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Diocesan BEC Director/Priest-in-charge: Rev. Fr. Kenn Estocado

Diocesan BEC Program Coordinator (lay/religious): Rodrigo Tala-OC


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? 2006

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

Diocesan BEC formation team/commission/committee? Yes

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: 24

Number of Parishes-with- BECs: 8

Number of parishes with BEC formation/animation teams: 5

State of Development of these Parishes-with-BECs:

Number of parishes in initial/promotion or piloting stage: 6

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: Rural areas only

Social classes where BECs are found: Rural poor

Shape/Form of BECs: chapel-centered & school-based

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

Are there intermediate structures for linking & coordinating the BECs?

barangay level ___ zone/district level ___ parish level ___ vicariate level ____

Are the BECs represented in the parish pastoral councils? Yes___ No___

BEC gathering/assembly:

Diocesan BEC assembly/exchange-every 4 months

Diocesan BEC Team – every two months

Vicariate BEC Team – before Diocesan assembly

Parish BEC Team – monthly & as needs arise

BEC Anniversary in other pilot areas

Pilot Areas Meeting – weekly

Programs/activities in BECs Related to Evangelization/Catechesis:

Basic Orientation Seminar ______

Weekly Bible/Gospel-sharing

Occasional Evangelization Seminars

Best Practices in Evangelization: __________________________________

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Evangelization:

Lack of skills, knowledge & trainings of leaders, lack of interest & participation of the community, lack of full time pastoral worker, lack of support from PPC & Priests (in other parishes), lack of financial needs, attitudes among members & leaders

Program/Activities in BECs related to Worship/Prayer

Weekly Community Bible-Service/Celebration of the Word

Prayer service for the dead, Block rosary, Novena, pilgrimage, liturgical activities

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 (weaving of mat, hat, bayong, pinya, abaca, poultry, piggery, communal vegetable garden & organic farming)

Networking w/ NGO/GO/PO/LGU, etc.; Damayan, Bayanihan & Salo-salo

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? _______________

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): _________

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