Fr. Christophe was born 25 November 1971 in Avignon (France). He made his First Profession 15 August 1995 at Gommerville, was Solemnly Professed in Avon 26 September 1998, and was ordained a Priest 23 June 2002 in Fontainbleau.
He studied Philosophy and Theology at the Theological Faculty of Lille, getting his Baccalaureate in 1999 and then being conferred with a Licence from the Theological Faculty of Paris, with specialization in Ecumenism (2001). In 2004, he wrote a book on Orthodox Spirituality: “The Prayer of the Heart”.
Offices in the Carmelite Order: From 2002 to 2004, Provincial Bursar; 2005-2008 and 2014-2020, Provincial Counsellor; 2008-2014, Prior in Paris; 2014-2017, Prior in Lille, 2017-2020, Prior of Avon. He served as Provincial of the Paris Province 2020-2021 until his election as Definitor at the General Chapter in Rome, September 2021.
As a Definitor, he is also responsible for Youth Pastoral, Ecology and Creation.