Josh Miller is a native of Tipp City, OH. He graduated from Marian University in 2015 with a degree in Philosophy and English. Josh loves playing any competitive sport though he especially enjoys Soccer and Ultimate Frisbee. He also enjoys being a nerd about literature, movies, and philosophy. For many years on and off, he has attended daily and weekend masses at St. Peter's in Huber Heights. He is excited to hold this new position of VIA Missionary in the St. Peter’s community. Please consider joining Josh's support team here.
Abigail is currently a distance learning student with Maryvale Institute in England studying to obtain an Ecclesiastical Bachelor's Degree in Divinity. Abigail enjoys travelling, hiking, studying Church History, and listening to the symphony/grégorien chant. Abigail has been involved with Youth Ministry for the past two years and is excited to join VIA Missionaries as a means to grow in her Faith as she "seeks the face of Christ in the life of the Church and bears witness – inviting youth to join on the Way." Please consider joining Abigail in her mission with your prayers and financial support!
Jackie is a recent graduate of Franciscan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and Catechetics. She is originally from Queens, New York and is very excited about moving to Ohio and serving as a VIA Missionary at St. Peter's Parish in Huber Heights, Dayton. Her own experience as a teenager in her youth group, the years of experience with mission trips and student teaching at catholic schools have allowed her to see the great need for loving and catechizing our youth of today. Jackie loves Mary, drinking excessive amounts of coffee and talking about our saint friends! Please consider supporting Jackie here!
Alex was raised in Cincinnati, specifically at St. Gertrude Parish in Madeira. He has been involved in youth ministry there since 2009 and it has been a life-changing experience. Alex attended Franciscan University of Steubenville where he studied theology, completing both his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees. Alex can’t wait to begin his assignment as a VIA Missionary at Transfiguration Church in West Milton. Please consider joining him in reaching the youth of Transfiguration and the Archdiocese.
Associate Director for Missionary Outreach
Matt and his wife Jen have been in ministry in Cincinnati since they graduated and were married in 2012. They have two adorable kids, Isabelle and Isaac, who keep them hopping. Matt joined the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Office for Youth Evangelization and Discipleship in January 2017 with the specific goal of helping launch the VIA Missionary Initiative. Matt is an employee of the Archdiocese and is charged with the recruiting, placement, formation and mentoring of the VIA Missionaries. If you would like to be a part of helping him reach the 404,649 through VIA Missionaries in general, consider supporting the initiative here. Please note that, where VIA Missionaries do support-raising specific to their formation and personal support, funds donated here support all the missionaries in areas such as formation, housing, and special needs.