Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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Masses offered without a public congregation

  • 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... Read More

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Statement from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops Regarding Jean Vanier

Category: Statements.

February 25, 2020 It is with a heavy heart that the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) learned over the weekend of the shocking results of an independent inquiry, undertaken at the initiative of L’Arche International, to investigate allegations of abuse by its founder Jean Vanier. The inquiry uncovered disturbing allegations by women (non-disabled) who were abused emotionally and sexually. This news is all the more difficult and incomprehensible given that Mr. Vanier had a... Read More

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Archbishop Miller’s Statement on Jean Vanier Allegations

Category: Statements.

February 25, 2020 The distressing news we received on the weekend is extraordinarily painful and disturbing, and for many, especially victims/survivors of clerical sexual abuse, it means re-experiencing the pain and disillusionment they have suffered. We honour L’Arche International for its decision to initiate an independent inquiry to... Read More

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Archbishop Miller’s Lunar New Year Message

Category: Letters.

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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It gives me great pleasure to reach out to the Asian Catholic community of the Archdiocese of Vancouver and offer my prayers and best wishes for a Happy New Year – gong hei fat choy! The Lunar New Year, which falls on Saturday, Jan. 25, is an... Read More

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Archbishop Miller’s Christmas Message

Category: Letters.

December 25, 2019 The birth of Jesus has changed the course of human history. God became man, a Saviour who gave a new direction for us to follow. Everyone involved in the first Christmas events experienced a transformative change in their lives. Mary and Joseph set out on a life-altering journey to Jerusalem. The shepherds were called away... Read More

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