Wayne-Daniel Berard

peace chaplain 2.jpgWayne-Daniel Berard, PhD, 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 PressA mystery novel, Noa(h) and the Bark and two novellas, The Request and Fall of the Medes,  were published in 2020 by Alien Buddha Press. Art of Enlightenment, a collection of poems, was published in 2021 by Kelsay Books. Wayne-Daniel lives in Mansfield, MA with his wife, the Lovely Christine