Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR

President, Franciscan University of Steubenville

Father Dave Pivonka, TOR, is a member of the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus; he was ordained a priest in 1996. 


He became president of Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2019. The well-known Catholic speaker and author received his bachelor’s from Franciscan University, then earned an MDiv, MA in theology, doctorate in education, and executive juris doctorate.



  • Do you really know the Holy Spirit?

    Do you really know the Holy Spirit?

    January 03, 2023
    How can we have a relationship with the Holy Spirit? Fr. Dave Pivonka explains.

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