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.

Junior High MED

Evangelizing Junior High Youth with Bob Rice: GET READY for evangelizing and relational JH catechesis, faith formation and ministry, including Confirmation; GET SET for the shift to parent and family ministry; and GO! forward with fresh, practical ways to engage kids, parents, and families.  December 9.  Learn more.


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CHOSEN: Called to be More. This one evening event for 6-8th graders will include food, music, Mass, and engaging presentations by NET to help your young people better understand what it means to be called by Jesus as a disciple today. The event includes a concurrent session just for parents. Saturday, Nov. 8Learn more.

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 gather to be transformed through keynotes, workshops, networking, and more.  Dec 4-6. Learn more.

Legal & Liability

Legal & Liability Issues workshops are offered in each region of the Archdiocese this October to answer your concerns about social networking, permission slips, transportation issues, and more. For information on times and to register, Learn More. Also, check out our Legal & Liability FAQs section.


NET Ministries (National Evangelization Teams) now has a Regional Office for our ministry here in the Archdiocese. From Sept-May we will have a team of 10-12 young adult missionaries to put on retreats for 7th-12th graders in parishes and schools. Contact Ryan Lopez at (513) 381-1179.

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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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