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From the Desk of the Executive Secretary (Updates)- April 14, 2014
After the Palawan fever we are back to work in our respective fields to continue the task and mission of evangelization. It is encouraging to see that several dioceses are busy with seminars and recollections for their respective lay leaders and volunteer catechists in this Year of the Laity. The lay leaders of Fr. Iluminado Rojo invited me for Lenten recollections in two separate parishes (Our Lady of the Rosary Parish,...Read Full Post »
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Congratulations to all the participants and facilitators of the recently concluded 20th National Workshop on the Biblical Apostolate and 7th Consultation and Planning held at St. Ezekiel Moreno Spirituality and Development Center, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
The Consultation and Planning had 27 attendees, composed of the ECBA Commission members, Regional BA Directors, Consultors, and representatives from the Philippine Bible Society.
In the Workshop, t...Read Full Post »
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Pastoral Exhortation of the
Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines for the 2014 Year of the Laity
FILIPINO CATHOLIC LAITY: CALLED TO BE SAINTS… SENTFORTH AS HEROES!
Our dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
Youalrea...Read Full Post »
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OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS TO THE BISHOPS, CLERGY, CONSECRATED PERSONS
AND THE LAY FAITHFUL ON THE PROCLAMATIONOF THE GOSPEL
IN TODAY’S WORLD
I. A JOY EVER NEW, A JOY WHICH IS SHARED [2-8]
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Bibles to help ‘Yolanda’ victims
Manila Bulletin – 12 hours agoEmail
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), through the Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate (ECBA), will be sending 1,000 copies of the Holy Bible to several dioceses for the calamity victims in Central Philippines.
“The distribution of the Bibles in Tagalog version will hopefully help th...Read Full Post »
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To our dear Rev. Fr. Dondon,Read Full Post »
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ROME, March 14, 2013—Habemus papam!
Pope Francis I emerged at the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica amid thunderous playing of drums and applause from thousands of faithful gathered at St. Peter’s Square.
As he gave his urbi and orbi blessing at the balcony, Pope Francis invited the crowd to pray in silence for his intentions. He also led the crowd in praying for the intention...Read Full Post »
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Full text of Pope's declaration
I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but a...Read Full Post »
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PROCLAIM THE MESSAGE, IN SEASON AND OUT OF SEASON (cf. 2 Tim4:2)
(A Pastoral Statement of the CBCP on Certain Social Issues ofToday)
Beloved Brothers and Sisters:
Our country continues to suffer grave crises, disasters andchallenges. We are reminded of the experience of the tempest at sea by theApostles when they feared for their lives. Jesus chided them for their lack offaith. (cf. Mk 4:35-41)
Our Problems...Read Full Post »
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Pope names new Kalookan apostolic administrator
MANILA, Jan. 28, 2013— Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Antipolo Auxiliary Bishop Francisco De Leon as the apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Kalookan.
The pontiff made the appointment last Saturday, following the resignation of Bishop Deogracias Iñiguez after serving the diocese for around 9 years.
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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 of God,
Witnessing to the Gospel,
and Striving to be a Church
that is poor and for the poor,
with Mary, Mother of the Word, as model.
We commit ourselves to a new Evangelization based on the Word of God proclaimed, accepted, celebrated and meditated upon in the Church. We will live and proclaim the Word as Good News to the Poor, let the Bible inspire all our pastoral work, and be guided by the teachings of Dei Verbum and Verbum Domini, and by the vision of the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines.