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


AEC 59th Annual Plenary

 Dear Brothers and sisters in Christ, following is a Press Release from the 59th Annual Plenary   Meeting of the Antilles Episcopal Conference (AEC) held in Montiago Bay, Jamaica from April 18 - 24, 2015:  Caribbean bishops have been urged to renew their commitment to the Sunday homily and to   help their priests appreciate this “powerful” form of evangelisation. The appeal was made by Fr. Donald Senior CP, President Emeritus and Professor of New Testament Studies, Catholic Theological … [Read More...]

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