On 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 from 12 vicariates in the Archdiocese of Manila attended the general assembly. Fr. Rene Ruelos, CM, Fr. Kurt Pala and Fr. Zaldy Camposo were also present.
The theme of the gathering: “Ang mga BEC, Patuloy na Tumutugon sa Hamon ng Panahon sa Taon ng mga Dukha”. Fr. Benjie Ledesma, Parish Priest of Our Lady of Assumption Parish and BEC Director of the Archdiocese of Manila was the main speaker.
The main celebrant in the Holy Mass was Fr. Sanny de Claro and concelebrated by Fr. Benjie Ledesma, Fr. Mac Cristobal Jr., CM, Fr. Arnold Sta. Maria,OSA and Fr. Jason Antiquerra, MSCC. This event was organized by the Ministry on BEC Formation and Promotion of the Archdiocese of Manila. Jocy David and Raul de Leon hosted the entire program. (JFV)