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 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…