Led by Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD
Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD, is a Papal Missionary of Mercy, the Pastor of Our Lady of Grace Parish in Indian Land, South Carolina, an Adjunct Professor of Theology at Belmont Abbey College, and a Senior Contributor to the Crux news site. He is a recognized leader in evangelization and adult catechesis.
Father Kirby holds a doctorate in moral theology from the Holy Cross University in Rome and a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the Franciscan University of Steubenville.
In 2016, Father Kirby was recognized by Governor Nikki Haley and granted the Order of the Palmetto, South Carolina’s highest civilian honor, for his service to local communities and young adults throughout the state.
Father Kirby has authored several books, including Lord, Teach Us to Pray; Kingdom of Happiness: Living the Beatitudes in Everyday Life; We Are the Lord’s: A Catholic Guide to Difficult End-of-Life Questions; Thy Kingdom Come: Living the Lord’s Prayer in Everyday Life; Manual for Suffering, and, the award-winning Doors of Mercy: Exploring God’s Covenant with You.
In 2022, Father Kirby co-hosted the miniseries, The Christian Way, on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN). The miniseries addressed pressing moral issues in our society today.
More information on Father Kirby can be found at Fr. Jeffrey Kirby | A Priest of Jesus Christ (frkirby.com). He can be followed on Twitter @fatherkirby.
Our Lady of Grace Church
This virtual Rosary Thursday will make use of Zoom technology. It will open at 17.40 hours, local Rome time; the prayers begin at 18.00 hours, concluding at 18.30 hours.
The following time zones will assist your time of prayer.
USA/CANADA – Eastern Time: 12.00
USA/CANADA – Central Time: 11.00
CENTRAL EUROPEAN Time: 18.00
USA/CANADA – Mountain Time: 10.00
SOUTH AFRICA: – 18.00
UK/IRELAND: – 17.00
This virtual Rosary Thursday will include a welcome by Marion Mulhall and introduction to Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD.
Prayer leader and prayer responders will pray the Luminous Mysteries in the following order, with special guided meditations/reflections for each decade by Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD.
- First Luminous Mystery –The Baptism of the Lord in the Jordan – to be prayed by Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD. prayer responder Marianne Johnpillai a friend to Worldpriest from Sri Lanka.
- Second Luminous Mystery – Wedding Feast of Cana – to be prayed by Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD. Prayer responder James Coffey President of the Papal Foundation USA, A friend to Worldpriest from the USA.
- Third Luminous Mystery – Proclamation of the Kingdom – to be prayed by Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD. prayer responder Marion Mulhall Founder Worldpriest Global Apostolate.
- Fourth Luminous Mystery – The Transfiguration of Our Lord – to be prayed by Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD. Prayer responder Liam and Mary Murphy friends of Worldpriest.
- Fifth Luminous Mystery – The Institution of the Eucharist – to be prayed by Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD. Prayer responder Niall Kennedy KCSG Chairman of Worldpriest
Final rosary prayers with a special blessing by Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD.
To all prayer participants.
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We were so blessed to have, for the first Virtual Rosary Thursday of 2023, Archbishop Eamon Martin, Primate of all Ireland, and President of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, who so prayerfully led our Rosary Thursday prayer event on Thursday 26 January.
Join and pray with Archbishop Eamon Martin at any time of your choosing on Rosary Thursday. https://youtu.be/7AzGOGKQ_YM