On October 27, 2012, over 150 BEC formators and promoters coming from 24 parishes of the diocese of Kalookan gathered at the assembly hall of the Kalookan City Hall for the whole-day diocesan BEC assembly. After the opening liturgy and the welcom by Sr. Rosemary Plaza, diocesan BEC coordinator, the new diocesan BEC minister, Fr. Ruben Maybuena, gave an inspirational talk. This was followed by the reports from the representatives from five vicariates regarding the developments and plans of the BECs. At 10:30, Fr. Amado Picardal, gave a talk on “The Challenge of BEC Building and Evangelization in the Urban Setting.” After the lunch-agape, the open forum and sharing followed. The BEC assembly culminated with a Mass presided by Bishop Iniguez.