Welcome To The Diocese Of Roseau

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

Bishop Gabriel Malzaire

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

What will we bring to the Christ-Child?

Christmas is often seen as a time for “giving” and “receiving”, resulting in the notion of gift-exchange, as we know it. However, in the minds of many, the aspect of “receiving” takes greater prominence. The reason for this, it seems, is that our collective psyche has been formed that way. From very early, the child learns to expect gifts at Christmas time. Only later in life does the dimension of “giving” come into play. It seems quite easy to rationalize that reasoning, since children, by … [Read More...]

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