Landregan Lecture

21st Annual Landregan Lecture: 'And You Welcomed Me: A Catholic Mediation on Immigration and Race for a Changing Community '

Hosffman Ospino

Hosffman Ospino, PhD

Saturday, March 21, 2020 | 7:00 p.m.
University of Dallas, Church of the Incarnation  

Millions of immigrants from various parts of the world are renewing and redefining the core of the American Catholic experience. Immigrants constitute about a quarter of U.S. Catholic population. We live in a complex sociopolitical climate in which frequent anti-immigrant and racist sentiments prevent many from affirming the inherent dignity of every person among us. This lecture is an invitation to reassess what it means to be Catholic today in our country and a call to action to confront dangerous biases that undermine our shared existence as church and society.

This lecture is open to the wider Dallas community. All are welcome.

Guest Lecturer: Hosffman Ospino, PhD

Hosffman Ospino, PhD is an Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Education at Boston College, School of Theology and Ministry, where he is also the Director of Graduate Programs in Hispanic Ministry. He is the author and editor of 14 books. 

About the Landregan Lecture

The Landregan Lecture brings to the University of Dallas campus nationally prominent figures whose areas of expertise reflect the many interests that animated the late UD alumnus Steven T. Landregan throughout his long, distinguished career of service to the Catholic Church in North Texas as archivist, author and former editor of the Texas Catholic. LEARN MORE

                                  
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