Poirier, Roger

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.

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.