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 Committee chairman), Fr, Amado Picardal, Fr. Pete Lamata, Fr. Bong Dublan and Ms Vicky Anghag. One of the guest speakers was Cardinal Orlando Quevedo. Among the facilitators of the gathering was Ms Estela Padilla – a member of the ASiPA team and also consultant of the CBCP-BEC Committee.