BEC Papers at the Catholic Theological Society Conference

 

 

 

 

 

On October 18-19, members of the Catholic Theological Society of the Philippines (Dakateo) gathered in Butuan for their annual conference. The theme of this year’s gathering was “Vatican II after 50 years.” Various papers were presented and among these were two related to Basic Ecclesial Communities. Fr. Amado Picardal presented a paper entitled: “BECs in the Philippines: Reception of Vatican II Ecclesiology.” Dr Estela Padilla presented a paper entitled: “BECs: Vatican and Beyond.” Fr. Ramon Lachica also wrote about the BECs in his paper “The Reception of Vatican II in Cebu.”