Hearts on Fire 2009

Fr. Jaimelito “Nilo” Gealan, SVD – the director of the John Paul I Biblical Center for Northern Luzon and the SVD Provincial Coordinator for the Biblical Apostolate announces the Summer Youth Bible Camp which will be convened this coming April 13 to 19, 2009 at the St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish in Penarrubia, Abra with the Theme: YOUNG MISSIONARIES…Share the WORD!


1.     To provide venue and opportunity for friendship and solidarity among the student-catechists, biblical animators, youth leaders and liturgical ministers in the Northern Luzon.

2.     To enhance and intensify the basic formation received on Liturgy, Sacred Scriptures, Human Relationships, Leadership Skills and Contextualized Catechesis.

3.     To give appreciation on one’s mission of being agents of renewed evangelization and social transformation.

4.     To set one’s heart on fire with, in and through the Good News in the community where one is sent.




DAILY Schedule:

Day 1. Come eat my food and drink the wine that I have mixed” Proverbs 9:6

08:00-12:00 Arrival & Registration

12:00-14:00 Lunch

Light Moments (Singing Practice, Animations, etc)

14:00-16:00 Opening Program

Presentation of Candidates

16:00-18:00 Opening Mass & Bible Enthronement

18:00-19:00 The Call & Formation of YM

19:00-20:00 Supper

20:00-22:00 Mandala Orientation, Introduction of Prayer Partners & Billeting

Young Missionaries…come and eat!


Day 2. In the past I knew only what others had told me, but now I have seen you with my own eyes.” Hosea 14:5

08:00-09:00 Eucharistic Celebrations

09:00-12:00 Introduction to Scripture

12:00-14:00 Lunch Break with Light Moments (Reading of Notes, Biblical Riddles, etc)

14:00-18:00 TORAH…Journey with the Word

19:00-20:00 Monks’ Meal

20:00-22:00 Circles of Love

Young Missionaries…see & experience!

Day 3.All of us should eat and drink and enjoy what we have worked for. It is God’s gift.” Qoheleth 3:5

08:00-09:00 Bible Sharing

09:00-12:00 PROPHETS…Witness to the Word!

12:00-14:00 Lunch Break with Light Moments (Bible Scanning, Bible Quiz, etc

14:00-17:00 WRITINGS…Share the Word!

17:00-19:00 Taize Experience and Confessions

19:00-21:00 Seder Meal

21:00-22:00 Passing Over

Young Missionaries… drink and enjoy!

Day 4.To honor the Lord is a heartfelt delight; it will give you a long and happy life.” Sirach 1:12

02:00-06:00 Exodus Walk @ San Isidro

06:00-09:00 Breakfast

09:00-18:00 Family Day

19:00-20:00 Supper

20:00-22:00 Star Gazing

Young Missionaries…give honor and be happy!


Day 5.On a harp each string keep its own pitch but each sound can be combined with others to make different melodiesWisdom 19:18

08:00-9:00 Morning Praise: Prayer Service for Creation

09:00-12:00 Creative Biblical Activities for Children & Youth

12:00-14:00 Lunch Break with Light Moments

14:00-17:00 Biblical Figures/Biblical Newspaper Figurines

17:00-18:30 Holy Eucharist in 4 Stations

18:30-20:00 Sensitivity Meal

20:00-22:00 Meditation of Fire

Young Missionaries…know and do your part!


Day 6.Who is this that comes fort like the dawn, as beautiful as the moon, as resplendent as the sun, as awe-inspiring as the bannered troops.” Songs 6:10

08:00-09:00 Holy Eucharist with Lectio Divina

09:00-12:00 Marian Catechism

12:00-14:00 Lunch Break with Light Moments

14:00-18:00 Sunday Catechism (Pauline)

18:00-19:00 Evaluation, Planning & Preparation for the Cultural Night

19:00-20:00 Supper

20:00-22:00 Cultural Night

Young Missionaries…you are called to be Renewed!


Day 7. Indeed he did great things for us; how happy we were.” Psalm 126:3

06:00-07:00 Morning Praise: Growing with the Word

07:00-08:00 Breakfast

08:00-10:00 Send-Off Mass

10:00-12:00 Presentation of Plans, Submission of Evaluations & Preparation for Program

12:00-14:00 PANAGYAMAN (Barrio Fiesta)

Home Sweet Home

Young Missionaries…go and share!


report from: jp1bc






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