Padre Alex Masangu


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Fr. Alex Masangu

PARENTS

Mother: Cesilia George Kihiyo
Father: Gabriel Michael Masangu
Born: July 1975
Place: Muheza, Region: Tanga; Country: Tanzania

MINISTRIES AND ORDINATION
12. November 2000: Ministry of Lector at St. Paul’s Major Seminary, Tabora – Tanzania
23. January 2003: Ministry of Acolyte at the International Major Seminary of Jesuits, Collegium Canisianum, Innsbruck – Austria
20. January 2005: Admission to Deaconate Candidacy at Collegium Canisianum, Innsbruck – Austria
05. March 2005: Deaconate in Jesuits Church in Innsbruck, Austria
31. December 2005: Priestly Ordination at Mlingano Catholic Parish, Tanga – Tanzania.

PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION
1983 – 1989: Primary Education at Mlingano Primary School
1990 – 1993: Ordinary Level Secondary Education at Magamba Secondary School, Lushoto – Tanzania.
1994 – 1996: Advanced Level Secondary Education at Tanga Technical High School, Tanga - Tanzania

PRIESTLY EDUCATION AND FORMATION
1996/1997: Pre-philosophy formation year at Gare, Lushoto – Tanzania
1997/1999: Philosophy at St. Anthony of Padua Ntungamo Major Seminary, Bukoba – Tanzania.
1999/2001: Theology at St. Paul’s Major Seminary, Kipalapala, Tabora – Tanzania.

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
2001/2002: Language course – German as foreign language at the State University of Innsbruck, Austria – Europe
2002 – 2004: Catholic Theology at the State University of Innsbruck, Austria – Europe
June 2004: Master’s degree in Catholic Theology (Magister der Theologie an der Leopold – Franzens-Universität Innsbruck)
2002 – 2005: Philosophy at the State University of Innsbruck, Austria.
22. September 2005: Master’s degree in Philosophy at the State University of Innsbruck (Magister der Philosophie der Theologischen Fakultät der Leopold – Franzens – Universität Innsbruck).

POST ORDINATION STUDIES
September 2007 - November 2011: Doctoral Studies at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
December 9, 2009: Award of a Doctorate in Philosophy (Dr.phil.)
September 27, 2011: Award of a Doctorate in Theology (Dr. theol.)

PASTORAL/WORK EXPERIENCES
26. January 2006 – 25. January 2007: Assistant Parish Priest at Handeni Catholic Parish, Tanga, Tanzania.
February 2006 - July 2007: Diocesan Vice Liturgy Coordinator
January 2007 - July 2007: Teacher and Formator at Soni Junior Seminary, Lushoto – Tanzania.
January - May 2012 - Formator & Teacher Soni Seminary
May 2012 - November 2013: Lecturer of Philosophy at St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) Main Campus Mwanza in Mwanza, Tanzania
January 2013 - September 2013: Head of Department of Philsophy at SAUT Main Campus in Mwanza, Tanzania.
November 2013 - August 2015: Lecturer of Philosophy and Deputy Director for Administration and Finance at SAUT, Bukoba, Tanzania.
September 2015 - March 2018: Lecturer of Philosophy and Deputy Principal for Administration and Finance at Cardinal Rugambwa Memorial University College in Bukoba, Tanzania.
March 2018 - January 2020: Lecturer of Philosophy and Acting Deputy Director for Administration and Finance at SAUT, Mbeya Center in Mbeya, Tanzania.
January 2020 - Present: Post Doctoral Research Residency in Innsbruck, Austria.

CONTACT:
Catholic University of Mbeya (CuCoM)
P.O. Box 2622, Mbeya
Tanzania.
Phone:+255788520932

e-mail:masanguag@hotmail.com

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