Faith Series:  St. Dominic Parish a Southwest Stalwart for Nearly 150 Years

By Georgine Wallace  Established in 1852, the parish of St. Dominic has graced its current location at 630 E Street SW since its opening on June 13, 1875. The church exterior resembled the present day, however, the original interior was destroyed by a fire in March 1885. Both Protestant and Catholic residents raised funds to […]

St. Dominic Church Gives New Books to Amidon Students

St. Dominic Catholic Church has donated 102 new books to young readers at Amidon Elementary School. The books cover a wide range of topics, including rain forests, sports, and geology. The purpose of the program is to help families build home libraries and encourage children to read over the summer break. Last year, the church […]

St. Dominic Church to offer Mental Health First Aid Courses

Mental health disorders affect everyone. In any given year, approximately 58 million (nearly one-in-four) Americans will experience a mental health disorder. One in 17 adults lives with schizophrenia, severe depression or bipolar disorder, and one in 10 children suffers from a serious mental or emotional disorder. To address this serious issue, a certified MHFA instructor […]

St. Dominic Church Raising Funds for New Books for Local Students

St. Dominic Catholic Church, 6th and E Streets SW, will again donate new books to students at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School. The children will be allowed to keep the books and encouraged to read more over the summer. Several studies have demonstrated that children who have books at home are more likely to do better at […]