Diocese of Mati

 

Diocesan BEC Director/Priest-in-charge: Fr. Medardo A. Salomia

Diocesan BEC Program Coordinator (lay/religious): Sr. Eva

 

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? 1985

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

Diocesan BEC formation team/commission/committee? No

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? Faith, Worship, Education & Social Services

Number of Parishes in the diocese: 19

Number of Parishes-with- BECs: 19

Number of parishes with BEC formation/animation teams: 4

State of Development of these Parishes-with-BECs:

Number of parishes in initial/promotion or piloting stage: 4

Number of parishes where BECs are established in most part of the parish: 15

Number of parishes with BEC that are fully established and fully alive: 15

Number of parishes with BECs fully established but on maintenance mode & stagnating: 17

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

Social classes where BECs are found: Rural poor & Middle class

Shape/Form of BECs: chapel-centered 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, 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 ______

Programs/activities in BECs Related to Evangelization/Catechesis:

Basic Orientation Seminar

Occasional Evangelization Seminars

Best Practices in Evangelization: seminar workshop

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Evangelization: lack on integral approach

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: KSP-Kasaulogan sa Pulong every Sunday to part GKKs

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

Number of parishes with BEC-based social action component/programs: 3

Program/activities in BECs related to social action: governance & ecology

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

Number of parishes with modified-tithing system/Spirituality of Stewardship (SoS) Program in BECs: 19

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): All

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