Fr. Andrew Shekuamba
PARENTS
Father: William J.N. Shekuamba
Mother: Maria Selemani

BORN Birth: December 1966  Village: Mbuzii Ward: Zetta District: Lushoto Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION 
January 25, 2000:Deacon at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania 
July 15, 2000: Priest at Mombo Parish in Mombo, Tanzania

EDUCATION 
Primary School Education  
1997 - 1984: Std I-VII at Bangala Primary School in Bangala, Tanzania
PRIESTLY FORMATION  
1985 - 1989: Form IA - IV at Soni Seminary School in Soni, Tanzania 
1990 - 1992: Form V – VI at St. Peter’s Junior Seminary in Morogoro, Tanzania  
1992 – 1993: Pre-Philosophy Spiritual Year at Gare Formation House in Gare, Tanzania 
1993 – 1995: Philosophy at Kibosho Senior Seminary in Moshi, Tanzania
1998 – 1999: Pastoral Year Internship at Kongoi Parish in Kongoi, Tanzania   
1995  -2000: Theology at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania  
 
OTHER COURSES AND ACHIEVEMENT  
2001: Annual Updating Course for Priests (Priest – Minister of the Word) at Salvatorian Institute in Morogoro, Tanzania  
2002: Annual Updating Course for Priests (Priest – Minister of Sacraments) at Salvatorian Institute in Morogoro, Tanzania 
2002: Updating Course for Priests (Loving Pastor of the Flock) at Salvatorian Institute in Morogoro,Tanzania
                                                                                                                                                                  
POST ORDINATION STUDIES
 2006 – 2010: Master’s Graduate Studies in Pastoral Dogmatic Theology (Ecclesiology) at St. Geovani Evanglist Palermo University in Sicily, Italy  
                                                                                 
WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE 
2000 – 2001: Assisting Priest at St. Anthony Cathedral Parish in Tanga, Tanzani 
2001: Acting Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Lushoto Parish in Lushoto, Tanzani  
2002 – 2004: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Rangwi Parish in Rangwi, Tanzania 
2004 – 2006: Chaplain for COLU Sisters at Kwamndolwa Convent in Korogwe, Tz 
2011: Priest In-Charge at St. Anthony Cathedral Parish in Tanga, Tanzania
2011: Diocesan Pastoral Director in Tanga, Tanzania   
2011: Present Diocesan Vocation Director in Tanga, Tanzania
August 2012 - 2014: Teacher in Segerea Seminary Dar es Salaam
2014: Teacher Kipalapala Major Seminary
 
CONTACT  
P.O. BOX 84    Tanga, Tanzania   
Phone: +255687040101, +255713183590 
E-mail: dottowill@yahoo.com

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