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Diocese of

São José dos Campos

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,271 km²

Population: 658,731 Catholics (66.4% of 992,794 total) (2018)

Statistics: 45 parishes, 1 mission, 93 priests (70 diocesan, 23 religious), 109 deacons, 173 lay religious (29 brothers, 144 sisters), 31 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Aparecida

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 1 (2005)

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History


Special Churches

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

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.03.20 – ...):Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (68)Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of São José dos Campos (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (68)Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (68)Permalink
(2014.03.20 – ...)

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil)

Somos de Deus

Born:1953.03.01 (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 (67)Bishop Moacir Silva (67) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2004.10.20 – 2013.04.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil)
Apostolic Administrator of São José do Rio Preto (Brazil)

Permanecei em mim

Born:1954.07.16 (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 – ...)

Bishop José Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I. (81)Bishop José Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I. (81)Permalink
(1991.05.11 – 2003.10.01)

Bishop emeritus of Santo André (Brazil)

Sem mim nada podeis

Born:1939.09.11 (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)Permalink
(1981.02.11 – 1991.01.23)

Deus é bom

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


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