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Youth Ministry Contact:

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

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.


The National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry: Join thousands of Catholic leaders passionate about youth discipleship!  Dec. 1-3. More.

2016 Release Form

New Permission Release:  The permission/release forms have been updated for youth and adults. Please download them for immediate use here.

Ministry Retreat

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2017 Youth Ministers’ Retreat: Fr. Nathan Cromly, will be leading a retreat for youth ministry leaders  at the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center in NorwoodMarch 6-7.

Family Webinar

The Strong Catholic Families National Partnership invites ministry leaders to a webinar series focusing on Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia. Jan. 8. More.

Take a Break!

Treat yourself to a retreat: The Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford offers retreats of a day, a weekend, or a week. Check them out for a retreat that fits your schedule.

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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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