Advent Hope & Penance + Balenciaga Scandal

Fr. Tim Grumbach joins Trending with Timmerie discussing what advent is about and incorporating penance into our Advent season.  (4:16). They discuss hope – the theme for the first candle on your advent wreath (21:12). Fashion house Balenciaga’s ad scandal featuring children (39:13).  

Resources mentioned : 


Advent manger practice for children


Advent Wreath Ideas

The Incarnation, Birth and Infancy of Jesus Christ 

Book: Preparation for Death: Considerations on Eternal Truths 

Memento Mori: An Advent Companion On The Last Things by Sister Noble Theresa Aletheia 


Beautiful Advent music: O Come Divine Messiah

Timmerie works as a radio host and Catholic speaker educating in areas of theology and is an expert at responding to current trends of sexuality, feminism, and gender ideology. She hosts Trending with Timmerie on Relevant Radio. She holds a Masters Degree in Biblical Theology and Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Media with an emphasis in the New Evangelization from John Paul the Great Catholic University.