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Diocese of

São João da Boa Vista

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 7,089 km²

Population: 543,800 Catholics (87.7% of 619,980 total) (2018)

Statistics: 79 parishes, 216 priests (149 diocesan, 67 religious), 17 deacons, 293 lay religious (186 brothers, 107 sisters), 25 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ribeirão Preto

Neighbouring Dioceses: Limeira (↙), Ribeirão Preto (↖), Guaxupé (↑), Pouso Alegre (→), Amparo (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint John the Baptist (June 24)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Limeira (↙), Ribeirão Preto (↖), Guaxupé (↑), Pouso Alegre (→), Amparo (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.09.28 – ...):Bishop Antônio Emídio Vilar, S.D.B. (63)Bishop Antônio Emídio Vilar, S.D.B. (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of São João da Boa Vista (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antônio Emídio Vilar, S.D.B. (63)Bishop Antônio Emídio Vilar, S.D.B. (63)Permalink
(2016.09.28 – ...)

Bishop of São João da Boa Vista (Brazil)

A vida pelas ovelhas

Born:1957.11.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.08.09
Consecrated Bishop:2008.09.27

Bishop of São Luíz de Cáceres (Brazil) (2008.07.23 – 2016.09.28)

Bishop of São João da Boa Vista (Brazil) (2016.09.28 – ...)

Bishop David Dias PimentelPermalink
(2001.02.07 – 2016.09.28)

Ministrare

Born:1941.03.18 (São Miguel dos Acores, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1997.01.31
Died:2021.03.16 (São João da Boa Vista, Brazil † 79)

Titular Bishop of Marazanæ (1996.12.11 – 2001.02.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil) (1996.12.11 – 2001.02.07)

Bishop of São João da Boa Vista (Brazil) (2001.02.07 – 2016.09.28)

Archbishop Dadeus Grings (85)Bishop Dadeus Grings (85) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1991.01.23 – 2000.04.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Porto Alegre (Brazil)

A Verdade Vos Libertará

Born:1936.09.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1991.03.15

Bishop of São João da Boa Vista (Brazil) (1991.01.23 – 2000.04.12)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (2000.04.12 – 2001.02.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (2001.02.07 – 2013.09.18)

Bishop Tomás VaqueroPermalink
(1963.07.02 – 1991.01.23)

Born:1914.03.26 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1941.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1963.08.15
Died:1992.08.02 († 78)

Bishop of São João da Boa Vista (Brazil) (1963.07.02 – 1991.01.23)

Bishop David PicãoPermalink
(1960.05.14 – 1963.05.10)

Omnibus Omnia Factus

Born:1923.08.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1948.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:1960.07.31
Died:2009.04.30 († 85)

Bishop of São João da Boa Vista (Brazil) (1960.05.14 – 1963.05.10)

Titular Bishop of Thois (1963.05.10 – 1966.11.21)

Coadjutor Bishop of Santos (Brazil) (1963.05.10 – 1966.11.21)

Bishop of Santos (Brazil) (1966.11.21 – 2000.07.26)


as of 2021.09.23

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