Father Jeffrey Kirby is a priest of the Diocese of Charleston. He holds an M.A. in philosophy from Franciscan University of Steubenville and a doctorate in moral theology from Holy Cross University in Rome. Father Kirby is the author of several books including, “Lord, Teach Us to Pray” (St. Benedict Press, 2014). To learn more about him, please visit frkirby.com or follow him at Twitter/fatherkirby.
Q: Why do we use the term “hopeless” in terms of St. Jude? Suffering is hard enough without adding the negativity of hopelessness. (Aiken, SC) A: In designating St. Jude as the patron of hopeless […]
Q: In my parish, we oftentimes have two collections. I give as I’m able, but I also receive numerous solicitations from religious groups. Why do they send these things? Isn’t giving to my parish enough? […]
Q: At the end of the Protestant Lord’s Prayer, there’s a doxology. The Catholic tradition has a different prayer before the doxology. What’s the history to this prayer? (Hilton Head, SC) A: The Lord’s Prayer […]