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


Our Culture Our Responsibility

We come to that time of year when we reflect together as a nation on the significance of our self-determination. What a privilege it will be for us if we approach it with the sense of patriotism and spiritual fervour that it deserves! This, our 3rd decade year of independence, is a call to dig deeper into the reality of our own self-understanding The theme around which the festivities will be celebrated: Our Culture Our Responsibility, presents both a joy and a challenge. Though the notion of … [Read More...]

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Vatican News

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience in the St Peter’s Square (Wednesday) today told pilgrims the Church […]
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis greeted pilgrims in St Peter’s Square on Wednesday for his General Audience. In his catechesis the […]
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AEC News

Archbishop Joseph Harris gestures while speaking at the CiW conference. In the foreground is an enthroned Bible. Photo Dymphana McEachrane.
Catholic News, Trinidad, 23rd November 2014 By Lara Pickford-Gordon “Don’t let your […]
Reflections for November are by Archbishop Donald Reece, Archbishop Emeritus […]