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V. Rev. Fr '''Jack Witbrock''' is the [[Deanery of New Zealand (Antiochian)|Dean of New Zealand]], in the [[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand]].
==Biographical timeline==
*1971: [[Anglican Communion|Anglican]] [[priest]] Fr Jack Witbrock [[convert]]s to Orthodoxy.
*1972 Sep: [[Bishop]] [[Gibran (Ramlawey) of Australia and New Zealand|Gibran]] [[ordination|ordains]] Fr Jack Witbrock to the [[diaconate]] and [[priest]]hood in Saint Nicholas Church, Melbourne. Appoints Fr Jack as [[Rector]] of Saint Michael Church, Dunedin. Fr Jack goes to Dunedin, NZ, a month later.
*1973 Antiochian Mission in Christchurch begins, regularly visited by Fr Jack.
*1974 Antiochian Mission in Auckland begins, regularly visited by Fr Jack until 1978.
*1984: Fr Jack is transferred to Christchurch.
*1998 Nov: Hutt Valley Mission of Saint John (Antiochian) commences with first visit by Fr Jack Witbrock
*2000 Jul: Metropolitan Archbishop [[Paul (Saliba) of Australia and New Zealand|Paul]] makes first archpastoral visit to New Zealand. Fr Jack Witbrock and Fr [[Ilyan Eades]] elevated to [[archpriest]]s.
*2003 Jan: First NZ Clergy Conference (Antiochian) chaired by Abp Paul at Frederic Wallis House, Lower Hutt.
::July: New Zealand Deanery of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand created. Archpriest Jack Witbrock appointed Dean.
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==External links==
*[http://www.antiochian.org.nz Deanery of New Zealand]
*[http://www.antiochian.org.nz/parishes/ashley/ Fr Jack's parish] in Ashley, Canterbury
*[http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/frjack/ Fr Jack's personal webpages]
*[http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/frjack/myhist.html A Journey into Orthodoxy]
[[Category:Orthodoxy in New Zealand]]

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