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
Executive Secretary
cbcp_bec@yahoo.com.ph
09081733611


News & Updates
  • On November 8, 2014, the Diocese of Paranaque held the 10th Diocesan BEC Day at the Diocesan Center for Evangelization, in Sucat, with the theme: “Damayan sa Kabanalan at Kabayanihan Tungo sa Pagbabago ng Kapitbahayan” Over 200 BEC leaders and members from 6 vicariates have attended and actively participated in whole day event. Below is the program of activities: 1....

    Diocese of Paranaque 10th BEC Day

    On November 8, 2014, the Diocese of Paranaque held the 10th Diocesan BEC Day at the Diocesan Center for Evangelization, in Sucat, with the theme: “Damayan sa Kabanalan at Kabayanihan Tungo sa Pagbabago ng Kapitbahayan” Over 200 BEC leaders and members from 6 vicariates have attended and actively participated in whole day event. Below is the program of activities: 1....

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  • On November 15, 2014 over two thousand delegates coming from all the vicariates of the archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro celebrated the annual BEC family day. Archbishop Antonio Ledesma presided at the opening liturgy in the parish church of Our Lady of Fatima in Camaman-an, Cagayan de Oro at 9 am, with the parish priests concelebrating.  After the Mass the delegates proceeded...

    Cagayan de Oro Celebrates Archdiocesan BEC Family Day

    On November 15, 2014 over two thousand delegates coming from all the vicariates of the archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro celebrated the annual BEC family day. Archbishop Antonio Ledesma presided at the opening liturgy in the parish church of Our Lady of Fatima in Camaman-an, Cagayan de Oro at 9 am, with the parish priests concelebrating.  After the Mass the delegates proceeded...

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  • On October 14-16, 2014 over 150 delegates coming from 18 dioceses in Visayas led by their respective bishops gathered in Dumaguete for their 9th Regional Pastoral Assembly. This gathering was organized by a committee from the archdiocese of Cebu led  Archbishop Jose Palma and hosted by the diocese of Dumaguete led by Bishop Lito Cortes. There were three parts: 1) assessment...

    Visayas Region Pastoral Assembly focus on BECs as Top Priority

    On October 14-16, 2014 over 150 delegates coming from 18 dioceses in Visayas led by their respective bishops gathered in Dumaguete for their 9th Regional Pastoral Assembly. This gathering was organized by a committee from the archdiocese of Cebu led  Archbishop Jose Palma and hosted by the diocese of Dumaguete led by Bishop Lito Cortes. There were three parts: 1) assessment...

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  • On September 25-30, 2014, the FABC’s Bishops’ Institute on Lay Apostolate II was held in Bangkok, Thailand focusing on the theme: Small Christian Communities towards New Evangelization. This was attended by BEC/SCC practitioners from 13 countries in Asia – among them bishops, priests, nuns and lay persons. There were five participants from the Philippines, headed by Bishop George Rimando (CBCP-BEC...

    BILA II on SCCs and New Evangelization (Bangkok)

    On September 25-30, 2014, the FABC’s Bishops’ Institute on Lay Apostolate II was held in Bangkok, Thailand focusing on the theme: Small Christian Communities towards New Evangelization. This was attended by BEC/SCC practitioners from 13 countries in Asia – among them bishops, priests, nuns and lay persons. There were five participants from the Philippines, headed by Bishop George Rimando (CBCP-BEC...

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  • On August 18, 2014, 14 diocesan BEC Directors and Coordinators coming from the dioceses in Central Visayas gathered at the Patria Building, Cebu for a regular meeting. The following dioceses were represented: Archdiocese of Cebu, dioceses of Tagbilaran, Maasin and Dumaguete. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma and Fr. Amado L. Picardal of CBCP-BEC Committee were also present. The new BEC directors of Cebu –...

    Central Visayas Region BEC Directors and Coordinators Meeting

    On August 18, 2014, 14 diocesan BEC Directors and Coordinators coming from the dioceses in Central Visayas gathered at the Patria Building, Cebu for a regular meeting. The following dioceses were represented: Archdiocese of Cebu, dioceses of Tagbilaran, Maasin and Dumaguete. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma and Fr. Amado L. Picardal of CBCP-BEC Committee were also present. The new BEC directors of Cebu –...

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