Sharing God's Word, Empowering the Poor, Transforming the Land.
January 19-25, 2015
Bible Workshop in the Apostolic Vicariate of Tabuk (Jan. 21-23, 2015)
NCR-BA Biblical Float Parade on Bible Sunday (January 25, 2015)
On October 10-11, 2014, the Biblical Apostolate of the Diocese of Pagadian held its Second Diocesan Assembly with Dr. Nati Pagadut (ECBA Executive Secretary) as the Facilitator. The theme of the Assembly was The Bible Apostolate Animator: Evangelized and Evangelizing.
Congratulations to the Diocese of Pagadian Biblical Apostolate, under the leadership of diocesan director Fr. Salvador (Budds) Banga, STL, and diocesan coordinator Bro. Pablo (Bong) Siasico.
The Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate (ECBA)
is a pastoral commission of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) whose area of competence and service is the biblical-pastoral ministry in its five-fold ministries of:
Animating Biblical-Pastoral Formation (ABPF),
Organizing Bible Celebration (OBC),
Promoting Bible Translation (PBT),
Assisting Bible Production (ABP),
Coordinating Bible Distribution (CBD).
A Community of Disciples nourished by the Word, witnessing to the Gospel, and Striving to be a Church of the Poor with Mary as model.
We commit ourselves to a renewed integral evangelization through the implementation of Vatican II's Constitution on Divine Revelation (Dei Verbum) and the Plenary Council of the Philippines' (PCP II) vision of a Church of the Poor in our reading, studying, praying, living, sharing and celebrating the Word of God, and in our promotion and animation of the Biblical Apostolate in the Philippines.