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:

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…