Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, and Dcn. Bob Rice see hope and humor in a crazy world! Sports, family life, theology, and superheroes are recurring topics in their weekly conversations. Join Fr. Dave and Dcn. Bob as they see reasons for hope all around us.

Bob talks about his weekend in Tampa, accepting God’s will in tough circumstances, and the virtue of hope.  Fr. Dave just keeps saying, “Baseball.”


Fr. Dave and Bob talk about baseball, broken guitars, St. John Paul II, and fasting with joy.


Fr. Dave and Bob talk about sports and movies, finding peace amidst the busyness, and what they love about St. John XXIII and Vatican II.


This time, it is Bob’s turn to be exhausted. He visited his son at (REDACTED) college over the weekend, while Fr. Dave celebrated Homecoming Weekend at Franciscan. After…...


Fr. Dave needs more sleep. After talking about sports (and Bob’s dog), they discuss the Women’s Health Protection Act, the importance of standing up for the dignity of…...


Fr. Dave and Bob celebrate one year of They That Hope by doing what they always do: talking about sports, culture, and faith. Specifically, baseball, the Emmys, and St. Vincent de Paul.


After talking about sports and sharing fun wedding stories from our listeners, Bob shares he is having a tough time because some of his family have tested positive…...


Bob has a new puppy!  Fr. Dave and Bob talk about family pets, sports, being honest with God in difficult situations, and Mary’s birthday.


Fr. Dave and Bob talk about letting go of things, how to have hope when you feel helpless, and the witness of Catholic marriage.


Fr. Dave and Bob talk about New Student Orientation at Franciscan, catch up on emails, share what they love about several of this week’s saints, and reflect on…...


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