Workshop 2:

Living Our Faith – Opportunities and Challenges

Speaker: Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio, Crossroads Initiative
Date and Time: Thursday, July 12 at 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Speaker's Bio:
Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio (Dr. Italy) was raised Catholic and has a PhD in theology from Loyola University.  Dr. D’Ambrosio is a renowned author of several books on the richness of the Catholic tradition, and founder of the Crossroads Initiative, a Catholic ministry that creatively proclaimed the Gospel to young people through music and media.  His ministry includes speaking at parish, diocesan, and national events.  Dr. D’Ambrosio is heavily involved in broadcast media, including weekly radio appearances on Catholic network such as Relevant Radio, EWTN, and the Sirius XM Catholic channel.  He has hosted an EWTN series on the Early Church Fathers for over ten years now and served as an expert commentator on religious issues on national news.

Workshop Summary:
The Western culture in which we find ourselves is increasingly hostile to Christian faith.  How can we not just survive, but thrive and grow in this environment?  Dr. D'Ambrosio will share from the experience of the early Church and his own life journey some stories that will give us vision and practical tips on how we can meet the challenge.