Fr. Francis Gembe
PARENTS:
Father: Kahela Gembe
Mother: Maria Gembe

BORN 
Date of Birth: May 1956Village: Fundoi Ward: Malindi District: Lushoto Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION 
June 9, 1981: Deacon at St. Anthony Cathedral in Tanga, Tanzania
 November 22, 1981: Priest at St. Anthony Cathedral in Tanga, Tanzania

EDUCATION  Primary School Education 
1963 – 1970: Std I – VII at Mhelo Primary School in Lushoto, Tanzania

PRIESTLY FORMATION
1971 – 1974: Form 1 – IV at St. Peter’s Junior Seminary in Morogoro, Tanania
1975 – 1976: Philosophy at Kibosho Major Seminary in Moshi, Tanzania
1980: Pastoral Year Internship at Kilole Parish in Korogwe, Tanzania
 1977 – 1981: Theology at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora Tanzania

POST ORDINATION STUDIES 
WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE  
1981 – : Assisting Priest at St. Anthony Parish in Tanga, Tanzania
 : Assisting Priest at Lushoto Parish in Lushoto, Tanzania  –
: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Kongoi Parish in Tanzania, Tanzania
 : Priest In-Charge at Maramba Parish in Maramba, Tanzania  
: Priest In-Charge at Amboni Sub Parish in Tanga, Tanzania
: Sabbatical 
 
CONTACT
P.O. BOX 84 Tanga, Tanzania
Phone: +255787804558/ +255715804558 
E-mail:
catholic diocese of Tanga