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. 

First Black Priest Ordained For the Diocese Dies at 95

Msgr. William J. Rodgers, the first black man ordained for and in the Diocese of Brooklyn, died Jan. 21 at Queen of Peace Residence, Queens Village, where he had been living and serving as chaplain. He was 95.

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.

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.

Farewell and Greetings at Greenpoint Parish

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a novena to Our Lady of Velankanni, anniversary events in Astoria and Brooklyn, an upcoming event with Bishop Caggiano in Brooklyn and much more.

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.

Little Sisters Continue Ministry, For Now

Two federal appeals courts acted Aug. 21 in cases related to the contraceptive mandate for employee health insurance. One court said the Little Sisters of the Poor need not comply with its July ruling against them while the sisters appeal to the Supreme Court.

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.

Msgr. James Ryan Was a Priest for 67 Years

A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. James W. Ryan, 92, pastor emeritus of St. Fortunata’s Church, East New York/New Lots, was celebrated June 26 at Queen of Peace Residence, Queens Village, where he had been living. He died June 20.