Now 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

  • 265: Should You Wait to Get Married? - Michael Knowles

    Episode  |  July 10th, 2020  |  25 mins 11 secs
    california, career, catholic, chastity, children, christian, dating, happiness, marriage, masculinity, porn, prayer, sex, single life

    Michael Knowles from The Daily Wire joins Trending with Timmerie to share how marriage has changed him. Should you get married? Timmerie and Michael discuss his dating and marriage journey, and some of the attitudes that get in the way of a healthy marriage. Are you delaying getting married? Why?

  • 264: Is being gay a sin?

    Episode  |  July 7th, 2020  |  31 mins 37 secs
    california, catholic, chastity, christian, confession, courage, eucharist, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, hope, masculinity, porn, prayer, sacraments, same sex attraction, sex, single life, spiritual warfare, virtue

    Is being gay a sin? Is a person born gay? Guest, Michael Gasparro, Associate MFT shares his healing journey from same sex erotic arousal/attraction. Early feelings of same sex attraction were compounded by being exposed to pornography in middle school. A profound experience in Eucharistic Adoration compelled Michael to bring his struggle to the sacrament of reconciliation and ultimately to discussion with his family to live according to his faith.

  • 263: Africans Targeted by Planned Parenthood

    Episode  |  June 19th, 2020  |  23 mins 48 secs
    abortion, birth control, catholic, catholic bioethics, chastity, contraception, feminism, fertility & infertility, gender ideology, happiness, marriage, masculinity, pro-life, sex

    Guest, Obianuju Ekeocha from Culture of Life Africa joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss how Planned Parenthood & the Gates Foundation targets Africa. Does contraception protect women from gender inequality and sexual abuse? Comprehensive sex education is causing further problems in the naturally pro-life culture of Africa. How has the ongoing influence of western civilization and it’s pro-abortion influence impacted a naturally prolife mindset?

  • 262: A Former Antifa Member & A Former Communist

    Episode  |  June 9th, 2020  |  29 mins 56 secs
    catholic, character development, communism, friendship, happiness, self improvement

    Guest Father Tim Grumbach joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss: How should Christians receive violence? A former Antifa member tells his story. What can you learn from false gospels? Douglas Hyde left Communism in 1948 to become Catholic. Why are young people attracted to communism?

  • 261: Find Your Match with a Professional Matchmaker

    Episode  |  June 2nd, 2020  |  29 mins 39 secs
    california, career, catholic, character development, dating, marriage, masculinity, prayer, pro-life, self improvement, single life, workplace

    Guest, Cristina Pineda, Matchmakers In The City joins Trending with Timmerie. Let's talk matchmaking — connecting people interested in a path toward marriage. Problems when it comes to attractive qualities? Competition is not a positive in the dating world. How could your body language be repelling a potential spouse? Also discussed: the biggest problem with dating: treating it like a job or like placing an order.

  • 260: Buddhism and Christianity

    Episode  |  May 29th, 2020  |  32 mins 16 secs
    buddhism, catholic, confession, evangelization, sacraments, self improvement, spirituality, virtue

    Guest, Trisha Villarante McManus, MFT: shares her journey from Catholic to Buddhism and back to her Catholic faith. When she discovered the ultimate goal was “nothingness” the problem with Buddhism became clear. Hindu and Buddhist philosophies of virtue are deeply ingrained and focused on self. Christian virtues are focused on relationships with others.

  • 259: Quarantine Wedding & Living Together Before Marriage

    Episode  |  May 19th, 2020  |  19 mins 46 secs
    catholic, chastity, dating, evangelization, happiness, marriage, masculinity, prayer, sacraments, sex, virtues

    What's it like to have a quarantine wedding? Relevant Radio associate producer, Lucas Holt, joins Trending with Timmerie and shares about his recent quarantine wedding. They'll discuss the cultures attitude about sex before marriage and living together. Why is the Catholic take on chastity and sex so interesting to those who disagree?

  • 258: Socialism: A False Religion - Michael Knowles

    Episode  |  May 15th, 2020  |  30 mins 33 secs
    california, career, catholic, christian, confession, eucharist, feminism, friendship, happiness, human nature, moms, sacraments, socialism

    Michael Knowles joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss why socialism doesn’t actually make anyone happy. They'll also discuss why Michael Knowles came back to the Catholic Church and how he found a home in the reverence of the Latin Mass.

  • 257: Why It Is Difficult For You To Find Truth? - Helen Alvare

    Episode  |  May 12th, 2020  |  33 mins 33 secs
    abortion, areer, birth control, catholic, character development, children, christian, contraception, feminism, fertility & infertility, friendship, gender ideology, marriage, masculinity, moms, parenting, prayer, pro-life, self improvement, sex, virtue, workplace

    Law professor Helen Alvare joins Trending with Timmerie. They discuss why truth and God are so difficult to grasp with today's busy schedule. They cover the two most difficult talking points that feminism has used to confuse women. Also discussed: marriage, children, and competition in the workforce.

  • 256: Marriage & Feminism - Abby Johnson

    Episode  |  May 1st, 2020  |  30 mins 16 secs
    abortion, birth control, california, career, catholic, character development, children, christian, contraception, dads, dating, feminism, happiness, marriage, masculinity, moms, parenting, prayer, pro-life, sex, virtue, workplace

    Abby Johnson shares the joy of having left Planned Parenthood behind and having converted to Catholicism. Abby dives deep into her own experience of marriage and overcoming the tendency to emasculate her husband. Finally, she and Timmerie discuss feminism and how to effectively communicate the issue.

  • 255: Breaking Free - Terry Crews

    Episode  |  April 28th, 2020  |  24 mins 57 secs
    \happiness, character development, chastity, confession, dads, dating, hope, humility, laziness, marriage, masculinity, mental health, moms, parenting, porn, prayer, sex, single life

    You may have heard actor Terry Crews speak out against porn, but have you heard his story? His now 30 year long marriage to Rebecca Crews was almost destroyed by his own secret porn addiction. He was able to restore his marriage because of an incredibly strong wife, therapy, and faith in God. This is a story you don't want to miss.

  • 254: Alicia Keys' Unknown Pro-life Story

    Episode  |  April 22nd, 2020  |  9 mins 28 secs
    abortion, career, catholic, children, christian, courage, feminism, happiness, moms, parenting, pro-life

    You may be surprised by the incredible pro-life story Alicia Keys probably doesn't even realize she has despite being pro-abortion.

  • 253: A Sex Icon or a Subject of Love?

    Episode  |  April 10th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    abortion, california, catholic, chastity, christian, dating, friendship, marriage, masculinity, porn, prayer, pro-life, same sex attraction, sex, single life, teens

    Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Michael Gasparro joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss teen sensation and makeup artist Jeffree Star. Why is this self proclaimed “androgynous” man so enamoring for teens? What happens when people are reduced to their sexuality? They’ll discuss why people who are married and have children are among the healthiest and happiest people and why some are fed the lie of a different story. What is happiness? They’ll also discuss actor Orlando Bloom’s phase of abstinence before dating now fiancé Katy Perry and why he is outspoken against porn.

  • 252: End of Life Decisions

    Episode  |  April 8th, 2020  |  48 mins 2 secs
    abortion, birth control, california, catholic, catholic bioethics, contraception, euthanasia, feminism, fertility & infertility, prayer, pro-life

    Attorney Bradley Hahn, co-founder and CEO of Solidarity HealthShare joins Trending with Timmerie. They’ll discuss how to make difficult medical decisions that respect the human person through the truth and beauty of the Catholic tradition. Brad Hahn will share inside scoop on the Coronavirus as he works with The Trump Administration and Health and Human Services. Will the Coronavirus change the future of healthcare? As we face the topic of death amid the Covid-19 pandemic – do you have advanced healthcare directives? What are they and why are they so important? Also, is rationing healthcare for the elderly okay? Together they’ll discuss everything from abortion and surrogacy to vaccines.

  • 251: 100 Ways JP II Changed the World

    Episode  |  April 1st, 2020  |  48 mins 1 sec
    abortion, california, catholic, catholic bioethics, chastity, children, christian, dating, eucharist, euthanasia, evangelization, feminism, hope, marriage, physician assisted suicide, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, sex, single life, theology of the body

    Why is abortion a big debate during the Coronavirus? Timmerie discusses this and her love for Saint John Paul II. Timmerie is joined by guest Patrick Novocosky, author of the new book “100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World” They’ll discuss not only how this saint changed the world but also their lives and things such as religious liberty, the value of suffering, death, human dignity, athletes, theology of the body, sexuality, and more.

  • 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.