Supreme Court Seems Ready to Let Affordable Care Act Stand

On Nov. 10, when the fate of the Affordable Care Act faced the Supreme Court for the third time since it was signed into law 10 years ago, the justices seemed willing to leave the bulk of the law intact even if they found one part of it to be unconstitutional.

Mercy Sisters Motherhouse Still Serves the Community

This was the motherhouse of the so-called “Walking Sisters” for 146 years. It was also where the order cared for the most vulnerable of the then-poor, mostly Irish-immigrant community. The beautiful complex, complete with a chapel adorned with stained-glass windows and a beautiful garden evoking tranquility was also once home to hundreds of orphans cared for by the Sisters.

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.

Tablet TALK: St. Joseph’s Feast in Glendale

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a St. Joseph’s Day celebration in Glendale and an Easter Sunday concert in Red Hook, has details on Mercy Home’s Annual Luncheon and McAuley H.S.’s upcoming reunion, and much more.

Socks for St. Albans’ Veterans

The Sisters of Mercy and their associates are still collecting new socks to benefit veterans in St. Albans. The drive runs through Dec. 15.

Tablet TALK: Go Team Mercy Home!

This week’s Tablet TALK invites readers to the Feast of the Assumption in Corona, highlights a Vacation Bible Camp in Whitestone and much, much more.

Brooklyn Nuns Are on A Mission in Guyana

Brooklyn Nuns Are on a Mission in Guyana

Sister Karen Schneider, an ER pediatrician, and Sister Mary McGrory, a psychologist and RN from Brooklyn, regularly travel to Haiti and Guyana to provide medical care.

Sister Marie Stein, R.S.M.

Sister Marie Stein, R.S.M., a Sister of Mercy of the Americas Mid-Atlantic Community for 72 years, died March 14. Born in Brooklyn, she attended St. Brigid School, Bushwick, and Mercy Juniorate H.S., Fort Greene. She received her bachelor’s degree in education from St. John’s University, Jamaica, and a master’s in history from Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J. […]