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Get Involved

John XXIII Retreat Center, of Hartford City, Indiana, relies on the generous support of the community to keep our mission of spreading the Good News of Christ to North-Central Indiana and the world.  We offer a deep note of gratitude for those volunteers who have helped at the center for many years.

Here are some of the ways that you can get involved in a service to the center:

  • Host/Hostesses for weekday and weekend retreats
  • Cooking and serving meals, clean-up after meals
  • Assisting with assembly of newsletters and mailings
  • Spring yard work and gardening

If you would like to volunteer at the Center, please contact the Director, Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC, at or 1-888-882-1391 to inquire about service opportunities.

Also, please consider supporting John XXIII Retreat Center with a donation.  Contact our Development Coordinator for steps you can take to contribute by e-mailing the Center at