– 20 January 1879: The arrival of the White Missionaries at Ujiji, on the Lakeshore of Tanganyika. – 23 July 1879: The Missionaries left Ujiji to Rumonge, Burundi. – 4 September: The Missionaries came back to Ujiji and tried to establish a mission and catechetical school. – May 1884: The Missionaries left Ujiji once again for Karema. – February 1914: The Central Railway Line reached Kigoma. – 1914-1917: The establishment of the Mission cum procura at Kigoma to serve the dioceses around Lake Tanganyika. – 13 August 1929: Bishop Joseph BIRRAUX officially shifted his headquaters from Karema to Ujiji. – […]
In September 1993, a meeting between Astrid Strunden (volunteer of Kigoma Development Project and Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) and the Tanzanian Governement took place, which was the beginning of Sanganigwa Children’s Home. Later on, in January 1994, the then Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Kigoma, Paul Ruzoka, joined the group whereby he was selected to be the caretaker of the project. In November 1994, the Sanganigwa Children’s Home, which was originally a hospital, was handed over to the Diocese of Kigoma and on 15th July 1995, the Home was officially opened. Since then, the Centre has already supported 83 […]
Nzimano was built in 2000 and is situated only 500m from the railway station of Kigoma as well as the daladala (minibus) and taxi terminal. The market is situated about 100m from the railway station, and therefore is very close to Nzimano. The Cathedral of Catholic Church is very close to Nzimano at about 300m down the road and a mosque is situated about 100m past the Cathedral. The Hostel has a very spacious set up with lots of trees and plants around the buildings, making your stay at Nzimano pleasant and tranquil. The atmosphere is peaceful, quiet and serene, […]
Date Event From To Vicariate Apostolic of Kigoma 10 May 1946 Erected Vicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika Vicariate Apostolic of Kigoma (erected) Diocese of Kigoma 25 March 1953 Elevated Vicariate Apostolic of Kigoma Diocese of Kigoma
Historia fupi ya madhabahu ya Mama Bikira Maria, Afya ya Wagonjwa, Buhabhugali na Kituo cha Ushauri cha Mtakatifu Teresa wa Calcuta, wakati wa ufunguzi wake tarehe 27 Oktoba 2018 iliyoandaliwa na Askofu wa Jimbo la Kigoma Tanzania +Joseph R. Mlola, ALCP/OSS. Askofu wa Jimbo Katoliki Kigoma.