54 episodes

Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, and Bob Rice are friends who see humor and hope in a crazy world. Whether they are talking about sports, movies, politics, the Church, or their own lives, Fr. Dave and Bob try to find Christ in all things, even in the messiness of today’s culture. “They that hope in the Lord will renew their strength” (Isaiah 40:31). Come be refreshed and renewed!

They That Hope theythathope

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 138 Ratings

Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, and Bob Rice are friends who see humor and hope in a crazy world. Whether they are talking about sports, movies, politics, the Church, or their own lives, Fr. Dave and Bob try to find Christ in all things, even in the messiness of today’s culture. “They that hope in the Lord will renew their strength” (Isaiah 40:31). Come be refreshed and renewed!

    Filet-O-Fish

    Filet-O-Fish

    Fr. Dave and Bob talk about baseball, broken guitars, St. John Paul II, and fasting with joy.

    • 30 min
    At the Movies

    At the Movies

    Fr. Dave and Bob talk about sports and movies, finding peace amidst the busyness, and what they love about St. John XXIII and Vatican II.

    • 39 min
    Sleep Deprivation

    Sleep Deprivation

    This time, it is Bob’s turn to be exhausted. He visited his son at (REDACTED) college over the weekend, while Fr. Dave celebrated Homecoming Weekend at Franciscan. After discussing the usual (sports, shots), they share what they love about the Rosary.

    • 37 min
    Plethora of Saints

    Plethora of Saints

    Fr. Dave needs more sleep. After talking about sports (and Bob’s dog), they discuss the Women’s Health Protection Act, the importance of standing up for the dignity of life, and the plethora of saints the Church celebrates this week.

    • 36 min
    Happy Anniversary!

    Happy Anniversary!

    Fr. Dave and Bob celebrate one year of They That Hope by doing what they always do: talking about sports, culture, and faith. Specifically, baseball, the Emmys, and St. Vincent de Paul.

    • 32 min
    Same Show, Different Day

    Same Show, Different Day

    After talking about sports and sharing fun wedding stories from our listeners, Bob shares he is having a tough time because some of his family have tested positive for COVID. He and Fr. Dave talk about finding hope in the midst of adversity.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
138 Ratings

138 Ratings

slaminAdaB ,

Oh no…

I just dropped off my son at Franciscan University, and into the hands of these two??? JK love the podcast and so blessed to have my son in such a great place. Woot!👍😎🙏

143Lisa ,

Terrific

I just found this podcast and I’m so grateful I did… makes me laugh and that’s hard to do now a days! Thanks be to God

belladox ,

Great podcast

I love listening to this podcast. It is so joyful and hopeful. I want to meet these holy men!

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