Father David Pivonka, TOR, President | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Father David Pivonka, TOR '89, Inaugurated Seventh President

    October 08, 2019

    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Standing before 1,600 current students, alumni, faculty, staff, religious, and guests on October 4, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Franciscan University of Steubenville’s first alumnus president said he did not come to start over, but to continue the good work of Franciscan University.

    "I believe that God is laying a foundation for revival in our Church,” Father Dave Pivonka, TOR, ’89 said moments after being inaugurated as the University’s seventh president, “and I firmly believe that Franciscan University is being invited to be the center of that revival.”

    Throughout his remarks, Father Pivonka said Franciscan University should look to Christ the Teacher.

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  • Father Dave Pivonka, TOR
  • The Ministry of the Wild Goose

    Father Dave Pivonka, TOR, launched The Ministry of the Wild Goose, which uses videos and speaking engagement to bring people into a new and deeper relationship with the Holy Spirit. 

    Watch the intro video below and visit the website »




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