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To be reviced in June 2022

Chapter 6: Pastoral Management Institute (PMI)


Article 1: Pastoral Management Institute

Section 1: The Seven Sacraments 

Section 2: The Need for PMI for Lord’s Leaven Members

Section 3: Orientation on Family Cenacles and Basic Ecclesial

                  Communities (BEC)

Section 4: Enrollment in PMI in a BEC Family Cenacle Team

Section 5: Vehicle of the Courses in the PMI: Family Cenacle DI and Walk Through

Section 6: Registration and Commissioning as Mission Aspirant of the members of the Family Cenacle Team

Section 7: Commissioning as Aspirant Facilitator

Section 8: Commissioning as Mission Facilitator

Section 9: Divine Indwelling Retreat and Renewal of Baptismal Promises

Section 10: Course Categories in the PMI

  1. a) Lord’s Leaven’s Holistic Approach to Evangelization

  2. b) Objectives of PMI

  3. c) Course Categories

  4. Stewardship Courses

  5. Spirituality Courses

  6. Temporality Courses

  7. d) Rational for Integration of Spirituality and Temporality Programs


Chapter 7: Membership in Lord’s Leaven Mission Society

Article 1: Canon Law on Lay Association

Section 1: Canon 327 High esteem for approved association

Section 2: Canon 328 Pastoral Integration and working together

Section 3: Canon 329 Obligation of Society on formation of members

Section 4: Canon 231 #1 Duty of members for formation

Section 5: Canons 306,  307 #1 Valid Reception of members

Section 6: Canons 299 #3, 322 #1-2, 323 #1-2, 301 #1, 305, 312 #2, 317 #3, 318 #1 Role of the Ecclesiastical Authority

Section 7: Canon 324 #2 Spiritual Counselor

Section 8: Canon 325 #1-2 Administration of goods and the Church

Article 2: Obligation of Members as a Lay Congregation or Society in the Church

Section 1: Fidelity to the Magisterium

Section 2: Fidelity to LLMS Constitution

Section 3: Fidelity to the Weekly Cenacle Fellowship and the PMI

Section 4: Fidelity in coordination with the Parish and its Pastor

Section 5: Fidelity in submitting reports and financial status

Article 3: Leadership in Lord’s Leaven Mission Society

Section 1: To be a servant is to be a leader in Lord’s Leaven Mission

Section 2: Servanthood inside the Mission Society

Section 3: Servanthood outside the Mission Society

Article 4: Membership in Lord’s Leaven Mission Society

Section 1: Levels of Membership in Lord’s Leaven Mission Society

Section 2: Associate Member

Section 3: Missionary Member

Chapter 8: Stages of Mission for Missionary Members

Article 1: Parts of the Stages of Mission

Section 1: Two Parts of the Stages of Mission

Section 2: Part 1: Mission Training for Missionary Members

Section 3: Part 2: Mission Administration

Article 2: First Stage of Mission: Mission Aspirant

Section 1: Obligation of every baptized to reach out to others

Section 2: PMI Cenacle and the Mission Aspirant

Section 3: Qualification for Mission Aspirant

Article 3: Second Stage of Mission: Aspirant Facilitator

Section 1: Liturgical Commission

Section 2: Mission Practicum

Section 3: Continuing Mission Aspirancy

Article 4: Third Stage of Mission: Mission Facilitator

Section 1: Liturgical Commission as a Full-fledge Lord’s Leaven Missionary

Section 2: BEC Mission Evangelization Practicum

Section 3: Coordination with Parish Mission Guardian and Parish Priest

Article 5:  Fourth Stage of Mission: Assistant Mission Guardian(s)

Section 1: Who can become Assistant Mission Guardian(s)

Section 2: Duties of Assistant Mission Guardian(s)

  1. a) Assistant Mission Guardian as Co-Steward

  2. b) Assistant Mission Guardian for Priestly Function

  3. c) Assistant Mission Guardian for Prophetic Function

  4. d) Assistant Mission Guardian for Kingly Function


Article 6: Fifth Stage of Mission: Mission Guardian

Section 1: The Mission Guardian

Section 2: Duties of a Mission Guardian

Section 3: Levels of Mission Guardians

  1. a) Parish Mission Guardian

  2. b) Diocesan Mission Guardian

  3. c) National Mission Guardian


Article 7: Sixth Stage of Mission: Mission Shepherd

Section 1:   General Description of a Mission shepherd

Section 2:   Levels of Mission Shepherds

  1. a) Diocesan Mission Shepherd

  2. b) National Mission Shepherd

  3. c) Global Mission Shepherd


Article 8:  Mission Elders

Section 1: Description of a Mission Elder

Section 2: Council of Elders

Chapter 9: Election and Appointments

Article 1: General Qualification

Article 2: Vacancy of the Office of Parish Mission Guardian

Section 1: Letters of Recommendation for Appointment

Section 2: Parish Council of Elders Submits Recommendation

Section 3: National Committee on Appointment

Section 4: Final Consultation of the Top Three Recommendees

Section 5: The Appointment

Section 6: Liturgical Commissioning

Article 3: Vacancy of the Office of Diocesan Mission Shepherd

Section 1: Submission of Letters of Recommendation

Section 2: Consultation

Section 3: The Appointment

Section 4: Liturgical Commissioning


Article 4: Vacancy of the Office of the National Mission Shepherd

Section 1: Consistory Election

Section 2: Ecclesiastical Confirmation

Section 3: Liturgical Commissioning


Chapter 10: Pilot Village-Parish, Mission Base, Mission House                              


Article 1: Pilot Parish

Section 1: Pilot Village in the Parish

Section 2: Initial Family Cenacle Team

Section 3: Registration of the Family Cenacle Team

Section 4: Spreading the Neighborhood Family Cenacle Teams to form the Paschal Mystery Grouping of Basic Ecclesial Communities

Section 5: Report to the Parish Priest and Request for making a Pilot BEC or Village

Section 6: Requesting the Bishop for proclaiming a Pilot Parish

Section 7: General Parish or Village Assembly

Section 8: Extension Mission Parishes


Article 2: Mission House

Section 1: Parish Central Mission House

Section 2: BEC Mission House

Section 3: Functions of Mission Guardian, Mission Facilitator, Aspirant Facilitator and Mission Aspirant in relation to a BEC

Section 4: Diocesan Mission House

Section 5: National Mission House


Article 3: Mission Base

Section 1: Mission Base

Section 2: Human Resource Development in the Mission Base  

Section 3: The Mission Base a “Paradise”     

  1. a) Mission Genesis: “Back to Paradise”

  2. b) Place of Peace and Contemplation

  3. c) Paradise of Temporality, Economic Productivity, Self-Sufficiency and Cultural Development


Article 4: Usufruct Agreement

Section 1: Mission House Agreement  

Section 2: Mission Base Agreement


Chapter 11:  Pastoral Teams   


Article 1: Lord’s Leaven Mission Pastoral Team

Section 1: Pastoral Team according to the Functions of Christ

Section 2: Levels of Application of the Functions of Christ

  1. a) First Level: Every Christian baptized

  2. b) Second Level: Christian Family

  3. c) Third Level: Family Cenacle Team

  4. d) Fourth Level: Basic Ecclesial Community (BEC) Lord’s Leaven Pastoral Team

  5. d) Fifth Level: Parish Lord’s Leaven Pastoral Team

  6. e) Sixth Level: Diocesan Lord’s Leaven Pastoral Team

  7. f) Seventh Level: National Lord’s Leaven Pastoral Team

Section 3:  Evaluative Pastoral Planning Workshops


Article 2: Parish Priest, Spiritual Father and the Religious

Section 1: General Principle

Section 2: Relation with the Local Ordinary (Bishop) and the Parish Priest

Section 3:  Relation with Other Congregations, Organizations, Movements


Chapter 12:  Cenacle and Basic Ecclesial Communities (BEC)                                 


Article 1: Time of Our Lord Jesus and the Apostles

Section 1: The Way of Our Lord Jesus and the Apostles

Section 2: Small Christian Communities


Article 2: Adapting what Jesus did to the Present Need of the Church: Family Cenacles and Basic Ecclesial Communities (BEC)

Section 1: Common Life of Early Christians

Section 2: The Christian Family, Cenacles, BEC: Focal Point of the Mission of Lord’s Leaven Mission Society

Section 3: Role of the Basic Ecclesial Community

Section 4: Evangelical Structure of Pastoral Work according to the Functions of Christ

Section 5: Ecclesial Responsibility for Unity among Christian Communities


Chapter 13:  Discipline in Lord’s Leaven                                                                  


Article 1: Concept of Discipline in Lord’s Leaven

Section 1: Discipline: a most vital element to an individual in a community

Section 2: Etymology of the word “disciplina”

Section 3: Type of Education Process and Lord’s Leaven

Section 4: Discipline and Holistic Education

Section 5: Characteristics of Discipline in Lord’s Leaven

  1. a) What Discipline in Lord’s Leaven is not

  2. b) Discipline in Lord’s Leaven does not come from the faculties of the soul alone but mainly from the spirit

  3. c) What Discipline in Lord’s Leaven is

Section 6:     Dealing with Erring Members


Article 2:  Levels of discipline in Lord’s Leaven

Section 1: Modes of Correction for Erring Members in Lord’s Leaven

Section 2: Process Check

Section 3: Dyad or One-on-One Fraternal Evaluation and Correction

  1. a) Two levels of Dyad

  2. b) Private Counseling done

Section 4: Triad Fraternal Correction

Section 5: Community Chapter of Faults


Article 3: Areas of Discipline in Lord’s Leaven

Section 1: Areas of Discipline

Section 2: Spiritual Discipline

Section 3: Moral Discipline

Section 4: Mental Discipline

Section 5: Physical Discipline

Section 6: External Discipline


Article 4:  Disciplinary Measures in Lord’s Leaven 

Section 1: Four Basic Exercises of Internal Discipline

Section 2: Constant DI and Sacraments

Section 3: Regular Walk Through

Section 4: Back to DI at every negative thought

Section 5: Forming Others to Live the Lord’s Leaven Way of Life following the four norms of internal discipline

Section 6: Silence and no defense at every accusation and correction


Chapter 14: Management Policies


Article 1: Operational Management and Administration

Section 1: Canon Law

Section 2: LLMS Constitution and Governance

Section 3: Pastoral Management Institute (PMI) Weekly Walk Through

Section 4: Cenacle and Basic Ecclesial Community (BEC)

Section 5: Stewardship Program Guide and Regular Evaluation


Article 2: Fiscal Management

Section 1: Canon 325 #1 and #2

Section 2: Need for Regular Updated Financial Report

Section 3: Importance of Accounting and Audit

Section 4: Mission Policy: Monthly Report, Quarterly Report and Annual Report

Chapter  15:  Supporting the Mission: Tithing and Love Offering


Article 1: Expressing the Generosity of God

Section 1: Man is Full of Grace

Section 2: God’s Unlimited Generosity through our limited participation

Section 3: Support for the work of the Lord is necessary, obligatory and a source of endless blessings

Section 3: Support for the work of the Lord is necessary, obligatory and a source of endless blessings

Section 4: Man: “reservoir of the blessings of the Lord” 

Section 5: Man: “channel of the blessings of the Lord”

Section 6: To be the reservoir and channels of God’s blessings is our human dignity

Section 7: Sharing the gifts and graces each of us received from the Lord


Article 2 Tithing

Section 1: The Tithe

Section 2: Purpose of Material Gifts

Section 3: The key to God’s many graces

Section 4: Mandate of God to support evangelists and those who teach us about God

Section 5: Mandate of the Church

Section 6: Need to support more workers in the harvest field of God

Section 7: Tithing, the Lord’s Leaven Mission Society and the Pastoral Management Institute

Section 8: Sponsorship of Mission Aspirants and Mission Communities

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