An accomplished author and presenter credited with inspiring a new generation of people searching for their ancestry is the recipient of the Indiana Historical Society’s (IHS’s) 2018 Willard C. Heiss Family History/Genealogy Award. Carol Faenzi of Indianapolis was honored at IHS’s annual Founders Day dinner on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Eugene and Mari...

An accomplished author and presenter credited with inspiring a new generation of people searching for their ancestry is the recipient of the Indiana Historical Society's (IHS's) 2018 Willard C. Heiss Family History/Genealogy Award.  Carol Faenzi of Indianapolis will be honored at IHS's annual Founders Day dinner on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Eugene and...

The Italian Heritage Society of Indiana will host its annual Chapel in the Meadow worship service and picnic on Sunday. The presentation of the colors and Mass will start at 11 a.m. at the chapel, which is located at 3008 Old Hospital Road, Edinburgh. A picnic will follow. Organizers will provide a main pasta dish, as well as water, plates, napkins...

Happening this weekend: A celebration of Italian heritage in Indianapolis. The Saint Joseph Table Dinner fundraiser for the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana is set to take place. The annual dinner is a fundraiser for not only the society but also for Holy Rosary Church on East Street in Indianapolis. Saint Joseph Day is March 19, usually during...

Carol Faenzi is a board member of the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana and also the author of "The Stonecutter's Aria", a book that tells stories about Italian emigration to the US. She's the perfect person, a kind and proud Italian American who lives in Indiana, to talk about Italy in the "Hoosier State". We thank her and welcome her on We the...

On March 4, 2017 an 18-month long exhibit will open at the Indiana Historical Society entitled: “You are There 1943: Italian POWs at Atterbury”. Approximately 3,000 Italian prisoners of war were detained at an internment camp during World War II at Camp Atterbury in southern Indiana. As most of the prisoners were Roman Catholic, they received permi...

In its 4th year, The Italian Film Festival USA of Indianapolis from April 24 - May 3, 2015. Admission is free. Indianapolis residents can glimpse Italian culture through the local premieres of six current Italian films. The films, three dramas and three comedies, are shown in Italian with English subtitles and are open to the public. All movi...

Holy Rosary Catholic Church presents the ethnic event of the summer. Friday, June 12th and Saturday, June 13th, 2015 from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m, the historic Catholic Church, located at 520 Stevens Street and surrounding Lacy park, will once again transform into an outdoor Italian Festival and celebration.   The annual s...

For the 2nd year, the Italian Heritage Society Bocce league has beenchallenged by the Highland Country Club Bocce League to a series ofbocce matches to be played at Highland CC.   IHSI played and soundly beat them last year 14 games to 2.I am asking again for your assistance in responding to their challenge,next Friday evening, July 12th, at...

Get your Bocce Balls ready 'cause here it is, the inaugural Bocce Tournament of the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana!!!!! When: Friday, June 14th (start time: 4:00 PM) - 45 minute games Saturday, June 15th - Winners from Friday games (start time: 12:00 PM). 1st Round- 45 minutes, 2nd & Final Rounds- 30 minutes Where: Lacy Park at McCarty...