Brendan GottaBrendan_Gotta

Young Adult Coordinator

Office Phone: 703-841-2549

Fax: 703-807-2032

Email: b.gotta@arlingtondiocese.org

History/Resume

Active in Young Adult Ministry since: July 2015

In current position since: July 2015

Job description includes: As Young Adult Coordinator for the Diocese of Arlington, Brendan is responsible for assisting the various parish young adult groups throughout the Diocese, along with hosting Diocesan-wide events and running the Arlington Young Adult Ministry social media networks.

Favorites

Favorite Food(s): The American Dream – Pizza, Wings and Burgers

Favorite Band(s): The Classic Crime

Favorite Pastime(s): Always up for a round of 18 holes of golf, or a few hours of pickup basketball, or a game of football, or really anything that involves competition.

Favorite Saint(s): St. Peter, St. Louis Marie de Montfort, St. Peter Julian Eymard, St. Simeon Stylite and St. Raphael (to name a few).

Favorite Scripture(s): “God is love.” 1 John 4:8 and “In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the world.” John 16:33

Favorite Book(s): Wisdom’s Fool, True Devotion and the Harry Potter Book Series

Why I work in Young Adult Ministry: Because God asked me to… Seriously though, the reason I do what I do is because I felt a calling from God to serve him in ministry, and someone took a chance on me. All Glory to Him!

About Me: Born and raised in Ohio, I’m the fourth of eight children. I’m highly extroverted and am at my happiest when I’m surrounded by my friends or family.  I have a great love for social media and sports, and am always ready for a good competition. I try and eat pizza at least once a week, and more than that if possible. I’m a planner by profession but also find myself doing it often when I’m not working. I love churches, and have an Instagram account dedicated to just that (only posting the astatically pleasing ones). I love story telling, long drives, V8 Juice and just about anything related to Catholicism. Jesus through Mary.

Birthdate:  July 21st