The Friendship Project: The Catholic Woman's Guide to Making and Keeping Fabulous, Faith-Filled Friends

The Friendship Project The Catholic Woman s Guide to Making and Keeping Fabulous Faith Filled Friends Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet are busy wives mothers and volunteers They are also friends Catholic speakers and the dedicated coauthors of Divine Mercy for Moms which continues to inspire wom

  • Title: The Friendship Project: The Catholic Woman's Guide to Making and Keeping Fabulous, Faith-Filled Friends
  • Author: Michele Faehnle Emily Jaminet Larry Richards
  • ISBN: 9781594717611
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Paperback
  • Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet are busy wives, mothers, and volunteers They are also friends, Catholic speakers, and the dedicated coauthors of Divine Mercy for Moms, which continues to inspire women to come together to pray, study, and live in friendship around the Divine Mercy devotion In the midst of their active lives, Faehnle and Jaminet found themselves missingMichele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet are busy wives, mothers, and volunteers They are also friends, Catholic speakers, and the dedicated coauthors of Divine Mercy for Moms, which continues to inspire women to come together to pray, study, and live in friendship around the Divine Mercy devotion In the midst of their active lives, Faehnle and Jaminet found themselves missing their old friends and searching for new ones They also realized that they needed to continually work to develop deep, meaningful relationships that would allow them to be themselves, to care for others and be cared for, and to deepen their Catholic faith In The Friendship Project, Faehnle and Jaminet explore the cardinal and theological virtues with an eye toward friendship Focusing on faith, hope, love, prudence, gratitude, loyalty, generosity, and prayerfulness, they help us answer questions such as, What does it mean to be women of hope, and how does that change our lives and make us compassionate friends during difficult times and How does prayerfulness teach us how to listen to and talk with both God and our friends, which helps us reach out to those we love Faehnle and Jaminet answer these questions and by employing Church teaching and telling us stories of their own friendships and those from the lives of saints and biblical women including the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Elizabeth, St Th r se of Lisieux and her sister Servant of God L onie, and Sts Perpetua and Felicity Not only will you be drawn closer to friends both new and old but you ll also be reminded how these friendships and the virtues you practice to nurture them draw you closer to God Prayers, discussion questions, and a study guide make this a perfect resource for women s groups

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    1. The Friendship Project is a thorough resource for Christian women seeking to cultivate friendships with like-minded women who seek to grow in holiness.Organized by applicable virtues and examples of saint friends, the authors guide the reader in examining her relationships and offering concrete suggestions for both making new friends, deepening spiritual friendships, and being a better friend.My withholding a star says less about the book than its applicability to my own life. My heart ached at [...]

    2. This is a fantastic book about friendship. The authors both friends for the last 20 years and active in ministry, talk about what it means to have a spiritual friend, a friend with whom you can share your faith with and grow with. I loved this because it explains how to look for these friends, the virtues they should have and how it's never one sided. It explains how you have to invest in friendship and that it is a life long journey. In each chapter along with examples there are also pairs of s [...]

    3. This is a fabulous book that winds you through the makings of great friendships in the saints. Each chapter is dedicated to two powerhouse saints who demonstrate a virtue that emulates in solid spiritual friendships. Not only was The Friendship Project a great reflection on friendships, but it also has a study guide in which one can gather with friends and acquaintances and break down each chapter more, helping to build such friendships as it highlights in its own writing. A wonderful, wonderful [...]

    4. Spiritual friendships need to come from your own heart, and they need to be nurtured regularly. The Friendship Project tells you how, complete with personal stories to encourage you and tales of friendships among the saints to inspire you. This book inspires women to foster friendships based on holy virtues. The Friendship Project invites you outside your personal cocoon into a world of relationship where you and your friends encourage each other.Friends since college, Michele and Emily write fr [...]

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