Vincent Darius, Grenadian Roman Catholic prelate, Died at 60


Vincent Matthew Darius was born on September 6, 1955, and died on April 26, 2016.

He was the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint George’s in Grenada from 2002 until his death.

Vincent Darius was ordained on June 28, 1987, by Bishop Richard Lester Guilly, SJ, then emeritus of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Georgetown (Guyana), in the church of his childhood (in Crochu) named for St Martin de Porres.

Then the following year, Darius was elected Prior of his Order’s house of formation back in Puerto Rico.

As he returned to Grenada, he was appointed parish priest of Saint Paul’s and, a year later, of Grand Anse.

Darius was appointed within his Order as Promoter of Justice for the Caribbean, in 1989, in which role he served for six years.

Vincent was also elected to two terms as the first Prior of the newly-established house at Roxborough, Saint Paul’s.

Between the many other positions in which Darius served his native Diocese, Darius sat on the College of Consultors and the Council of Priests.

Vincent Darius passed away at 60 yrs old.