Fr. Roman Shekumkai
PARENTS
Father: Juma Selemani Shekumkai
Mother: Agnes Mafungwa

BORN
Birth: April 1957 Village: Yamba Kwa Ingei Ward: Gare District: Lushoto Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION  
June 19, 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 School in Morogoro, Tanzania
1976 – 1978: Philosophy at Kibosho Senior Seminary in Moshi, Tanzania
1981: Pastoral Year Internship at Kilole Parish in Korogwe, Tanzania 
1977  -1982: Theology at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania
 
OTHER COURSES AND ACHIEVEMENT 
POST ORDINATION STUDIES
1988 - 1991: Master’s Degree in Liturgy at Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA) in Nairobi, Kenya

WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE 
1983 – 1985: Assisting Priest at Kilole Parish in Korogwe, Tanzania
1985 – 1987: Diocesan Secretary General in Tanga, Tanzania
1991 – 1996: Lecturer and Dean of Studies at Kibosho Major Seminary in Moshi, Tz
1997 – 2002: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Kilole Parish in Korogwe, Tanzania 
1997 – 2002: Dean of Korogwe Deanery in Korogwe, Tanzania
2002 – 2004: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Maramba Parish in Maramba, Tanzania 
2004 – 2006: Teacher and Formator at Soni Seminary School in Soni, Tanzania
2006 – 2009: Priest In-Charge (Pastor) at Mazinde Parish in Mazinde, Tanzania 
2009 – 2011: Assisting Priest at Kwediboma Parish in Handeni, Tanzania 
2011: Assisting Priest at St. Mathias Mulumba Parish in Tanga, Tanzania

CONTACT  
P.O. BOX 1108 Tanga, Tanzania  
Phone: +255784844849
catholic diocese of Tanga