Welcome Father Jeff Poirot!
Poirot is a native Texan. He was born in Austin,
TX and at the age of two he moved with his
parents Jim and Peggy Poirot and his sister Pam, who is four years older than
he is, to Denton, TX where his father taught at the University
and his mother became a real estate agent. Fr. Jeff went to school in Denton and was active in
school sports, band, Boy Scouts, youth group at church and a number of other
things. Fr. Jeff graduated from High School and entered into college
seminary at the age of 18. He began his studies to become a priest for
the Diocese of Fort Worth at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio.
After graduating from college seminary he was sent to graduate level seminary
studies in Houston
at St. Maryís Seminary. In May of 2001 Fr. Jeff was ordained to the
diocesan priesthood for the Fort Worth Diocese. He has served as an
associate pastor at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in Bedford,
TX and also at Immaculate Conception Catholic
Church in Denton, TX.
From the entire
parish of Our Lady of Lourdes, we welcome Father Jeff!