Wednesday, 24 January 2024 09:31

Appointment of Father Eugênio Barbosa Martins SSS - Bishop of São João da Boa Vista (Brazil)

On Thursday 4 January 2024, the Holy Father appointed Rev. Father Eugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S., former Superior General of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, Bishop of the Diocese of São João da Boa Vista (Brazil).

Curriculum vitae

H.E. Monsignor Eugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S., was born on 5 September 1960 in Araguari, Diocese of Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais. He studied Philosophy at the Faculdade São Bento in São Paulo-SP and Theology at the Instituto Teológico São Paulo-ITESP in São Paulo-SP.

He made his Religious Profession on 25 January 1984 in the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (SSS Religious) and was ordained a priest on 24 January 1988.

He has held the following positions: Vocation Promoter and Formator of the Aspirancy and Postulancy in Belo Horizonte-MG (1988-1996); Novice Master in Uberaba-MG (1999-2002); Parish Priest of the Ressurreição in Uberaba-MG (1997-2002); Provincial Superior (2002-2010); Provincial Treasurer (2010-2011); Parish priest of Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem in Belo Horizonte-MG (2006-2011); President of the Latin American Conference of SSS Religious and of the Conference of Religious of Brazil (Belo Horizonte section).

From 2011 to 2023 he was Superior General of the SSS Congregation in Rome.

The Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament is happy for his nomination and to offer him to the Church of Brazil. We continue to pray for his mission and for more vocation to our Congregation.

May our Holy Founder Peter Julian Eymard continue to inspire us to live our Eucharistic Vocation.


Father Philip Benzy Romician, sss
Superior general

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