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DIOCESE OF  KAHAMA

Ordinary.

The Right Rev. Ludovick Joseph Minde, OSS, born at Kibosho, Diocese of Moshi on 12th January, 1954. Ordained Priest on 26th June, 1986. Appointed as the Bishop of Kahama Diocese of 26th May, 2001 and consecrated at Kahama on August 5th 2001.

In retirement: The Right Rev. Bishop Matthew Shija, born  at Puge, Ndala Parish in the Archdiocese of Tabora, on 17th April, 1924; ordained priest on 17th January, 1954; consecrated as the first Bishop of Kahama on March 11th, 1984.

Residence: Bishop’s House, P.O. Box 400, Kahama. Phone: 028-2710095.

Staff:

  17    Diocesan Priests.

    3    Missionaries of Africa (W.F)

    6    Daughters of Mary

    4    Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales (MSFS)

  13    Franciscan Sisters of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ (Sola)

    3    Sisters of St. Ann.

380           Catechists.

 

Diocesan Officials:   Same address as the Ordinary.

Phone: 0282710229; Fax: 028-2710229.

 

Vicar General and Treasurer General, P. O. 400, Kahama.

Phone: 0282710177.

Director of Lay Apostolate: P.O Box 128, Kahama. Phone: 0282710055.

Vocation Director: P.O. Box 128, Kahama. Phone: 0282710055.

Education Secretary, P.O. Box 128, Kahama. Phone: 0282710055.

Caritas Development Office, P.O. Box 47, Kahama.

PARISHES:   Population:  952,348           Catholics:  92,571

Ibelansuha [1902/1957], P.O. 121, Kahama

Iboja [1960], P.O. Box 121, Kahama, Radio Call-Diocesan Channel/TEC

Franciscan Sisters. of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, P.O. Box 121, Kahama, Radio Call, Diocesan Channel/TEC

Ikuzi  [1998], P.O. Box 400, Kahama. Radio Call. Diocesan Channel/TEC

Kahama - Mbulu  [1921], P.O. Box  1229, Kahama

Sisters of St. Ann, P.O. Box 428, Kahama. Phone: 0282710706.

Franciscan Sisters of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, P.O. Box 129, Kahama.

Don Bosco Youth Centre-Trade School, P.O. Box 364, Kahama.

Dispensary, P.O. Box 428, Kahama. Phone: 0282710706.

St. Francis de Sales English-Medium Primary School Kagongwa,

P.O. Box 129, Kahama.

Kahama Secondary School, P.O. Box 386, Kahama. Phone: 0282710490.

Kahama - Town [1963], P.O. Box 128, Kahama. Phone: 0282710055.

Daughters of Mary, P.O. Box 128, Kahama. Phone: 0282710259.

Home Craft Centre, P.O. Box 186, Kahama.

Kaniha [1937], P.O. Box 400, Kahama. Radio Call -Diocesan Channel/TEC.

NGAYA [1893] P.O. Box 157, Kahama. Radio Call-Diocesan Channel/TEC

Ushirombo [1891], P.O. Box 65, Bukombe. Radio Call-Diocesan

Channel/TEC.