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Bartolomé de las Casas (Becoming Mystics and Prophets series)

Bartolomé de las Casas (1484-1566) was a 16th century historian, social reformer, Dominican friar, and missionary.  He was the first to expose the oppression of the Native peoples by the European conquerors in the Americas. 

His story is one  of on-going conversion of heart as he grew in compassion when confronted with the way the Indigenous people were treated in the New World.  What is his message  for us today?

October 30, 2017
Offered twice 10:00 - 11:15am and 6:00-7:15pm

 

Diane Poplawski, OP, is a Racine Dominican and holds a graduate degree in spirituality.  She ministered with the people of the Oneida Nation for eight years and currently serves on the board of Las Casas: Dominicans in Ministry with Native Americans, Inc.  Diane resonates with Native American teachings and the prophet Micah’s invitation to “act justly, love tenderly, and walk humbly…”

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