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The Most Rev. Mario A. Mgulunde, born at Kalenga (Iringa) in 1931. Ordained priest on April 8th 1962 and consecrated Bishop of Iringa on February 15th 1970. Appointed Archbishop of Tabora on March 9th, 1985, and installed on June 16th, 1985.

Residence: Archbishop’s House, Private Bag, Tabora,

Archbishop’s Personal Phone: 026-6608, Fax: 026-2604000.

Vicar General Office, Archbishop’s House, P.O. Box 669, Tabora.

          Phone: 026-2604637.


a)Diocesan                    b)Extra-Diocesan         

   34 Diocesan Priests                    Senior Seminary, Kipalapala

   13 White Fathers                        6 Diocesan Priests

     5 M.S.F.S. Fathers                            1 ALCP/Opus Spiritus Sancti

    4 Priests of Opus Spritus Sancti          8 Srs. of O.L. of Kilimanjaro

    3 SCIM Brothers                      Language School & Introd. Centre

    3 Brothers of Charity                          1 M. Afr. (White Father)      

142 Daughters of Mary                           1 M. Afr. (White Brother)     

    8 Srs. of St. Charles Borromeo   T.M.P. Printing Department

    8 Missionary Srs. of Charity               7 Fratres OSB Hanga 

    4 Carmelite Sisters                    T.M.P. Book Department

    5 Missionary  Sisters of St. Anne        3 Ladies of the Grail   

    4 Srs. of St .Joseph de Cluny

    2 Expatriate Lay Missionaries

480 Catechists


Diocesan Officials: Same address as the Ordinary, except

Caritas Development Office. P.O. Box 669, Tabora.

Telefax: 260-4536, e-mail:

 Marriage Tribunal: Archbishop’s House, Private Bag. P.O. Box Tabora.


PARISHES:         Population: 1,409,274   Catholics: 245,733

Chomachankola [1999], P.O. BOX 239, Nzega.

Igunga [1995], P.O. Box 184, Igunga. Phone: 84, Radio call







Mwanzugi Health Centre, P.O. Box 17, Igunga. Phonea/Fax: 026-2650150.

Sisters of St. Joseph de Cluny (Mwanzugi) P.O. Box 17, Igunga.

Ipuli [1974] (And Upuge), P.O. Box 926, Tabora. Phone: 026-2604051.

Daughters of Mary, P.O. Box 926, Tabora. Phone: 026-2605656.

Ipuli Dispensary, P.O. Box 1906, Tabora. Phone: 026-2604168.

Missionary Sisters of St. Ann (Luzern) P.O. Box 1906, Tabora.

Phone: 026-2604168.

Itaga [1914], P.O. Box 1907 Tabora.

Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales. P.O. Box 1907, Tabora.

St. Charles Borromeo Junior Seminary, P.O. Box 494, Tabora.

Phone: 026-2604474.

Daughters of Mary, P.O. Box 494, Tabora.

Kaliua [1963], P.O. Box 33, Kaliua Station. Phone: 37. Radio call.

Kaliua Health Centre, P.O. Box 33, Kaliua.

Daughters of Mary, P.O. Box 33, Kaliua.

Kipalapala [1882/1945], P.O. Box 7002, Tabora.

Kipalapala Dispensary, P.O. Box 7002, Tabora.

Daughters of Mary, P.O. Box 7002, Tabora.

St. Paul’s Regional Senior Seminary. P.O. Box 325, Tabora.

Phone: 2604073. Fax: 2604641. Radio Call.

Sisters of Our Lady of Kilimanjaro, P.O. Box 325, Tabora.

Tanganyika Mission Press, P.O. Box 314, Tabora, Phone: 026-2604358,

Telegrams: Tamipress Tabora, E-Mail:

Language School, P.O. Box 379, Tabora. Phone: 026-2604677.

Fax: 026-2604679, Radio Call.

Daughters of Mary, Generalate, P.O. Box 185, Tabora. Phone: 026-2605275.

Daughters of Mary, Mother House, P.O. Box 398, Tabora,

Phone: 026-2604074.

Daughter of Mary, Noviciate House, P.O. Box 398.

Suwezo Hostel. Box 248, Tabora. Phone: 026-2604523.

Lububu [1925], P.O. Box 323, Nzega.

Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales, P.O. Box 323, Nzega.







Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales, Formation House,

P.O. Box 323, Nzega.

Daughters of Mary, P.O. Box 323, Nzega.

Makokola [1973] (Tabora Town), P.O. Box 13, Tabora.

Phone: 026-2604933.

Ndala [1896] (And Tongi), P.O. Box  60,

Ndala via Tabora. Radio Call.

Daughters of Mary, Ndala Convent, P.O. Box 21, Ndala via Tabora.

Daughters of Mary, Ndala Postulate. P.O. Box 21, Ndala via Tabora.

Ndala Hospital, P.O. Box 15, Ndala via Tabora.

Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo, P.O. Box 15, Ndala via Tabora.

Ndono [1927/1999], P.O. Box  1756, Tabora.

Nzega [1958] (And Kitangili), P.O. Box 12, Nzega.

Phone: 026-2692220.

Kitongo Home Craft Centre, P.O. Box 12, Nzega. Phone: 026-2692211.

Daughters of Mary. P.O. Box 12, Nzega.

Uchama Secondary School, P.O. Box 190, Nzega. Phone: 026-2692299.

Daughters of Mary, P.O. Box 190, Uchama Nzega.

Nguruka [2000], P.O. Box 19, Nguruka.

Sikonge [1939/1972], P.O. Box 92, Sikonge, Phone: 37.

St.Theresa Sisters

Tabora - St. Theresa Cathedral Church [1900]

P.O. Box 516, Tabora. Phone: 026-2604041.

Daughters of Mary, P.O. Box 925, Tabora. Phone: 026-2604109.

Home for the Abandoned: Aged, Sick and Orphans.

P.O. Box 858, Tabora. Phone: 026-2604084.

Missionary Sisters of Charity, P.O Box 858, Tabora. Phone: 026-2604084.

School for the Deaf, Catholic Church, P.O.Box 340, Tabora.

Brothers of Charity, School of the Deaf, P.O. Box 340, Tabora.

Phone: 026-2604715.

Daughters of Mary, School of the Deaf, P.OBox 340, Tabora.

Students’ Centre, P.O. Box 226, Tabora.

T.M.P. Bookshop, P.O. Box 550, Tabora. Phone: 026-5097.

The Grail; same address as TMP Bookshop.

Mihayo Secondary School, Private Bag, Tabora.

Ulyankulu [1975], P.O. Box 91, Ulyankulu.

Daughters of Mary. P.O.Box 91, Ulyankulu.

Urambo [1952], P.O. Box 9, Urambo. Phone: 47.

Daughters of Mary., P.O.Box 9, Urambo.

Ussongo [1930] (And Igumo), P.O. Box 184, Igunga.

St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School, P.O.Box 184, Igunga.

Ussongo Health Centre, P.O.Box 238, Nzega.

Daughters of Mary., P.O. Box 184, Igunga.