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. 

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.

Brother and Sister Jubilarians 2017

This year, the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens is proud to honor 72 sisters and brothers who have collectively given 3,315 years of service to the Church and the people of God. Brief bios, photos and more are included in this special supplement of The Tablet.

Sister Jubilarians 2017

Religious sisters in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens celebrating significant anniversaries in religious life were recognized at a Jubilee Mass and dinner with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, May 21.