Diocese of Dumaguete


Diocesan BEC Director/Priest-in-charge:

Diocesan BEC Program Coordinator (lay/religious):


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

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

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

Diocesan BEC formation team/commission/committee? Yes __ No__

Are there Vicariate BEC formation teams? Yes __ No __

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

If there is , which commissions?

Number of Parishes in the diocese: 8

Number of Parishes-with- BECs: 8

Number of parishes with BEC formation/animation teams: ___________

State of Development of these Parishes-with-BECs:

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

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

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

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

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

Social classes where BECs are found: from different walks of life

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

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

Are there intermediate structures for linking & coordinating the BECs? Yes, zone/district level

Are the BECs represented in the parish pastoral councils? Yes

BEC gathering/assembly:

Diocesan BEC assembly/exchange

Programs/activities in BECs Related to Evangelization/Catechesis:

Basic Orientation Seminar

Weekly Bible/Gospel-sharing

Best Practices in Evangelization: Mass attendance in evangelization programs

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Evangelization: ________________

Program/Activities in BECs related to Worship/Prayer:

Regular BEC mass (monthly or bi-monthly) ____

Weekly Community Bible-Service/Celebration of the Word ___

Prayer service for the dead ____ Block rosary ___ Novena _____

Best Practices related to Worship/Prayer in BECs: Mass attendance in Worship program

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:

Mutual aid _____ IGP/Livelihood ____ Cooperatives ___ Sustainable agriculture ___ good governance ____political education ___ ecology ___ peace-building ____

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 system? Yes, some of the parishes with BECs

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

Best practices in modified tithing/SoS in BEC: monthly pledge for the support to the parish projects.

Weaknesses/areas of concern related to tithing/SoS: lack of financial stability


Summing –up: Type of BECs in the diocese:

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

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