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 February 3, 2016 | No CommentsOn January 22-23, 2016, the new chairman and composition of the CBCP-BEC Committee were formally sworn-in during the CBPC Plenary Assembly in Cebu City. The new chairman is Bishop Jose Cabantan of the diocese of Malaybalay. The following are the ex-officio members: Archbishop Rolando Tirona (vice-chairman), Bp Ronnie Bancud, Bp Roberto Mallari, Bp Gilbert Garcera, Bp JuliusTonel, Bp Broderick Pabillo, Bp Leopoldo Jaucian, and...
Posted on November 30, 2015 | No CommentsOn November 11 – 14, 2015, the 3rd CBCP-BEC Assembly was held in Manila. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines had declared this event as the official celebration of the 50th anniversary of the closing of Vatican II as well as one of the culminating activities of the year of the poor. The theme of the assembly: “BECs in...
Posted on August 27, 2015 | No Comments
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...