The Endow Podcast

139. Into the Breach with Ryan Ayala

June 06, 2023
The Endow Podcast
139. Into the Breach with Ryan Ayala
Show Notes

Welcome to The Endow Podcast! This podcast is a forum for women to foster conversations about the intellectual life and intentional community for the cultivation of the feminine genius.

On this episode, Simone Rizkallah, Director of Program Growth, interviews Ryan Ayala on Bishop Olmsted's Apostolic Exhortation to Catholic men and how this document can be read and studied by not only adult men, but by high school teenage boys while the girls participate in our high school Endow studies.

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Ryan Ayala is the Director of Marriage and Family Life at Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church in Scottsdale, Arizona. He has been married for seven years and is blessed to have three children. Previously, he served as the Director of Campus Evangelization and Theology Teacher at Saint Mary’s Catholic High School and Youth Leader at Saint Thomas the Apostle in Phoenix. He also teaches the Youth Specialization course for the Kino Institute at the Diocesan Pastoral Center. Prior to his arrive to Phoenix, he served as a Campus Minister at the University of Notre Dame. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Holy Cross College and a Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Mary.

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