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:

Easter Message of the Archbishop

Christ is truly risen! Today we celebrate the best news since the Creation of the world: “Do not be alarmed; you are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has been raised; he is not here” (Mk 16:6). This announcement is the very heart of the Gospel passed on from the Apostles, from…


Archbishop’s Statement on Assisted Suicide in Hospices

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2018 – Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, released the following statement in response to health authorities in B.C. forcing assisted suicide into hospice and palliative care homes: As health authorities in B.C. start to impose euthanasia in palliative and hospice care facilities, two things are clear: the government is mistaken in its…


University Students Mass Homily

University Mass. Sunday V in Ordinary Time Dear brother priests and deacons, dear administrators, faculty and students of the colleges and universities of the Archdiocese of Vancouver, and dear friends in Christ: Obligation to Proclaim the Gospel To talk about “obligation” is not appealing, especially to a college students. Nor does talk of “compulsion” gain…