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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Castries

Saint Lucia Saint Lucia

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Castries / Castrien(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Kingstown, Roseau, Saint George’s in Grenada, Saint John’s–Basseterre

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Churches by City (23)

Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (↑), Bridgetown (↘), Kingstown (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2022.02.11 – ...):Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (64)Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (64)

President of Antilles Episcopal Conference

Apostolic Administrator of Roseau (Dominica)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Castries (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (64)Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (64)Permalink
(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 Robert Rivas, O.P. (76)Archbishop Robert Rivas, O.P. (76)Permalink
(2008.02.15 – 2022.02.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Castries (Saint Lucia)

Via vertias vita

Born:1946.06.07 (Arima, Trinidad and Tobago)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1990.01.22

Bishop of Kingstown (Saint Vincent and Grenadines) (1989.10.23 – 2007.07.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Bridgetown (Barbados) (2005.05.31 – 2011.07.08)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Castries (Saint Lucia) (2007.07.19 – 2008.02.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Kingstown (Saint Vincent and Grenadines) (2007.07.19 – 2011.07.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Castries (Saint Lucia) (2008.02.15 – 2022.02.11)

Cardinal Kelvin Edward Felix (89)Archbishop Kelvin Edward Felix (89) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1981.07.17 – 2008.02.15)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Salute a Primavalle
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Castries (Saint Lucia)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1933.02.15 (Roseau, Dominica)
Ordained Priest:1956.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1981.10.05
Created Cardinal:2014.02.22

Metropolitan Archbishop of Castries (Saint Lucia) (1981.07.17 – 2008.02.15)

President of Antilles Episcopal Conference (1991 – 1997)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Salute a Primavalle (2014.02.22 [2014.05.31] – ...)

Archbishop Patrick Webster, O.S.B.Permalink
(1974.11.18 – 1979.05.10)

Born:1924.04.24 (Saint Lucia)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.31
Died:1989.07.24 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Otočac (1969.06.26 – 1970.03.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint George’s in Grenada (Grenada) (1969.06.26 – 1970.03.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint George’s in Grenada (Grenada) (1969.08.05 – 1970.03.07)

Bishop of Saint George’s in Grenada (Grenada) (1970.03.07 – 1974.11.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Castries (Saint Lucia) (1974.11.18 – 1979.05.10)

Bishops of Castries (Roman Rite)

Bishop Charles Alphonse Gachet, F.M.I.Permalink
(1957.01.14 – 1974.11.18)

Born:1911.07.11 (France)
Ordained Priest:1936.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.05
Died:1984.11.13 († 73)

Bishop of Castries (Saint Lucia) (1957.01.14 – 1974.11.18)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 617 km²

Population: 127,800 Catholics (69.6% of 183,627 total) (2020)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 2 missions, 29 priests (16 diocesan, 13 religious), 24 deacons, 55 lay religious (19 brothers, 36 sisters), 2 seminarians (2020)

History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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