Promoting and forming basic ecclesial communities: problems and prescription (picardal) fr amado l picardal, cssr, std one of the significant developments in the church after vatican ii is the emergence of basic ecclesial communities (becs) in various parts of the world including the philippines in his encyclical. The parish as a communion-in-mission of basic ecclesial communities and other ecclesial communities “in every diocese, the parish remains the ordinary place where the faithful gather to grow in faith, to live the mystery of ecclesial communion and to take part in the church's mission 2. And one another (mrk 12:28-31 matt 22:34-40 lk 10:25-28 also jn 13:34-35 1 jn 4:11-16) the question that arises is: what spiritualities are being nurtured by basic ecclesial communities (becs) while faith is a key source, basic perspectives and daily choices also take us to the core of our culture, to cultural meaning,. Published by elsevier ltd this is an open access article under the cc by-nc- nd license ( ) peer-review under responsibility of the sakarya university doi: 101016/jsbspro201501885 inte 2014 as basic ecclesial communities in case of political organization of popular. The basic ecclesial communities in latin america the emergence of basic christian communities in the churches of latin america today is a significnat pheno- menon, full of hope to the cnnrch universal(1) so significant is this phenomenon that the future of the catholic church in latin america in general,.
A parish priest in the boondocks of mindanao, along with the lay pastoral workers who assist him in strengthening the local base ecclesial communities (becs) might spontaneously remark: “we are too far away from the world of ivory-tower scholars, academics with esoteric theories of no value to the grassroots, weird and. 180 27 mr 32 (1947): 7 base ecclesial communities: a study of reevangelization and growth in the brazilian catholic church a william cook, jr possibly the most exciting item of missiological news to come out of latin america these days cannot be found in the journals of most protestant mission organizations it has. These 4 modules are for those directly involved or will be involved in the organization, formation, and training of basic ecclesial communities (becs) they can be bec organizers, coordinators, core groups, or pastoral formation teams each of the 4 modules has 9 class meetings basic organizing process the bible and.
Basic ecclesial community - acdo, cagayan de oro, philippines 823 likes 7 talking about this communities gathered around the word of god and the. Between saint lorenzo ruiz of manila and saint pedro calungsod of cebu was become the faith of heroes for the roman catholic church and pray for the philippines and bring the distance of our god and the presence the lord for the miracles to glory read more show less reply 1 2 brother randele.
Paraná (agenzia fides) - the meeting of the basic ecclesial communities of brazil is a call to renewal in the practice of life, especially in evangelical service in the urban surburbs, both in a methodological sense and in application, so that one can initiate a true urban pastoral care it is necessary to make. Basic ecclesial community orientation: 1 what it means to be a parish 2 parish pastoral council 3 church ministries 4 church movements and organization 5. Archdiocesan basic ecclesial communities animating team (abecat.
Basic ecclesial communities (becs) are springing up in many parts of the world under a variety of titles such as base communities, small christian communities, basic church communities, cell churches etc many of these small groups are functioning as church for some of the poorest members of society, who for. Basic ecclesial community among families and schools in the philippine education setting rey r vargas phd in theology student ust graduate school introduction there is no exact and statistical quantitative and qualitative data about the basic ecclesial communities (bec)s at the moment, according to fr amado l. Selvister ponnumuthan, the spirituality of basic ecclesial communities in the socio-religious context of trivandrum/kerala, india one of the important contributions of the second vatican council is the re-discovery of the understanding of the church as the «people of god» the incarnate effect of such an. One of the important contributions of the second vatican council is the re- discovery of the understanding of the church as the people of god the incarnate effect of such an understanding is reflected in the emergence of basic ecclesial communities (becs) the present study brings out the spirituality of becs in the.
The building and sustaining of the basic ecclesial community (bec) is the main pastoral direction of the diocese of novaliches since its creation as a separate juridical entity from the archdiocese of manila in 2002 in the vatican ii and pcp ii model of church, the bec is the direction and an expression of a renewed church.
Parish of sta teresa de avila, casay, anini-y, antique the basic ecclesial community or small christian community meeting is one of the priority activities of the parish of sta teresa de avila, casay extra effort is being exerted in order to animate and to keep the becs in casay alive the bishop of san jose de antique,. Fr amado picardal, cssr, std since the late sixties, after the end of the second vatican council, basic ecclesial communities (becs) have emerged in the philippines during the martial law period, becs continued to grow especially in mindanao and some parts of visayas and luzon the second. Holy trinity church basic ecclesial community 1st year anniversary celebration 28-2-2010. The basic ecclesial community is defined as « a new way of being a church » the bec according to pcp ii it is a small faith community of christians, gathered together around the word of god and the eucharist, striving to integrate their faith in their daily life, life in solidarity with one another, action for justice, justice and a.
Basic ecclesial communities, also called basic christian communities, small christian communities is a christian movement some contend that the movement has its origin and inspiration from liberation theology in latin america many regard the emergence of the movement as part of the concrete realization of the. Theology in latin america, as verified in the reflection underlying the final document of the third general assembly of the latin american bishops that was held in puebla, mexico, in 1979, is directly related to the reality of basic ecclesial communities (becs in english cebs in portuguese and spanish) hence that. It is impossible to speak of pastoral work at the present time in latin america without mentioning the basic ecclesial communities for us the basic ecclesial community is the church itself, the universal sacrament of salvation, continuing the mission of christ as prophet, priest and pastor, and therefore a community of faith,.