On November 30, 2013, some 3,000 BEC practitioners coming from 27 parishes of the diocese of Marbel met at the South Cotabato Gym, Koronadal City, for their 23rd annual general assembly. The theme chosen for this gathering: “BECs as Effective Agents of New Evangelization.”
The assembly started at 9:00 am with the opening rites and welcome address. This was followed by the talk of the Fr. Amado Picardal, CSsR on “BECs and New Evangelization.” The talk last for two hours and this was followed by an open forum.
After the lunch-break the program and reporting followed. The gathering culminated with the Mass presided by Fr. Ramil Nerio – the diocesan BEC director.