| The Right Reverend |
|Bishop of Richborough (AEO)|
|Church||Church of England|
|Other posts||Vicar of Walsingham (2000–2011)|
|Consecration|| 16 June 2011 |
by Rowan Williams
|Born||4 April 1954|
|Alma mater||Oriel College, Oxford|
Norman Banks SSC (born 4 April 1954) is an Anglican bishop. Since 2011, he has been the Bishop of Richborough, the provincial episcopal visitor for the eastern half of the Church of England Province of Canterbury.
The Society of the Holy Cross is an international Anglo-Catholic society of male priests with members in the Anglican Communion and the Continuing Anglican movement, who live under a common rule of life that informs their priestly ministry and charism.
A bishop is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.
The Bishop of Richborough is a suffragan bishop and provincial episcopal visitor for the whole of the Province of Canterbury in the Church of England.
Banks was born on 4 April 1954.He studied at Oriel College, Oxford before then studying for ordination at St Stephen's House, Oxford.
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He was an assistant curate at Christ Church and St Ann's, Newcastlefrom 1982 to 1987 and priest in charge until 1990. He was Vicar of St Paul's, Whitley Bay, from 1990 until 2000. Latterly he was Vicar of Walsingham.
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Banks was appointed the third Bishop of Richborough.On 16 June 2011, he was consecrated as a bishop at Southwark Cathedral by Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury. As Bishop of Richborough, he is the provincial episcopal visitor for the eastern half of the Province of Canterbury.
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Banks is a member of the Council of Bishops of The Society.
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