Fr. John Chambi
PARENTS 
Father: David Chambi
Mother: Elizabeth Kilua

BORN 
Date of Birth: December 1957 Village: Gare Ward: Gare District: Lushoto Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION 
June 29, 1982: Deacon at St. Anthony Cathedral in Tanga, Tanzania
 November 25, 1982: Priest at Gare Parish in Tanga, Tanzania

EDUCATION
Primary School Education 1965 - 1971: Std I - VII at Gare Primary School in Gare, Tanzania

PRIESTLY FORMATION 
1972 - 1975: Form I - IV at St. Peter’s Junior Seminary in Morogoro, Tanzania
1976-1978: Philosophy at Kibosho Senior Seminary in Moshi, Tanzania
1981: Pastoral Year Internship at St. Anthony Cathedral in Tanga, Tanzania
1978-1982: Theology at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania

POST ORDINATION STUDIES 
1988 -1990: Master’s Studies in Scripture at Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA) in Nairobi, Kenya

WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE 
1982-1985: Assisting Priest at Lushoto Parish in Lushoto, Tanzania 
1985 – 1987: Lecturer and Formator at Kibosho Senior Seminary in Moshi, Tanzania 
1991 – 1992: Lecturer and Formator at Segerea Seminary in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
1992 – 1997: Chaplain to COLU Sisters at Rangwi Convent in Lushoto, Tanzania
1997 – 2002: Director and Formator at Diocesan Formation House in Soni, Tz
2002 – 2006: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Kongoi Parish in Kongoi, Tanzania
2006: Chaplain to COLU Sisters at Kwamndolwa Convent in Korogwe, Tz
Died 17.10.2016
 
CONTACT  P.O. BOX 280 Korogwe, Tanzania
Phone: +255787630269              

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