January 21, 2022

Keep up with local Catholic topics with archdiocesan office, agency e-newsletters

Criterion staff report

Archdiocesan logoMany archdiocesan offices and agencies offer regular newsletters via e-mail with news, goings-on and ways to become involved in a particular faith-based area of interest.

Below is a list of archdiocesan offices and agencies that offer an e-newsletter and how to sign up to receive it.

Black Catholic Ministry: Weekly. To subscribe, e-mail pspringer@archindy.org with subject “Subscribe to weekly email.”

Catholic Charities agencies throughout the archdiocese: Frequency varies. To subscribe, go to www.archindy.org/cc, click on the ENews button on the right side of the screen, then select one or more of the following:

  • Becky’s Place in Bedford
  • Catholic Charities - Archdiocese of Indianapolis
  • Catholic Charities Bloomington
  • Catholic Charities Indianapolis
  • Catholic Charities Tell City
  • Catholic Charities Terre Haute
  • St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities in New Albany
  • CCI Refugee and Immigrant Services
  • Holy Family Shelter in Indianapolis
  • Refugee and Immigrant Services
  • St. Elizabeth | Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services in Indianapolis

Catholic Charities – Social Concerns: Monthly. Encompasses the following programs: Anti-Trafficking Ministry, Catholic Accompaniment and Reflective Experience (CARE), Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Catholic Relief Services, Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, Justice for Immigrants and Parish Social Ministry. To subscribe, go to cutt.ly/SocialConcerns (case sensitive) or e-mail tchamblee@archindy.org.

Catechesis: Weekly. Newsletter for catechists and those interested in catechetical resources and formation opportunities. To subscribe, e-mail catechesis@archindy.org with the subject “The Big 3.”

Creation Care Ministry: Monthly, plus a few extra announcements during special times such as the Season of Creation. To subscribe, go to ourcommonhome.org and click on the “sheep” icon in the upper right.

Evangelization: Monthly. To subscribe, go to evangelizeindy.com/contact-us.

Human Life and Dignity: Monthly. Encompasses the following areas: Birthline, Health, Parish Nurses, Project Rachel, Respect Life Month, Solemn Roe v. Wade Observance and Substance Addiction. To subscribe, go to www.archindy.org/humanlifeanddignity and click on the “sheep” icon in the upper right.

Indiana Catholic Conference (public policy voice for the Church in Indiana): Weekly Indiana Catholic Action Network Newsletter (I-CAN) during legislative session (January-April), plus stay on top of pressing issues throughout the year with action alerts. To subscribe, go to www.indianacc.org/action-alerts.

Marriage and Family Life: Monthly. Encompasses the following areas: Marriage preparation guidelines and procedures, divorce ministry, grief ministry, Natural Family Planning, and annual wedding celebrations. To subscribe, go to www.archindy.org/marriageandfamily and click the “sheep” icon in the upper right.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House: Monthly. To subscribe, go to www.archindy.org/fatima and scroll to the bottom of the page.

Stewardship and Development: Monthly. Subscribe for one or more of the following newsletters. If texting, follow the prompts to add name and e-mail address. If e-mailing, asked to be added to the e-mail distribution group.

  • Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary: text “Brute” to 84576, or e-mail esarlitto@archindy.org.
  • Catholic Community Foundation: text “CCF” to 84576, or e-mail ccf@archindy.org
  • Mother Theodore Catholic Academies/Notre Dame ACE Academies: text “MTCA” to 84576, or e-mail esarlitto@archindy.org
  • Stewardship: text “Stewardship” (or “ArchLatinos” for Spanish) to 84576, or e-mail dstone@archindy.org
  • United Catholic Appeal: text “UCA” (or “ArchLatinos” for Spanish) to 84576, or send us an email to uca@archindy.org

The Criterion: Weekly. Preview of what’s in the latest issue as well as links to a selection of stories. To subscribe, go to www.archindy.org/newsletter.

Young Adult and College Campus Ministry: Monthly. News and upcoming events for those age 18-39. Text “INDYCATHOLIC” to 84576 to subscribe.

Youth Ministry: Monthly, with periodic additional messages. To join, email mshanahan@archindy.org.

Vocations: Quarterly. To subscribe, go to: heargodscall.flocknote.com/newsletter. †

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