NDS Welcomes Largest Incoming Class

Orientation Week at NDS

Orientation week gives new seminarians the opportunity to get to know Notre Dame Seminary, the community, and the beautiful and historic city of New Orleans. New seminarians spend their days learning about the formation and education programs at NDS as well as visiting many of the historic Churches and Catholic sites in the city of New Orleans. In the evenings, they enjoy the company of their brothers in Christ by visiting some of the best entertainment spots in the city including Rock’n’Bowl and The Steamboat Natchez.


St. Mary’s Assumption Catholic Church

The Steamboat Natchez

St. Louis Cathedral

Cajun Dinner

Swamp Tour