' franchise. Joe still is involved with the Colts as a host of one of the post-game shows. Joe is currently working on completing his MBA and staying involved in local community service.

‘We’re all part of this together’: Former Colts player shares three principles that guide his life, his faith and his family

To view their honoree video, click the links below. This year's honorees are: Honorees photo


Paul Peng Hnin - St. Barnabas Parish

Rita Kriech - St. Philip Neri Parish

Community Service:

Dr. Michael Patchner - Dean, School of Social Work, IUPUI


Michael Isakson - Cardinal Ritter High School and St. Monica Parish


World Refugee Day Open House - 7:30am - 10:30am









The Catholic Center- Assembly Hall

1400 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN. 46202

Event Celebration Includes: Cultural villages, breakfast, coffee and tea from around the globe, ethnic music, refugee artwork, entertainment, and great conversation!

Tickets: Suggested Donation $20 (before June 13th); $25 (after June 13th) Click here to register.

Contact Beth Russell at 317.236.1592 or erussell@archindy.org for more information


Caregiver Support meetings

Catholic Charities Indianapolis sponsors monthly caregiver support groups for family members who are caregivers of older adults. Meetings are open to the community and are a way for family caregivers to share and learn from each other. To confirm attendance or for additional information, please contact Monica Woodsworth at 261-3378 or mwoodsworth@archindy.org.


Date: Th Thursday May 17 2018, 5:30 – 7 pm (one week early

Location: Indiana Interchurch Center, 1100 W 42nd Street, Indianapolis, 46208

Topic: Incontinence: open discussion

Upcoming 2018 dates: 6/28, 7/26


Date: Monday May 21 2018, 5:30 – 7 pm

Location: St. Mark Catholic School, 541 E. Edgewood Avenue, Indianapolis, 46227

Upcoming 2018 dates: 6/18, 7/16

Topic: Incontinence: open discussion

Other Information:

    • Other Information:

      • May 4. Alzheimer’s Education Conference for family caregivers, friends and professionals. Info here.
      • May 15. IU Center for Aging Research Stakeholder Summit. Your input is welcomed for the Center for Aging Research to better design and conduct patient-centered research focused on improving the lives of older adults and the people who serve older adults. Information here.
      • Fridays in June. People interested in Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases can attend free Memory University 2018 (Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center) sessions. Topics are Maintaining Caregiver Health, Impact of Healthy Diet, Impact of Physical Exercise, Managing Stress, and Nurturing Your Spiritual Well-Being. Register here.
      • Instructional caregiver videos from the Caregiver Action Network. http://caregiveraction.org/resources/instructional-caregiver-videos
      • Anytime--Access CICOA’s free caregiver video series here.

    DISCLAIMER: Catholic Charities Indianapolis assumes no responsibility for the professional ability or integrity of the organizations whose names appear on this list. This referral does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Catholic Charities Indianapolis.



Local site Links:

Donate Now