Welcome to the official website of the office of the CBCP-BEC Committee.
This website provides updates on BECs from all over the country. It contains resources (e.g. training manuals, modules, powerpoint presentations, video-documentaries, podcasts, etc.) that can be downloaded. Articles and reflections on BECs are posted. Documentations/ proceedings of BEC assemblies will be made available. The website also contains various case studies and success stories about BECs. Basic data and information about the BECs/BEC programs in each diocese/parish will be posted. It will also contain the directory of diocesan BEC directors/coordinators and promoters.
You can help in developing this website by sending updates and news about your BECs, sharing your reflections and articles.
Fr. Amado L. Picardal, CSsR, STD
Posted on July 31, 2015 | No CommentsOn July 11, 2015, during its 111th plenary assembly, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines approved the proposal that the forthcoming 3rd BEC National Assembly be the official celebration of the Philippine Church of the 50th anniversary of the culmination of Vatican II. The CBCP also declared the National Assembly to be one of the culminating activities of the Year of...
Posted on June 4, 2015 | No CommentsOn May 30, 2015, the Archdiocese of Manila held the 23rd Post-Pentecost BEC General Assembly at San Vicente de Paul Parish, Ermita, Manila. The program started at 7:30 a.m.-12:00n.n. This was the flow of the celebration: Arrival and Registration, Opening Prayer, Philippine National Anthem, Welcome Remarks, Vicariate Roll Call, Intermission Numbers, Break, Inspirational Talk and Holy Mass. 205 BEC leaders...
Posted on June 4, 2015 | No Comments
Posted on May 6, 2015 | No CommentsOn May 2, 2015 from 8 am to 12 noon, a Symposium on BEC and the Year of the Poor was conducted in Pototan, Iloilo which was attended by over 230 BEC formators and members of BEC core teams from the parishes of Pototan, San Migue, Badiangan, Dingle, Igang and La Paz. The resource speaker was Fr. Amado Picardal –...
Posted on May 6, 2015 | No CommentsOn April 27, 2015, diocesan BEC directors and coordinators and the representatives from the dioceses of Cebu, Talibon and Maasin, gathered in Bato, Leyte for their regional meeting. The whole morning was spent on reporting of developments from each diocese, the sharing of updates from Fr. Picardal of the CBCP-BEC Committee on the preparation regarding the National BEC Assembly. In the afternoon,...