Episcopal  Commission  on  the  Biblical  Apostolate 

Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines


The Episcopal Commission on 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 four-fold ministries of:

     Animating Biblical-Pastoral Formation 

     Organizing Bible Celebration 

     Promoting Bible Translation  

     Coordinating Bible Distribution


That all pastoral work be animated by the Word of God.


We, Biblical-Pastoral Animators, commit ourselves to a new Evangelization through the Word of God.

The Commission on the Biblical Apostolate consists of:

ECBA Commission

ECBA Chairman

ECBA Vice-Chairman

ECBA Bishop-members

ECBA Executive Board

ECBA Chairman,

ECBA Vice-Chairman,

ECBA Bishop-members

Regional Directors

Executive Secretary


ECBA Secretariat

Executive Secretary

Communications Officer

Bookeeper/Liaison Officer

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.