Champions of Change
Annette “Mickey” Lentz has served the archdiocese as a teacher, principal, and administrator in the Office of Catholic Education for 50 years. Since 2009, she has served the Archdiocese of Indianapolis as chancellor. Mrs. Lentz has also been the executive director of Catholic Education and Faith Formation, Associate Director for Schools, a principal and a teacher for the Archdiocese. She created The Mother Theodore Catholic Academies – a consortium of schools to strengthen Catholic education in the urban area. The Mother Theodore Catholic Academies are made up of four Indianapolis center-city elementary schools. The Mother Theodore Catholic Academies are open to children of all religions, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds. Our schools remain anchors to the neighborhoods they serve and are committed to closing the achievement gap for low income and minority students. Mrs. Lentz is a tremendously capable leader with a wealth of experience, excellent interpersonal skills and a great passion for serving the people of the Archdiocese with integrity and compassion.