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.

YM in a Missionary Key

Youth Ministry in a Missionary Key takes the words of Pope Francis who calls us to abandon attitudes that “we have always done it this way”, and invites us to be bold in rethinking our methods of evangelization. Join us as we explore better answers to some of the most critical issues we face today in our ministry with young people. April 29.    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.


LAUDATE(lahoo-dah-teh), is a 4-day music ministry experience that features sessions in voice and instruments used in Catholic liturgy. Teens will have fun learning about liturgical principles, have powerful prayer experiences, and be mentored by adult music ministers. June 9-12. Learn more.

Sanctus Real

Sanctus Real Coming to Ohio:  Join the Catholic Community in Athens as they welcome Sanctus Real to the campus of Ohio University. Enjoy a night of faith, fellowship, and fun led by the two-time Grammy nominated Christian Rock group. April 25th. Tickets start at just $15! Learn more

Electronic Resources

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Youth Athletics

With the new charter being implemented, the latest documents are not currently available. They will be posted and publicly available on April 1 (on what is currently a password only page) at this link here.