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
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
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