Pre-Order Now. Publish date: November 14, 2014
Move beyond the typical â€śgiving something upâ€ť and take a fresh look at Lent Marcellino Dâ€™Ambrosio offers forty ideas, activities, and devotions designed to strengthen your spiritual life and help Catholics get the most out of Lent. Each idea is accompanied by a short reflection expanding its deeper spiritual meaning and a challenge to help you incorporate that idea in practical ways. Some of the forty ways are:
â€˘ Get up earlier and spend your first fifteen minutes of the day thanking God for the gift of life and offering your day to him
â€˘ Find a biography of a saint you like and read it during Lent
â€˘ Pray each day for the intentions and health of the Holy Father
â€˘ While driving, turn off the radio and use your time to listen to a Catholic radio program or CD
â€˘ Spend thirty minutes in Eucharistic Adoration during the day
â€˘ Forty new ways to observe Lent
â€˘ Offers active challenges to reenergize your prayer life
â€˘ Explains what Lent is and why it matters
â€˘ Give up on giving upâ€”learn new ways to embrace Lent
â€˘ Inspires you with a fresh idea for every day of Lent
â€˘ Shows you active ways to prepare for Easter
About the Author
Marcellino Dâ€™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. As â€śDr. Italy,â€ť Dâ€™Ambrosio has a popular website, Facebook page, and Twitter feed and appears weekly on a variety of Catholic TV and radio networks.
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