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


Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, we have come to the 38th anniversary of the birth of our nation, for which we need to thank Almighty God. As always, it serves as an opportunity to recommit ourselves to the common task of nation building, as emphasized in this year’s theme: “Strengthening our Commitment to Nation Building”. This responsibility of nation building, which is both individual and collective, is often misunderstood; it is limited to the physical, infrastructural and fiscal. How … [Read More...]

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