Fr. Paulo Semkuya

PARENTS:
Father: Christopher Mandia Semkuya 
Mother: Romana Mahanyu

BORN 
Date of Birth: 1959 Village: Mazinde Ward: Mazinde District: Korogwe
Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION 
January 6, 1991: Deacon at St. Anthony Cathedral Parish in Tanga, Tanzania
 July 16, 1991: Priest at Mazinde Ngua Parish in Mazinde, Tanzania

EDUCATION Primary School Education 
1967 – 1968: Kindergarten Education at Mazinde Ngua Nursery School in Mazinde, Tanzania 
1968 – 1974: Std I – VII at Mazinde Ngua Primary School in Mazinde, Tanzania
1975 – 1977: Technical Studies at Mazinde-Ngua Primary School in Mazinde, Tanzania
 
PRIESTLY FORMATION
1978 – 1981: Form I – IV at Soni Seminary School in Soni, Tanzania
1982-1984: Form V - VI at St. Peter’s Seminary School in Morogoro, Tanzania 
1984 – 1986: Philosophy at Ntungamo Major Seminary in Bukoba, Tanzania
1989 - 90: Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Bugando Hospital Center in Mwanza, Tz
1989 – 1990: Pastoral Year Internship at Potwe and St. Anthony Cathdral Parishes
1986 – 1991: Theology at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania

POST ORDINATION STUDIES
WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE 
1991 - 1993: Assisting Priest at St. Anthony Cathedral Parish in Tanga, Tanzania 
1993 – 1998: Assisting Priest then Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Potwe Parish in Potwe, Tz
1998 – 1999: Priest In-Charge at Magoma Parish
1999 – 2001: Assisting Priest at Handeni Parish in Handeni, Tz
2001 – 2002: Priest In-Charge at Handeni Parish in Handeni, Tanzania
 2002 – 2004: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Kabuku Parish in Kabuku, Tanzania 
2004 – 2005: Visiting Priest in Arusha Diocese (Kiteto, Manyara, & Mererani Parishes)
2005 – 2007: Assisting Priest and then Priest In-Charge at Hale Parish in Hale, Tanzania
2007 - 2014: Priest In-Charge at Mkalamo Sub-Parish in Mkalamo, Tanzania
2014: Parish Priest Sakharani Parish

CONTACT
P.O. BOX 397 Korogwe, Tanzania
 Phone: +255784635711 
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