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

  • 227: Abortion & Fertility in 2020

    Episode  |  January 10th, 2020  |  48 mins 45 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, chastity, children, christian, contraception, dads, evangelization, feminism, fertility & infertility, marriage, masculinity, moms, parenting, pro-life, sex, single life

    Father Robert Spitzer of the Magis Center joins Trending with Timmerie. They’ll discuss abortion in 2020 and what is to be expected from the Supreme Court as the battle over Roe v. Wade continues. Listen in regarding major changes in fertility both domestically and abroad as Japan faces record low birth rates. What can Catholics do? Finally they’ll discuss why the public loves Ricky Gervais’ comments from the Golden Globes.

  • 226: Three Sane Decisions to Help You Save Your Soul

    Episode  |  January 8th, 2020  |  48 mins 3 secs
    california, career, catholic, character development, christian, confession, dating, eucharist, evangelization, friendship, laziness, marriage, masculinity, mental health, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, self improvement, single life, virtue

    Reorient yourself and your life in the context of faith and the salvation of your soul. Father Robert Spitzer of the Magis Center joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss three sane decisions to help you save your soul. Together they’ll discuss how the mystery of our faith and communion should be at the heart of who we are as Catholics. The world may understand mercy, but it needs to turn toward the great mystery of Christ. They’ll touch on friendship, marriage, vocation, singleness, and more.

  • 225: Death, Judgment, Heaven, Hell (The 4 Last Things)

    Episode  |  December 31st, 2019  |  48 mins 4 secs
    anointing of the sick, california, career, catholic, character development, chastity, christian, confession, confirmation, death, eucharist, evangelization, happiness, heaven, hell, hope, judgement, laziness, mental health, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, self improvement, sex, virtue

    The four last things. Do you ever think about your death? Are you afraid of the coming judgment? Do you ponder heaven and fear hell? Father Tim Grumbach joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss the four last things. They'll pull from the works of St. Alphonsus Liguori & the Catechism of the Catholic Church paragraph 1005-1041.

  • 224: Christmas Season – Live it well!

    Episode  |  December 24th, 2019  |  48 mins 9 secs
    california, catholic, character development, christian, christmas, eucharist, evangelization, hope, marriage, mass, mental health, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, self improvement

    Join Trending with Timmerie for a special Christmas episode. Live the Christmas season well! Christmas lasts till the Epiphany on January 6th. What is the hidden meaning of the song “The 12 Days of Christmas”? The song is actually a Catholic song! Dr. Phillip Chavez is Timmerie’s guest and they discuss what the Octave of Christmas is and why it’s not only important but an ongoing opportunity to celebrate the light of Christ in the world. They’ll also discuss the Joyful Rosary mystery of “The Presentation of Christ in the Temple”.

  • 223: Love – The Virtue

    Episode  |  December 20th, 2019  |  48 mins 45 secs
    advent, california, catholic, character development, christian, dating, hope, love, mental health, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, self improvement, sex, single life

    Advent week four begins Sunday December 22nd with the theme of love! The virtue and one of the greatest longings we have. Love, caritas, agape, eros, and philia are just some of the words for love. What is love? How can you live by this virtue? Dr. Phillip Chavez of the Men’s Academy joins Trending with Timmerie. Together they discuss how materialism relativism, modernism, and hedonism destroy love. They discuss how the Christian concept of love is modeled by Jesus Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary whose examples are more relatable than you realize. Ponder the great sacrifice of Christ’s love as a child at Christmas and on the Cross at the Crucifixion.

  • 222: ProLife & Gender Ideology Updates

    Episode  |  December 18th, 2019  |  48 mins 2 secs
    abortion, california, catholic, catholic bioethics, christian, contraception, courage, feminism, gender ideology, masculinity, mental health, pro-life, sacraments, sex, sex attraction, stds

    ⅓ of independent abortion clinics closed in the US over five years. 400 new life affirming laws have been passed since 2010. As the pro-life movement makes major victories, Planned Parenthood fights back with 50 new centers inside California high schools. Dr. Phillip Chavez of the Men’s Academy joins Trending with Timmerie as they discuss other major victories for life, the battle over abortion, successful pro-life arguments, human freedom, and the medical and psychological harms of gender ideology.

  • 221: Joy – The Virtue

    Episode  |  December 13th, 2019  |  48 mins 46 secs
    advent, california, catholic, character development, christian, confession, eucharist, happiness, joy, sacraments, self improvement, virtue

    Being a Christian is cause for joy. Do you wish to be a joyful person? Take up the theme of joy in the third week of Advent for Gaudete Sunday (December 15th). Father Tim Grumbach joins Trending with Timmerie as they discuss this important virtue and fruit of the Holy Spirit. What does the third Advent candle stand for? They’ll discuss the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Francis of Assisi, and more

  • 220: Alarming Trend of Young Deaths & Eugenics

    Episode  |  December 11th, 2019  |  48 mins 7 secs
    abortion, california, catholic, catholic bioethics, chastity, christian, contraception, eucharist, feminism, fertility & infertility, happiness, hope, mental health, porn, pro-life, sex, stds

    Father Tim Grumbach joins Trending with Timmerie! They’re talking about the alarming trend of Americans dying young, babies contracting sexually transmitted diseases, the Steelers’ rookie quarterback Devlin Hodges, judge Sarah Pitlyk, fertility, surrogacy, IVF, and is this really the first lesbian couple to carry a baby in both their wombs? Finally, they’ll answer why someone shouldn’t be a surrogate.

  • 219: Peace – The Virtue

    Episode  |  December 6th, 2019  |  48 mins 45 secs
    advent, anxiety, california, catholic, character development, christian, confession, confirmation, depression, mental health, sacraments, self improvement, sex, single life, virtue

    Starting off the second week of advent with the theme of – peace. World peace, meditation, yoga, mental health. Who isn’t trying to find peace within the world or themselves? Father Robert Spitzer, president of the The Magis Center and co-founder of The Napa Institute, joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss the second advent wreath candle’s theme of peace. As people face ongoing interior dissatisfaction and the feel that they no longer belong, you will learn what the virtue of peace is and how you can develop your faith and character.

  • 218: Hope – The Virtue

    Episode  |  December 4th, 2019  |  48 mins 7 secs
    advent, california, catholic, character development, christian, confession, confirmation, happiness, hope, laziness, mental health, prayer, sacraments, same sex attraction, self improvement, single life, virtue

    Father Robert Spitzer of the The Magis Center joins Trending with Timmerie as they discuss hope. The first candle of the Advent wreath stands for hope. It’s time to go beyond the abstract and to understand the theological virtue of hope in a time where people are stuck in despair, hopelessness, and mental health crises. They’ll discuss religion, slothfulness, prayer, the “nones”, the sacrament of reconciliation, conversion, advent, and more to help you achieve a hope filled life.

  • 217: Does the culture need Christianity?

    Episode  |  November 29th, 2019  |  48 mins 45 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, chastity, christian, contraception, evangelization, feminism, fertility & infertility, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, marriage, masculinity, mass, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, sex, single life, workplace

    Does the culture need Christianity? Father Tim Grumbach is back on Trending with Timmerie to discussing a nun who was told she can’t wear her habit at a retirement home, 4 feminist lies that are making women miserable, how Christianity contradicts radical feminist lies, Richard Dawkins backtracks on Christianity, and what we can learn from one diocese in the Philippines that will celebrate all Masses ad orientem.

  • 216: The War on Women & its Harm to Men

    Episode  |  November 27th, 2019  |  48 mins 12 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, chastity, christian, egg donation, feminism, masculinity, modesty, porn, prayer, pro-life, sex, single life, surrogacy, virtue

    Father Tim Grumbach is back on Trending with Timmerie as the two of them discuss: the American Music Awards, “Billie Eilish and her song “All Good Girls Go to Hell”, Venerable Fulton Sheen and his comments about women, Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke, the hidden #metoo movement, masculinity, virtue, what it means to be a woman, surrogacy, and egg donation.

  • 215: Achieving a Fully Formed Character

    Episode  |  November 20th, 2019  |  48 mins 12 secs
    california, catholic, character development, chastity, christian, dating, friendship, happiness, marriage, masculinity, self improvement, sex, virtue

    Let’s talk about Character formation. How do you get there? What’s necessary? What’s the goal? Dr. Phillip Chavez of the Men’s Academy joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss creating a gift of self through adequate character formation as men and women.

  • 214: What is Catholic Healthcare?

    Episode  |  November 15th, 2019  |  48 mins 45 secs
    abortion, anointing of the sick, california, career, catholic, catholic bioethics, christian, contraception, embryonic stem cell research, euthanasia, fertility & infertility, friendship, gender ideology, physician assisted suicide, pro-life, sacraments

    Are you sick and tired of the ethical dilemma over your healthcare? As Catholics we shouldn’t have to pay for abortion, contraception, and other abusive treatments such as sex changes and hormone replacement for children. This isn’t healthcare and you shouldn’t have to pay for the pro-abortion and LTBTQ agenda. Families shouldn’t have to struggle financially and medically as a result of the healthcare crisis. What does Catholic healthcare look like? Attorney and CEO of Solidarity HealthShare Brad Hahn joins Trending with Timmerie.

  • 213: Chastity & Same Sex Attraction

    Episode  |  November 13th, 2019  |  48 mins 14 secs
    california, catholic, chastity, christian, evangelization, friendship, gender ideology, happiness, masculinity, same sex attraction, self improvement, sex

    How do you help a friend or family member who experiences same sex attraction? Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Michael Gasparro joins Trending with Timmerie. 18 year olds to Millenials are less comfortable with the LGBTQ issue than you think when it comes to their doctor, children’s education, and family members. What does the Catholic Church have to say about gender ideology and being gay? Michael shares about his work as a therapist and his personal story of freedom and chastity as a Catholic after experiencing same sex attraction. Male and female he created them! Join Michael and Timmerie as they discuss self determination, Delta Airlines , and the”Equality Act”.

  • 212: Men & Kanye West

    Episode  |  November 8th, 2019  |  48 mins 45 secs
    abortion, california, career, catholic, character development, chastity, christian, dating, feminism, friendship, happiness, marriage, masculinity, mental health, modesty, porn, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, self improvement, sex, suicide

    What the heck has happened to Kayne West? Dr. Phillip Chavez, an expert on character development who works with men, joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss the changes happening in Kanye West’s life and his comments on porn, abortion, and fatherless homes. They’ll discuss the rise of suicide among men and why our culture has contributed to this mental health crisis. You'll learn what group of people isn’t committing suicide. Finally they’ll emphasize why God as Father and King is fundamental to the Christian life and sane living.