Fr. Joseph Nangle, OFM served twelve years as the Co-Director of Franciscan Mission Service. He spent fifteen years as a missioner in Bolivia and Peru and is currently engaged in ministry to the Hispanic community of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Arlington, Virginia. Fr. Joe is also a member of the Assisi Community in Washington, DC, an intentional Catholic community of lay and religious men and women dedicated to a simple life-style and social change.
He has written numerous books such as Engaged Spirituality and Birth of a Church and co-authored Say to this Mountain and St. Francis and the Foolishness of God. In 2006 he was the recipient of the Anselm Moons Award.