Padre Thaddeus Mkamwa


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

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

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

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

1997: BA Theology from Pontifical University Urbaniana at Kipalapala Senior Seminary, Tabora, Tanzania

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

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
2011 – 2012:Director of SAUT Dar es Salaam School of Postgraduate Studies, Dar es Salaam/SAUT
2012- 2014 Depute Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs (DVCAA) at St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) in Mwanza, Tanzania
2014 – 2018: Vice Chancellor (VC) of St. Augustine University of Tanzania, SAUT/Mwanza
Nov. 2014 – March 2016 Chairman: Scholarship, Students and Staff Mobility Committee of the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA). Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
2011 – 2018: Member: Interim Steering committee for the establishment of the East African Research and Innovation Association (EARIMA) EARIMA/SAUT
2016 – 2018: Chairman of the Committee of Vice Chancellors, Provosts and Principals of Tanzania-CVCPT, CVCPT/SAUT
June 2016 – June 2017President of the Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutions of Africa and Madagascar (ACUHIAM), ACUHIAM/SAUT
May 2016 – May 2018 President’s Appointee to Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC) representing Public Universities, URT/SAUT
2015 – Present: Member and Director of the St. Augustine Global Foundation. Irish Registered Company Number: 485022, Ireland/SAUT
2018 – Present: Academic Visitor to Dublin City University Business School (DCUBS), Dublin City University.
2018 – Present: Curate – The Church of Nativity of Our Lord, Beaumont, Dublin 5, Ireland
2019 – 2020: Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Tanzanians in Ireland (ATAI)

2022 Director SAUT Mtwara.

The Church of Nativity of Our Lord,
Montrose Park, Beaumont, Dublin 5,
Phone: +353833089971

catholic diocese of Tanga