Our Friend Faustina (with Emily Jaminet and Michele Faehnle)

I recently had the chance to sit down with two dear friends, Emily Jaminet and Michele Faehnle. These two inspiring ladies are authors of several books together. One of their most recent books is Our Friend Faustina: Life Lessons in Divine Mercy. This book is a collection of personal stories from women about ways in which they have been blessed by St. Faustina and Jesus’ message of Divine Mercy.

Michele and Emily discuss the history of St. Faustina, share some of the stories in the book, and offer ideas for ways to learn more and dive deeper into our devotion to Divine Mercy. These two moms and best friends are such an inspiration and encouragement to me. I just know you will love hearing from them too! Visit their website, Inspire the Faith, to learn more about these talented women and their work.

Snippet From the Show

Being Catholic is not about how beautiful our Catholic resume looks like, or what we do for the church, or how perfect we are. It’s about being who you are, and going before the Lord and letting him transform you.”

I have received so much feedback from all of you about my newest book and the first chapter that I shared with you at the end of episode 210Giving Thanks and Letting Go: Reflections on the Gift of Motherhood is a book in which I share from my heart about the very real changes, challenges, triumphs, and joys of being a mom in an “emptying nest.” You can read that sample chapter at Ave Maria Press. (Use the coupon code BEAN20 to get 20% off your order!)

Please join me on Thursdays at 1:00 pm ET for a book club based on themes in the book. See you over at Facebook!

My book, You Are Enough: What Women of the Bible Teach You About Your Mission and Worth, is available for order! Use the code, GIRLFRIENDS to receive ten percent off your order. Don’t miss out on this special available exclusively to listeners of the Girlfriends podcast. 

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Meet Danielle Bean

A writer, speaker, wife, and mother, Danielle helps women from all walks of life discover their dignity and worth so they can find peace, balance, and joy in family living. Danielle has been married to her husband Dan for 23 years, and together they have eight amazing children. Currently, Danielle serves as brand manager at CatholicMom.com and host of The Gist, a talk show for women on CatholicTV.

Danielle’s books include, You Are Enough: What Women of the Bible Teach You About Your Mission and Worth and Momnipotent: The Not-so Perfect Guide to Catholic Motherhood, as well as her latest book, Giving Thanks and Letting Go: Reflections on the Gift of Motherhood.


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