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Diocese of

São José dos Campos

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: São José dos Campos / Sancti Iosephi in Brasilia (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Aparecida

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (47)

Mogi das Cruzes (↙), Guarulhos (←), Pouso Alegre (↑), Taubaté (→), Caraguatatuba (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.03.20 – ...):Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (69)Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of São José dos Campos (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (69)Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (69)
(2014.03.20 – ...)

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil)

Somos de Deus

Born:1953.03.01 (Rio do Sul, SC, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1979.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.29

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (2009.01.28 – 2014.03.20)

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil) (2014.03.20 – ...)

Archbishop Moacir Silva (68)Bishop Moacir Silva (68) (later Archbishop)
(2004.10.20 – 2013.04.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil)

Permanecei em mim

Born:1954.07.16 (São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:2004.12.11

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil) (2004.10.20 – 2013.04.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (2013.04.24 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of São José do Rio Preto (Brazil) (2021.08.18 – 2022.01.19)

Bishop José Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I. (83)Bishop José Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I. (83)
(1991.05.11 – 2003.10.01)

Bishop emeritus of Santo André (Brazil)

Sem mim nada podeis

Born:1939.09.11 (Imarui, SC, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1991.07.20

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil) (1991.05.11 – 2003.10.01)

Bishop of Santo André (Brazil) (2003.10.01 – 2015.05.27)

Bishop Eusébio Oscar Scheid, S.C.I. (later Cardinal)
(1981.02.11 – 1991.01.23)

Deus é bom

Born:1932.12.08 (Luzerna, SC, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1960.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.05.01
Created Cardinal:2003.10.21
Died:2021.01.13 (São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil † 88)

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil) (1981.02.11 – 1991.01.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Florianópolis (Brazil) (1991.01.23 – 2001.07.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (2001.07.25 – 2009.02.27)

Ordinary of Ordinariato para os Fiéis de Ritos Orientais no Brasil of the Eastern Rite (Brazil) (2001.10.03 – 2010.07.28)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Bonifacio ed Alessio (2003.10.21 [2004.06.14] – 2021.01.13)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 3,271 km²

Population: 671,842 Catholics (66.4% of 1,012,552 total) (2020)

Statistics: 45 parishes, 1 mission, 104 priests (77 diocesan, 27 religious), 102 deacons, 133 lay religious (29 brothers, 104 sisters), 33 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 1 (2005)

History

Last updated on 2023.02.02

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