Seder Meal

The ninth grade Religion classes at St. Mary’s Dominican High School participated in a Passover Seder April 14 and 15 as part of their Old Testament studies and discussions about the connections between the Passover meal in Exodus and the Eucharist. The students handled arrangements and provided the food for the Seder meal. Read More

19,000 Cans!

The Hunger Games – this year’s annual Food Drive theme – netted nearly 19,000 cans of food that students, faculty and staff collected during the seven-day drive. The collection equates to 15,413 meals. The drive supports the Second Harvest Food Bank during the summer months when Second Harvest historically experiences a decrease in food donations…. Read More

Film Crew

At a recent filming on Dominican’s indoor track in the Siena Center, Special Olympics athletes gathered for a group photo with their coach, Special Olympics representatives from the Louisiana and the national offices, and the film crew with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). WWE is a founding partner of the Special Olympics. They are filming athletes… Read More

Track Team Honors

This past Friday the Dominican track team took home first place honors at the Strawberry Relays which was held on the campus of Southeastern University. Over the last three weeks a number of school track records have been broken: High Jump – Andrea McDonald 5’3″ Triple Jump – Andrea McDonald 36′ 3200 meters – Mia… Read More

Sr. Helen Prejean Shares Her Journey

In her address to students, faculty and staff, Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J., shared her experiences as a leading American advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. Her talk, “Deadman Walking: The Journey Continues,” traced her early years as a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph to her current work educating citizens about the… Read More