ABOUT

“He is alive” is the name of youth meeting. It happens to be tradition, that it runs during the weekend. It is organised by catholic Emmanuel Community and it will be 24th anniversary in 2019. The goal of the meeting is to encourage youth in faith, to help receive God’s mercy, and to experience community. In the programme you can find talks, interesting workshops, praise, holly mass, adoration, evening of mercy, and confession.

WORKSHOPS

Evangelization – let’s try it! / Martin Harčár
Charisms – what are these about? / Jozef Mihok
Would Jesus be on Instagram? / Martin Ondruš
How does life with Community Emanuel taste? / Jozef a Anastázia Ontkocoví
How to talk with God? / Miroslav Hafera
Power of forgiveness / Lucia Drábiková
Dance workshop (hip-hop and street dance) / Dance Academy
Dance workshop (ballroom dance) / Dance Academy

WHO WILL YOU MEET AT HE IS ALIVE 2019?

A lot of interesting guests and God’s creatures. Let’s hope as much as during He Is Alive 2018 with 1200 participants.

Mons. Jozef Haľko
Mons. JOZEF HAĽKO

Will be celebrating holly mass on Saturday. Bishop in diocese of Bratislava since 2012. Born in Bratislava, where he also grew up and studied. He worked as a social worker for some time before priesthood. In 2013 he was named to professor in the field of Catholic theology, by the president of Slovak republic.

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o. MARTIN HARČÁR

Will have the main teaching on Saturday. Priest in the diocese of Kosice, member of the Emmanuel Community.  Now operates in university pastoral center, studied theology and as a priest in ESM (Emmanuel school of mission).

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BRAŇO LETKO

Will have the main teaching on Sunday. The leader of worship band „Lámačské chvály – LCH Live“. This band is also a project of evangelization and mission. In the meantime he evangelizes the prisoners in prison. He lives in Bratislava as a husband and father of three children.

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p. JOZEF MIHOK
Redemptorist based in parish of Radváň, Banská Bystrica. He is one of the eight monks, that pope Francis named to be missionary of mercy.
He studied theology at TF TRUNI. He was part of the organization of international school of evangelization, school of creativity and school of leadership. He travels a lot, serves with prayer and words, not only in Slovakia, but also abroad. He will lead the workshop about charisms.
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o. MIROSLAV HAFERA
He will be leading one of the Saturday’s workshops – „How to talk with God?“. He will share with us some thoughts on the assertion of John Chapman: „Pray as you can, not as you cannot!“. He is the priest of Nitra diocese since 1997. He had influenced a lot of people, during the time he was priest in Nitra – Klokocina parish between 1999 and 2016. Now, since 2016 he is the spiritual in priest seminary.
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PIAR MUSIC

Worship band consisting of leaders and musicians from Piar communion. Will be performing on Friday night. This communion has already more than two hundred members.

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o. ONDREJ CHRVALA

Will be celebrating the holly mass on Sunday. The secretary of KBS for youth and universities. He is the priest for 11 years, most of the time spends on mission of youth.

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LUCIA DRÁBIKOVÁ

She will be leading the Saturday’s workhsop – Power of forgiveness. She is the director and psychologist of Family Help Center in Piešťany. She publishes, gives lectures, advices, has a lot of experiences regarding social cases, public relations, youth and regional politics.

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DANCE ACADEMY
Have fun, share the joy of movement and experience dance adventure with dance school Academy of dance from Nitra. There are two types of dance workshops – choice is yours. Dance school is led by Tomáš Surovec and Juraj Ilečko and offers lot of interesting courses of dance in various dance styles.
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MARTIN ONDRUŠ
He was born and raised in Bratislava, and is finishing his studies of journalism. His hobby is photography and video recording for the last 5 years. He evangelizes through social media as Instagram and YouTube, where he has almost 8 000 followers. Martin will lead the workshop, where he shows us why it is good to be christian also on Instagram and how this can affect people around us. We will try to find the answer on the question: Would be Jesus on Instagram?
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JOZEF A ANASTÁZIA ONTKOCOVI
If you would like to know more about Emannuel Community, come to this workshop on Saturday. It will be led by this awesome marriage couple. They are married for 10 years, members of Community for 11 years, parents of 5 kids. They were responsible for Emmanuel Community in Scotland province for 5 years.

PLACE

Mestská športová hala
Mládežnícka 1444/1
911 01 Trenčín

FOOD

Meals for participants is near to Mestská športová hala, at elementary school – SEDMICKA – ZŠ Hodžova 37 /cca 1km/. The food needs to be ordered in registration form.  There is also small canteen (no need to order beforehand) at University of Trencin – next to Mestská športová hala.

ACCOMODATION

Accomodation for participants is in Pension na Sihoti, or Elementary school sv. Andreja-Svorada a Benedikta. Accomodation for participants needs to be booked in registration form.

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

18:30 Holy Mass
20:00 Worship PIAR MUSIC
21:15 Eucharistic blessing

SATURDAY

09:00 Praise
09:45 Impulse to the main theme with Martin Harčár
11:00 Eucharistic Adoration
11:30 Holy Mass with bishop Jozef Haľko
12:30 Lunch
14:30 Introduction of communions of Trencin; announcements
15:15 Sharing groups
16:00 Workshops
18:00 Dinner
19:30 Evening of Mercy

SUNDAY

09:00 Praise
09:45 Impulse to the main theme with Braňo Letko
11:00 Eucharistic Adoration
11:30 Holy Mass
12:30 Closure / end of the meeting

ARCHIVE

How many times have you been to Nitra for „He is alive“ meeting? And to Trenčín and Púchov? Wait a minute…for the meeting, to where exactly again?? Check out our gallery of previous years. You can find photos, recordings of lectures, workshops and homilies there.

Gallery of previous years

RECORDINGS

Saturday April 27, 2019 Holy Mass homily / Mons. Jozef Haľko

Saturday April 27, 2019 Impulse to the main theme / o. Martin Harčár

Other recordings

THANK YOU

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Emmanuel Community is international catholic communion, of Pontifical right. The Community consists of members with different states of life (families, singles, priests and celibate brothers and sisters) having the most different professions and trying to live a fraternal life in the world. Find more at www.emmanuelyouth.net

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