Members of St. Michael's Parish rejoiced with their pastor as he celebrated his 50th anniversary of ordination May 12.

Msgr. Bernard Rossi was ordained May 10, 1969, at St. Jude’s Parish in Vancouver, and has been serving the Catholic community in Burnaby for three decades. 

Msgr. Rossi is passionate about health care and ethics and serves as the archdiocese’s Episcopal Vicar for Health Care and a board member of Providence Health Care.

Msgr. Bernard Rossi at Mass on the 50th anniversary of his ordination.

Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, with Msgr. Bernard Rossi.