Archbishop Michael Miller

Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB

Archbishop Michael Miller, chief shepherd of Vancouver’s 430,000 Catholics since January 2009, has been part of the city’s religious landscape since 2007, when Pope Benedict XVI named him Coadjutor Archbishop.

Besides English, Archbishop Miller is fluent in Spanish, Italian and French. He is a specialist on the papacy and modern papal teaching, about which he has written extensively, and has received seven honorary doctorates.

Since his arrival in Vancouver, he has established new offices at the John Paul II Pastoral Centre for First Nations Ministry, Ecumenism and Interfaith Relations, Communications, Development, and Stewardship.

As well as his positions as Chancellor and board member of St. Mark’s College and Corpus Christi College, Archbishop Miller is president of the Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese, sits on the board of governors of Catholic Pacific College, and is a member of the Providence Health Care Society.

Archbishop Letters:

Christmas Message of Archbishop Miller

Dear brother priests, deacons, seminarians, consecrated men and women, and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Vancouver: Our hearts are filled with the tenderness of God’s love when we see little children kneeling in front of a Nativity scene, especially a church display where the figures are large enough to pick up and play with. …


Keep the Doors of Mercy Wide Open

(Vancouver Nov. 13, 2016) Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: As we approach the end of the Jubilee of Mercy, it is time for us to recall with gratitude the depth of God’s mercy revealed in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Throughout this past year, we have all been striving to bring…


Letter to Health Care Professionals

Dear Health Care Professionals: As shepherd of over 400,000 Catholics in Greater Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, and in view of the Supreme Court of Canada decision of February 6, 2015, and the recent legislation enacted by Parliament concerning euthanasia and assisted suicide, now termed MAiD, I am writing to offer some clarity concerning the…