About Me

“Tata Oscar” was first initiated in 1995. He has apprenticed with several recognized elder priests including Dr. Eoghan Ballard, PhD and Tata Manuel Congo and has dedicated most of his time as an initiate to investigating the history, cosmology and theology behind the Palo religion. Since that time he has maintained to preserve information on the Palo religion and share it with the public.

He is an ordained Orisha priest in the Lucumi Religion and serves as a committee member for Oloshas United, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting solidarity, tradition, and service for the preservation of the global Orisha community. Tata Oscar is available for lectures and interviews and can be reached at and