John is a life professed friar in the Order of St. Francis, Seattle. He is schooled in Franciscan Spirituality, holding a degree in Philosophy, with an additional three years of theological study. He is a Certified Body, Mind and Spirit Healing Specialist, through “The Center for Ministry Transitions”, Wildwood, Missouri. A practitioner of Therapeutic Touch, Puget Sound and an active member of the American Academy of Bereavement. He served in the Diocese of Olympia as a hospital chaplain for twenty years, through the Providence and Swedish Healthcare systems, and is a member of Assembly of Episcopal Healthcare and Chaplains. He is a licensed Worship Leader in the Diocese of Olympia, serves in liturgical functions, and preaches, at the discretion of the Rector of St. Dunstan’s. John is available for spiritual counseling, and also serves in the meals for the hungry ministry of St. Dunstan’s parish, as well as serving in Healing Prayer ministry.