• B.S., Purdue University - 1979
  • MBA, Indiana Central University - 1985
  • MTS, Saint Meinrad School of Theology - 2009


Dcn. Mike Braun, PD’12 (’08-12), is a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. He has served at St. Simon the Apostle Catholic Church since his ordination in 2012. He retired from Roche Diagnostics in 2010 after 31 years of service.

Dcn. Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Purdue University-Indianapolis in 1979. He went on to earn an MBA from Indiana Central University (now University of Indianapolis) in 1985, and a master’s degree in theological studies from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in 2009. He is a 2012 graduate of Saint Meinrad’s Permanent Deacon Formation Program.

Dcn. Mike and his wife, Wendy, have five children and thirteen grandchildren and reside in Indianapolis.