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

  • 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.

  • 234: Self Determination & Temptation: On Free Will

    Episode  |  February 5th, 2020  |  48 mins 7 secs
    career, catholic, catholic bioethics, character development, chastity, children, christian, contraception, courage, dads, dating, eucharist, feminism, fertility & infertility, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, marriage, masculinity, mental health, porn, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, same sex attraction, self improvement, sex, single life, spiritual warfare

    Has the modern idea of “self determination” gone too far? Father Robert Spitzer of The Magis Center joins trending with Timmerie to discuss: the will and the battle that free will poses. Overcome lower level desires and answer the upward call of God. St. Augustine in his Confessions says “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.” Are you allowing the restlessness of desires and dissatisfaction rule your life? Join Trending as they discuss free will and how to make changes to achieve true satisfaction in Jesus Christ. They’ll discuss gender ideology, same sex attraction, porn, chastity, pride and more.

  • 233: A Purpose Driven Life

    Episode  |  January 31st, 2020  |  48 mins 46 secs
    california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, character development, chastity, children, christian, dating, feminism, fertility & infertility, gender ideology, happiness, hope, laziness, marriage, masculinity, mental health, prayer, pro-life, saints, self improvement, sex, single life, stds, virtue, workplace

    Do you want to live a purpose driven life? On Trending with Timmerie this week is Father Tim Grumbach. They're talking about: how to live a purpose driven life, prayer, distraction, and the sacraments. They’ll cover challenges to fertility/ infertility and how France is handling IVF for single persons, gender ideology, and the LGBTQ debate. You’ll hear the best way to prevent STDs and the incredible story of Sister Clare Crockett who may be a modern day saint.

  • 232: Kobe Bryant's Catholic Faith

    Episode  |  January 29th, 2020  |  48 mins 18 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, dads, dating, feminism, hope, marriage, masculinity, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, sex

    Father Tim Grumbach is on Trending with Timmerie this week as they discuss the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his Catholic faith, marriage, mercy, the March for Life, abortion, witchcraft, demons, exorcists, the sacraments, and baptism.

  • 231: Real Sex is Healthy

    Episode  |  January 24th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, character development, chastity, contraception, dating, feminism, gender ideology, happiness, hope, marriage, masculinity, mental health, porn, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, same sex attraction, self improvement, sex, stds

    Only real sex is healthy. That’s right, only sex between a man and a woman is healthy. And when they say real sex, we’re talking — penal vaginal intercourse — not oral, anal, masterbation, or whatever thing is selling sex short. Anything less is linked to depression, anxiety, and other negative physical and mental health issues. We hear claims such as “Live and let live”, “Love is love”, or “As long as there is consent”. What does a marriage and family therapist have to say about this after having counseled individuals who have lived deviant sexual lifestyles associated with same sex attraction? Michael Gasparro joins Trending with Timmerie as they discuss this and more including contraception, the Catholic Church’s teaching on sexuality, chastity, marriage, and the Theology of the Body.

  • 230: How To Talk About Abortion

    Episode  |  January 22nd, 2020  |  48 mins
    abortion, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, christian, confession, contraception, courage, dads, dating, evangelization, feminism, fertility & infertility, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, hope, mental health, moms, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, sex

    Learn how to effectively talk about abortion. Be equipped to respond to lifestyle trends that fuel a pro-abortion mindset. That includes talking about contraception and early abortion. Contraception, Plan B, and RU-486 are embedded in the culture as a lifestyle. You have to be willing to take on the uncomfortable conversations about sex, contraception, babies, and career. Learn to have the courage to speak when others won’t, even if it’s uncomfortable. Join Trending with Timmerie as she discusses Planned Parenthood, post abortion healing, Roe v. Wade, debate tactics, consent arguments, and more.

    Don’t miss the upcoming episode with associate Marriage and Family Therapist Michael Gasparro where they talk about contraception, sex, and more to help you confront the culture. Episode 231 available January 24.

  • 229: Chastity & Persecution

    Episode  |  January 17th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    career, catholic, catholic bioethics, character development, chastity, children, christian, dads, evangelization, feminism, gender ideology, happiness, healthcare, holy orders, marriage, masculinity, parenting, porn, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, same sex attraction, self improvement, sex

    Do sex and chastity really matter that much? What about priestly celibacy? (That’s living out your lifelong vocation without sex. That’s not fathomable for many people today.) Dr. Phillip Chavez of The Men’s Academy and Bradley Hahn, CEO of Solidarity HealthShare, join Trending with Timmerie. Living an authentically Christian lifestyle includes being faithful to your Vocation, the call to holiness, and the teachings of Christ and His Church. Listen in as they discuss priestly celibacy, the Methodist church splitting over same sex “marriage”, Catholic solutions to the healthcare crisis, transgender issues, and the persecution of Nick Sandmann.

  • 228: Your Catholic Sex Education

    Episode  |  January 15th, 2020  |  48 mins 2 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, character development, chastity, children, christian, confession, contraception, courage, dads, dating, evangelization, feminism, fertility & infertility, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, marriage, masculinity, mental health, moms, parenting, pro-life, sacraments, same sex attraction, self improvement, sex, stds

    Either the world or the Church will educate and form you on sexuality. Which will it be? New Jersey has become the second state to adopt a law mandating gay and transgender curriculum for minors. California faces scandalous, inappropriate, and unsafe sex education for minors. Form yourself in the beauty of what Catholic education holds as fundamental for human happiness -- a healthy sense of sexuality that is rooted in truth. Dr Phillip Chavez of the The Men’s Academy joins Trending with Timmerie. They’ll also cover the topics of discrimination, same sex relationships, children, parenting, and Catholic schools. Timmerie is also joined by Bradley Hahn, CEO of Solidarity HealthShare, to discuss the future of healthcare and solutions for Catholics.