Archbishop Letters Archive

Christmas Message from the Archbishop

During the Christmas season,  let us cast our eyes upon Christ our light – the God of glory and light, the God who constantly lightens our way. As we celebrate the great light of Christ among us, let us also give thanks for the other lights that have touched, lit up, and enlightened our own…


State of the Archdiocese Address

Seventh Annual Archbishop’s Dinner Hyatt Regency Hotel 30 October 2018 Archbishop Exner; Bishop Monroe; Reverend Fathers, Deacons, Sisters, Lay and Priestly People of the Archdiocese of Vancouver; Ladies and Gentlemen:   Introduction Once again tonight, we come together in a family spirit to celebrate the bountiful harvest the good Lord is reaping in our Archdiocese….


Statement on the Recent Revelations of Sexual Abuse in the Church

To the faithful of the Archdiocese of Vancouver: Over the past few weeks, a number of very serious accounts of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church have become public. Like you, I am devastated by these accounts of profound evil. What the victims of sexual abuse have endured has shaken me and broken my heart….


Archbishop statement on Supreme Court ruling on TWU

TWU decision ‘undermines’ freedoms: Archbishop VANCOUVER (June 15, 2018) – Vancouver Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, today released a statement expressing his disappointment with the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on the Trinity Western University law school. I am saddened to see the Supreme Court of Canada’s Trinity Western University law school decision, with its…


March for Life Homily

Homily of His Excellency Archbishop Michael Miller CSB, for the 2018 March for Life in Victoria BC. St. Patrick’s Church, Victoria 10 May 2018 Dear brother priests, young people and friends in Christ: Introduction What a blessing and gift that we are gathered here at St. Patrick’s church in Victoria to begin our annual March…