Year 2002


January 2

Episcopal Commission for Pastoral Care for Migrants and Itinerant People (ECMI) - Gift Giving among poorest women OFW returnees
- Santuario de San Jose Parish, Greenhills

January 8

Episcopal Commission on Biblical Apostolate (ECBA) - Cluster Meeting
- De Nara Restaurant

January 9

ECPPC - CICM-Asia Regional Formation Community Liturgical Celebration on Prison Ministry

January 12

Episcopal Commission on Health Care (ECHC) - Catholic Congress on Mental Retardation
- De La Salle University


Episcopal Commission on Ecumenical Affairs (ECEA) - Symposium on Ecumenism
- San Carlos Seminary Auditorium

January 12-19

Church Unity octave

January 13

ECEA - Youth Fest
- San Carlos Seminary Auditorium

January 16

ECPPC - Philippine Action for Youth Offenders (PAYO) Coalition Planning
- Sacred Heart Novitiate, Novaliches,Quezon City

January 17

ECPPC - Coalition Against the Death Penalty (CADP) Meeting
- Holy Sacrifice Parish, UP Diliman

January 21-24

Seminar on Bishops' Concern
- Betania Retreat House, Tagaytay City


Episcopal Commission on Vocations - Phase IV DVP Formation Program
- MIC Cursillo and Retreat House, Davao City

January 21-27

National Bible Week

January 27

National Bible Sunday

January 26-28

84th Bishops' Plenary Assembly
- Betania Retreat House, Tagaytay City

January 28-31

Episcopal Commission on Catechesis and Catholic Education (ECCCE) - Trainors Training Seminar Workshop on the proper use of CFC for Region VI
- Capuchin Formation Center - Lipa City

January 30-31

Episcopal Commission Social Communications and Mass Media (ECSCMM) - General Membership Meeting, Philippine Federation of Catholic Broadcasters and Catholic Media Network
- National Office of Mass Media

January 31

ECSCMM - First SIGNIS (world organization of radio stations) Philippines Meeting
- National Office of Mass Media



February 2

Episcopal Commission on Social Action, Justice and Peace (ECSA-JP) - Field Exposure of Visitors from CORDAID (Netherlands) to Relief and Rehabilitation (R&R) Housing Projects in Tarlac Pampanga

February 2- 3

ECPPC - Occular Visits in Olongapo District Jail and Zambales Provincial Jail

February 5-8

ECSA-JP - Project Visitation
- Social Action Center, Diocese of Kabankalan

February 6-7

ECSA-JP - Field Visit and Project Monitoring
- Social Action Center, Diocese of Lucena

February 6-8

ECSA-JP - Field Visit to Relief and Rehabilitation Housing Project
- Bangued, Abra

February 9

ECHC - Philippine Catholic Congress on Blindness
- De La Salle University

February 11

X World Day of the Sick

February 11-13

ECCCE - Seminar Workshop on the Proper Use of CFC in Regions VII and VIII

February 14-15

ECSA-JP - Alay Kapwa 2002 National Launching
- Diocese of Borongan

February 15

ECPPC - Integrated Correctional Association of the Philippines (ICAP) Coalition Board Meeting
- Manila City Jail

February 17

World Migrants Day


Episcopal Commission on Family and Life (ECFL) - Symposium: "Human Life Issues in Emerging Reproductive Technologies"
Speaker:  Dr. Bernard Nathanson
- St. Paul College Manila

February 18

ECFL - Benefit Dinner; Dr. Bernard Nathanson speaks on "The Hand of God"
- Manila Hotel

February 19-23

ECSA-JP - National Consultation & Conference - Workshop on Sustainable Agriculture
- Kalibo Aklan

February 20

ECPPC - Philippine Action for Youth Offenders (PAYO) Coalition Meeting
- Manila City Jail

February 20-24

ECCCE - Seminar on CFC
- PACM, Tagaytay City

February 21

ECPPC - Coalition Against Death Penalty(CADP) - Meeting Amnesty International, Pilipinas Ofc.

February 21-25

ECBA - Biblio-Drama Basic Course
- Iligan City

February 22

Episcopal Commission on Missions (ECM) - Mission Conference 2002
- Divine Word School, Tagaytay City


ECPPC - Para-Legal Session
- New Bilibid Prison

February 23

ECHC - Special Education Convention
De La Salle University, Manila



March 11

CBCP President's Day

March 13

Permanent Council Meeting

March 27-March 31

Holy Week Break



April 1-7

ECBA - Biblio-Drama Facilitators 2 Training Course
- Taytay, Rizal

April 4-6

ECSA-JP - Sustainable Agriculture(SUSAG) ADHOC Committee Meeting to discuss plans for the whole year
South Cotabato

April 7-8

ECFL - Subtle Attacks Against the Family (SAFE) Seminar
- Butuan City

April 7-11

ECSA-JP - SUSAG Trainors' Training of participants from Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines
- South Cotabato

April 8-11

Episcopal Commission on Canon Law (ECCL) - Canon Law Society of the Philippines (CLSP) 10th Annual Convention
- Kalibo, Aklan

April 11-12

ECPPC - Technical Working Group Conference for re-drafting of Juvenile Justice Bill
- Los Baņos, Laguna

April 12-13

ECBA - National Youth Bible Camp Team Members' Meeting
- Las Piņas City

April 12-13

ECMI - National Conference of OFW Re-Integration
- City Gardens Plaza, Ermita


Office on Women - 6th Seminar on Film Review and Classification
- Women's Office

April 13-14

ECFL - Subtle Attacks Against the Family (SAFE) Regular Meeting
- St. Michael Retreat House, Antipolo City

April 14

ECFL - Grand Meeting of all SAFE Seminar participants
- Villa San Miguel

April 15-16

ECMI - Comprehensive Training Orientation on OWWA Program in connection with ECMI partnership with OWWA

April 21

XXXIX World Day for Vocation



May 1

World Day of Life



July 1-5

Bishops' Annual Retreat
- Betania Retreat House, Tagaytay City

July 6-8

85th Bishops' Plenary Assembly
- Betania Retreat House, Tagaytay City

July 18-28

World Youth Day
- Toronto, Canada



September 23-29

Feast of St. Lorenzo Ruiz - Laity Week



3rd Sunday of October

World Mission Sunday



December 1

Catholic Handicapped Day

December 16

National Youth Day

December 17-19

Christmas Triduum




Gambling and Political Will

The President's SONA -- Promises to be Fulfilled

A Church Protocol on Sexual Offences by Clergy and Religious

Hopelessness and the Filipino

Wrong Perspectives

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