Tag: Father Dave Pivonka

‘Today, Jesus makes you his own’: Five TORs ordained transitional deacons

Ordinations 9/19

ELISHA VALLADARES-CORMIER CATHOLIC VALUE COLUMNIST Hundreds gathered in the Finnegan Fieldhouse Saturday Sept. 14 for the diaconate ordination of five TOR brothers who are members of the Franciscan University of Steubenville community.  As onlookers sang the Litany of Saints, Brothers Daniel Maria Klimek, TOR; Matthew Simons, TOR; Zachary Burns,…

There and back again: A friar’s tale

RACHEL MILLER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “I’m totally psyched about the future and excited that God’s doing great things,” said the new president of Franciscan University of Steubenville. “There’s a freshness about what God’s doing.”  The Rev. Dave Pivonka, TOR, has been to campus many…

Lady Barons crush Cougars in home volleyball game

JEN HANTZ DISTRIBUTION MANAGER Winning 3-2, the Lady Barons volleyball team walked away victorious from a close home match on Tuesday, Sept. 3 against Chatham University.  The game was opened in prayer led by the president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, the Rev. Dave Pivonka, TOR, which was followed by the singing of…