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


Review of the Diocesan Catechetical Programme

On Sunday, September 18, 2016, the Church Universal observed Catechetical Sunday. In the Diocese of Roseau, it served as an opportunity to bring together all catechists for a day of reflection and re-commissioning. It also served as a prelude to the preparatory work towards the review of the Diocesan Catechetical Programmes. In my opening address of the day’s session, I made reference to the Guidelines for Catechesis of the Antilles Episcopal Conference, which I believe, provides great insights … [Read More...]

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