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In the Stars the Glory of His Eyes -

Tales from an Irish tour guide in Rome

A new book from Ignatius Press available from Amazon

Dozens of people have already sent messages commenting on how much they enjoyed this book! If you would like a friend or family member to have an entertaining tour through Catholic history and spirituality, this might be the perfect gift.


"Captivating. A behind-the-scenes look at the faith, providence, and hard work in leading pilgrimages, divulging surprising tidbits of history unknown to even the most assiduous travelers. Amid K Troy's humorous tales of human frailty, he reveals moving glimpses of the extraordinary graces of pilgrimage ..."
Elizabeth Lev, Professor of Art History, Rome, Italy

"I am delighted that K. Troy has set down in writing some of his vast experiences of guiding pilgrims. I've had the privilege of taking part in some of these pilgrimages, and this entertaining volume gives a flavor of them ... "
— Cardinal Seán Brady, Archdiocese of Armagh, Ireland

"European sights, anecdotes of saints and pilgrims, and marvels of providence are in abundance in this book, but it's the wry humor and great humility of the author that holds it all gloriously together. I laughed out loud many times, and told the stories to others who laughed just as hard ..."
— Sally Read, Author, Night's Bright Darkness: A Modern Conversion Story

"K Troy is a much-loved tour guide in Rome. He enchants pilgrims with stories from the past along with his knowledgeable reflections on dogmas, rituals, and relics. This book offers so much to savor . ..."
— Bishop Brendan Leahy, Diocese of Limerick, Ireland

"A unique and insightful perspective. The author's faith shines through amidst the challenges he has encountered in the places he leads pilgrims to. He  . . . communicates his love and regard for the treasury of Christian faith— visible and invisible . . ."
— Archbishop Kieran O'Reilly, Cashel and Emly, Ireland

"This book . . recounts K Troy's amazing knowledge of European Christian history and its geography . . . An engrossing read."
— Justice Teresa Doherty, High Court of Sierra Leone

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