Welcome To The Diocese Of Roseau


Established in 1850, the Diocese of Roseau encompasses the Commonwealth of Dominica and is a member of the Antilles Episcopal Conference. We trust you will enjoy browsing the various pages of this site and that it will give you some insight into the life and work of the Diocese.

Most Reverend Gabriel Malzaire

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Bishop Malzaire was born in Mon Repos, a community in the village of Micoud on the east of St Lucia. He dreamt of serving the Lord since the age 10. Bishop Malzaire studied at the Regional Seminary of St John Vianney and Ugandan Martyrs in Trinidad and Tobago. He holds a doctorate in Systematic Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome. His doctoral thesis, published in Rome, is a study of the relationship between theology of the Eucharist and the Social Teaching of the Church, as reflected in the thoughts of the late Pope Paul VI on the world’s poor and suffering.

The Bishop’s Monthly Message


The Catholic Educator in an Evolving Environment – Part II

In an address to a group of new ambassadors to the Holy See in May 2013, Pope Francis called on world leaders to end the “cult of money” and to do more for the poor. He told the diplomats that free market economy has created a tyranny, in which people were valued only by their ability to consume. “Money,” he said, “has to serve, not to rule,” thus urging ethical financial reforms. The Vatican Bank has launched a website and will publish its annual report in an effort to increase … [Read More...]

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Vatican News

(Vatican Radio) The Holy See's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva has warned that "a purely economic and […]
(Vatican Radio) The sixth meeting of the Council of Cardinals with Pope Francis began on Monday morning at Casa Santa […]
The Sri Lankan bishops' conference has launched an official website for Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the country, scheduled for […]