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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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HAPPY BIRTHDAY - Bp. Pablo Virgilio S. David, DD

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (1)

MOST REV. PABLO VIRGILIO S. DAVID, DD



HAPPY BIRTHDAY!


ECBA Staff

FINAL STATEMENT of 19th National Biblical Workshop

Posted on February 28, 2012 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)

19th National Biblical Workshop

Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental

7 – 11 February 2012


 

FINAL STATEMENT


“Just as from the heavens the rain and snow come down and do not...

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Verbum Domini and the Call for a New Evangelization

Posted on February 15, 2012 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Verbum Domini and the Call for a New Evangelization

+Pablo Virgilio S. David

Chairman, ECBA


To speak in such a way thatChrist is heard.  This is the life andmission of the Church, in a nutshell. The whole Church—clergy, religious, and laity—is supposed to representChrist to the world, by virtue of our...

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SA MGA KAPATID NA OFWS SA HONG KONG FILIPINO CATHOLIC BIBLE ENCOUNTER

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

SA MGA KAPATID NA OFWS SA HONGKONG, sa okasyon ng inyong Catholic Family Bible Encounter:

 

Naglabas ang ating Santo Papa ng isang panawagang pastoral na pinamagatang VERBUM DOMINI o SALITA NG PANGINOON upang hikayatin ang lahat ng Katoliko sa buong daigdig upang ipalaganap ang pagbasa ng Bibliya bilang Salita ng Diyos at upang maitampok ang kahalagahan nito para sa buhay at misyon ng Santa Iglesya.

 

Kung dati-rati'y mga kaparian lang at mga miyembro ng mg...

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The dynamism of the word of God

Posted on February 1, 2012 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The dynamism of
 the word of God

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : Timed to coincide with the celebration of National Bible Sunday in The Philippines on January 29, the Hong Kong Catholic Filipino Biblical Pastoral Ministry organised its third Hong Kong Catholic Bible Encounter at Holy Family parish in Choi Hung, with 20 Filipino communities from different parishes taking part.

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i-Proclaim! in Kawit, Cavite kicks off National Bible Week 2012 Celebration

Posted on January 19, 2012 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

i-Proclaim! in Kawit, Cavite kicks off National Bible Week 2012 Celebration

Philippine Bible Society in partnership with the local government of Kawit, Cavite officially kicked off the National Bible Week 2012 celebration last January 13 at the Aguinaldo Shrine with a continuous 12-hour public oral Bible reading, more popularly known as i-Proclaim!. Launched in 2010 by PBS in partnership with other Christian organizations, the i-Proclaim! is a campaign that aims to bring ...

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MTBO Bible Run: moved to MARCH 3, 2012

Posted on January 4, 2012 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (1)

 

ATTENTION:

Due to insistent public demand, the MTBO Bible Run has been moved to MARCH 3, 2012, SATURDAY.

 

 

For those interested to join the MTBO Bible Run, you may sign up for registration at any of the following registration centers:

PBS Biblehouse: Un Ave., Sta. Mesa, Baclaran

PCBS Bookstore branches: SM Marilao, SM Sta.Rosa, Alabang, Cubao-EDSA, Farmers, Makati, UN Avenue, Monumento, Fairv...

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Cavite hosts i-Proclaim! 3 on National BibleWeek 2012

Posted on January 4, 2012 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Cavite hosts i-Proclaim! 3 on National BibleWeek 2012                                 

The local government of Cavite partners with thePhilippine Bible Society (PBS) to stage i-Proclaim! 3 on January 13, 2012during the kick-off celebration of National Bible Week. A campaign to conductpublic oral readings of the Bible in as ...

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San Fernando Bishop, Passes Away

Posted on November 14, 2011 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

 


PHILIPPINES. SAN Fernando Bishop Artemio Rillera, a missionary from the Society of the Divine Word (SVD), died unexpectedly Sunday. He was 69.

Rillera succumbed to severe asthma attack after holding a Mass at the Seminary of the Sacred Heart in San Fernando City, La Union.

The prelate was immediately rushed to Bethany Hospital, also ...

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Seminar-Workshop on VERBUM DOMINI

Posted on November 7, 2011 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The Episcopal Commission on Biblical Apostolate (ECBA) held a seminar-workshop on Verbum Domini for Campus Ministers, Rel-ed teachers and professors, Catechists and Christian Living instructors at the Philippine Bible Society, United Nations Avenue, Manila last November 3 - 4. Our main speakers are Bp. Pablo Virgilio S. David, DD, Bp. Broderick Pabillo, DD and Bp. Renato Mayugba, DD. Asi...

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Dr. Natividad Pagadut - New ECBA-CBCP Executive Secretary

Posted on July 28, 2011 at 10:23 PM Comments comments (0)


Dr. Natividad Pagadut (center) newly appointed as EXECUTIVE SECRETARY (ES) of the Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate (ECBA) of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) with Msgr. Asis (Assistant Secretary General CBCP), Fr. Oscar (ES-ECBA), Bp. Ambo David (ECBA chairman), Msgr. Figura (Secretary General CBCP)and Fr. Picardal (ES-BEC)


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CBAP Announces the Election of President, New Officers and Members to its Board

Posted on July 20, 2011 at 6:26 AM Comments comments (5)

CBAP Announces the Election of President, New Officers and Members to its Board

            TagaytayCity—July 16, 2011—The Catholic Biblical Association of the Philippines (CBAP)announced, at the bible-association’s annual convention, the election of Fr.Leander Barrot, OAR, Vice President for Academics of San SebastianCollege-Recoletos (Manila) as president of CBAP (2011-2012).

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New EXECOM REP - Asia-Oceania-CBF - Bp. Ambo David, DD

Posted on June 24, 2011 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)


Most Rev. Pablo Virgilio "Ambo" S. David, DD, chairman and representing Biblical-Pastoral Ministry Philippines Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (ECBA-CBCP)  was elected as EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE for ASIA-OCEANIA - CBF (Catholic Biblical Federation) last June 15-19 for the

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Spring Time - [email protected]

Posted on June 21, 2011 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)


Beyond the Usual



Pastoral Conferences and Courses:


Conference #1:

Community and Formation  

                       ...

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Dr. Thomas P. Ousborne - New GS-CBF

Posted on June 16, 2011 at 10:22 PM Comments comments (0)


Change in the General Secretariat - Dr. Thomas P. Osborne is the new interim director

After ten years in the office of CBF(Catholic Biblical Federation) General Secretary (GS) Alexander M. Schweitzer on 1 April 2011 joins the United Bible Societies. In his letter of thanks the CBF President emphasises Schweitzer’s precious services for the Federation and underlines t...

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