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DIOCESE OF SHINYANGA

Ordinary.

The Right Rev. Bishop Aloysius A. Balina, born at Isoso, Ntuzu Bariadi District on June 21st 1945; ordained priest on 27th June, 1971, consecrated Bishop on 6th January 1985, by Pope John Paul II in Rome. Installed as first Bishop of Geita on 10th March, 1985. Transferred on 23rd September 1997, installed as the Third Bishop of Shinyanga on 16th November, 1997.

Predecessors:  Edward A. McGurkin, M.M. 1956 - 1975.

          Died on 28th August 1983. Buried MKL, NY - USA.

          Castor Sekwa, Bishop 1975 - 1996.

          Died on 6th June, 1996. Buried Cathedral Shinyanga.

Residence:  The Bishop’s House, P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga

          Phone: 028-2763033. e-mail: balina@africaonline.co.tz

          Bishop’s Office: 028 - 72068. Office at Ngokolo.

          Fax: 028 - 2763040. Bishop’s Mobile Phone: 0744-296803.

          Curia Offices; Chancery & Treasury at Buhangija.            Phone: 028-2762292. E-mail: chancshy@africaonline.co.tz

Staff:

       28 Diocesan Priests, Wazalendo    21  Immac. Heart Sisters

         1 Diocesan Priest (USA)            22  (C.D.N.K). Sisters

         8 Maryknoll Fathers (M.M)           7  Srs. of O.L of Apostles

         8 Frs. (Society of Africa Mission)    3  Sisters of Notre Dame

         2 Salesians of Don Bosco

         2 Brothers of  Don Bosco

         2 Maryknoll Brothers

     758 Catechists

Vicar General:  Chancery Office/Treasury Office/at Buhangija

P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga Phone: 028-2762292.

Computer Room: 028-2762090. E-mail: chancshy@africaonline.co.tz

Communications Department P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Phone: 028-2762481.

Caritas Shinyanga Matanda P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Phone: 028-2763033.

Matanda Vocational Training Centre (VTC) P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga

Phone: 028-2763381.

Diocesan Agric. Extension. Prog. Matanda, P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Phone: 028-2763381.

Relief Committee Phone: 028-762878.

The Vocation Director, P.O. Box 143. Phone: 028-2762481.

Religious Education at Buhangija, P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga

Phone: 028-2762292.

PARISHES:         Population: 1,773,158   Catholics: 158,400

Bariadi (St. John  the Evangelist) [1984],

P.O. Box 26, Bariadi. Phone Operator: 028-2762691-4 (Parish No. 86)

Radio Call: Diocesan channel

Headquarters of the Green Bariadi group founded (November 1997).

Bugisi (Mother of God) [1959], P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga

Radio-Call available Diocesan channel

Our Lady of Apostles (O.L.A) Box 47, Shinyanga

Sisters of Notre Dame (SND).

Don Bosco Secondary School Didia. P.O. Box 434, Shinyanga.

Women’s Development Centre. P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Dispensary and MCH Maternity Clinic. P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Buhangija (Mary Mediatrix of All Graces) [1949],

Phone: 028-2762292.

Radio Call available Diocesan channel/TEC channel/special to Maryknoll Society Dar es Salaam.

Sisters of Our Lady of Kilimanjaro (CDNK) P.O. Box 47. Shinyanga.

Phone: 028-2762463.

Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa (I.H.S.A)P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Phone:  028-2762107.

Mary Hannon Mahoney Maternity, Clinic and Dispensary,

P.O. Box  93, Shinyanga. Phone: 028-72313.

Buhangija Secondary School. P.O. Box 374, Shinyanga.

Phone: 028-2762771.

Busanda or Bukunu, (Our Lady of Loudes) [1932],

P.O. Box 203, Shinyanga. Radio Call Diocesan channel.

Busanda Dispensary/MCH and Leaper Camp.

 

Chamugasa  (Our Lady of Peace) [1960], P.O. Box 377, Magu.

Radio call available diocesan channel.

Gula  (St. Francis Xavier) [1949], P.O. Box 295, Maswa, or Box 29, Lalago

Radio Call available Diocesan channel.

Dispensary/Maternity Clinic.

C.D.N.K. Sisters.

Kilulu (Holy Family) [1939], P.O. Box 98, Bariadi.

Radio Call available Diocesan channel.

Malampaka (Our Lady of Mercy) [1963], P.O. Box 24, Malampaka.

Phone: 028 -2762641 Parish No. 48.

Malili [1958], P.O. Box 3, Magu. Radio Call available Diocesan channel.

Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa.

Dispensary and MCH Maternity Clinic.

Mipa (St. Joseph the Worker) [1959], P.O. Box 220, or P.O. Box 47. Shinyanga. Radio Call available Diocesan channel.

Sisters of our Lady of Kilimanjaro.

Dispensary and MCH Maternity Clinic

The Mipa Leadership and Catechetical School, P.O. Box 220 or

Box 47, Shinyanga.

Mwadui  (Holy Cross) [1962], P.O. Box 114, Mwadui.or Box 47, Shinyanga.  Phone: 028-2762960; Extension 529.

Radio call through St. Paul the Apostle/Shinyanga Bush.

Agricultural Extension Prog. & Training Centre Songwa.

Ndoleleji (Mary Queen of Africa)  [1962], P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Radio call available diocesan channel.

Dispensary and Maternity Clinic.

Ngokolo  (Mater Misericordiae) [1991]  Cathedral Parish,

P.O. Box 105, Shinyanga. Phone: 028-2762153.

The Pope John Paul II Clergy Hostel, P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Phone: 028-2763073.

The Castor Sekwa Nursery School, P.O. Box 105, Shinyanga.

Phone: 028-2763133.

Sisters of Our Lady of Kilimanjaro (CDNK) Phone: 028-2763133.

Dispensary and MCH Maternity Clinic, P.O. Box 105, Shinyanga.

The Queen of Peace Youth Centre, P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Phone: 028-2762615.

Office of the Bishop P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga, Phone: 028-272068.

Ng’wamapalala  (Queen of the World) [1959], P.O. Box 69, Maswa.

Radio call available diocesan channel.

Sisters of Our Lady of Apostles.

Dispensary and MCH Maternity Clinic.

Ng’wamapalala Secondary School, P.O. Box 388, Bariadi.

Ng’wandoya (1991), P.O. Box 130, Maswa.

Radio-call Diocesan channel

Ng’wanangi-Nassa  (Our Lady of Bon Secours) [1948],

P.O. Box 3, Magu. Radio Call  available  Diocesan channel

Our Lady of Kilimanjaro Sisters.

Dispensary & MCH Maternity & Clinic.

Ng’wanhuzi  (St. Peter The Apostle) [1974],  P.O. Box 66, Meatu.

Phone: 028-72647, Parish No. 35. Radio Call Diocesan channel.

Dispensary and MCH Maternity clinic.

Nyalikungu (Our Lady of Martyrs) [1962],  P.O. Box 88, Maswa.

Phone: 028-272621. Parish No. 220. Radio Call available Diocesan channel.

Immaculate Heart of  Mary  Sisters. Phone as above, Convent No. 264,

Old Maswa  (St. Anne) [1962], P.O. Box 71, Bariadi.

Radio Call available Diocesan channel.

Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa.

Dispensary and MCH Maternity & Clinic.

Salawe  (Our Lady of Fatima) [1962], P.O. Box 162, or Box 47, Shinyanga. Radio Call available Diocesan channel

Sayusayu  (St. Michael Archangel) [1928], P.O. Box 33, Maswa.

Radio Call available Diocesan channel..

Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa.

Dispensary  and MCH Maternity and clinic.

 

Shinyanga Town  (Immaculate Heart of Mary) [1957],

P.O. Box 143, Shinyanga, Phone: 028-262481.

Major Centre NINDO with resident priest. P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga

or P.O. Box 143, Shinyanga. Mobidel Phone: 0741-324186 (Personal)

Ng’wasele Nursery School.

Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa.

St. Paul the Apostle [1984], P.O. Box 157, Mwadui.

Shinyanga Secondary School, P.O. Box 157, Mwadui or

P.O. Box 47, Shinyanga.

Radio Call available Diocesan channel.

Formation House Spiritual Year for Seminarians.

Wira or Wila (St. Theresa Of Lisieux) [1959],

P.O. Box 214, Shinyanga.

Radio Call available Diocese channel.