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EPISODE #116
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BIRTH CONTROL

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 is an abortifacient?  Can birth control cause an abortion?  What are pheromones?  Also: NaPro technology as an alternative to IVF.

 

Find a NaPro Doctor today:  https://www.fertilitycare.org/find-a-mc

Find a Fertility Care Practitioner:  https://fertilitycare.org/ministryfinder

 

Host Timmerie to run a workshop in your area on what you need to know about birth control https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

Listen to more episodes at https://www.radiotrending.com/

 

 

Originally broadcast on 2/23/20

EPISODE #113
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: A PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE

Do you want to live a purpose driven life?  Fr. Tim Grumbach joins us this week on Trending with Timmerie. 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.

 

Links mentioned:

The book _Indistractable:_  https://www.amazon.com/Indistractable-Control-Your-Attention-Choose/dp/1526610205/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

 

Sr. Clare Crockett: _All or Nothing_ documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0LKZm2BqZo&feature=emb_logo

 

Listen to more episodes at www.RadioTrending.com

Host Timmerie to run a workshop in your area https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

 

Originally broadcast on 2/2/20

EPISODE #100
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: AN OVER-SEXUALIZED CULTURE

This is an episode you can’t miss.  We’re talking about it all: STD’s, relationships, abortion, chastity, sex ed programs, contraception, parenting, and much more.

International abstinence educator Pam Stenzel joins Trending with Timmerie to provide the latest information on STDs and to share her story –  her biological father is a rapist.

 

Listen to more episodes at www.RadioTrending.com

 

It’s not too late to book Timmerie to speak this fall for a retreat or educational course on pro-life apologetics or more.  Checkout some of her talks: https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/24/19

EPISODE #98
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: AVOIDING PARENTHOOD AND PARENTING

The childless Sex and the City author shares she is “truly alone”. Why is there a deliberate shrinking of adults from parenthood and parenting?  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle vow only to have two children.  How does character formation impact the individual and the community’s pursuits?   What does positive sexual adjustment look like for the child?

Dr. Phillip Chavez of The Men’s Academy joins Trending with Timmerie. 

 

Listen to more episodes at www.RadioTrending.com

 

There are a few more dates open to book Timmerie to speak this fall https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/10/19

INFERTILITY CAN LEAD TO SADNESS, BROKEN MARRIAGES, NIGERIAN BISHOP SAYS

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Married couples need more help in dealing with infertility and childlessness, which is “one of the major causes of divorce in Africa,” said a Nigerian member of the Synod of Bishops on the family.

In a culture where “children are celebrated with all kinds of ceremonies” and are so important to society, the trauma that couples, especially women, experience, “is beyond anything I can say,” said Bishop Jude Arogundade of Ondo.

“Everybody wants to leave a child behind,” he said. “If you don’t have a child and you die, it’s like you never lived,” he told Catholic News Service Oct. 15.

He said the increasing rate of infertility in Nigeria and other parts of Africa “is really alarming,” so he dedicated his brief presentation to the synod to this problem.

The “complex process” involved with adoption means it is not typically an option for poorer couples, he said, and reproductive health treatments are usually not available.

In a childless marriage, some men “become careless with their married life; they want to try something else,” which can lead to polygamy, adultery or “other abuses in married life,” he said.

The women often “are traumatized, looking for God’s help, praying every day” to conceive a child, he said.

Right now, in his diocese, “we create the environment” of community support by offering different prayer groups, programs, counseling and encouragement for these spouses.

But even with the support of such a close-knit community, some women still feel inadequate or as if they have failed in their marriage, he said.

A woman’s pain and sadness are more visible, he said, while the man, perhaps because “he wants to be strong,” seems to “deal with it” better.

Some couples, in the end, just “give up, finding other means of finding happiness in life,” said Bishop Arogundade, who served 12 years at Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish in Elmsford, New York, before he was appointed in 2010 to lead the Diocese of Ondo.

He said he made “kind of a little change” to his presentation after Pope Francis assured the assembly that the focus of their gathering was to offer needed pastoral care to people, not to change doctrine.

“I must confess, people came with the idea that we are really going to fight to protect the doctrines of the church,” he said.

But “my perception of the focus of the synod changed a little bit after the Holy Father gave the explanation that we are not talking about doctrinal issues here, we are talking more of pastoral issues. And so that gave me a kind of new orientation in my presentation.”

He said his focus then became more pastoral as he looked at the actual situation the people were experiencing.

The bishop said he was “glad this synod is giving us the opportunity to express, to voice out some of our concern” because talking through things helps people see new opportunities and new ways of dealing with the challenges.

Fidelity to church doctrine remains paramount, “but in helping people who have different issues, we still feel that there is a way of reaching out to everyone, to bring them in, to create an environment of love and care and support for everyone,” he said.

The church’s task, the bishop said, is to ensure church teachings are “well-articulated as we carry out these pastoral activities among our people.”