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Diocesan BEC Director/Priest-in-charge: Most Tev. Guillermo D. Afable, D.D.

Diocesan BEC Program Coordinator (lay/religious): Ms. Willybeth J. Salutillo


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? 1987

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? No

If there is, which commissions? ____________________

Number of Parishes in the diocese: 20 parishes & 5 mission stations = 25

Number of Parishes-with- BECs: 25

Number of parishes with BEC formation/animation teams: 25

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: 25

Number of parishes with BEC that are fully established and fully alive: 25?

Number of parishes with BECs fully established but on maintenance mode & stagnating: 25?

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

Social classes where BECs are found: Rural poor & Urban 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?

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 assembly/exchange

Parish BEC day

GKK Festival

Programs/activities in BECs Related to Evangelization/Catechesis:

Basic Orientation Seminar

Weekly Bible/Gospel-sharing

Occasional Evangelization Seminars

Others: On-going annual renewal formation of catechists, Liturgical Lay Ministers

Best Practices in Evangelization: GKK level of evangelization/formation b the Parish Pastoral Team

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Evangelization: Only few will respond or attend the formations because of other concerns like their livelihood or work for a living.

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: Visitation Mass and meeting with the GKK leaders and members with the parish Priests and Parish Pastoral Team.

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

Number of parishes with BEC-based social action component/programs: 22

Program/activities in BECs related to social action:

Mutual aid, IGP/Livelihood, Cooperatives, good governance, political education, ecology & peace-building

Others: Risk Reduction Management, Red Cross 143

Best Practices/Effective means in BEC-based social action program: Sa kabuhatan ako Piniyalan

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern in BEC-based social action program: Constant changing of leaders inGKK on Social Action ministry and dedicated one.

Has the diocese adopted the modified-tithing system? No

Number of parishes with modified-tithing system/Spirituality of Stewardship (SoS) Program in BECs: none

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


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