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Reports from the Assistant to the Executive Secretary Ms. Remedios Alma Alberto

Posted on November 10, 2017 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Formation and Spirituality Course Attended by Some ECBA Formation Team Members


The ECBA executive secretary, Dr. Natividad Pagaduttagged along Ms. Remedios Alma Alberto to attend a 5- Session Course on Formation and Spirituality at the Don Bosco Center for Studies in Parañaque from Sept. 5 – Oct 3, 2017. She emphasized the importance of updating ourselves as members of the ECBA Formation team. It was actually another member of the team, Pat Herras who aler...

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PROCLAIM THE MESSAGE, IN SEASON AND OUT OF SEASON (cf. 2 Tim4:2)

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (1)

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...

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A Pastoral Exhortation CBCP - INTEGRAL FAITH FORMATION: TOWARDS MATURITY IN CHRIST

Posted on January 28, 2013 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)

INTEGRAL FAITH FORMATION: TOWARDS MATURITY IN CHRIST

(A Pastoral Exhortation of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference ofthe Philippines)

 

Beloved People of God:

Introduction

The Year of Faithwhich our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI opened in Rome on October 11, 2012will end this year on the Feast of Christ the King, November 24, 2013. The HolyFather said that the Year of Faith would be “a good opportunity t...

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NATIONAL BIBLE WEEK 2013

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (2)


Proclaim the Word, Profess the Faith

Christian life is like a driving car. You can start at low gears; but if you wan to speed up, you have to shift to higher gears of discipleship to the higher gears of apostleship. Discipleship is about following Christ; apostleship is about being sent . . . to represent ...

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Challenging Filipinos to Proclaim God?s Word and Profess the Faith towards National Transformation

Posted on January 14, 2013 at 2:40 AM Comments comments (0)

National Bible Week 2013: 

Challenging Filipinos to Proclaim God’s Word and Profess the Faith towards National Transformation


(PBS),It is customary for Filipinos at the beginning of each year to review what were accomplished and what we not. And as we recover from 2012 and its impact our lives and while bracing for the surprises of 2013, there is no better reason nor occasion than now to set our ...

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Final Message to the People of God from the XIII Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Posted on November 8, 2012 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Final Message to the People of Godfrom the

XIII Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops 


Brothers andsisters,

“Grace to youand peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 1:7). Beforereturning to our particular Churches, we, Bishops coming from the whole worldgathered by the invitation of the Bishop of Rome Pope Benedict XVI to reflecton “the new evangeliz...

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Primer on the Year of Faith and the New Evangelization

Posted on October 23, 2012 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Primer on the Year of Faith and the New Evangelization

(http://abpquevedo.blogspot.com/)


 

 

1. What is the Year of Faith?

 

On 11 October 2011 Pope Benedict XVI issued his Apostolic Letter, Porta Fidei, Door of Faith (PF), and declared a Year of Faith from 11 October 2012 to 24 November 2013. The Year of Faith would be “a good opportunity to usher the whole Church into a time of particular reflection and redis...

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Most Rev. Renato P. Mayugba, DD new representative of ECBA-CBCP

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Bishop Renato P. Mayugba, DD Elected/Appointed by the CBCP to represent ECBA to CBFMost Rev. Renato P. Mayugba, DD

The vice chairman of ECBA Bishop Renato P. Mayugba, DD was recently elected/appointed by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference to represent this full member to the CBF.   ECBA was elected in Dar Es Salaam CBF Plenary Assembly in 2008 to represent the Asia -Oceania Region to the Executive Committee (EC).   Bishop Mayugba now represents Asia-Oceania in th...

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FINAL STATEMENT - 6th CBF-SEA Bible Workshop

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)

6TH SOUTH EAST ASIA BIBLE WORKSHOP

CATHOLIC ...

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6th CBF-SEA Workshop - KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 11:45 PM Comments comments (0)

VERBUM DOMINI IN OUR WORLD TODAY

Archbishop Charles Bo, SDB

Archbishop of Yangon – Myanmar

KEYNOTE ADDRESS


Respected Brother Bishops, dignitaries, Priests, religious, all the other esteemed delegates, Shalom. Minglaba,

Salam alikum!

It is ...

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6th CBF-SEA Workshop

Posted on June 20, 2012 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

6th CBF-SEA Workshop

Bandung, Indonesia

August 6-10, 2012 



VERBUM DOMINI IN OUR WORLD TODAY

Verbum Domini, the Word of the Lord is for us engraved in the Holy Book, the Sacred Scriptures which always gets a prominent place in our churches, homes, and above all, in our hearts.

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CBF-SEA CELEBRATING THE PENTECOST . . .

Posted on June 4, 2012 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (0)

“The Spirit restores paradise to us and the way to heaven and adoption as children of God; heinstills confidence that we may call God truly Father and grants us the graceof Christ to be children of the light and to enjoy eternal glory. In a word, hebestows the fullness of blessings in this world and the next; for we maycontemplate now in the mirror of faith the promised things we shall somedayenjoy.  If this is the foretaste, whatmust the reality be? If these are the first fruits, ...

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Pius X Biblical Center held Regional Symposium on Verbum Domini

Posted on April 9, 2012 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Pius X Biblical Center held Regional Symposium on Verbum Domini


A whole day symposium on Verbum Domini was successfully held last April 9, 2012 at the Mother of Good Counsel Seminary, City of San Fernando Pampanga. Participants were coming from the six member dioceses of the Pius X Biblical Center. It started with a video presentation prep...

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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI FOR LENT 2012

Posted on April 2, 2012 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS 

BENEDICT XVI

FOR LENT 2012

“Let us be concerned for eachother,

to stir a response in love and good works” (Heb 10:24)

 

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The Lenten season offers us once again an opportunity to reflect upon thevery heart of Christian life: charity. This is a favorable time to renew ourjourney of faith, both...

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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI FOR LENT 2012

Posted on April 2, 2012 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS 

BENEDICT XVI

FOR LENT 2012

“Let us be concerned for eachother,

to stir a response in love and good works” (Heb 10:24)

 

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The Lenten season offers us once again an opportunity to reflect upon thevery heart of Christian life: charity. This is a favorable time to renew ourjourney of faith, both...

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MESSAGEOF HIS HOLINESS POPEBENEDICT XVI FOR THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WORLD YOUTH DAY 2012

Posted on March 29, 2012 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

MESSAGEOF HIS HOLINESS

POPEBENEDICT XVI

FORTHE TWENTY-SEVENTH WORLD YOUTH DAY

2012

 

“Rejoice in the Lord always” (Phil 4:4)

 

Dear young friends,

Iam happy to address you once more on the occasion of the 27th World Youth Day.The memory of our meeting in Madridlast August remains close to my heart. It was a time of ...

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PIUS X Biblical Center meeting

Posted on March 21, 2012 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The Pius X Biblical Center had their Regional Meeting last March 13, 2012 at the Mother of Good Counsel Seminary AVR.  Five diocesesfrom the region were represented by their biblical directors (Fr. Jess Layug-San fernado, Pampanga, Msgr. Vic Ocampo – Balanga, Fr. Larry Villafuerte – Iba,Fr. Peter Albino – San Jose and Fr. Harold Taguines – Tarlac)  and their lay coor...

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Final Message of Executive Committee Meeting - CBF

Posted on March 10, 2012 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Executive Committee Meeting

Rome, March 9-10, 2012

Final Message


1. The Executive Committee (EC) of the Catholic Biblical Federation (CBF) met in Sant Anselmo in Rome from March 9-10, 2012. In conformity with the CBF Constitution the quorum of five member representatives, including the EC Moderator, was obtained ...

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Cardinal Sanchez dies at 91

Posted on March 9, 2012 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Cardinal Sanchez dies at 91 MANILA, March 9, 2012 – The fifth Filipino to be elevated to the position of Cardinal has died at the age of 91 years old at the Cardinal Santos Memorial Medical Center in San Juan City at 4:50 a.m. today. He would have turned 92 on Saturday, March 17.

The retired prelate passed away due to multiple organ failure after being confined to the medical center last week.

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MMDA: Parts of Roxas Blvd closed to traffic this weekend for running events( MTBO Bible Run 2012)

Posted on March 2, 2012 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Parts of Roxas Boulevard will be closed to traffic this weekend due to a Bible fun run on Saturday and a 21-km running event on Sunday. In posts on its Twitter account Friday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority advised motorists and commuters to take alternate routes. 

On Saturday, the MMDA said a stretch of Roxas Boulevard will be closed starting 5 a.m. for the fun run marking the "May They Be One" Bible campaign. The affected area of Roxas Blvd incl...

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