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Diocesan BEC Director/Priest-in-charge: Rev. Fr. Antonio de la Cruz

BEC Priest Coordinator-Q.C. District-Rev. Fr. Dennis Descallar, Sch.P.

BEC Priest Coordinator-Caloocan City District-Rev. Fr. Antonio G. Abuan, MS

Diocesan BEC Religious Coordinator: Sr. Christina Pranata, OSU

Diocesan BEC Lay Coordinator- Joe Mar Maulion

Diocesan BEC Animator- Karl S. Comiling


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? 2002

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? Yes

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

If there is, which commissions? Commission on Social Action (Caritas Novaliches), Commission on Education, Catechetical Ministry, Commission on Stewardship (Balik-handog Program)

Number of Parishes in the diocese: 66 (2 newly established in 2013)

Number of Parishes-with- BECs: 33

Number of parishes with BEC formation/animation teams: 24

State of Development of these Parishes-with-BECs:

Number of parishes in initial/promotion or piloting stage: 48

Number of parishes where BECs are established in most part of the parish: 44

Number of parishes with BEC that are fully established and fully alive: 33

Number of parishes with BECs fully established but on maintenance mode & stagnating: 4

Location of parishes-with-BECs: urban areas/cities only

Social classes where BECs are found: urban poor & middle class

Shape/Form of BECs: chapel-centered with family groupings & family groupings without chapel

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 & vicariate level

Are the BECs represented in the parish pastoral councils? Yes

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

Programs/activities in BECs Related to Evangelization/Catechesis:

Basic Orientation Seminar & Weekly Bible/Gospel Sharing & Occasional Evangelization Seminar; Feeding, Home visitation

Best Practices in Evangelization: ________________________________________

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Evangelization: _____________________________

Program/Activities in BECs related to Worship/Prayer:

Regular BEC mass (weekly & bi-monthly)

Block rosary & visit to sick and dying

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, political education, peace building & microfinance; housing & feeding

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

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

Has the diocese adopted the modified-tithing sytem? Yes ______ No ________

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

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): Few


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