Archbishop Letters Archive

2019 Federal Election Letter

Our Lady of the Rosary October 7, 2019 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: On Oct. 21, Canadians have an opportunity to choose the political leadership of their country. In doing so, they will play a vital role in shaping the direction of Canada over the next several years. I want to impress on Catholics…


Easter Message from the Archbishop

“Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, he is risen” (Lk. 24, 5). These angelic words dumbfounded the bewildered women who went to Jesus’ tomb on that first Easter morning. His body was no longer there! With awe and joy, the Church of God in Vancouver proclaims to the…


Archbishop Miller’s Lunar New Year Message

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It gives me great pleasure once again to reach out to all Asian Catholics in the Archdiocese of Vancouver and offer prayers and best wishes for a Happy New Year! The Lunar New Year, which falls on February 5 in 2019, is a joyous opportunity for our Chinese, Korean,…


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….