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ARCHDIOCESE OF SONGEA

Ordinary

The Most  Rev. Norbert W. Mtega,  born at Kinyika (Lupanga-Njombe) on 17th August, 1945. Ordained Priest on 14th November, 1973, appointed Bishop of Iringa on 28th October, 1985 and consecrated on 6th  January, 1986, in Rome by Pope John Paul II, installed in Iringa on 9th March, 1986. Appointed Archbishop of Songea on 6th July, 1992. Installed in Songea on 20th September, 1992.

Residence, Bishop’s House, P.O. Box 152, Songea

             Phone: Private 025-2602004. Fax  025-2602593

             Procure: Phone: & Fax: 025-2602046;

  or Phone: 025-2602983. General line Phone: &  Fax:025-2602605.

             E-Mail: Archbishop: mtega@cats-net.com

             Secretary: songea-archdiocese@cats-net.com

In retirement: Right Rev. Gervasius Nkalanga,

              St. Maurus Abbey, Hanga, P.O. Box 217, Songea.

Abbot:   Right Rev. Abbot Lambert Doerr OSB,

              St. Benedict Abbey, P.O. Peramiho, Phone: 025-2602120.

              E-Mail: lambert@peramiho.ud.co.tz

Abbot:  Right. Rev. Abbot Alcuin Nyirenda OSB.

              St. Maurus Abbey, Hanga P.O. Box 217, Songea.

              Phone:  & Fax: 025-2600997. E-Mail: alcuin@cats-net.com

Staff:

  62    Diocesan Priests

  12    Major Seminary Peramiho Staff

318    Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes Chipole (Indigenous)

  20    Benedictine Brothers  of St. Paul Lighano (Indigenous)

  20    Benedictine Fathers of St. Ottilien

  20    Benedictine Brothers of St. Ottilien (Expatriates)

  23    Bendedictine Brothers of St Ottilien (Indigenous)

  24    Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing (Expatriates)

  20    Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing (Indigeneous)

  14    Benedictine Fathers of Hanga Abbey

111    Benedictine Fraters of Hanga Abbey

    2    Augustinian Fathers (Expatriates)

    2    Augustinian Fathers (Indigenous)

    2    Augustinian Brothers (Indigenous)

    6    Augustinian Sisters (Expatriates)

  13    Augustinian Sisters (Indigenous)

    2    Vincentian Fathers (Congregation of the Mission) (Expatriates)

    3    Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul (Expatriates)

  30    Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul (Indigenous)

    9    Poor Clares Colettines Ruhuwiko

    1    Capuchin Father (Expatriate)

    8    Poor Clare Colettines

    3    Visitation Sisters (Expatriates)

    1    Auxiliary of Apostolate (Expatriate)

  16    Auxiliaries of Apostolate (Indigenous)

    1    Lay Mission Worker

191    Catechists

Diocesan Officials:  Same address as the Ordinary.

PARISHES:         Population: 594,992      Catholics: 238,910

Chengena [1960], P.O. Box 320, Songea.

Hanga [1965], P.O. Box  312, Songea.

African Benedictines, P.O. Box 217, Songea. Phone: &

Fax 025-2600997.

E-Mail: hanga.procure@cats-net.com

Hanga Religious Minor Seminary, P.o. Box 217, Songea.

St. Benedict’s Secondary School.

Hanga Trade School.

Ifinga [1931], P.O. Madaba.

Kitanda [1954], P.O. Box 188, Songea.

African Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes Chipole.

Liganga [1957], P.O. Box 79, Peramiho.

Selekano Farm,  P.O. Box 79, Peramiho.

Ligera [1938], P.O. Box 82, Songea.

Ligunga [1972], P.O. Box 82, Songea.

Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul.

 

Litapwasi [1998], P.O. Box 152, Songea.

Lusonga [1967], P.O. Peramiho.

Magagura - Chipole [1937], P.O. Peramiho.

African Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes - Chipole, P.O. Peramiho.

St. Agnes Girls’ Secondary School, P.O. Box 16, Peramiho.

Chipole Motherhouse, P.O. Box 16, Peramiho.

Chipole Trade School.

Chipole Girls’ Primary School.

Mgazini [1932], P.O. Box 4, Peramiho.

Catechist Seminary St. Boniface, P.O. Box 4, Peramiho.

African Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes Chipole.

Mahanje  [1926], P.O. Box 22, Madaba, Songea.

Augustinian Fathers, Formation House, P.O. Box 22, Madaba.

Augustinian Sisters.

Matimira [1928], P.O. Box 195, Songea.

Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul.

Matogoro [1930], P.O. Box 82, Songea. Phone: 025-2602468.

African Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes Chipole, P.O. Box 82, Songea.

Phone: 025-2600777

Mkongo [1962], P.O. Box 82, Songea.

Diocesan Benedictine Brothers, St.Paul Monastery Lighano.

P.O. Box 996, Songea.

Stella Matutina Minor Seminary, P.O. Box 426, Songea.

Visitation Sisters, P.O. Box 426, Songea.

Mpandangindo [1968], P.O. Box 12, Peramiho.

Mpitimbi [1928], P.O. Box 18, Peramiho.

African Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes Chipole.

Msalaba Mkuu [1965], P.O. Box 175, Songea.

Mtyangimbole [1992], P.O. Box 152, Songea.

African Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes Chipole.

Namabengo [1934], P.O. Box 120, Songea.

Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul.

 

Namtumbo [1970], P.O. Namtumbo.

African Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes Chipole.

Ndongozi [1968], P.O. Peramiho.

Peramiho [1898], P.O. Box 35, Peramiho.

African  Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes Chipole.

St. Augustine’s Major Seminary, P.O. Box 22, Peramiho.

St. Benedict Abbey, P.O.Box 35, Peramiho, Procure: Phone: 025-2602162.

Fax: 025-2602917.

Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing. P.O. Box 18, Peramiho.

Phone: 025-2602594. E-Mail: mbs@peramiho.ud.co.tz

Peramiho Bookshop, P.O. Box 41, Peramiho.

Peramiho Trade School, P.O. Box 24, Peramiho.

Peramiho Nursing School, P.O. Box 57, Peramiho.

Peramiho Hospital, P.O. Box 19, Peramiho. Phone: & Fax: 025-2602760.

Peramiho Printing Press. Phone: 025-2602299.

E-Mail: polykarp@peramiho.ud.co.tz

Peramiho Girls’ Secondary School, P.O. Box 21, Peramiho.

Songea-Town [1968], P.O. Box 47, Songea, Phone: 025-2602330.

African Benedictine Sisters of St. Agnes, Mother General’s House.

P.O. Box 308, Songea, Phone: 025-2602297.

St. Joseph Primary School, P.O. Box 152, Songea. Phone: 025-2602881.

Radio Maria Tanzania P.O. Box 152, Songea.

Phone: 025-2602525, 025-2602348. E-Mail: Radiomaria@cats-net.com

Songea Bookshop, P.O. Box 152, Songea.

Mechanical Workshop, P.O. Box 152, Songea. Phone: 025-2602538.

St. Vianney Priests’ House, P.O. Box 47, Songea. Phone 025-2602423.

Auxiliaries of ‘Apostolate, P.O.Box 47, Songea. Phone 025-2602562

Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul Ruhuwiko, P.O. Box 306, Songea. Phone: 025-2602774.

Dumb and Deaf Primary School Ruhuwiko, (cf. Sisters of Mercy).

Poor Clares Colettines, Ruhuwiko, P.O. Box 647, Songea.

Phone: 025-2602057.

Vincentian Fathers (Congregation of the Mission) Bombambili,

P.O. Box 209, Peramiho. Phone: 025-2600825 Fax: 025-2600661.

E-Mail: tanzvin@cats-net.com

Wino [1959] P.O. Box 13, Madaba.

Augustinian Sisters, P.O. Box 69, Madaba.

Augustinian Sisters, Formation House, P.O. Box 69, Madaba.