Monday, August 06, 2012

Seminar on BEC as Paradigm for Community Living

Several days ago (August 2-3), I gave a seminar on "Basic Ecclesial Communities: Paradigm for Community Living" to 14 priests and religious of the ARFI batch 35 (Asian Religious Formators' Institute) at the SAIDI in Antipolo. The participants wh are preparing for their task a formators came from various Asian countries (India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Fiji and the Philippines). This is the outline of my presentation:

August 2
8:30 - 10:00 am BECs: Phenomenological Perspective
10:30 -12:00      BECs as Locus of Communion (Koinonia)
2:30 -4:00 pm    BECs as Prophetic/Witnessing Communities (Kerygma)

August 3
8:30- 10:00 am  BECs as Priestly/Worshipping Communities (Litourgia)
10:30 12:00        BECs as Serving Communities (Diakonia)
2:30 - 4:00 pm    The Clergy and Religious vis-a-vis BECs

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