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:

Extract from Homily for White Mass. Bill C-7

Bill C-7 Before concluding my remarks this evening, I would like to return to a topic that I have mentioned to you so often in the past but feel compelled to do so once again. As you might suspect, I’m going to say something about Bill C-7 currently before Parliament. Our voices as Christians engaged…


The Archbishop’s Easter Message

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, As the great “Alleluia” is proclaimed in our empty and silent churches this Easter, we both rejoice and lament. In our hearts we sing of Jesus’ victory over the power of sin and death, but we weep because of the continuing devastation around the world provoked by the coronavirus…


Temporary Suspension of Holy Mass celebrated in public.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: After further prayerful consideration; and after no small amount of sadness; and after hearing from senior pastors and others about the need for a single directive for the entire Archdiocese; and in keeping with the regulations of the other Dioceses of British Columbia; I direct that all Masses, whether…