Fr. Martin Maganga
PARENTS
Father: Jacob Pesambili Maganga 
Mother: Susana Kajembe

BORN
Date of Birth: November 1944 Village: Mwakijembe Ward: Mwakijembe District: Muheza Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION  
January, 1972: Deacon at St. Anthony Cathedral in Tanga, Tanzania
June 25, 1972: Priest at St. Anthony Cathedral in Tanga, Tanzania

EDUCATION Primary School Education 
1951 – 1954: Std. I –IV at Mwakijembe Primary School in Mwakijembe, Tanzania
1955 – 1959: Std. V – X at Kwediboma Middle School in Handeni, Tanzania

Teachers College Education 
1960 – 1961: Teacher Education at Singachini Teachers’ College in Moshi Tanzania

Employment
1962 – 1963: Primary School Teacher at Kibaranga Primary School in Kibaranga, Tanzania

PRIESTLY FORMATION 
1964 – 1965: Form III - IV at Nyegezi Seminary in Mwanza, Tanzania 
1966: Probation Year at Kongoi Parish in Kongoi, Tanzania
1977 – 1968: Philosophy at Kibosho Major Seminary in Moshi, Tanzania
1969 – 1972: Theology at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania
   
POST ORDINATION STUDIES 
1975 – 1976: Diploma in Education at Chang’ombe Teachers College in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE 
1972 - 1973: Teacher and Formator at St. Peter’s Junior Seminary in Morogoro, Tanzania
1974: Assisting Priest at St. Theresa Parish in Tanga, Tanzania 
1977 – 1981: Teacher an Formator at Soni Seminary School in Soni, Tanzania
1979 – 1981: Rector at Soni Seminary School in Soni, Tanzania 
1982 – 1984: Assisting Priest at Kilole Parish in Korogwe, Tanzania
1985 – 1989: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at St. Anthony Cathedral Parish in Tanga, Tz
1989 – 1998: Chaplain at Nyegezi Social Institute in Mwanza, Tanzania
1998 – 2006: Chaplain at St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) in Mwanza, Tz
2006 – 2008: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Manundu Parish in Korogwe, Tanzania 
2008: Priest In-Charge at St. Theresa Parish in Tanga, Tanzania
2008: Diocesan Vicar General in Tanga, Tanzania
CONTACT  
P.O. BOX 968  Tanga, Tanzania
 Phone: +255754350782
catholic diocese of Tanga