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Diocese of

Roseau

Dominica Dominica

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Roseau / Rosen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Castries

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Churches by City (15)

Basse-Terre et Pointe-à-Pitre (↖), Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2022.02.11 – ...):Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (65)Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (65)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Castries (Saint Lucia)

President of Antilles Episcopal Conference

Ordinaries

Bishops of Roseau (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (65)Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (65)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2022.02.11 – ...)

Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (65)Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (65) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.07.10 – 2022.02.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Castries (Saint Lucia)
President of Antilles Episcopal Conference
Apostolic Administrator of Roseau (Dominica)

All I want is to know Jesus Christ

Born:1957.10.04 (Mons Repos, Saint Lucia)
Ordained Priest:1985.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:2002.10.04

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (2002.07.10 – 2022.02.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda) (2007.10.12 – 2011.11.19)

President of Antilles Episcopal Conference (2017.05.04 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Castries (Saint Lucia) (2022.02.11 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Roseau (Dominica) (2022.02.11 – ...)

Archbishop Edward Joseph Gilbert, C.SS.R. (85)Bishop Edward Joseph Gilbert, C.SS.R. (85) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1994.07.01 – 2001.03.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)

The Lord is my strength

Born:1936.12.26 (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1994.09.07

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1994.07.01 – 2001.03.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (2001.03.21 – 2011.12.26)

Bishop Arnold Boghaert, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1957.06.04 – 1993.11.29)

Born:1920.10.21 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1944.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:1957.02.25
Died:1993.11.29 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Sufetula (1956.11.09 – 1957.06.04)

Coadjutor Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1956.11.09 – 1957.06.04)

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1957.06.04 – 1993.11.29)

Bishop Giacomo Moris, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1922.03.04 – 1957.06.04)

Born:1876.03.10 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1900.10.02
Consecrated Bishop:1922.03.30
Died:1957.06.04 († 81)

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1922.03.04 – 1957.06.04)

Bishop Philip Schelfhaut, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1902.05.25 – 1921.05.22)

Born:1850.09.27 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1878.10.18
Consecrated Bishop:1902.03.16
Died:1921.05.22 († 70)

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1902.05.25 – 1921.05.22)

Bishop Michael NaughtenPermalink
(1879.09.02 – 1900.07.04)

Died:1900.07.04

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1879.09.02 – 1900.07.04)

Bishop René-Marie-Charles Poirier, C.I.M.Permalink
(1858.11.12 – 1878.04.23)

Born:1802.10.07 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1859.02.13
Died:1878.04.23 († 75)

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1858.11.12 – 1878.04.23)

Bishop Michel-Désiré VesquePermalink
(1856.10.14 – 1858.07.10)

Born:1817.11.19 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1856.10.26
Died:1858.07.10 († 40)

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1856.10.14 – 1858.07.10)

Bishop Michael MonaghanPermalink
(1851.02.16 – 1855.07.14)

Died:1855.07.14

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1851.02.16 – 1855.07.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1852 – 1855.07.14)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 750 km²

Population: 41,797 Catholics (60.2% of 69,400 total) (2020)

Statistics: 15 parishes, 2 missions, 20 priests (11 diocesan, 9 religious), 3 deacons, 21 lay religious (12 brothers, 9 sisters), 1 seminarian (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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