Staff Member: Rev. Robert A. Poitras
Rev. Robert A. Poitras
Born in Boston, MA on December 14, 1977, he is the sixth of six children of the late Robert and Loretta Poitras of Lowell, MA. His siblings are Pamela Lupien, Bruce Poitras, Brenda Martin, Steven Poitras, and Marie Hemmerle.
Fr. Bob received his primary education at St. Patrick School in Lowell, MA. He the graduated from Dracut Senior High School in 1995. Following two years in the work force doing welding and plumbing for BTI in Billerica, MA, Fr. Bob then entered St. John Seminary in Brighton, MA, in 1997. Fr. Bob received his bachelors of Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Philosophy in 2001 and was then sent to continue his Theology Studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy, where he received a Sacred Theology Bachelors. Living at the North American College, Fr. Bob continued his studies for a License in Sacred Theology and completed his studies in 2005, when he was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston on May 21, 2005.
Fr. Bob’s previous assignments have been as parochial vicar at St. Agatha Parish in Milton, Ma, as Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Boxford, Byfield, Georgetown, and Rowley, MA, and most recent as Administrator of Our Lady of Grace Parish in Dunstable, Groton, and Pepperell, MA.
Fr. Bob is a hometown sports fan who loves, God, family and friends.