Rev. Gabriel Malzaire, Bishop of Roseau, Dominica, has been appointed as the new Metropolitan Archbishop of Castries. The announcement was made by the Vatican at 7.00 a.m. local time today, February 11, 2022.
The Archbishop Elect, Most Rev. Gabriel Malzaire, was ordained a priest on July 28, 1985. He served in several parishes in the Archdiocese of Castries and also taught at the Regional Seminary of St John Vianney and the Uganda Martyrs in Trinidad. At age 45 he was appointed Bishop of Roseau, Dominica, and was ordained as Bishop on October 4, 2002. He has been a Bishop for the past nineteen years and is in his second term as President of the Antilles Episcopal Conference.
According to a release, Bishop Malzaire is ready to go home and lead the flock in Saint Lucia. His Installation as Metropolitan Archbishop of Castries will take place on Mercy Sunday, April 24, 2022.