Fr. Odillo Shedafa
PARENTS
Father: Charles Shedafa 
Mother: Elizabeth Shedafa

BORN 
Birth: November 1969 Village: Kongoi Ward: Mgwashi District: Lushoto Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION  
January 25, 2006: Deacon at Segerea Semior Seminary in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
 August 26, 2006: Priest at St. Anthony Cathedral Tanga, Tanzania

EDUCATION 
Primary School Education 1983 - 1989: Std I-VII at Maramba “B” Primary School in Maramba, Tanzania

PRIESTLY FORMATION  
1990 - 1994: Pre Form I - IV at Soni Seminary School in Soni, Tanzania 
1995 – 1997: Form V – VI at St. Peter’s Junior Seminary in Morogoro, Tanzania
1997 – 1998: Pre-Philosophy Formation Year at Shashui in Soni, Tanzania
1998 - 2001: Philosophy at Kibosho Senior Seminary in Moshi, Tanzania 
2004 – 2005: Pastoral Year Internship at Lushoto Parish, Soni Seminary School & St. Anthony Cathedral Parish
2001-2006: Theology at Segerea Senior Seminary in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

OTHER COURSES/ACHIEVEMENTS
2005: Commercial and Secretarial Studies at St. Joseph Commercial College in Tanga, Tanzania
 
POST ORDINATION STUDIES 
WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE 
2006: Assisting Priest at Muheza Parish in Muheza, Tanzania 
2007 - 2008: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Hale Parish in Hale, Tanzania
2008 – 2011: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Amboni Quasi-Parish in Amboni, Tanzania
2008: Diocesan Liturgist in Tanga, Tanzania
2011: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) of Amboni Parish in Amboni, Tanzania

CONTACT
P.O. BOX 84 Tanga, Tanzania
Phone: +255712100116 
E-mail: oshedafa@yahoo.co.uk

catholic diocese of Tanga