“Friendship Friday” – reach out to a friend today!

Friendship Friday is a term coined by Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet to encourage women to take some time each Friday to reach out to a friend. It could be something as small as a “hello” text to a friend you haven’t spoken to in a while or as involved as a full meal for a friend that is ill. Practicing Friendship Fridays is a way to nurture some of the greatest gifts and blessings in our lives, our friendships.

Friendship Fridays came about as a product of their recent collaboration, the book The Friendship Project. In The Friendship Project, Emily and Michele explore the cardinal and theological virtues with an eye toward friendship. Focusing on faith, hope, love, prudence, gratitude, loyalty, generosity, and prayerfulness.

As our Friendship Friday treat for you, we wanted to share a video snippet from the book’s extra resources. This snippet is a supplement to chapter 7 on Generosity and it features Michele and Emily’s friend, Christine. Christine shares her story about how she started the Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference and how the fruits of that generosity resulted in many, many friendships.


If you like this video and want to see it in it’s entirety, you can follow the link here.

To learn more about The Friendship Project, visit Michele and Emily’s website at thefriendshipprojectbook.com.

 About Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet:

Emily Jaminet and Michele Faehnle

“He summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two . . . ”—Mark 6:7

As Jesus sent out his disciples two by two to preach the Good News, Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet have also taken Christ’s commissioning to heart with the help of the Holy Spirit.

Coauthors of the bestselling Divine Mercy for Moms and The Friendship Project, the two serve on the leadership team of the Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference, one of the largest Catholic Women’s Conferences in the country. Both are contributors to CatholicMom.com. They have spoken together at a number of events, including the National Shrine of Divine Mercy, 1:38 Women, Mothering with Grace Annual Mother’s Conference, Indiana Catholic Women’s Conference, and the online Catholic Conference for Moms.  Michele and Emily have appeared on EWTN’s At Home with Jim and Joy and a number of Catholic radio programs.


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