Fr António João Newton Rodrigues was a Diocesan Priest who worked as the Vicar in the Church of Our Lady of Ajuda (Help), Ribandar, Goa. The Our Lady of Ajuda ( Help) Church at Ribandar was built in the Sixteenth Century. He was a native of Sao Jose de Areal, Goa. He was previously the Parish Priest of Usgao, Goa. He was relieved from his post at Ribandar in 2005.