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WELCOME FR. MARK!

On Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 12:00 noon, Bishop Shelton Fabre released the following announcement regarding pastoral assignments within the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux.


"Fr. Toups, who has served as Pastor of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Thibodaux since 2018, has been appointed as Pastor of Our Lady of the Isle Catholic Church in Grand Isle."

LET'S GET TO KNOW FR. MARK


Biographical

  • He was born October 21, 1972; he is 47 years-old.

  • He was born and raised in Houma. His parents are Prosper and Beverly Toups. He has two brothers, PJ and Philip, and three sisters, Mary, Priscilla, and Diana.

  • He graduated from Terrebonne High in 1990 and Nicholls State University in 1994. He went to seminary at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans.

  • He was ordained on May 26, 2001 and has been a priest for 19 years.