Fr. Miller has been at St. John's Seminary since 1956. He served as rector from 1978 to 1987 and is now Professor of Homiletics. He has written numerous articles and books in the areas of liturgy and homiletics. His latest books are 'Ordained to Preach, Together in Prayer, and Sunday Preaching.' He contributes a weekly column on the liturgy to several diocesan newspapers. In 1989 Cardinal Roger Mahony bestowed upon Fr. Miller the Laudatus Award "for excellence in the promotion of the liturgical life of the parishes and people of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles." In 1996 Fr. Miller was appointed as the first recipient of the Wilfred L. and Mary Jane Von der Ahe Chair of Homiletics and Liturgy. On December 7, 1998 Cardinal Roger Mahony dedicated the new Wilfred and Mary Jane Von der Ahe Homiletics and Liturgy Training Center in honor of Father Miller and his brother, Father Oscar Miller, C.M., who taught homiletics at St. John's Seminary from 1941 to 1956.