Father Joseph Healey, M.M. is an American Maryknoll missionary priest who has lived in East Africa since 1968 and presently is based in Nairobi, Kenya . He is a trained journalist and now mainly a writer and storyteller. He animates Small Christian Communities in Eastern Africa . He has written many books and articles in English and Swahili on African culture, inculturation, SCCs and mission such as Once Upon a Time in Africa: Stories of Wisdom and Joy and African Stories for Preachers and Teachers. He is the Moderator of the African Proverbs, Sayings and Stories Website.