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.


LAUDATE: Forming Youth for Music Ministry! This popular four-day, three-night workshop features sessions in voice and other instruments used in liturgy. This program is designed for young people who love song, music, and faith, and want to bring them together in a fun community experience during the summer. June 8-11. Learn more.

NCYC 2015

The 2015 National Catholic Youth Conference: Join 25,000 of your closest friends for an exciting, 3-day experience that is the largest gathering for Catholic youth in the country. NCYC takes place in Indianapolis and includes keynotes, workshops, liturgy, reconciliation, prayer and worship, exhibits and other special activities. November 19-21, 2015. Learn more.

Rooted in the Vine

Rooted in the Vine (RITV): a social teaching retreat for HS youth. This 6-day retreat experience for high-school students is full of fun and eye-opening opportunities that will challenge your youth to see from others’ perspectives and grow in love of God and neighbor. July 14-19. Learn more.

World Youth Day

2016 WYD Poland:  Mission Youth has teamed up with our Archdiocese to offer a pilgrimage package for WYD 2016, in the homeland of St. JP II, who began the WYD experiences. Join Pope Francis and 500,000+ Catholic youth from around the world for an unforgettable experience. Learn more.

Teen Summer Institute

Eagle Eye Ministires Campfire
2015 Ohio Teen Summer Institute: What does it mean to be human? What is the greatness to which we are called? Join the Brothers and Sisters of St. John and other Catholic teens for this innovative 8 day quest for truth through Eagle Eye ministries.  June 20-28. Learn more.

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Youth Athletics Charter

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.

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