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Diocesan BEC Director/Priest-in-charge: Rev. Fr. Carlito Tiu, DCS

Diocesan BEC Program Coordinator (lay/religious): Sr. Ma. Josefina L. Mactao, LGC


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? _________

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? Yes

If there is, which commissions? WESTY

Number of Parishes in the diocese: 32

Number of Parishes-with- BECs: 32

Number of parishes with BEC formation/animation teams: _____

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: __

Location of parishes-with-BECs:

Rural areas only ___ urban areas/cities only ___ both rural & urban areas __

Social classes where BECs are found:

Rural poor __ Urban Poor ___ Middle-class ___ Upper Class ____

Shape/Form of BECs:

chapel-centered only___ chapel-centered with family groupings ____ cells only _____

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

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 ______

Parish BEC assembly/exchange _______

Parish BEC day ________

Programs/activities in BECs Related to Evangelization/Catechesis:

Basic Orientation Seminar

Weekly Bible/Gospel-sharing

Best Practices in Evangelization: ___________________________________

Weaknesses/Areas of Concern related to Evangelization: ___________________________

Program/Activities in BECs related to Worship/Prayer

Weekly Community Bible-Service/Celebration of the Word ___

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:

Mutual aid _____ IGP/Livelihood ____ Cooperatives ___ Sustainable agriculture ___ good governance ____political education ___ ecology ___ peace-building ____

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 : 32

Best practices in modified tithing/SoS in BEC: Pledges

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): Most