Father Thomas Poisson will be the new pastor of Holy Family Parish in South Range.He will continue to serve as pastor of St. Ignatius Loyola Parish in Houghton. Father Poisson
was ordained to the priesthood in 1978 in his
home parish of St. Joseph
in Lake Linden.He
has served churches in Marquette, Norway, Garden, Fayette, Menominee, Sobieski, Nadeau and L'Anse.In addition, Fr. Poisson worked with the community of Covenant House in New York City, was chaplain at the Veterans Administration Medical Facility in Iron Mountain and served as spiritual moderator of the Marquette Diocesan Council of Catholic Women.