50 minutes | Dec 14, 2020

EP33 - Discipline, the Freedom to Excel, and Obedience to the Present Moment w/ Fr. John Bayer, O. Cist.

Alto by Libertas is inspired by the Italian phrase "Verso l'alto", which means "to the heights", emblematic of the heroic life of Italian mountaineer and social activist Pier Giorgio Frassati. Listen to raw and authentic conversations on Faith, Culture, Fitness and Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship that will help us pursue "the heights" together!Fr. John Bayer grew up in New York. One year after graduating from University of Dallas with a Bachelors in Philosophy in 2006, he entered the Cistercian Abbey Our Lady of Dallas. After finishing a doctorate in theology at Pontifical Gregorian University, he now teaches at Cistercian Preparatory School and the University of Dallas. Fr. John also writes regularly for a column - A Word to Enkindle - in The Texas Catholic, you can read his articles here. In addition to good philosophy and theology, Fr. John loves athletics, hiking, camping and marveling prayerfully in nature.Episode Themes:The habit of discipline positions us to thrive not hinder our freedom.Go where prayer is possible you don't always have to force it.God calls us to an awareness and obedience to the present moment.Learn more about Fr. John and the Cistercian community:www.cistercian.orghttps://www.facebook.com/TexasMonks/Fr. John Bayer (@cistercian_abbey) • Instagram photos and videos Learn more about Libertas and shop our Faith-inspired adventure merch at www.libertasalive.com.  Holiday package discounts: 20% off when you buy two or more tees or long sleeves and 20% off when you bundle custom drink ware. Order apparel on or before Dec. 8th for the best opportunity to receive in time for Christmas. Please rate, review and share! Dope Music:Dream Catcher by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcherLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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