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Resourcing Core Well-being, Living Fully Charged

Posted on October 7, 2019 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (2)

One day was barely enough for a seminar on discovering the core resources of well-being within oneself along with loving self-care and committed mental health care. Yet it was done by Ms. Harriet H. Hormillosa and team on October 6, 2019 to an audience of 26 interested women and men from different walks of life. The session she said was open to all because anybody can be a manager of himself/herself and can assist others to achieve mental health. But the task starts with the self. Thus she em...

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Palawan Regional Bible Workshop

Posted on October 1, 2019 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)


By Dr. Natividad Pagadut

Youth leaders and Basic Ecclesial Community formators of the Apostolic Vicariate of Palawan came together from different parishes to be renewed and refreshed by talks and workshops organized by Fr. Peter Tran Xuan Vu, SVD and his team from September 27-29, 2019. Fr. Vu is the Bible Director of the vicariate who pooled all possible resources together to make the event as fruitf...

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Marian Conference in San Mateo, Isabela

Posted on September 30, 2019 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)



by N. Llarenas

St. Matthew Parish in San Mateo, Isabela held a Marian Conference as part of it celebration of the Marian Festival on September 28, 2019. The theme of the Conference was Mary: Disciple and Mother (Re-discovering Mary in the New Testament). The Speaker was Ms. Luningning Llarenas, Communications Officer of the Episcopal Commission on the Biblical Apostolate. The participants were fr...

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ECBA Staff attend PCNE

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

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 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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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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