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 March 29, 2015 | No CommentsFrom March 26 to 28, 2015, the clergy of the diocese of Talibon headed by the new bishop Most Reverend Daniel Patrick Parcon participated in the BEC seminar conducted by Fr. Amado Picardal, CSsR, the executive secretary of the CBCP-BEC Committee. The objective of the BEC Seminar : 1. To have a clearer understanding of the nature and mission of...
Posted on March 18, 2015 | No CommentsOn March 10, 2015, BEC formators and leaders coming from the 21 parishes, 9 mission centers, and 1 chaplaincy of the diocese of Catarman, Norther Samar gathered at the Cathedral of the Our Lady of Annunciation for a whole assembly. The theme of the Assembly was: “40 Years of Journey with the Poor through Basic Ecclesial Communities.” The whole day event...
Posted on February 26, 2015 | No CommentsOn February 16, 2015, from 2:30-5:30 pm, diocesan BEC directors and coordinators from the archdiocese of Manila, dioceses of Pasig, Paranaque, Kalookan, Novaliches, Cubao, Antipolo, Imus and Malolos met at the CBCP conference to discuss preparation for the National BEC Assembly. The meeting was facilitated by CBCP-BEC Committee Executive Secretary, Fr. Amado Picardal. CBCP Secretary General, Fr. Marvin Mejia, also attended...
Posted on February 25, 2015 | No CommentsOn February 11-13, 2015, the South/West Luzon BEC Regional Assembly was held in the Diocesan Pastoral Center in Gumaca, Quezon Province. Diocesan BEC directors, coordinators and promoters coming from the dioceses of Lipa, San Pablo, Lucena, Infanta, Boac, Taytay (Palawan) and Gumaca attended the gathering. The theme of the assembly: Journeying Together Towards a Renewed Church through BECs. The event...
Posted on January 8, 2015 | No CommentsDAVAO City, Jan. 6, 2015 —The 65th founding anniversary of the Archdiocese of Davao featured launching of the new Norms and Guidelines on the Gagmay’ng Kristohanong Katilingban (GKK) or Basic Ecclesial Communities (BEC). Archbishop of Davao Romulo G. Valles led the ceremonial turn-over of the document containing the norms and guidelines to the parish priests and lay leaders of the...