The Diocese of Albany, and 13 other petitioners, including Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case opposing New York’s abortion coverage mandate.
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Chaplains, Care Home Staff Coping With COVID-19 Protocols
When Father Michael Garvey arrived for his shift as a chaplain at the Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, on Dec. 15, his first stop was the coronavirus floor, right now full with 24 patients.
Court Rules in Favor of Employer Exemptions to Contraceptive Coverage
In a 7-2 ruling July 8, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Trump administration rules that give employers more ability to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage in their health plans.
Nursing Home Staff, Residents Adjusting To New Way of Life
A normal day at Queen of Peace residence home is filled with people and human interactions. Meals, Mass and recreation are what bring nearly 80 senior citizens, staff and Little Sisters of the Poor together at the Queens Village assisted living facility.
Little Sister, Big Birthday – Happy 100th!
Call it the century-long luck of the Irish: Sister Mary Monica, L.S.P., a member of the Little Sisters of the Poor for almost 80 years and a native of Ireland, will turn 100 on Feb. 22.
Court Hears Arguments in Suit Aiming to Take Mandate Exemption from Little Sisters
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals based in San Francisco heard oral arguments Oct. 19 in a lawsuit that aims to overturn a 2017 federal regulation expanding the exemption to the federal contraceptive mandate to include the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious employers.
Little Sisters Mark 150th Year in US
The Little Sisters of the Poor celebrated their 150th anniversary of coming to the United States with a Mass of thanksgiving April 9 at St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica.
Little Sisters of Poor Headed Back to Court
The Little Sisters of the Poor are heading back to court to defend themselves against lawsuits by the states of California and Pennsylvania to take away the Little Sisters’ religious exemption from the new Health and Human Services rule.
Feast Honors Our Lady in Mill Basin
This week’s Tablet TALK features a feast in Mill Basin, invitations to Sheepshead Bay boat cruise and enjoy an elegant luncheon in Queens Village, a Whitestone welcome for special-needs families and much more.
Learning to Live in a Pluralistic Society
The Little Sisters have spent the last several years in the limelight due to our Supreme Court case over the HHS contraceptive mandate. We have received valuable support and encouragement from many sources.