Father Patrick Bataille, Provincial Delegate of the sector of France,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father
on Wednesday the 17th of May 2017 at Billère (Pau – France)
at the age of 91 years, of which 66 years of missionary life
in Zambia and in France.
Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.
Milestones of Father Bernard Poisson’s life :
Bernard was born on the 4th of March 1926 at Nantes in Britanny (Western France – Diocese of Nantes). He joined the Missionaries of Africa and began his Spiritual Year on the 3rd of December 1945 at Maison-Carrée in Algeria. He took his Missionary Oath on the 27th of June 1950 at Thibar and was ordained to the priesthood on the 24/03/1951 at Carthage.
|01/09/1951||Chilubula (Bangweolo)||Nord Rhodesia|
|20/07/1952||Ipusukilo et Mulobola||Nord Rhodesia|
|11/11/1960||Malole et Ipusukilo||Nord Rhodesia|
|01/04/1974||Superior||Chilubula, then Chilubi||Zambia|
|01/01/1980||Parish Ministry||La Désirade||Carribbeans|
|09/03/1980||Session-Retreat||Jérusalem||Israël / Palestine|
|01/10/1981||Curate||Lwingu then Kapatu and Lwena||Zambia|
|24/02/1988||Ordre du Mérite National|
|01/01/1989||Decorated “Wings”/ R.A.F.|
|01/07/1990||Session of Pastoral Theology||Rome||Italia|
|01/06/1991||Curate||Kapatu then Malole and Ipusukilo||Zambia|
|05/02/2008||Returns to Province||France|
|17/05/2017||Returns to the Father||Billère||France|