Diocese of Alaminos

Diocesan BEC Director/Priest-in-charge: Fr. Aaron Bamba, OC

Diocesan BEC Program Coordinator (lay/religious): ______________________________

 

Is the formation of BECs a pastoral thrust/priority of the diocese? Yes

If Yes, when was the promotion/forming of BECs adopted as diocesan pastoral thrust/program? 2010

Is the BEC as pastoral thrust reflected in the vision-mission & policies of the diocese? Yes

Diocesan BEC formation team/commission/committee? Yes

Are there Vicariate BEC formation teams? No

Is there coordination and collaboration with other diocesan commission in BEC formation? Yes

If there is, which commissions? SAC, Liturgy & Worship & Bible Apostolate

Number of Parishes in the diocese: 20

Number of Parishes-with- BECs: 20

Number of parishes with BEC formation/animation teams: 10

State of Development of these Parishes-with-BECs:

Number of parishes in initial/promotion or piloting stage: 20

Number of parishes where BECs are established in most part of the parish: 3

Number of parishes with BEC that are fully established and fully alive: 5

Number of parishes with BECs fully established but on maintenance mode & stagnating: 15

Location of parishes-with-BECs: both rural & urban areas

Social classes where BECs are found: Rural poor

Shape/Form of BECs: chapel-centered with family groupings

Are the BECs considered part of the structure of these parishes? Yes

Are there intermediate structures for linking & coordinating the BECs? Yes

barangay level, zone/district level & parish level

Are the BECs represented in the parish pastoral councils? Yes

BEC gathering/assembly: Diocesan BEC assembly/exchange, Parish BEC assembly/exchange & Parish BEC Day

Programs/activities in BECs Related to Evangelization/Catechesis:

Basic Orientation Seminar & Occasional Evangelization Seminars

Best Practices in Evangelization: Media & Internet

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Evangelization: no enough skills & formation materials

Program/Activities in BECs related to Worship/Prayer:

Regular BEC mass (monthly or bi-monthly)

Prayer service for the dead

Block rosary & novena

Best Practices related to Worship/Prayer in BECs: _______________________

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Worship/Prayer in BECs: ________________________

Number of parishes with BEC-based social action component/programs: ______

Program/activities in BECs related to social action:

IGP/Livelihood, Cooperative, Sustainable agriculture, political education & ecology

Best Practices/Effective means in BEC-based social action program: Health care

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern in BEC-based social action program: _______________________

Has the diocese adopted the modified-tithing sytem? Yes

Number of parishes with modified-tithing system/Spirituality of Stewardship (SoS) Program in BECs: 15

Best practices in modified tithing/SoS in BEC: _______________________________________

Weaknesses/areas of concern related to tithing/SoS: __________________________________

Summing –up: Type of BECs in the diocese

Liturgical-evangelical (bible-sharing & liturgical celebration only): Most

Holistic (bible-sharing, liturgical with social action component): Most