Decree of Erection of Personal Parish at St. Eloi, Bordeaux
By decision of the Lord Archbishop.
According to Canon 518 and after consultation with the Council of Priests, there is constituted a personal parish for the priests and faithful laity desiring to celebrate the liturgy using the liturgical books in force in 1962.
The Lord Archbishop invites the Institute of the Good Shepherd to take charge of this parish.
An agreement is established between the two parties for a period of five years ad experimentum, the period fixed by the Holy See for the Institute of the Good Shepherd.
The services and celebrations of this parish shall take place exclusively in the Parish Church of St. Eloi.
Father Philippe LAGUÉRIE, Superior General, is named for five years as parish priest of this parish.
Father Christophe HÉRY, with the agreement of the Superior General, Father Philippe Laguérie, is named assistant priest.
At Bordeaux, the 1st February, 2007,
Father Pierre GRENIÉ
Jean-Pierre Cardinal RICARD
Archbishop of Bordeaux