Marcellino D'Ambrosio is a world-renowned commentator on religious issues. With a Ph.D. in theology (under Avery Cardinal Dulles), nine years of university teaching, and hundreds of published articles, Marcellino has a wealth of knowledge and knows how to make it accessible for a wide variety of audiences. Known as "Dr. Italy," D'Ambrosio has a popular website, Facebook page, and Twitter feed and appears weekly on a variety of Catholic TV and radio networks. He and his wife have five children. His books include When the Church Was Young: Voices of the Early Fathers.
40 Days, 40 Ways is a breath of fresh, joy-filled air and a bountiful resource for the Lenten season. Filled with innovative and thoughtful devotional practices to help you journey closer to Christ, this book offers the potential to turn any forty-day period into a retreat opportunity. -- Lisa M. Hendey, founder of the CatholicMom blog and author of The Grace of Yes Without exaggeration, I think Marcellino D'Ambrosio is the most readable, understandable, and enjoyable author in religious thought today. -- Mother Dolores Hart, Abbey of Regina Laudis Marcellino D'Ambrosio offers the neophyte as well as the seasoned Catholic a potpourri of Lenten reflections that are as engaging as they are practical. If you want to fall more in love with Jesus, then nourish yourself with 40 Days, 40 Ways! -- Victor Galeone, Bishop Emeritus of St. Augustine, Florida In 40 Days, 40 Ways Marcellino D'Ambrosio has taken me by surprise! He actually has me eager to add to my to-do list and looking forward to forty days of penance. Written in a compelling and engaging style, each daily reflection is packed with quick insight, easy-to-grasp wisdom, and a doable challenge. This book is perfect for even the busiest person seeking to grow closer to God and be created anew. -- Kelly Wahlquist, author of Created to Relate: God's Design for Peace and Joy This book is not just a Lent book, though it is definitely that. Marcellino D'Ambrosio has crafted an approach to faith that rocked my world--part treasury, part practical toolbox, and part kick in the pants! -- Sarah Reinhard, author and blogger Don't just do something, sit there--especially during Lent. This is the powerful message woven throughout this beautiful devotional from Dr. Italy. 40 Days, 40 Ways offers spot-on suggestions to help even the busiest of Catholics slow down and spend less time in front of a screen and more time with the Lord. Readers are sure to make this devotional their "go-to" book for Lent--and any time they need to reconnect with Jesus. --Teresa Tomeo, author and media expert