Poirier, Roger

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Name

Poirier, Roger

Given name

Roger

Family name

Poirier

One-line bio

Roger Poirier was a Canadian Oblate of Mary Immaculate, who became diocesan chaplain of the Montreal JOC and later the Quebec JOC.

Biography

Born on 8 August 1926, Fr Roger Poirier omi entered the Oblate novitiate in 1949. He made his profession in 1950 and was ordained on 17 June 1955.

He was a curate in the parish of Saint-Pierre-Apôtre, Montreal in 1956-57.

From 1957-68, he was diocesan and national chaplain of the JOC in Montreal.

Later he was also chaplain to the Mouvement de Travailleurs Chrétiens.

He took up a post as an animator at the Oblate Scholasticate in Ottawa from 1968-70.

From 1970-86, he was involved in popular movements in Montreal and was director of the Centre Saint-Pierre from 1986-1992.

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Country of origin

Birth date

August 8, 1926

Birth place

Hull

Conjuntos de items

Poirier Roger 01.jpg Portraits d'Oblats - Roger Poirier (Michel Thériault)