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Father Serra portrayal replacing Phoebe Hearst at Firehouse Jan. 5

Original post made on Dec 31, 2015

The scheduled performance for Jan. 5 "An Evening with..." Ed Kinney speaker series at the Museum on Main has been changed.

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Posted by Ed
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Dec 31, 2015 at 6:20 pm

A saint? I think not. Junipero Serra's conquering of the indigenous people of Califirnia is not somethings to be proud of. Believe in our mythology or be beaten to death is pretty much the message he spread. To call him a frail old man? Maybe a cruel, proselytizing old man backed by the Spanish army is more appropriate.

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Posted by resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 5, 2016 at 7:44 am

Oh, I cant wait to attend!! I am writing a paper on how the Native Americans were forced into Christianity. I have some great questions to ask Father Serra, like if he participated in the floggings or if he had others do it for him. I hope there will be a Q&A session so I don't have to interrupt the show with questions.

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