Fr. Alex Masangu

FAMILY AND CHILDHOOD
Mother: Sesilia George Kihiyo
Father: Gabriel Michael Masangu
Born July 1975:
in Muheza District
Tanga Region
Tanzania – East Africa
as the 6th born of 8 Children – 6 daughters and 2 Sons.
 
Baptized
17. August 1975: at Mlingano Catholic Parish (home Parish), in the Catholic Diocese of Tanga, Tanzania.
05. Juni 1983: First Holy Communion, at Mlingano Catholic Parish
17. February 1985: Confirmation at Mlingano Catholic Parish.

School Education
1983 – 1989: Primary Education at Mlingano Primary School
1990 – 1993: Ordinary Level Secondary Education at Magamba Secondary School, Lushoto – Tanzania.
1994 – 1996: Advanced Level Secondary Education at Tanga Technical High School, Tanga - Tanzania

MAJOR SEMINARY
1996/1997: Pre-philosophy formation year at Gare, Lushoto – Tanzania
1997/1999: Philosophy at St. Anthony of Padua Ntungamo Major Seminary, Bukoba – Tanzania.
1999/2001: Theology at St. Paul’s Major Seminary, Kipalapala, Tabora – Tanzania.

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
2001/2002: Language course – German as foreign language at the State University of Innsbruck, Austria – Europe

2002 – 2004: Catholic Theology at the State University of Innsbruck, Austria – Europe

29. June 2004: Master’s degree in Catholic Theology (Magister der Theologie an der Leopold – Franzens-Universität Innsbruck)
2002 – 2005: Philosophy at the State University of Innsbruck, Austria.
22. September 2005: Master’s degree in Philosophy at the State University of Innsbruck (Magister der Philosophie der Theologischen Fakultät der Leopold – Franzens – Universität Innsbruck).

MINISTRIES AND ORDINATION
12. November 2000: Ministry of Lector at St. Paul’s Major Seminary, Tabora – Tanzania
23. January 2003: Ministry of Acolyte at the International Major Seminary of Jesuits, Collegium Canisianum, Innsbruck – Austria
20. January 2005: Admission among the candidates for Ordination at the International Major Seminary of Jesuits, Collegium Canisianum, Innsbruck – Austria
05. March 2005: Deaconate in Jesuits Church in Innsbruck, Austria
31. December 2005: Priestly Ordination at Mlingano Catholic Parish, Tanga – Tanzania.

PASTORAL EXPERIENCE
26. January 2006 – 25. January 2007: Assistant Parish Priest at Handeni Catholic Parish, Tanga, Tanzania.
4. February 2006 – : Diocesan Vice Liturgy Coordinator
26. Januar 2007 – : Teacher and Formator at Soni Minor Seminary, Lushoto – Tanzania.
August 2007 Studying in Innsbruck Austria
2011 - Formator & Teacher Soni Seminary
2012 - Teacher SAUT Mwanza

Contact:
+255788520932

e-mail:


catholic diocese of Tanga