Monsignor Keith Newton
Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham
Celebrant and Preacher: Evensong (Ordinariate Use)
Monsignor Keith Newton is the ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. Monsignor Newton had served as a priest and bishop of the Church of England, most recently having served as Bishop of Richborough in the Province of Canterbury from 2002 until 31 December 2010 before being received into the full Communion of the Catholic Church at Westminster Cathedral by Bishop Alan Hopes on 1 January 2011. He was ordained to the sacred priesthood at Westminster Cathedral on 15 January 2011 by Archbishop Vincent Nichols. On the same day he was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as the first Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. On 17 March 2011 he was honoured by His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, being elevated to the rank of Protonotary Apostolic.