Episcopal Commission on the Biblical Apostolate

Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines

PPVIBC Reports

PAUL VI BIBLICAL CENTER FOR MINDANAO

Catadman, Ozamiz City

Tel. No. 088-564-3104, 586-1386, 5861395

Fax No.: 088-344-8220

Email : [email protected]



JANUARY TO JUNE 2012

SUMMARY REPORT


EVENTS/PROGRAMS/DIOCESAN-REGIONAL ACTIVITIES

* National Bible Week Celebration

All Arch/Dioceses/prelatures celebrated National Bible Week

Bible Caravan, Motor cade , Bible Exhibits, Bible Entronement, Bible Blessing, Bible Quiz, Interpretative Dance Contest, Poster Making, Slogan Contest, Bible Conference,  Radio & Tv Program etc.

* National Bible Workshop- Mindanao Region  Again 80% attendance

* BBS Seminars I , II & III on going in all dioceses

* April 23-27, 2012- Organized 21st Summer Bible Institute in Surigao City with the Topic: 

   “Verbum Domini with Apostle Paul”. The resource speakers were : Bishop Renato Mayugba, DD and Dr. Natividad B. Pagadut.

    The 250 participants committed themselves as heralds of  Verbum Domini  through their strong faith & commitment  with 

     whole-hearted support of the priest and bishops.


STRENGTHS

                . Almost all Diocesesan Directors supported the Biblical Apostolate .

                . Regular fellowship/GSK Prayer meeting with the team

                . Full time BA Coordinators

                . Diocesan Bible Team are commited and always ready when needed.

                . Distributed free bible to our BBS 1 graduates  as of  Jannuary to June 2012

Ozamiz- distributed – 300 copies

Mati – 1,000 copies

Malaybalay- 409 copies ( another 500 for distribution)

Davao- 1,200 copies

Dipolog-8,049 copies


WEAKNESSES

                . there are still priest/bishop who give less importance to the Biblical Apostolate Formation

                . mostly working B.A. Coordinators

                . still some volunteers lack of interest and commitment


OPPURTUNITY

                . MTBO Bible are now available for the poor families

                . AUDIO Bible are also available at PBS


 THREATS

                . Money is not a big problem  to preach the Word of God but faith and commitment.


PLANS

                . 22nd Summer Bible Institute ( SBI) on April 2012 at Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay

                .  Sub-regional Meeting every quarter


FINACIAL SITUATION

                . PVIBCM still on the go despite of Zero balance fund. As long as  the 22 Arch/Dioceses/

                  Prelatures will remit their 30% share of the 2012 Bible Sunday Collection.

                . Total Collection as June 4, 2012 Ps. 66.593.85


Paul VI BCM’s 21st  Summer Bible Institute (SBI)