Plan of Activities

Plan of Activities for the Year of the Poor


Activities Date Target
Training of Facilitators for the Year of Poor Modules February –  March 2015 1 member of Educ. Committee per Arch/diocese
Education and Seminar on Year of the Poor March – June 2015 Arch/dioceses through Social Action
Conscientization/ Sharing of Hope module: 40 for the Poor February – September 2015 All peoples of good will through Social Action



Activities Date Target
Year of the Poor National launching: Eucharistic Celebration and simultaneous ringing of bells November 23,  2014(each diocese may opt to launch the YOP between Nov. 23- 30) CBCP CommissionsAll Catholic Churches nationwide
Continue Providing Bibles to the poor (suggestion) November 2014 -  October 2015 100 poor families per parish
Fund Raising for the “Anawim”: 40 for the Poor October 2014 – September 2015 All people
Noche Buena sa sabsaban ng mga Dukha December 2014 Urban poor and street families (all Arch/dioceses, parishes & Churches are encouraged)
National Consultation onPanaghoy (lamentation) ng mga Dukha May 2015 Poor, marginalized and  vulnerable sectors
Listening the cries of the Poor:Dialogue of Poor and Bishop July 2015 (suggestion before the Plenary Council) Bishops and Marginalized/poor sectors
Campaign onRight to Food Bill (in support to the Caritas Internationalis’ global campaign on One Human Family: Food for All) December 2014 – January 2015 (Drafting of the Bill)February – June 2015 Friendly legislators, Church-based Organizations (CBOs), partner Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) & similar minded groups and individuals
Signature campaign for the passage of the RTF bill February – June 2015 CBOs, CSO partners, poor sectors & general public
Launching of the Compendium of Reflections on the Year of the Poor and Possible Signing by Pope Francis January 2015 The Pope, Church-people and poor sectors
Culmination of the Year of the Poor @ Bogo, Cebu: Ground breaking of houses with concelebrated mass: Concert for the Poor

: Symbolic sharing of gifts to the Anawim of 40-4-d-4

October 2015 Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Church-people & Poor people & beneficiaries


Particulars Date
Module for the Year of the Poor (c/o Sr. Lydia Collado & company) November 2014
Compendium of Reflections on the Year of the Poor January 2015
Establishment of Diocesan & Parish AK Standby Fund  for the Poor (all  Arch/diocese & parishes are encouraged) December 2014 – September 2015
Creation of Space/ venue for regular dialogue between clergy and the Poor (suggestion) August 2015
40 Scholarship grants to Youth Social Action workers June 2015
100 Bibles per parish have been distributed to the poor families (parishes are encouraged) October 2015
Law on Right to Food During the 17th Congress
40 Houses for the Poor Starting October 2015
Education & Livelihood Sustainability Program (40-4-d-4) October 2015