Rev. Mark Francisco Bozzuti-Jones was born in Kingston, Jamaica, where he attended high school and university. He studied philosophy at Loyola University in Chicago and has a M.Div. from the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, a M.A. in creative writing from the University of San Francisco and a S.T.L. from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. He served as a missionary in Guyana, Brazil, Mexico and Belize.
A former Jesuit priest he is now married to Kathy and they have a son, Mark Anthony Francisco Bozzuti-Jones II. An avid reader, he loves to write and talk Liberation Theology. He is now an Episcopalian priest.
He is the author of three books published by Augsburg Fortress Press: a children's book on the creation story God Created (to be released in August 2003) and two books on the African- American Spirituals, Never Said a Mumbalin' Word and Spirituals. Rev. Francisco Bozzuti-Jones is also the author of The Mitre Fits Just Fine: A biography of Bishop Barbara Harris (July 2003) and Faith and Formation (2004), both to be published by Cowley's.