Office of Youth Evangelization and Discipleship
VIA, which means “by way of,” is the way that the Office for Youth Evangelization and Discipleship pursues its vision. It is the fruit of lived experience amongst youth ministers who desire to grow in the interior life, in faithfully living out their vocation, and in giving their lives for
From June 14, 2017 through June 18, 2017, the Abide Conference was held at Mount Saint Joseph University. Abide’s pinnacle experience presents a unique opportunity: to go into the world as a missionary disciple. On Friday June 16, 2018 the conference participants went to downtown Cincinnati, St. Xavier Church, and
By Gail Finke VIA. It’s a new name, but an ancient idea: Evangelizing to others by the witness of a life of faith, grounded in prayer. “It’s not a new program,” said Brad Bursa, Director of the Office for Youth Evangelization and Discipleship for the archdiocese. “It’s not anything the
Brad Bursa may have come to youth ministry by accident – but he also came with zeal. The new director for the archdiocesan Office of Youth Evangelization and Discipleship – formerly the “youth” half of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry (OYYAM), Bursa is a native of Tiffin.