Catholic Archdiocese of Dar es Salaam at St. Joseph's Cathedral Sokoine Drive 40, Dar Es Salaam, DS Box 167 Dar es Salaam TZ - Immaculate Heart of Mary; Upanga Parish
Immaculate Heart of Mary; Upanga Parish
The church was built in 1969 by the Capuchins and was dedicated to the Immaculate Conception. It was initially intended to serve a sizable Italian Catholic Community, which was in existence then.
In 1971, Upanga was turned into a Parish and the Church became the
The Parish is administered by the Franciscans Capuchin Fathers of Assisi. Till now the fathers come from the province of Florence. There are also the sisters of St. Gemma of Dodoma in the mission premises heling. The Parish Council is very strong and cooperative..
There are three Masses each Sunday as follows:
7.00 a.m. Swahili Mass
8.30 a.m. English Mass
10.00 a.m. Swahili Mass
The Holy Rosary is recited every Sunday at
In the evening of each first Thursday and Friday of the month there are a Eucharistic Hour and the Sacred Heart of Jesus services.
The Parish runs a Nursery and a
In Upanga there are many insittutions, convents bellow are the addresses:
UPANGA, KANISA LA BIKIRA MARIA MKINGIWA DHAMBI YA ASILI(1968)
S.L.P 2757 SIMU:2116509
Salesians of Don Bosco Box 4649 2150062
Salvatorian Sisters 2150428
Canossian Sisters 2150714
Bethania House 2150970
Contacts: Tel No. +255 22 2116509