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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Vancouver

Canada Canada

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Vancouver / Vancuverien(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Kamloops, Nelson, Prince George, Victoria

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (86)

Victoria (↙), Prince George (↑), Kamloops (↗), Nelson (→), Spokane (↘), Seattle (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2009.01.02 – ...):Archbishop John Michael Miller, C.S.B. (76)Archbishop John Michael Miller, C.S.B. (76)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Vancouver (Roman Rite)

Archbishop John Michael Miller, C.S.B. (76)Archbishop John Michael Miller, C.S.B. (76)
(2009.01.02 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada)

Veritati servire

Born:1946.07.09 (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2004.01.12

Titular Archbishop of Vertara (2003.11.25 – 2007.06.01)

Secretary of Congregation for Catholic Education (for Seminaries and Educational Institutions) (2003.11.25 – 2007.06.01)

Vice-President of Pontifical Work for Ecclesiastical Vocations (2003.11.25 – 2007.06.01)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (2007.06.01 – 2009.01.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (2009.01.02 – ...)

Archbishop Raymond Olir Roussin, S.M.
(2004.01.10 – 2009.01.02)

Fortes in fide

Born:1939.06.17 (Saint-Vital, MB, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1970.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:1995.06.14
Died:2015.04.24 († 75)

Bishop of Gravelbourg (1995.04.10 – 1998.09.14)

Coadjutor Bishop of Victoria (Canada) (1998.09.14 – 1999.03.18)

Bishop of Victoria (Canada) (1999.03.18 – 2004.01.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (2004.01.10 – 2009.01.02)

Archbishop Adam Joseph Exner, O.M.I. (94)Archbishop Adam Joseph Exner, O.M.I. (94)
(1991.05.25 – 2004.01.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Vancouver (Canada)

To serve as he served

Born:1928.12.24 (Killaly, SK, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1957.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1974.03.12

Bishop of Kamloops (Canada) (1974.01.16 – 1982.03.31)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (1982.03.31 – 1991.05.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1991.05.25 – 2004.01.10)

Archbishop James Francis Carney
(1969.01.08 – 1990.09.16)

Servare unitatem

Born:1915.06.28 (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1942.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:1966.02.11
Died:1990.09.16 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Obori (1966.01.07 – 1969.01.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1966.01.07 – 1969.01.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1969.01.08 – 1990.09.16)

Archbishop Martin Michael Johnson
(1964.03.11 – 1969.01.08)

Da nobis pacem

Born:1899.03.18 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1924.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:1936.09.29
Died:1975.01.29 († 75)

Bishop of Nelson (Canada) (1936.07.18 – 1954.11.27)

Titular Archbishop of Cius (1954.11.27 – 1964.03.11)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1954.11.27 – 1964.03.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1964.03.11 – 1969.01.08)

Titular Archbishop of Civitate (1969.01.08 – 1970.11.23)

Archbishop William Mark Duke
(1931.10.05 – 1964.03.11)

Duc in altum

Born:1879.10.07 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1903.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1928.10.18
Died:1971.08.31 († 91)

Titular Archbishop of Phasis (1928.08.10 – 1931.10.05)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1928.08.10 – 1931.10.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1931.10.05 – 1964.03.11)

Titular Archbishop of Seleucia in Isauria (1964.03.11 – 1971.08.31)

Archbishop Timothy Casey
(1912.08.02 – 1931.10.05)

Dominus spes mea

Born:1862.02.20 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1886.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1900.02.11
Died:1931.10.05 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Uthina (1899.09.30 – 1901.03.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Saint John in America (Canada) (1899.09.30 – 1901.03.25)

Bishop of Saint John in America (Canada) (1901.03.25 – 1912.08.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1912.08.02 – 1931.10.05)

Archbishop Neil McNeil
(1910.01.19 – 1912.04.10)

Quis ut Deus / Evangelizare pauperibus misit me

Born:1851.11.23 (Hillsborough, NS, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1879.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1895.10.20
Died:1934.05.25 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 82)

Titular Bishop of Nilopolis (1895.08.06 – 1904.02.08)

Vicar Apostolic of Western Newfoundland (Canada) (1895.08.06 – 1904.02.08)

Bishop of Saint George’s (Canada) (1904.02.08 – 1910.01.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1910.01.19 – 1912.04.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1912.04.10 – 1934.05.25)

Archbishop Augustin Dontenwill, O.M.I.
(1908.09.19 – 1908.09.21)

Pax in veritate

Born:1857.06.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1885.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1897.08.22
Died:1931.11.30 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Germanicopolis (1897.04.19 – 1899.06.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of New Westminster (Canada) (1897.04.19 – 1899.06.01)

Bishop of New Westminster (Canada) (1899.06.01 – 1908.09.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1908.09.19 – 1908.09.21)

Superior General of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Oblates) (1908.09.20 – 1931.11.30)

Titular Archbishop of Ptolemais (1909.01.19 – 1931.11.30)

Bishops of New Westminster (Roman Rite)

Bishop Augustin Dontenwill, O.M.I. (later Archbishop)
(1899.06.01 – 1908.09.19)

(see above)

Bishop Paul Durieu, O.M.I.
(1890.09.02 – 1899.06.01)

Pauperes evangelizantur / Justus ex fide vivit

Born:1830.12.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1854.03.11
Consecrated Bishop:1875.10.24
Died:1899.06.01 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Marcopolis (1875.06.02 – 1890.06.03)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of British Columbia (Canada) (1875.06.02 – 1890.06.03)

Vicar Apostolic of British Columbia (Canada) (1890.06.03 – 1890.09.02)

Bishop of New Westminster (Canada) (1890.09.02 – 1899.06.01)

Vicars Apostolic of British Columbia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Durieu, O.M.I.
(1890.06.03 – 1890.09.02)

(see above)

Bishop Louis-Joseph d’Herbomez, O.M.I.
(1863.12.22 – 1890.06.03)

Si Deus est pro nobis quis contra nos

Born:1822.01.17 (France)
Ordained Priest:1849.10.14
Consecrated Bishop:1864.10.09
Died:1890.06.03 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Miletopolis (1863.12.22 – 1890.06.03)

Vicar Apostolic of British Columbia (Canada) (1863.12.22 – 1890.06.03)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: 150 Robson St., Vancouver, BC V6B 2A7, Canada

Phone: +1 (604) 683-0281

Websites:

Statistics

Area: 119,439 km²

Population: 446,611 Catholics (14.2% of 3,150,695 total) (2020)

Statistics: 77 parishes, 6 missions, 199 priests (101 diocesan, 98 religious), 25 deacons, 244 lay religious (149 brothers, 95 sisters), 20 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7), Saint John Paul II (October 22)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 3 (1953)

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History

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Last updated on 2023.02.02

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