Right Reverend Richard Garrard BD AKC
Due to his vast range of experience, including serving in a senior position with the Order of St Lazarus, Richard has a unique insight into running a charitable and chivalric order.
Richard provides the Order with a monthly set of prayers, helping to develop and support the theological needs of our members.
Just some of Richard’s Career highlights
- Principal of the Church Army Training centre
- Canon Chancellor Southwark Cathedral
- Archdeacon of Sudbury
- Bishop of Penrith
- 2001-2003 Archbishop of Canterbury’s representative to the Holy See and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome
- Currently acting as Assistant Bishop within the Diocese of Norwich
Bishop Richard upon accepting the role of Patron commented “The Priory of the Poor Knights of Christ is in a strong tradition of Christian groups united in faith, prayer and care for all people, especially those in need and difficulty. I am very glad to be part of this ecumenical expression of being Christian in our time when our faith is more needed than ever”