The “Bukas Loob sa Diyos Covenant Community” (a Catholic charismatic community) is a private association of the lay faithful. As such, it professes communion with the Roman Catholic Church and submits to the authority of the Roman Pontiff and the Diocesan Bishop of the local Church. The BLD Covenant Community started in June 1985 in Manila, Philippines, which is now the center of its international organization.
It is the purpose of the BLD Covenant Community to empower the lay faithful in the task of evangelization by promoting the values of the Kingdom of God among individuals, couples, and families through the various encounter and renewal programs. It endeavors to form BLD Districts throughout the world, with organized structures and relationships to effectively advance the BLD Covenant Community’s purpose.