Youth Ministry Contact:

Cincinnati Office
100 E. Eighth St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202-2193
Phone: (513) 421-3131 ext. 2741
Fax: (513) 421-1582

Dayton Office
1436 Needmore Rd.
Dayton, OH 45414
Phone: (937) 223-1001
Fax: (937) 279-9482

Youth Ministry

The OYYAM assists parents and leaders of our parish and school faith communities in developing youth and young adults into followers of Christ who live their Catholic faith as a comprehensive way of life.

NCCYM 2014

The National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry, the largest adult conference for Catholic youth ministers in the country, will be held in San Antonio, TX.  Thousands of youth ministry leaders and volunteers gather to be transformed through inspiring keynotes, challenging workshops, dynamic prayer, helpful networking, extensive resources, and more.  Dec 4-6. Learn more.

Youth Athletics Charter

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The Archdiocese of Cincinnati Charter on Catholic Youth Athletics was officially promulgated on March 1,2014.  After years of work with pastors, athletics leaders, league leaders and many others across the the Archdiocese, the Charter signals a new day and a fresh start for parish-based and elementary-age youth athletics. Learn more.

Rooted in the Vine

Rooted in the Vine, is a dynamic service-learning retreat that infuses Catholic social teaching with hands-on service to those in need in a prayerful way. Teens will experience Cincinnati in a unique way while growing in love of God and neighbor. July 20-25. Learn more.


Foundations of Leadership: A Course for Ministry Professionals: This college level course  is a must for those who bear responsibility for implementing comprehensive youth ministry as a community’s part-time or full-time youth ministry professional. Classes start Aug 28. Learn more.


Echo: A Theology of the Body Camp for Teens:  Each of us are created as a unique, unrepeatable man or woman with a vocation to love like GOD. What does it mean to have authentic, pure, life-giving relationships? Send your teens (Class of 2014-2017) to this life-changing camp July 28-31. Learn more.

Electronic Resources

Sign up for our electronic newsletter, giving you a quick snapshot of upcoming events and resources that may be of interest to you. Check out our Publications and Resources pages for some great resources at your fingertips.Change of email, phone, role, or staffing change at your parish? Keep our records up to date! Click here.

Retreat yourself

Keep your relationship with Christ on track. Check out a weekend or week-long retreat option at the Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford. Learn More