Fr. Thaddeus Mkamwa
PARENTS:
Father: Francis Epimack Mkamwa
Mother: Agnes Ladislaus Shechambo

BORN 
Date of Birth: November 1967 Village: Gare Ziwai Ward: Gare District: Lushoto Region: Tanga Country: Tanzania

ORDINATION 
January 1, 1997: Deacon at St. Anthony Cathedral Church in Tanga, Tanzania 
August 15, 1997: Priest at Gare Parish in Gare, Tanzania

EDUCATION Primary School Education 
1976 - 1982: Std I-VII at Gare Primary School in Gare, Tanzania

PRIESTLY FORMATION 
1983 - 1987: Form IA - IV at Soni Seminary in Soni, Tanzania 
1988 – 1990: Form V – VI: St. Peter’s Junior Seminary in Morogoro, Tanzania
1990 - 1992: Philosophy at Kibosho Major Seminary in Moshi, Tanzania
1995 -1996: Pastoral Year at Hale Parish in Hale, Tanzania 
1992 - 1997: Theology at Kipalapala Senior Seminary in Tabora, Tanzania

OTHER COURSES AND ACHIEVEMENTS 
1997: BA Theology from Pontifical University Urbaniana at Kipalapala Senior Seminary, Tabora, Tanzania
 
POST ORDINATION STUDIES
2000 – 2002: BA Sociology and Anthropology at Elmira College in Elmira, NY (USA)
2002 – 2004: MS General Education at Elmira College in Elmira, NY (USA)
2005 – 2009: PhD studies at University of Limerick & Dublin City University in Ireland

WORK/MINISTRY EXPERIENCE 
1997 - 1998: Assisting Priest at Kwediboma Parish in Handeni, Tanzania 
1998 – 2000: Teacher, Formator, and Dean of Studies at Soni Seminary School in Soni, Tz
1999 – 2000: Campus Minister at Kifungilo Girls School in Kifungilo, Tanzania
2000 – 2003: Campus Minister at Elmira College in Elmira, NY (USA)
2000 – 2002 Associate Pastor at Sts Casimir/Charles Borromeo Parish in Elmira, NY (USA) 
2002 – 2003 Associate Pastor at St. Mary Our Mother in Horseheads, NY (USA) 
2003: Associate Priest at St. Mary’s Parish in Corning, NY (USA)
2004 – 2005: Lecturer at St. Augustine University of Tanzania in Mwanza, Tz 
2005 – 2007: Assisting Priest at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Limerick, Ireland 
2005 – 2007 Hospital Chaplain at Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick, Ireland
2007 – 2009: Parish Chaplain at St. Brigid’s Church in Blanchardstown, Dublin Ireland
2009 – 2010: Lecturer and Head of Department of Sociology at St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) in Mwanza, Tanzania 
2010 – 2012: Principal at Archbishop Mihayo University College of Tabora in Tabora, Tanzania 
2012: Depute Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs at St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) in Mwanza, Tanzania
2014: Vice Chancellor SAUT
 
CONTACT
P.O. BOX 307 MWANZA, Tanzania
Phone: +255767175052 
E-mail: thadeus.mkamwa@gmail.com
catholic diocese of Tanga