Redeemer 21 – Stepping out in Faith

Adam and Holly have a wonderful and fun conversation with Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, President of Franciscan University of Steubenville. They chat about his podcast with co-host Bob Rice, both his personal and the Franciscan connection with the Marian Servants and the Cenacle School of Spiritual Direction, the Step in Faith initiative at Franciscan, Fr. Dave’s missionary work, technology and COVID-19, and some new things coming up at Franciscan.


02:41 They That Hope Podcast
08:30 Connection with the Marian Servants
13:50 Franciscan Leadership
19:03 Step in Faith
24:04 Fr. Dave’s Mission Work
27:15 National Charismatic Conference
29:15 Technology and COVID
34:32 Some things coming up at Franciscan
35:55 New Father series


Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR
President at | Website | + EPISODES

Father Dave Pivonka, TOR was elected the seventh president of Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2019. An international speaker, he directed Franciscan Pathways, hosting The Wild Goose video series on the Holy Spirit, a documentary on St. Francis of Assisi, and Metanoia, a 2019 video series on conversion. He has also written six books, including Hiking the Camino: Five Hundred Miles With Jesus, Breath of God: Living a Life Led by the Holy Spirit, and Sign of Contradiction.

Adam Novotny
Director at MARIAN SERVANTS® of the Redeemer | | + EPISODES


I came, I saw, I drank.

Holly Novotny

Holly Novotny is a convert to the Catholic faith and a wife and mother. A Lifetime Marian Servant, Holly embraces a Rule of Life focused on holiness, obedience, and humble service. As a graduate of the Cenacle School of Spirituality, in affiliation with Franciscan University of Steubenville, she holds a Certificate of Spiritual Direction and accompanies others in their spiritual journey and through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.