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Canon Peter Newby


Canon Peter Newby



Born 14th April 1958 in London, educated at Downside School 1971-1975, Cambridge University, Faculty of Architecture 1977-1980. Worked as an antiquarian bookseller and architectural assistant.

Entered Allen Hall, Westminster Diocesan seminary 1982, transferred to English College, Rome 1984-1989, completed a Baccalaureate in Theology in Theology and Licentiate in Philosophy.

Ordained priest 17th March 1990. Served as a curate in Our Lady of Victories, Kensington, 1990-1994, St Joseph's, Stevenage, 1994-1995, Chaplain to Oxford University, 1995-2002, Parish Priest, St Mary Moorfields, City of London, 2002-2016. Currently Parish Priest of St Margaret of Scotland, St Margaret on Thames and Chaplain to St Mary's University, 2016 to present.

Director of Ongoing Clergy Formation, 2008 to present, Chairman of the Diocesan Art and Architecture Committee, 2006 to present. Canon of Westminster Cathedral.

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