Saint Thomas More Society Central Indiana

The St. Thomas More Society of Central Indiana is a non-profit society formed by Catholic lawyers in Indianapolis and the surrounding area.  Its mission is to provide a means of fostering the spiritual, intellectual and professional growth of its members.  The Society seeks to inspire those intellectual, spiritual and moral qualities which were exemplified in the life of its Patron Saint, Thomas More.  To that end, the Society sponsors the annual Red Mass, hosts regular meetings, provides continuing  legal education, and co-hosts other activities in affiliation with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.


The Society is open to lawyers and judges who strive to develop the relationship between their faith and law and to encourage civility in the profession.  We also offer auxiliary memberships to non-lawyers and to non-Catholic lawyers and judges. 

Upcoming Events

December 13 –

noon at the Rathskellar – Membership Meeting-- Join us in welcoming the Society's two chaplains: (1) Father Stanley Pondo, JD, JCD, Vicar Judicial, Metropolitan Tribunal for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, and (2) Father Joseph Newton, JCL, Adjunct Vicar Judicial, Metropolitan Tribunal for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.  Father Pondo and Father Newton will provide a short presentation on the similarities and differences between Canon Law and Civil Law.  During the meeting, we will also recap highlights of our year and set goals and dates for 2014.  If you are not a member, come anyway, and fill out an application for 2014 membership.  
For more information on The St. Thomas More Society visit our website or contact Patrick Olmstead at
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