|Posted on October 2, 2012 at 9:20 PM|
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 the CBF Executive Committee until the next CBF Plenary Assembly.
The Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate (ECBA) of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is supervised and governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of Bishop Commission Members, Executive Secretary, and the Regional Directors. It communicates with the Catholic Biblical Federation (CBF) and the office of Evangelization of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC) and maintains relations with the Philippine Bible Society (PBS), the Summer Institute of Linguistic (SIL) and other inter-confessional organizations involved in Biblical Apostolate.
ECBA is a Full Member of the Catholic Biblical Federation (CBF) which is “a Catholic world fellowship, of administratively distinct international local organizations committed to biblical-pastoral ministry”. The federation is a public association of Christ’s faithful. It relates to the Holy See through the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
ECBA is run by an Executive Board composed of the Bishop Chairman, Executive Secretary, Treasurer, Office Secretary, Word Web Editor, NCR Bible Director, Manila Suffragans Bible Director and Consultors elected by the Executive Committee. (cbfseawordpress.com)
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
Organizing Bible Celebration
Promoting Bible Translation
Assisting Bible Production
Coordinating Bible Distribution
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.