Fr. Elius Maivaji
PARENTS 
Father: Laurent Maivaji
Mother: Maria Musa

BORN 
Date of Birth: December 1964 Village: Rangwi Ward: Rangwi District: Lushoto Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION  
January 1, 1997: Deacon at St. Anthony Cathedral in Tanga, Tanzania   
July 9, 1997, 2000: Priest at Rangwi Parish in Rangwi Tanzania

EDUCATION   
Primary School Education  1976 - 1982: Std I-VII at Masereka Primary School in Bosha, Tanzania

PRIESTLY FORMATION 
1983 - 1987: Form IA - IV at Soni Seminary in Soni, Tanzania 
1988 – 1990: Form V – VI at St. Peter’s Junior Seminary in Morogoro, Tanzania 
1990 - 1992: Philosophy at Kibosho Major Seminary in Moshi Tanzania
1995: Pastoral Year Internship (1/2 Year) at Potwe Parish in Kongoi, Tanzania 
1992 - 1997: Theology at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania

OTHER COURSES/ACHIEVEMENTS 
1996: Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Bugando Medical Center in Mwanza, Tanzania

POST ORDINATION STUDIES   
WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE 
1997 - 1998: Assisting Priest at Hale Parish in Hale, Tanzania
1998 – 2002: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Kongoi Parish in Kongoi, Tanzania 
2002 – 2010: Hospital Chaplain in Tanga Municipal Hospitals in Tanga, Tanzania
2008 – 2010: Assisting Priest at Mathias Mulumba Parish in Tanga, Tanzania
2011: Acting Priest In-Charge at Malindi Parish in Malindi, Tanzania
2011: Director/Bursar at Bishop’s House in Tanga, Tanzania
2011: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Mtindiro Parish in Muheza, Tanzania

CONTACT
 P.O. BOX 122  Muheza, Tanzania 
Phone: +255784403177/ +255715403177

catholic diocese of Tanga