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


Embracing Again the Mission of Christ in this Jubilee Year of Mercy

Every modern organization in the world today presents itself to its membership and its clientele through a mission statement. Such a statement, tells of the purpose for the existence of that organization. However, the Church is somewhat unique in this regard in that she does not have her own mission statement. Her mission is that of the one for whom She exists; and that is Jesus Christ. This is so true that two of the readings for today’s ceremony refer to that statement. And only by that … [Read More...]

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