Author - Jeffrey Essmann

Jeffrey Essmann is a writer and poet living in New York. He is a Benedictine oblate with Mt. Saviour Monastery in Elmira, New York and a parishioner at Church of the Good Shepherd in the Inwood section of Manhattan.

Coming out Catholic

I have no problem telling people I’m gay. But it can sometimes be weird telling people I’m a Catholic. It’s said that coming out is a lifelong process. There...