The institution of the Rev Paul Jack as rector of the Parish of St Thomas, Eglantine Avenue, Belfast, took place on Wednesday October 10.
A native of Belfast, Paul has a primary degree in Biochemistry from Queen’s University, Belfast, and a Master’s degree in Biotechnology from University College, Galway.
He worked in industry for a number of years prior to training for ministry in Dublin. He was curate assistant in St Patrick’s, Jordanstown, Diocese of Connor, for two years before moving to Seagoe Parish in the Diocese of Down and Dromore where he was curate assistant for almost six years.
In May 2007 he moved back to Connor Diocese as rector of the United Parishes of St Simon and St Phillip. Belfast.
Paul is married to Claire and they have three children, Susannah, Patrick, and Katherine.