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Diocese of

Roseau

Dominica Dominica

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 750 km²

Population: 42,483 Catholics (61.3% of 69,319 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Castries

Neighbouring Dioceses: Basse-Terre (↖), Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 15 parishes, 2 missions, 25 priests (12 diocesan, 13 religious), 2 deacons, 31 lay religious (17 brothers, 14 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (15)

Basse-Terre (↖), Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.07.10 – ...):Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (59)Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (59)

President of Antilles Episcopal Conference

Ordinaries

Bishops of Roseau (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (59)Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (59)Permalink
(2002.07.10 – ...)

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica)
President of Antilles Episcopal Conference

All I want is to know Jesus Christ

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

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (2002.07.10 – ...)

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

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

Archbishop Edward Joseph Gilbert, C.SS.R. (80)Bishop Edward Joseph Gilbert, C.SS.R. (80) (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 (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


as of 2017.09.14

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