Diocese of

São João del Rei

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: São João del Rei / Sancti Ioannis a Rege (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Juiz de Fora

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint John the Baptist (June 24), Saint James Major (July 25)

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.12.12 – ...):Bishop José Eudes Campos do Nascimento (57)Bishop José Eudes Campos do Nascimento (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of São João del Rei (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Eudes Campos do Nascimento (57)Bishop José Eudes Campos do Nascimento (57)
(2018.12.12 – ...)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil)

Servus in caritate

Born:1966.04.30 (Barbacena, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1995.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.15

Priest of Mariana (Brazil) (1995.04.22 – 2012.06.27)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (2012.06.27 – 2018.12.12)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil) (2018.12.12 – ...)

Bishop Célio de Oliveira Goulart, O.F.M.
(2010.05.26 – 2018.01.19)

Crux Dei Virtus Est

Born:1944.09.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1998.08.28
Died:2018.01.19 († 73)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (1998.06.24 – 2003.07.09)

Bishop of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim (Brazil) (2003.07.09 – 2010.05.26)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil) (2010.05.26 – 2018.01.19)

Bishop Waldemar Chaves de Araújo (89)Bishop Waldemar Chaves de Araújo (89)
(1996.06.26 – 2010.05.26)

Bishop emeritus of São João del Rei (Brazil)

Oportet obœdire Deo

Born:1934.07.23 (Bom Despacho, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1962.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.03

Bishop of Teófilo Otoni (Brazil) (1989.11.18 – 1996.06.26)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil) (1996.06.26 – 2010.05.26)

Bishop Antônio Carlos Mesquita
(1983.12.16 – 1996.06.26)

Elegit servum suum

Born:1923.10.13 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1947.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1974.06.29
Died:2005.12.19 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Tamada (1974.04.08 – 1977.03.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Oliveira (Brazil) (1974.04.08 – 1977.03.06)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Oliveira (Brazil) (1974.04.08 – 1977.03.06)

Bishop of Oliveira (Brazil) (1977.03.06 – 1983.12.16)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil) (1983.12.16 – 1996.06.26)

Bishop Delfim Ribeiro Guedes
(1960.07.23 – 1983.12.07)

Contra spem in spem

Born:1908.05.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1931.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:1943.10.03
Died:1985.02.23 († 76)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (1943.06.26 – 1960.07.23)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil) (1960.07.23 – 1983.12.07)

Special Churches

Churches by City (43)

Campanha (↙), Oliveira (↖), Mariana (↗), Juiz de Fora (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 9,503 km²

Population: 530,000 Catholics (85.1% of 623,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 42 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 76 priests (56 diocesan, 20 religious), 2 deacons, 115 religious (67 brothers, 48 sisters), 14 seminarians

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