43 episodes

Alto by Libertas is inspired by the Italian phrase "Verso l'alto", which means "to the heights" made famous by mountaineer and social activist Pier Giorgio Frassati. Listen to upbeat, raw and engaging conversations on Faith, Culture, Fitness and Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship.

Alto Alto by Libertas

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

Alto by Libertas is inspired by the Italian phrase "Verso l'alto", which means "to the heights" made famous by mountaineer and social activist Pier Giorgio Frassati. Listen to upbeat, raw and engaging conversations on Faith, Culture, Fitness and Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship.

    Announcement! Hitting Pause on Alto...But I'll Be Back w/ New Energy and Purpose!

    Announcement! Hitting Pause on Alto...But I'll Be Back w/ New Energy and Purpose!

    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!


    Leo, founder of Libertas, host of Alto, Catholic husband, dad, entrepreneur and endurance enthusiast (@catholic.running.guy) shares a quick announcement! Thank you and God bless. Nunc Coepi! 


     


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    Dope Music:


    Dream Catcher by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 7 min
    EP42 - Michelob Ultra "Happy" Superbowl Commercial and Putting Your Heart in to the Present w/ Leo Gallegos

    EP42 - Michelob Ultra "Happy" Superbowl Commercial and Putting Your Heart in to the Present w/ Leo Gallegos

    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!


    Leo, founder of Libertas, host of Alto, Catholic husband, dad, entrepreneur and endurance enthusiast (@catholic.running.guy) shares insights on:


    Reflections on the Michelob ULTRA | “Happy” Super Bowl Commercial.

    The path to the best future is often through a content present.

    Contentment flows from an interior space and habit.

    Examples of career breakthroughs when making the most of the present,

    Grace unexpectedly abounds through a recent deployment and time apart.

    And more!

    Books referenced in this episode:


    Interior Freedom by Jacques Philippe.


    He Leadeth Me: An Extraordinary Testament of Faith by Walter J. Ciszek S.J. 


     


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    Dope Music:


    Dream Catcher by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 55 min
    EP41 - Charge that Rhino, Holiness is Possible Today and Poco a Poco w/ Fr. Mark-Mary Ames, CFR

    EP41 - Charge that Rhino, Holiness is Possible Today and Poco a Poco w/ Fr. Mark-Mary Ames, CFR

    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. Mark-Mary Ames, CFR is the Director of Communications and General Almoner of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal.  His two great loves are the Eucharist and the confessional and has dedicated his life to bringing both to God's people and God's people to both.


    Episode Themes:


    Don't buy the lie that Holiness and living a beautiful Faith is not possible - it is but you have to have a strategy.

    Epic African rhino story!

    How the genesis story of the the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal in the midst of incredible challenges is testimony to this truth.

    Fr. Mark-Mary's new book: Habits for Holiness: Small Steps for Big Spiritual Progress.

    The three Ps that are critical to a healthy spiritual life: Plan, Prayer and People.

    Poco a Poco: we are all pilgrims journeying to the Father and we can get there if we focus on doing the next right thing, again and again.

    And much more!

    Follow the CFRs and Fr. Mark-Mary:


    Pre-Order Habits for Holiness: Small Steps for Big Spiritual Progress!


    Instagram: @cfr_franciscans


    Poco a Poco Podcast


    Ascension Presents


    Donate to support the CFRs! 


     


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    Dope Music:


    Dream Catcher by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/


     

    • 47 min
    EP40 - Breathing Rare Air, Staying Close to the Fire and Living Present w/ Leo Gallegos

    EP40 - Breathing Rare Air, Staying Close to the Fire and Living Present w/ Leo Gallegos

    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!


    Leo, founder of Libertas, host of Alto and @catholic.running.guy shares insights on:


    Living out God's call for our lives and staying in the present.

    Leo's personal description of what he experiences in times of intimacy with the Lord.

    Making difficult decisions in the midst of uncertainty.

    How to stay close the fire of God's presence, spirit and love. 

    The great freedom and confidence we can experience when we do out bests to live close the fire.

    And much more!

    Excellent video by Fr. Mike Schmitz 4 Helpful Rules of Discernment.


    Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart
    by Jacques Philippe.


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    Dope Music:


    Dream Catcher by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 49 min
    EP39 - Breaking Down Walls: Spartan Racing and New Breakthroughs w/ Benoit Chavarie

    EP39 - Breaking Down Walls: Spartan Racing and New Breakthroughs w/ Benoit Chavarie

    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!


    Benoit "Ben" Chavarie is a Catholic adventurer who enjoys pushing his physical and mental limits while seeking to glorify God in all things he does as a husband, foster dad, youth minister and athlete. Ben is an endurance enthusiast, completing numerous events including a Spartan Ultra (50km, 60 obstacles) and in 2021 is currently training for the Vermont Spartan Ultra, Midstate Massive Ultra Trail 100 miler and La Ruta in Costa Rica.


    Episode Themes:


    How Ben got into endurance racing and his mindset in taking on challenges.

    His experience of training for and completing a Spartan Ultra.

    The intersection of Faith and fitness, and how challenging ourselves physically can tee us up for new breakthroughs in our interior lives.

    How a growth mindset is core to living out our Faiths in today's culture.

     And much more!

    Follow Ben at:


    Instagram: @benoit.chavarie and @burning.tenacity


     


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    Dope Music:


    Dream Catcher by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 58 min
    EP38 - Hold on in the Darkness to what You Knew to be True in the Light w/ Matt Bush

    EP38 - Hold on in the Darkness to what You Knew to be True in the Light w/ Matt Bush

    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!


    Matt Bush is the Founder & CIO of Trinitas Capital, an artificial intelligence driven Hedge Fund, and the co-host of the Pints with Jack, a podcast that seeks to discover the Truth & Beauty of Christianity through the lens of C.S. Lewis. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Matt moved out to San Diego to work in the Hedge Fund industry, and was active in the Saint Brigid’s Young Adult community. After 5 years, he left his job to start his own Hedge Fund, spent a year in NYC, and eventually move to Grand Rapids, MI, where he currently resides. In addition to his work an podcast, he is on the Board of Directors of the M&T Foundation, The International Business Council, and Catholic in Recovery. When he is not working, he loves reading while enjoying scotch, running, skiing, traveling, hiking, the lake life, and hanging out with friends and family.


    Episode Themes:


    Matt's vocation journey which led him to launching his own AI-driven Hedge Fund.

    Silence and solitude with the Lord along with inventorying your desires and talents are critical to make vocation and other big life decisions.

    Our desires and interior lives are transformed and elevated through Theosis - we need to have confidence and trust in them.

    If you want to take the Island, burn the boat - go all in, no plan B!

    And much more!

    Follow Matt and listen to Pints with Jack at:


    www.pintswithjack.com


    Facebook: @pintswithjack


    Instagram: @pintswithjack


    Alto podcast: EP29 - Lessons from C.S. Lewis and Navigating the Highs/Lows of Life w/ Matt Bush


     


    View all Alto episodes and shop Libertas Faith-inspired adventure merch at www.libertasalive.com. Use code alto10 for 10% OFF at checkout! Please rate, review and share!




    Dope Music:


    Dream Catcher by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

OmaVL ,

Highly Recommend

Love the energy and the passion. Great mix of authenticity and real world experiences and insights integrated with the richness and beauty of our Faith. Alto will challenge and energize you! Verso l’alto.

Loon52 ,

Unique and Compelling

Awesome mix of motivation and Faith. Great guests covering a lot of interesting and relevant themes to help us grow and pursue the heights, verso l’alto! Highly recommend.

Joey R W ,

Outstanding

Awesome podcast and awesome host! After just one listen I have subscribed and plan to listen as often as possible. Definitely on my list favorite podcasts to listen to today. I will definitely recommend it to Catholic and non-Catholics too!

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