St. Mary's Dominican High School

Student Preachers

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This summer seven of our student preachers attended the 16th Annual Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference in Adrian, Michigan. The conference empowers high school students to discover and deepen the preacher within themselves through prayer, study, community and interaction with members of the Dominican Family. This year, 26 Dominican High Schools (104 students) from all over the United States and Puerto Rico attended.

The seven new preachers join the three current preachers bringing the total for the 2014-2015 Preaching Team to ten!

For several years, Mrs. Marcia Peyton, DHS class of ’78 and a current personnel member and Sr. Pat Harvat, O.P., Vice-President, Dominican Catholic Identity have accompanied the preachers to Michigan.

St. Mary’s Dominican High School in New Orleans has sent student representatives to this Preaching Conference since its inception in 1999.

The DHS Preaching Team arrives back at school each August, ready to continue in the footsteps of St. Dominic. They participate in the student body masses, plan and lead prayer services, write and deliver the afternoon prayer to the entire school community each afternoon, help with the retreats for the underclassmen, represent Dominican at off campus events, visit with the Dominican Sisters living at the Motherhouse, and by their visibility on campus, bring the Dominican pillars of Prayer, Study, Community and Service alive to all they encounter.

Preaching Conference

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A Reflection on Mary

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At the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Mass, one of our Student Preachers delivered a beautiful reflection on our mother, Mary.  “Mary means something different to all of us. For some, she is a mother; others a much-needed companion or even just someone to talk to. What is amazing about Mary is that she is   …Continue Reading


Veritas Day

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Students from St. Mary’s Dominican High School kick off Veritas Day at St. Anthony of Padua Elementary School.   Dominican students responded to the 2nd year annual request from Sr. Ruth to kick of Veritas Day at the elementary school. The Dominican students said a few things about themselves and talked about how they live   …Continue Reading


Five DHS Student Preachers attend the Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference

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Five Dominican students traveled to Adrian, Michigan to participate in the Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference.


Students kick off Veritas Day at St. Anthony of Padua School

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The Dominican Student Preachers and student alumnae from St. Anthony of Padua School responded with enthusiasm when the request came to animate and kick off Veritas Day at the Dominican elementary school. Two year olds through 7th graders sat on the floor and listened attentively as Dominican students talked about the four pillars of Dominican   …Continue Reading


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