Loading
Scheid, Eusébio Oscar, S.C.I.*

Cardinal Eusébio Oscar Scheid, S.C.I., Archbishop of Saõ Sebastião do Rio de Janiero and Ordinary for the faithful of the eastern rite residing in Brazil and without an ordinary of their own rite, was born in Bom Retiro, Joaçaba, Brazil, on December 8, 1932. He studied at the Dehonian Fathers’ Seminary and was ordained a priest in Rome on July 3, 1960. He holds a specialization and a doctorate in Christology.

Back in his homeland he taught dogmatic theology and liturgy until his appointment as Bishop of São José dos Campos on February 11, 1981; he was ordained on May1. He was appointed Archbishop of Florianópolis on January 23, 1991. On July 25, 2001, he became Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, and that same year he was named Ordinary for Eastern-Rite faithful resident in Brazil. The Cardinal also served as President of South Region IV of the Brazilian Bishops’ Conference; within the Bishops’ Conference he is currently Counsellor of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America. He is also an expert in family ministry.

Cardinal Scheid is a Dehonian priest of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. He has been Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro since July 25, 2001.

Created and proclaimed Cardinal by John Paul II in the consistory of October 25, 2003, of the  Title of Ss. Bonifacio e Alessio (Sts. Boniface and Alexius).

Member of:

  • Pontifical Council for Social communications;
  • Pontifical Commission for Latin America;
  • Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organizational and Economic Affairs of the Holy See.
Ads by Google
(What's this?)

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)
Ads by Google

Featured Videos

Cardinal Luis Tagle to Pope Francis
Cardinal Luis Tagle to Pope Francis
Pope Francis in the Philippines: Manila Welcomes the Pope
Pope Francis in Sri Lanka: Highlights
Pope Francis in Sri Lanka: Interview with Cardinal Ranjith
Pope Francis in SriLanka: Inter-religious Faith Meeting
Little Sisters of the Poor press conference in Denver
Family thrilled to see Pope Francis in Istanbul
Syrian Refugee, Sara, 14, Before Meeting Pope
Ebola orphans thousands of children in West Africa
One year after Haiyan: Philippines rebuilds homes, lives
An Indian contribution to the Vatican's Synod on the Family
Christ Cathedral CNA video Sept 2014
Alejandro Bermudez of CNA accepts ice bucket challenge
'The Real Albania,' remembering those who fled
Pope Francis in Albania, "one of the most important visits of the post-communist era in Albania"
Pope Francis greets paralyzed man who risked all to see him
Franciscans on the banks of the Tiber in Rome, working for the New Evangelization
Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Testimony of young Indian who met Pope in Korea
Preparations of the Closing Mass of 6th Asian Youth Day
Jan
30

Liturgical Calendar

January 30, 2015

Friday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Mk 4:26-34

Gospel
Date
01/30/15
01/28/15
01/26/15

Daily Readings


Saint of the Day

St. Romuald »

Saint
Date
01/30/15

Homily of the Day

Mk 4:26-34

Homily
Date
01/30/15
01/28/15
01/26/15
     HTML
Text only
Headlines
  

Follow us: