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Gay womb to tomb

Season 1, Episode 7 | 10/24/2019

Welcome to Tabard Inn, a podcast about the stories we tell and the events we discuss while on pilgrimage as Queer Catholics!

Do Us Justice

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time | | By Joaquín

In my personal case I like to ask God to free me from living the Faith as a source of fear and guilt, as I was used to for many years, and to help me to be authentic and to be able to love those around me from that authenticity.

Gay priest James Alison says "Deal With It"

Season 1, Episode 6 | 10/17/2019

Vine and Fig co-founder Pat Gothman and his fiancé Jacob Flores interview gay priest James Alison about his phone call with Pope Francis, what he thinks Pope Francis wants to happen in the church o

It is Up to Us to Welcome the Foreigner

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time | | By Deacon Phoebe

It’s important to make a distinction between healing and assimilating here: imagine the priests see the error of their ways in excluding these people, and now that they see the humanness in the healed people their entire ministry and liturgy change!

"It boils my blood and gets under my skin"

Season 1, Episode 5 | 10/10/2019

Vine and Fig co-founder Pat Gothman and his fiancé Jacob Flores discuss the news and articles of the week most relevant to Queer Catholics.

To My Queer Catholic Younger Self: Have Faith in Tomorrow!

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time | | By Quan

Dear younger self, I want to let you know that I heard you, I saw you crying, and I watched you praying, for I was there too. I get it. Being queer has never been easy in our society, but being both Catholic and queer surely is an existential crisis.

Be better

Season 1, Episode 4 | 10/3/2019

Vine and Fig co-founder Pat Gothman and his fiancé Jacob Flores discuss the news and articles of the week most relevant to Queer Catholics.

Comfort for the Uncomfortable

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time | | By Patrick Weston

It’s easy to disconnect or disassociate, to act like there are too many problems and to lose focus. There’s a lot going on in our world right now, but we owe it to each other as humans and as Catholics to care for everyone — to fight for trans folks, immigrants, religious minorities, or those experiencing the brunt of the effects of climate change. 

I'm not going anywhere

Season 1, Episode 3 | 9/26/2019

Vine and Fig co-founder Pat Gothman and his fiancé Jacob Flores discuss the news and articles of the week most relevant to Queer Catholics.

Equality is Going to Cost You Something

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time | | By Teresa, a Vine & Fig Community member

Beloved: