Diocese of

Novo Hamburgo

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Novo Hamburgo / Novohamburgen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Porto Alegre

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (June 21)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 12 (1991)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.01.19 – ...):Bishop João Francisco Salm (71)Bishop João Francisco Salm (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Novo Hamburgo (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Francisco Salm (71)Bishop João Francisco Salm (71)
(2022.01.19 – ...)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil)

Ite in vineam

Born:1952.10.11 (São Pedro de Alcântara, SC, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1979.07.30
Consecrated Bishop:2012.11.24

Priest of Florianópolis (Brazil) (1979.07.30 – 2012.09.26)

Bishop of Tubarão (Brazil) (2012.09.26 – 2022.01.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Blumenau (Brazil) (2015.01.25 – 2015.06.24)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (2022.01.19 – ...)

Bishop Zeno Hastenteufel (77)Bishop Zeno Hastenteufel (77)
(2007.03.28 – 2022.01.19)

Bishop emeritus of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil)

Nuntio Vobis Gaudium

Born:1946.06.14 (Linha Rodrigues da Rosa, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1972.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:2002.03.08

Priest of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1972.07.08 – 2001.12.12)

Bishop of Frederico Westphalen (Brazil) (2001.12.12 – 2007.03.28)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (2007.03.28 – 2022.01.19)

Archbishop Osvino José Both (86)Bishop Osvino José Both (86) (later Archbishop)
(1995.11.22 – 2006.06.07)

Archbishop Military Ordinary emeritus of Brazil (Brazil)

Fiat Voluntas Tua

Born:1938.04.26 (Três Arroios, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1967.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:1990.09.02

Priest of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (1967.04.22 – 1990.06.26)

Titular Bishop of Civitanova (1990.06.26 – 1995.11.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1990.06.26 – 1995.11.22)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (1995.11.22 – 2006.06.07)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of Brazil (Brazil) (2006.06.07 – 2014.08.06)

Bishop Carlos José Boaventura Kloppenburg, O.F.M.
(1986.08.08 – 1995.11.22)

Sub umbris fideliter

Born:1919.11.02 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1946.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1982.08.01
Died:2009.05.08 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Vulturara (1982.05.22 – 1986.08.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1982.05.22 – 1986.08.08)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (1986.08.08 – 1995.11.22)

Bishop Aloísio Sinésio Bohn
(1980.02.13 – 1986.06.27)

Omnes Unum Sint

Born:1934.09.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1977.09.09
Died:2022.06.09 (Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil † 87)

Titular Bishop of Abbir Germaniciana (1977.06.27 – 1980.02.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Brasília (Brazil) (1977.06.27 – 1980.02.13)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (1980.02.13 – 1986.06.27)

Bishop of Santa Cruz do Sul (Brazil) (1986.06.27 – 2010.05.19)

Special Churches

Churches by City (48)

Montenegro (←), Caxias do Sul (↑), Osório (↘), Porto Alegre (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 3,598 km²

Population: 753,000 Catholics (67.9% of 1,109,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 49 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 120 priests (88 diocesan, 32 religious), 49 deacons, 296 religious (64 brothers, 232 sisters), 30 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.19

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