100 episodes

Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, and Dcn. 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 Dcn. 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!

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 155 Ratings

Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, and Dcn. 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 Dcn. 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!

    Why Did the Word Become Flesh? (Part 1)

    Why Did the Word Become Flesh? (Part 1)

    Fr. Bob and Dcn. Dave talk World Cup soccer, college football, their favorite beers, recent movies and plays they have seen, and begin their four-part series, “Why did the Word become flesh?”

    • 40 min
    Bury Me In Birkenstocks

    Bury Me In Birkenstocks

    It’s ESPN meets EWTN! Fr. Dave and Dcn. Bob discuss Our Lady of America, Bob’s first Baptism, the World Cup, “sportswashing,” and the passing of Fr. Dominic Scotto, TOR.

    • 36 min
    Air Quotes

    Air Quotes

    Fr. Dave shares about one of the best sporting events he has ever attended, Dcn. Bob talks about the retreat he went on last week, and they both talk about how to find hope in difficult times.

    • 36 min
    SUPERCUT: St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians

    SUPERCUT: St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians

    This episode is a compilation of the conversations that Fr. Dave and Dcn. Bob had as they reflected upon St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians.

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Philippians 4:10-23

    Philippians 4:10-23

    Fr. Dave and Dcn. Bob talk about the World Series, the NBA (go Cavs!), Halloween, and the mid-term elections. They conclude their study of Philippians by reflecting on what it means to do all things “through him who gives me strength” (Phil. 4:13).

    • 38 min
    Philippians 4:1-9

    Philippians 4:1-9

    Fr. Dave calls in from Austria! He and Dcn. Bob discuss the World Series, the potential merger of the Diocese of Steubenville, a personal letter from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and how we can “have no anxiety at all” (Phil. 4:6).

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
155 Ratings

155 Ratings

dalarman ,

Awesome

I saw Father Dave on YouTube with Matt Fradd. I was so impressed with the interview I decided to listen to the podcast. I started from the beginning- and I absolutely love it. The chemistry between these two gentlemen is phenomenal and I am blessed to pray along side of them

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

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