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


Christmas A New Beginning

Life as we know it is on a trajectory; that is, it is going somewhere. However, it also consists of changing moments and seasons that bring variety, colour and purpose to its existence at each of these moments. One of the prominent components of that reality is the need, from time to time, for new beginnings. Christmas is that time of year which, par excellence, represents a new beginning - one with a universal dimension. What therefore is its significance for the human community? It is the … [Read More...]

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