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.