FABC AsIPA Desk Plans for 2017-2018

AsIPA (BEC) Desk

The AsIPA (BEC) Desk of the FABC Office of Laity is based in Seoul, Korea. It was set up to respond to the need to promote and hold training for all member conferences of the FABC towards their vision of Church in Asia for the third millennium, as a Participatory Church, a Communion of Communities.


AsIPA Desk Plans for 2017-2018

1. A Preparatory Meeting for VIII AsIPA General Assembly

  • Date: March 28 – 31, 2017
  • Venue: Batam, the Diocese of Pangkalpinang in Indonesia
  • Attendant: Local Organizing Team and Executive Secretary of AsIPA Desk

2. AsIPA Resource Team Annual Meeting

  • Date: June 26 – 30, 2017
  • Venue: Personal Development Centre, Bangkok in Thailand
  • Attendant: 9 ART Members from 7 countries

3. Supporting BECs Workshops

3.1. AsIPA Workshop in the Archdiocese of Saigon, Vietnam

1) Preparatory Meeting

  • Date: March 11 – 14, 2017
  • Venue: Centre of CBCV in Saigong, Vietnam
  • Attendants: Bibiana Ro, Fr. Michael (ART) and Local Pastoral Core Team for BECss

2) Workshop

  • Date: July 31th – August 4th, 2017
  • Venue: Pastoral Centre of the Archdiocese of Saigon, Vietnam
  • ART Facilitators: Fr. Arthur, Br. Michael, Bibiana

3.2. AsIPA Workshop in Myanmar for Trainers

  • Date: November 9 – 11, 2017
  • Venue: Pastoral Center in Mandalay, Myanmar

4. Revising AsIPA Modules (AsIPA Texts: A, B, C, D)

5. Networking of BECs in Asia)

5.1. Assisting Thai Representatives’ Exposure Programme on BECs in Korea

  • Date: April 24 – 28, 2017
  • Venue: The diocese of Jeju, Korea
  • Participants: 63 Thai Representatives from 6 dioceses (1 Archbishop, 18 Priests, 20 Religious Sisters, 24 Laity) and 20 Korean Representatives

6. AsIPA Research Project in 2017 onwards

6.1 General Assemblies Documentations (seven times)

: Keynote addresses, final statements and other good articles of the GAs (1996-2015) will be collected, reviewed and edited.

6.2. Source Book on BECs/SCCs of Asia

: Valuable articles and resources on BECs/SCCs of Asia in theological and pastoral approach which have been published in a respective country of Asia will be collected, reviewed and edited.

6.3. Historical overview of the BECs/SCCs of local Churches in Asia with theological reflection

: The history, pastoral focus, structure, method, programs, achievement, difficulties, challenges and present situation and statistics of BECs/SCCs of each country or particular dioceses in Asia could be examined and reflected by responsible persons.

7. VIII AsIPA General Assembly in 2018

  • Date: October 17th – 24th, 2018
  • Venue: Batam, the Diocese of Pangkalpinang in Indonesia

8. Supporting BECs Workshop in the local Church of Asia in 2018


source: http://www.fabc.org/offices/olaity/asipa.html

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