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ECBA Staff attend PCNE

Posted on July 26, 2018 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (6)

The ECBA Staff attended the 5th Philippine Conference on the New Evangelization on July 20-22, 2018. The theme of this year’s conference is “Moved with compassion, feed the multitude.”

The conferences focused on the many meanings of feeding the hunger of people in the world. The concurrent sessions were about feeding in different ways and in different areas like politics, ecology, BECs, school, workplace, family, youth, catechesis and technology.

There were p...

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Seminar in Bookkeeping and Accounting

Posted on July 25, 2018 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Seminar in Bookkeeping and Accounting for non-accountants offered to CBCP-ECBA Staff



Proverbs 1:5 says that “The wise by hearing them will advance in learning; the intelligent will gain sound guidance.”


ECBA as one of CBCP Commission believes that the staff, to be able to grow holistically needs to continue to learn, thus avail of the possibilities whereby one ...

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CBCP-ECBA in the Diocese of Sorsogon

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (30)

Upon the invitation of Fr. Rondel John Sioson, the Bible Apostolate Director of the Diocese of Sorsogon, Dr. Natividad Pagadut, Ms. Remy Alberto and Ms. Ning Llarenas went to Sorsogon for the Bible Orientation Seminar Workshop. It was attended by 146 Bible Animators from the different parishes and ministries of the diocese. The CBCP-ECBA team gave the participants the necessary tools and developed their skills in using the Bible personally in their reflection and prayer and in conducting...

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CBCP ECBA Joins Walk for Life

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Walk for Life, organized by Sangguniang Laiko ng Pilipinas was joined by different religious groups, students and different parish organizations. The staff of CBCP-ECBA participated in the said event. The activities started at 4 a.m. with sharing of people about their experiences in promoting human life and ecology. At around 4:30 a.m., the Walk for Life started with Bishop Broderick Pabillo and the Laiko Board leading the group around Quirino Grandstand while praying the rosary. It culmin...

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CBCP-ECBA joins the Diocese of Pampanga in their Celebration of the National Bible Month

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

In celebration of the Bible Month, Fr. Jess Layug, the Regional Bible Apostolate Director of Central Luzon, invited CBCP-ECBA to share a Basic Orientation on the Bible and about ECBA to the Bible animators and Catechists of the Diocese of Pampanga. Ms. Ning Llarenas gave the orientation about the Comiision on Biblical Apostolate while Ms. Remy Alberto gave a basic orientation on the Bible and shared about some tools for Bible Animation like BFAST, Biblialangin, Biblianilay and Sayawlangin w...

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BEC Meets ECBA for Collaboration in the Apostolate

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Pope Francis calls all Church workers to collaborate each other in the different apostolates. In response to this call, Msgr. Gabriel of BEC and his staff together with Dr. Nati Pagadut and the EBCA staff had their meeting last January 18, 2018.

During the meeting, Dr. Nati Pagadut mentioned how ECBA can collaborate with the other commissions and ministries like BEC. Msgr. Manny Gabriel said that BEC is in the heart of the Word of God. The effectiveness depends on the community buildin...

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Diocese of Tandag in Surigao del Sur Celebrates Bible Month

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)

In January 12, 2018 Ms. Remy Alberto was sent to the Diocese of Tandag, Surigao del Sur by Dr. Natividad Pagadut in lieu of her who can’t make it due to health reasons for a series of talks in celebration of the Bible Month. Rev. Fr. Roniel Dueñas, the Diocesan Bible Apostolate Director, spearheaded the kick off of the Diocesan Bible Month Celebration with three major events: Bible Crusade, Bible Caravan and Bible Seminars. The first venue was in St. Theresa College, Tandag City w...

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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 (2)

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 (1)

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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