Relief in Sight on HHS Mandate

A leaked draft rule from the Department of Health and Human Services exempting religious groups from the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act was welcomed by church officials and attorneys representing the Little Sisters of the Poor, one group that challenged the mandate at the U.S. Supreme Court.

It’s the Great Pumpkin Giveaway in Bayside

This week’s Tablet TALK features a pumpkin giveaway in Bayside, breast cancer awareness at a Rockaway Beach school, an upcoming and exclusive film event in Bay Ridge and more.

Bobbi and the Strays Visit Glendale

This week’s Tablet TALK features an animal awareness event inspired by St. Francis, Hispanic Heritage Month honors for Sunnyside’s Juan Rodriguez, an alternative Halloween celebration and much more.

Sister Jubilarians

Religious sisters and brothers marking significant anniversaries in religious life were honored at a Jubilee Mass by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston, May 22.

Junk Music Is a Hit at Seniors’ Residence

It was a junk filled day at Queen of Peace Nursing Home, Queens Village, when children from Holy Child Jesus parish, Richmond Hill, brought their musical talents for the residents to enjoy.

Court Seeks Solution To Little Sisters Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has sent the Zubik v. Burwell case, which challenges the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive requirement for employers, back to the lower courts.

Sisters’ Nite on SJU Campus

As an ongoing response to the Year of Consecrated Life, St. John’s University’s Campus Ministry and the Vincentian Vocation Office commemorated the World Day of Prayer for Vocations by hosting Sisters’ Nite April 17.