About Awake

 In partnership with NET Ministries, the Office for Youth Evangelization and Discipleship is happy to present Awake, a Jr. High youth rally. Awake seeks to accompany 6-8th graders through an event that will provide opportunities for fellowship, worship, and encounter. The event is open and accessible to any 6-8th grader and will feature a meal, entertainment, music, games, small group conversation, a keynote testimony, Eucharistic adoration, and the opportunity for the youth to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Event Details

  • March 3, 2018
  • 4:30pm to 9:00pm
  • at Roger Bacon High School
  • Open to youth in grades 6-8
  • Cost $15
  • Dinner will be served.

Schedule of Events

4:30pm - Registration opens, dinner served, and entertainment
5:30pm - Introduction
6:50pm - Small Groups
7:30- Eucharistic Adoration/Confessions/Small Groups & Wrap-up
9:00pm - Dismissal

Host & Speaker



Host: Bradley Barnes

Bradley serves as the Coordinator of Youth Ministry at Guardian Angels Parish on the East edge of Cincinnati. A convert to the Faith, he has been blessed with many opportunities to work with the amazing young people of our Archdiocese since his entrance into the Church in 2010. He has been married to his amazing wife Meghan (who brought him into the Church) for over seven years, and his interests include Cincinnati sports, podcasts, Liturgy of the Hours, and cooking (to name a few).





Speaker: Fr. David Doseck

Fr. David Doseck is a newly ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. He spends most of his time in parish ministry at St. Veronica and St. John Fisher (Eastside of Cincinnati). He works daily at effectively bringing the Gospel to parishioners, students, and teens in the near vicinity of the parishes where he serves. In his spare time you could find him building woodworking projects and driving a truck with the holy oils in the glovebox. Daily trying to better imitate Jesus Christ and the gift of His Priesthood, Fr. David Doseck graduated from the Josephinum College Seminary with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy in 2012 and spent five years at Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary in Cincinnati, OH earning his Master of Arts in Theology degree in 2017. He is here to share the message of Christ and continue to learn what it means to follow Christ boldly in our lives today.