Trending with Timmerie

Trending conversations grounded in timeless principles

About the show

Trending with Timmerie is a nationally syndicated radio show and international podcast that discusses trending topics and the timeless principles of Catholicism. Are you looking for relevant ways to bring your faith into the light of day? On Trending, you will be equipped with the faith-filled perspective on the most difficult issues from gender ideology to abortion. Guests will challenge you to develop your character and grow in virtue

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • 250: Everything Will Change

    Episode  |  March 27th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    anointing of the sick, california, career, catholic, children, christian, confession, confirmation, dads, dating, dignity of work, eucharist, feminism, holy orders, moms, parenting, prayer, sacraments, workplace

    People are fleeing California, and not because of the Coronavirus. What can we learn about living more simply, staying within our means, and keeping family first? Father Tim Grumbach joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss his experience as a priest unable to give the sacraments to the people, the good things we’ve seen come from the Covid-19 quarantine, and the things it may challenge us to do moving forward; and the ultimate sacrifice our priests are called to make.

  • 249: Virus Memes & Online Dating

    Episode  |  March 25th, 2020  |  48 mins 5 secs
    abortion, california, chastity, feminism, marriage, masculinity, porn, prayer, pro-life, sex, single life, stds

    Father Tim Grumbach joins Trending with Timmerie as they point to two key ways you can be a voice for life during the Coronavirus quarantine. They’ll discuss the importance of male leadership in times of crisis and why women might second guess their current date amidst the Covid-19 outbreaks. Also covered: where to meet someone, dating, singles, masculinity, and Orlando Bloom on porn and “celibacy”.

  • 248: Saint Joseph: Model of Masculinity & Powerful Intercessor

    Episode  |  March 24th, 2020  |  47 mins 18 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, character development, christian, confession, dads, eucharist, feminism, hope, marriage, masculinity, mental health, parenting, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, workplace

    Timmerie Geagea (filling in for Father Matthew in the host seat, today on Saint Joseph's Workshop) welcomes Father Donald Calloway to discuss consecration to St. Joseph. Relative to today’s quarantine situation: look at St. Joseph who was tasked with fleeing to Egypt to protect the lives of his young family.Father Calloway explains his inspiration: the world needs a model of real manhood. St. Joseph was the most chivalrous toward the perfect spouse; the most loving, protective father for his son. St. Joseph: Savior of the Savior.
    Planned Parenthood: ready to market to possible quarantine baby boom. Listen to the conversations around us and be aware: tips for reaching out to people you can help.
    What do we do when we don’t have access to the mass? Reconciliation? Timmerie shares advice for striking balance between the body and the soul.

  • 247: Thriving in Crisis & Keeping the Faith

    Episode  |  March 20th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    california, career, catholic, character development, children, christian, confession, confirmation, courage, dads, eucharist, evangelization, happiness, hope, laziness, marriage, masculinity, mental health, parenting, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, self improvement, spiritual warfare, virtue

    A welcome surprise for long time listeners of Trending with Timmerie: Chris Mueller is back discussing how to thrive with the downtime, quality time, and close quarters we all face in-light of the Coronavirus. He will share about keeping the faith in the midst of the unfathomable as his son Ben battles cancer. Timmerie will discuss how we can be more courageous and faithful as access to the Mass and Communion decreases and fear increases. She’ll discuss the importance of living in a state of grace and not taking God for granted.

  • 246: What to Do While Home/Quarantined & Conflict Resolution

    Episode  |  March 18th, 2020  |  48 mins
    california, catholic, character development, chastity, christian, coronavirus, dads, dating, eucharist, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, hope, laziness, marriage, masculinity, mental health, moms, parenting, porn, prayer, sacraments, same sex attraction, self improvement, sex, single life, vice, virtue

    Quarantined due to the Coronavirus or not, this is an episode you won’t want to miss. Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Michael Gasparro joins Trending with Timmerie as they cover everything from handing Covid-19 to conflict resolution. They’ll discuss how to practice Catholic mindfulness to decrease stress and increase your mind/body connection and ultimately your faith in God. You’ll hear the how and why of why male bonding is so important at a time when there is an increase in male suicide, depression, and loneliness. What do we need to do so that our idle time doesn’t become a temptation for vice? Michael Gasparro and Timmerie have the answer and will equip you for resolving conflict while in close quarters.

  • 245: Dating, Coronavirus, & Busy Phillips (St. Joseph’s Workshop)

    Episode  |  March 13th, 2020  |  46 mins 52 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, chastity, dating, feminism, fertility & infertility, prayer, pro-life, sex, single life

    This week I filled in for Father Matthew Spencer during his show Saint Joseph’s Workshop. I hope you enjoy this episode of Saint Joseph’s Workshp produced by Relevant Radio.

    Guest Host: Timmerie Geagea/Millington welcomes Mountain Butorec with a report from what’s happening in Rome. www.thecatholictraveler.com
    Timmerie and Mountain discuss a humbling and inspiring site in Rome, the Scala Sancta/Holy Stairs: the stairs Jesus climbed to Calvary.
    How did you meet your spouse? On a dating website? At church? Callers respond!
    Timmerie weighs in on recent news, actress Busy Phillips attributing her happy life to being able to have an abortion at age 15. We believe that women deserve better than abortion. Actress Jennifer Snowden refuses advice for an abortion and the miracle of her son.
    Also covered: coronavirus, traveling, Netflix show ‘Love is Blind, The Bachelor, and more

  • 244: ‘Love is Blind’, Relationships, & the Catholic Vote

    Episode  |  March 11th, 2020  |  48 mins
    abortion, birth control, california, career, catholic, character development, chastity, feminism, gender ideology, hope, marriage, prayer, pro-life, self improvement, sex, single life

    Joining Trending with Timmerie is Sister Helena Burns. Together they discuss the Netflix show ‘Love is Blind’, dating, relationships, Theology of the Body, feminism, and prayer. Timmerie also discusses the Catholic vote and whether Catholic voters have been ignored by the democrat party.

  • 243: Listening & The Spiritual Works of Mercy

    Episode  |  March 6th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    california, catholic, catholic podcast, catholic radio, christian, ethics, evangelization, femininity, feminism, laziness, men, morality, relationships, sacraments, the spiritual works of mercy, theology

    Are you a good listener? Are you aware of the needs of others? Are you able to find common ground with other people? Father Robert Spitzer of The Magis Center joins Trending with Timmerie. Together they will talk about how men and women listen, how we can better listen to God, prayer, discernment, character formation, self awareness, and the Spiritual Works of Mercy.

  • 242: Discomfort, Almsgiving, & The Corporal Works of Mercy

    Episode  |  March 4th, 2020  |  48 mins 7 secs
    almsgiving, california, catholic, character development, children, christian, evangelization, fasting, happiness, hope, laziness, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, self improvement, the corporal works of mercy, virtue, workplace

    We’re supposed to be doing it during Lent, but what exactly is almsgiving? Father Robert Spitzer of The Magis Center joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss the Corporal Works of Mercy, miracles, charity, justice, discomfort, impatience, the homeless, the sick, and the dying.

  • 241: The Bachelor & Self Expression

    Episode  |  February 28th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    birth control, california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, celibacy, chastity, christian, contraception, dating, feminism, fertility & infertility, gender ideology, happiness, holy orders, hope, marriage, masculinity, pro-life, same sex attraction, sex, single life, virtue

    That’s right we’re talking about The Bachelor with Father Tim Grumbach. Who has followed Julianne Hough's story from infertility and endometriosis to IVF? Then the crazy demonic table video... Also covered: self expression, autonomy, women, marriage, IVF, sexuality, bi-sexuality, Women’s Health Magazine, the Astros, the Dodgers, cheating, the impact of sin, and the Tower of Babble.

  • 240: Life After an STD & Lent

    Episode  |  February 26th, 2020  |  48 mins 8 secs
    abortion, almsgiving, anointing of the sick, ash wednesday, birth control, california, catholic, celibacy, character development, chastity, children, christian, confession, courage, dating, eucharist, evangelization, fasting, feminism, fertility & infertility, friendship, happiness, hope, lent, marriage, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, self improvement, sex, single life, stds, virtue

    Have you ever heard someone say: “I would be a bad Catholic.” (if I converted) or, “I’m a bad Catholic”? What’s behind these statements that is maybe holding you back from diving deeper into the Catholic faith? Have you or someone you love faced the shock of having an STD? Father Tim Grumbach joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss what the Catholic Church has to offer someone who has an STD and what the future looks like. Join them as they lay out a battle plan to help confront the brokenness we face as a culture surrounded by normalized STDs. They’ll also discuss preparation for Lent, prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.

  • 239: Dating, Marriage, & Being Catholic

    Episode  |  February 21st, 2020  |  44 mins 45 secs
    abortion, birth control, california, catholic, character development, chastity, children, christian, contraception, dating, eucharist, feminism, fertility & infertility, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, marriage, masculinity, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, self improvement, sex, single life, virtue

    Special guest! Timmerie’s husband Gabriel joins Trending with Timmerie. They’re discussing everything from finding good people to date to marriage and prayer. Where do you find the balance between femininity and masculinity? They’ll discuss why women matter and what good women challenge men to do. Do you know someone who is “burnt out on the Catholic religion”? We should ask ourselves this question: “If I don’t strive for holiness, where will my soul go?” What are the expectations when you date someone who is Catholic? Why should married people always be open to having children? How do you pray as a married couple?

  • 238: What you Need to Know about Birth Control

    Episode  |  February 19th, 2020  |  48 mins 5 secs
    abortion, birth control, california, catholic, catholic bioethics, children, christian, contraception, feminism, fertility & infertility, gender ideology, gene editing, happiness, hope, marriage, mental health, moms, parenting, pro-life, sacraments, sex

    What you should know about birth control: Don’t be afraid to have this conversation, even when abortion comes up. A contraceptive mindset is a pro-abortion mindset. Most women don’t know the facts. We all deserve to know. Does contraception influence who we date or marry? What are the health risks of birth control? Is there a medical necessity for taking the pill? What the heck is an abortifacient? Can birth control cause an abortion? What are pheromones? Also: NaPro technology as an alternative to IVF.

  • 237: Non-Monogamy Explained & Preparation for Lent

    Episode  |  February 14th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, character development, chastity, christian, confession, contraception, courage, dads, dating, eucharist, feminism, fertility & infertility, gender ideology, happiness, laziness, marriage, masculinity, mental health, parenting, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, same sex attraction, self improvement, sex

    Don’t fall off your chair! Michael Gasparro (Associate Marriage and Family Therapist) joins Trending with Timmerie to make sense of the “consensual non-monogamy” fad. Have you heard of serial monogamy? The’ll also discuss attraction and birth control as covered in the new Netflix series “Sex Explained”. Don’t let Netflix be the sex educator of the culture. It’s time to get ready for Lent! Hear a therapist’s perspective on preparing for Lent and how you can intentionally prepare. Where is the common ground on abortion? How can we use this to make others more pro-life?

  • 236: Is "Gay Celibacy" the Only Option?

    Episode  |  February 12th, 2020  |  48 mins 6 secs
    california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, chastity, children, christian, courage, dating, feminism, fertility & infertility, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, hope, marriage, masculinity, mental health, porn, prayer, pro-life, same sex attraction, sex, single life, stds, virtue

    “As long as they consent.” Is that all that really matters when it comes to sexual intimacy? There’s a problem when we have a diseased view of the human person. Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Michael Gasparro joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss desire. Is "Gay Celibacy" the Only Option?

    They’ll address: sexual fantasy, why consent isn’t enough, the Netflix show “Sex Explained”, chastity, same sex attraction, gay relationships, marriage, children, STDs, and the Coronavirus. They’ll also cover why the LGBTQ movement has been so feminized.

  • 235: What is a Woman?

    Episode  |  February 7th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, character development, christian, family, feminism, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, hope, laziness, marriage, moms, parenting, pro-life, sacraments, same sex attraction, self improvement, sex, single life, virtue, workplace

    What is a woman? Father Robert Spitzer of The Magis Center joins Trending with Timmerie to unpack the many gifts of femininity to dive deeper into the identity of women. Hips don't lie? Controversy has stirred over depictions of women during the Super Bowl halftime show featuring J. Lo and Shakira. Listen for a discussion on everything from sex trafficking to empathy. Conversations will cover beauty, virtue, children, marriage, productivity, feminism, eternity, the Women’s March, gender identity, objectification, finding balance, and an un-affirmed generation.