Fr. Joseph Kikoti
PARENTS 
Father: Peter Singano 
Mother: Elizabeth Shedafa

BORN 
Date of Birth: March 1967 Village: Rangwi Ward: Rangwi District: Lushoto Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION
March 23, 1996: Deacon at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania 
September 25, 1996: Priest at Rangwi Parish in Rangwi, Tanzania

EDUCATION 
Primary School Education 
1975 – 1981: Std I-VII Rangwi Primary School in Rangwi, Tanzania

PRIESTLY FORMATION 
1982 – 1986: Form I-IV at Soni Seminary in Soni, Tanzania
1987 – 1989: Form V-VI at St. Peter’s Seminary in Morogoro, Tanzania
1989-1991: Philosophy at Ntungamo Senior Seminary in Bukoba, Tanzania
1995: Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Bugando Medical Center in Mwanza, Tz
1991-1996: Theology at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania

POST ORDINATION STUDIES 
2001: 4 Months in Ecumenical Studies in Geneva, Switzland

WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE 
1996- 1997: Assisting Priest at Kwediboma Parish in Handeni, Tanzania 
1997 - 1998: Assisting Priest at St. Anthony Cathedral Parish in Tanga, Tanzania
1998 - 2008: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at St. Theresa Parish in Tanga, Tanzania
2008 - 2014: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Tekwa Parish in Soni, Tanzania.
2014: Parish Priest Mkalamo Parish

CONTACT
P.O. BOX 40 Soni, Tanzania
Phone: +255786436814 
 
catholic diocese of Tanga