John Shields

Executive Director, The Haven Foundation
Gabriola Island, Canada

About John


Married to Dr. Robin J. Hood, 1 daughter - Nikki. Executive Director, The Haven 07 to present. Caregiver for terminal wife of 35 years (99-06) President of BC Government and Service Employees Union (85-99), Social Worker (69-85) Priest (RC) and theology teacher (MA) (65-69) Student, civil rights activist, member of Paulist Community (58-69) Born in New York City and educated at Our Lady of Lourdes and Brooklyn Prep before entering the seminary Paulist.



An idea worth spreading

Thomas Berry and Brian Swimme's The Universe Story

I'm passionate about

New Cosmology, emerging consciousness, spirituality, justice and peace. Ecology and the environment.

Talk to me about

Non-religious spirituality, new cosmology, social justice, peace, transformation, education