Sometimes, carrying a lot of weight on your shoulders and feeling small can be a really big thing. Anyone who hikes, camps, or backpacks knows that feeling.
Author: Wandy Ortiz
How the Game of Dominoes Is Building a Close Family From a Social Distance
“Try to follow suit.” It’s a piece of advice that can serve you well not just in a game of dominoes but also in life.
Only in Print: ‘Stoop Life’ Welcomes New Generation
In the diocese of immigrants, an old-school trend is welcoming in a new-school crowd.
Catholic Academies, Parish Schools of Brooklyn and Queens Anticipate September Reopening
The Superintendent of Schools for the Brooklyn Diocese has announced plans for a September reopening of Catholic academies and parish schools, contingent upon a decision by Governor Andrew Cuomo on the reopening of New York public schools.
Ahead of 100th Birthday, Marymount Nun Remembers Lessons Learned in Love, Diversity
“You learn not from what people say, but what you see around all the time.” Days away from her 100th birthday, Sister Canis Walsh, R.S.H.M. is looking back on everything she’s learned, everyone she’s met, and everything she’s seen during her century on this earth.
Black Catholic Youth Turn to Church To Confront ‘America’s Original Sin’
MANHATTAN — In the weeks following the death of George Floyd, people of all backgrounds have taken to social media, their social circles, and, despite a pandemic, even the streets to grapple with the realities of how today’s culture impacts the black community. The Tablet reached out to black Catholic youths in the Diocese of […]
Hospital Life During the Pandemic Eye-Opening For First-Year Resident
At a time when hospitals are facing shortages of personal protective equipment, beds, and staff, the newest generation of healthcare professionals is stepping in, getting creative, and filling in the gaps.
Only in Print: Priest Helps Local Youth ‘Reconnect’ With Community
For local non-profit Reconnect Brooklyn, the upcoming summer season would normally mean a wave of work for the young men who have picked up the skill of screen-printing t-shirts.
Only in Print: Catholic Comedy Finds New Life in Face of Pandemic
Mash, fry, boil, hash — there are so many things you can do with a potato. At a time when many of us are likely making our way through that list amid stay-at-home orders, online school, and canceled Masses, it might bare considering: “If you can do all this with a potato, think of all God can do with you.”
Only in Print: Ministering Becomes Joint Vocation
Often, hospital chaplains focus on ministering and supporting patients and families as they battle illness and undergo surgery.