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Brother João Carlos do Prado



New Provincial of Brasil Centro-Sul

18/05/2017: Brazil

<>The general council has appointed Brother João Carlos do Prado as provincial of Brasil Centro-Sul for the triennium 2018-2020.

Following the provincial programme, Brother João Carlos will take up office during the provincial chapter, which will take place in Curitiba from Dec. 5 – 8, 2017.

“I thank Brother João Carlos for his openness and willingness to serve the Institute as provincial,” affirmed superior general Brother Emili Turú.  

My gratitude also to Brother Joaquim Sperandio, who for the last six years has given the best of himself to the animation and government of the province.” 

Brother João Carlos do Prado

João Carlos do Prado, fms Born January 15, 1971 in the city of Jaborá, State of Santa Catarina (SC), in Brazil, he belongs to the Marist Province of Brasil Centro-Sul.

He is a graduate in Religious Sciences and has a licentiate in Letters. Post-graduated in Education at the Catholic Pontifical University of Paraná, in the city of Curitiba, on the theme: “The pedagogy imbued with love of Paulo Freire in the practice of teaching".

In 1995 and 1996 he taught religious education classes and was coordinator of the religious orientation service at the Marist school Frei Rogério, in Joaçaba, SC. From 1997 to 2002 he was coordinator of the Frei Rogério Marist Center of Formation, a center for vocation and youth ministry in the same city.

In 2003 he took over the coordination of the Ministry Sector of the Marist Province of Brasil Centro-Sul, a position he holds today. In addition, from July 2002 he’s been a member of the Provincial Council.

In May of 2006 he took charge of the coordination of Mission Area of the Marist Union of Brazil –UMBRASIL- which is responsible for the direction of the interprovincial processes and projects of basic and higher education, of solidarity and evangelization on a national level.

He was member of the Preparatory Commission of the XXI General Chapter and Director of the Secretariat of Mission (Rome 2010-2017).

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