Divine Mercy for Moms
Michele Faehnle;Emily Jaminet;
, Emily Jaminet
Number of pages: 160
The Divine Mercy devotion of St. Faustina Kowalska is one of the most celebrated of all Catholic devotions. Catholic bloggers and speakers Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet break open the history, practices, and prayers associated with the devotion, guiding busy mothers to receive God's message of Divine Mercy and pass it on to others through their words, deeds, and prayers.
In her famous Diary: Divine Mercy in My Soul, St. Faustina recorded a series of visions of Jesus where he revealed the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and promised that anything can be obtained with the prayer if it is compatible with his will. The Marians of the Immaculate Conception are dedicated to spreading the Divine Mercy
devotion; the foreword of this book was written by Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC, author of Divine Mercy Explained and 33 Days to Morning Glory.
Faehnle and Jaminet draw upon their own experiences to introducereaders to St. Faustina and her five essential elements of the Divine Mercy message: * The Image of the Merciful Jesus * The Feast of Divine Mercy * The Chaplet of Divine Mercy * The House of Mercy * Spreading the honor of Divine Mercy With heartwarming stories and practical advice, this book reveals that mercy is not just a gift to be received in the confessional but a spiritual resource that strengthens those who extend themselves in word, deed, and prayer.
Michele Faehnle is a blogger, contributor to CatholicMom.com, and codirector of the Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference. She earned a bachelor of science degree (cum laude) in nursing from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 1999. After twelve years as a labor and delivery nurse, she left nursing to be home with her growing family and answer the call to the New Evangelization. Faehnle has spoken at the National Shrine of Divine Mercy and to several women’s groups and conferences, including the annual convention of the Columbus Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. Faehnle also volunteers at her parish and her children’s Catholic school. She and her husband, Matthew, have four children and live in Columbus, Ohio.
Emily Jaminet is a blogger, contributor to CatholicMom.com, and serves on the leadership team of the Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference. She earned a bachelor’s degree in mental health and human services with a minor in human life studies from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 1998. After a brief stint as an administrative assistant at the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation, a Christian nonprofit, she decided to stay at home with her children.
Jaminet does a daily short segment called “A Mother’s Moment” on St. Gabriel Catholic Radio AM 820. She has spoken to several women’s groups and conferences, including Zanesville Women’s Conference, St. Mary’s of Delaware Lenten Women’s Reflection, and Women’s Day of Reflection for Homeschoolers. Jaminet also volunteers at her parish and her children’s Catholic schools. She and her husband, John, have seven children and live in Columbus, Ohio.