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Youth Evangelization and Discipleship 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

Scouting as a Youth Ministry

A Vision Of Scouting As A Youth Ministry (pdf)

The Goals of Catholic Scouting Ministry

  1. Personal and Spiritual Growth – Youth ministry works to foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person.
  2. Full Participation in the Faith Community – Youth ministry seeks to draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission and work of the faith community.
  3. Empowerment & Discipleship – Youth ministry empowers young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.

When Scouting understands itself as part of a parish’s ministry with young people, these are some anticipated outcomes:

Resources for Adult Leaders
The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati has a wealth of resources for adult leaders in support of their youth and young adult ministry:

American Heritage Girls

Boy Scouts

Girl Scouts