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.

Missionary Childhood Association – Consecration Day

Children Helping Children
200 Children Consecrated as Missionaries

The Bishop’s Monthly Message


Catechesis and the Parish

On Sunday, September 21st, 2014, the Catholic world celebrated Catechetical Sunday under the theme: God’s Gift of Forgiveness. As always, the observance of this important occasion in the life of the Church serves as an opportunity for all catechists to recommit themselves to this noble task of handing on to the faithful, especially the young, the teachings of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. Of course, the occasion serves as a great source of encouragement for the new comers in the … [Read More...]

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Vatican News

(Vatican Radio) A Middle East without its Christians would be like a garden without flowers: that’s what Chaldean Catholic Archbishop […]
(Vatican)  Pope Francis announced on Monday that Blessed Joseph Vaz, the Apostle of Sri Lanka, will be declared saint on […]
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis convened a Consistory of Cardinals on Monday morning in the Vatican. Originally scheduled in order to […]

AEC News

Serving in Rome     Trinidadian Matthew Ragbir of Living Water Community, who is studying in Rome and preparing for the priesthood, was among those chosen to serve at the opening Mass of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, celebrated at St Peter's Basilica. In photos, Ragbir greets Pope Francis before the Mass and stands with other torch-bearers during the Eucharistic Prayer. He also carried the procession crucifix.
Catholic News, Trinidad – Saturday, 11 October 2014 13:23 Serving in […]
Children pray after lunch at Exchange RC School, Couva. Photo Raymond Syms
Catholic News, Trinidad, 14 September 2014 by Fr Martin Sirju, Parish Priest, […]