1. Levelling-off of BECs in all parishes in the
2. To come up with recommendations to foster and
enhance BECs in the Diocese
At 9 am, the Forum started with an opening liturgy and welcome address of Fr. Rudy Abao MSC – the diocesan BEC priest-ministery. This was followed by an inspirational talk delivered by Bishop Iniguez. Then Fr. Amado Picardal of the CBCP-BEC committee gave a presentation on “Developing BECs in Urban setting.
After the merienda break, a plenary discussion was held. These were the guide Questions :
1. What are your hopes and fears in establishing BECs in your parish?
2. What are the challenges and immediate priorities with regards to achieving the No. 5 Priority of the Diocesan Pastoral Plan?
3. What are your recommendations?
By 11:45 am, the forum ended with the final message and blessing by Bishop Iniguez.