Wayne-Daniel Berard

peace chaplain 2.jpgWayne-Daniel Berard, Ph.D. is an educator, poet, writer, shaman, and sage. An adoptee and former Franciscan seminarian, his adoption search led him to find and embrace his Jewishness. Wayne-Daniel is an interfaith clergy person, called a Peace Chaplain, as well as a past-life regression leader and energy worker. He publishes broadly in poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. His poetry chapbook, The Man Who Remembered Heaven, received the New Eden Award in 2003. His non-fiction When Christians Were Jews (That Is, Now), subtitled Recovering the Lost Jewishness of Christianity with the Gospel of Mark, was published in 2006 by Cowley Publications. A novel The Retreatants, was published in 2012 (Smashwords). A chapbook, Christine Day, Love Poems, was published in 2016 (Kittatuck Press). His novella, Everything We Want, was published in 2018 by Bloodstone Press. A poetry collection, The Realm of Blessing, was published in 2020 by Unsolicited Press. Noa(h) and the Bark, was published in 2020 by Alien Buddha Press. Wayne-Daniel lives in Mansfield, MA with his wife, the Lovely Christine.