When is Abide?

The Abide Conference will take place from June 26-30, 2019.


Who can attend Abide?

  • Abide is open to rising 10th graders through graduated 12th graders (i.e. students graduating in years 2019-2022).

  • Due to the intensive nature of Abide, students are required to attend Abide as part of a group (e.g. parish youth ministry, high school peer leadership group, etc.).*

  • Groups attending should have a chaperone at the proportion of 1 chaperone:10 youth.

    • Chaperones must be at least 21 years of age and have successfully completed all necessary diocesan safe environment requirements.

  • NOTE: There are 100 spots for teens available for the Abide Conference

*NOTE: Any teens who would like to attend Abide and do not have a group, please contact Brad Bursa (bbursa@catholiccincinnati.org) directly and he will work to connect you with groups in your geographical area planning to attend.


How much does Abide cost?

  • Registrations completed before March 29, 2019:

    • $295 - Youth Participant

    • $195 - Adult Participant

  • Registrations completed after March 29, 2019 will be subject to the late fee:

    • $325 - Youth Participant

    • $225 - Adult Participant


WHere will Abide Take Place?

Abide will be held at Mt. St. Joseph University //  5701 Delhi Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45233