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Fr. Jeff Kirby is the Vicar of Vocations for the Diocese of Charleston, SC. He holds a license in moral theology from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. Fr. Kirby is the founding director of the Drexel House: A Catholic Residence for Men. He is the author of “Lord, Teach Us to Pray” and has co-authored children’s books on vocations, such as Becoming Father Bob and Becoming Sister Mary Grace.

Fr. Kirby has appeared on EWTN’s Life on the Rock, Bookmark, and Women of Grace. He has been a guest on NPR’s “Talk of the Nation,” and on a special vocations news segment of the BBC.

His website is, and you can follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

His new book, Lord Teach Us to Pray is available at, or the website of St. Benedict Press.

"You are priests, not social or political leaders." -St. John Paul II