Dr. Josh Englefield

Dr. Josh Englefield began serving as St. Francis of Assisi’s Director of Evangelization in April 2022. He is originally from the Northern Virginia area and moved to Steubenville, Ohio to attend Franciscan University in 2001, where he graduated with a BA in Theology.  He worked full-time on the Pastoral staff at St. Luke as the Young and Young Adult minister for 10 years. He graduated with a Masters of Science in Social Administration in May of 2010. He has been a Licensed Social Worker since 2011 and in 2016 became a Licensed Independent Social Worker. He was a fulltime faculty member at Franciscan University for 2 1/2 years. He has been working in private practice mental health settings for the past four years. In April of 2021, Dr. Englefield successfully defended his dissertation, which focused on Building a Culture of Compassion in employment settings. He is passionate about Jesus, the Catholic Church, serving others, and partnering with the Parishioners and Staff at St. Francis of Assisi Parish. Dr. Englefield is married to Katie and they have five wonderful kids.