Tag: Dave Pivonka

It Was Rocky IV

Yes, I did see Creed III this weekend. And I hadn’t even seen Creed I or II. Or Rocky I-VI. Still loved it! Apparently, all the Catholic schools are out of the Final Four, and it has been a crazy March for upsets. None… Continue Reading “It Was Rocky IV”

March Madness

Ironically, I watched college basketball this weekend and Fr. Dave did not! But that was because he was in Ireland and then Austria, whereas I was hanging with a cool priest in his basement while being away at a parish mission. I was watching… Continue Reading “March Madness”


As our regular listeners know, we usually shoot for 35 minutes per podcast. This one was 47! Perhaps it was because we recorded it on Sunday night (which is unusual for us). Or maybe we just had more to talk about? Anyway, the time… Continue Reading “Post-Truth”

Oscar Preview

“We should talk about the Oscars,” Fr. Dave said, a few minutes before the recording began. “Really?” I asked. “Yes, I have a list of the nominees,” he replied. “Do you know any of them?” “Not really.” And then we wasted both our time… Continue Reading “Oscar Preview”

Darth Vader (with a Lisp)

Fr. Dave and Dcn. Bob discuss Banana Ball (Fr. Dave got an autographed picture!), hockey, travel, the beauty of nature, and the Transfiguration.

Summer Vacation

This week, I was the one who wasn’t in Steubenville! I called in from Grantham, New Hampshire (where my mom has a place) while Fr. Dave called from in his spartan dwelling in the Holy Spirit Friary. My surroundings inspired a brief conversation about… Continue Reading “Summer Vacation”

Franciscan University: The Next Generation

As you have all heard by now, we have a new president at Franciscan University: Fr. Dave Pivonka. This is something many of us at FUS have been praying for, and it is such a joy to have it happen! I first met Fr.… Continue Reading “Franciscan University: The Next Generation”