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Diocesan BEC Director/Priest-in-charge: Fr. Rolando T. Tabosares

Diocesan BEC Program Coordinator (lay/religious): _________________________


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? 1976

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? FLA, Youth, Catechetical ministry, BA, Liturgy, SAC

Number of Parishes in the diocese: 17

Number of Parishes-with- BECs: 17

Number of parishes with BEC formation/animation teams: 17

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: 17

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? Yes, zone/district level, parish level & vicariate level

Are the BECs represented in the parish pastoral councils? Yes

BEC gathering/assembly:

Parish BEC assembly/exchange

Parish BEC day

BEC Day at BEC level

Programs/activities in BECs Related to Evangelization/Catechesis:

Basic Orientation Seminar ______

Weekly Bible/Gospel-sharing

Occasional Evangelization Seminars

Best Practices in Evangelization: Journey/Pilgrimage of San Pedro Calungsod image from BEC to BEC.

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Evangelization: a few volunteers (lay) to work for BECs at district or parish level.

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: House to house Bible sharing, penitential service & confessions during pilgrimage of San Pedro Calungsod’s image.

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Worship/Prayer in BECs: less men participating.

Number of parishes with BEC-based social action component/programs: 10

Program/activities in BECs related to social action:

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

Best Practices/Effective means in BEC-based social action program: Cooperativism

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern in BEC-based social action program: sustainability

Has the diocese adopted the modified-tithing system? No

Number of parishes with modified-tithing system/Spirituality of Stewardship (SoS) Program in BECs: 8

Best practices in modified tithing/SoS in BEC: proper accounting of funds; the BECs are given a percentage.

Weaknesses/areas of concern related to tithing/SoS: sustainability

Summing –up: Type of BECs in the diocese:

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

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


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