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On Wearing a Scapular

I confessed that I’d begun wearing the scapular, as a discipline; for penance and correction. “It’s my hair shirt,” I explained.


Calling it “the world’s tiniest hair shirt” is no exaggeration. 73 more words

The Scapular Promise of Eternal Life

Today marks the 750th anniversary of the death of St. Simon Stock to whom our Lady gave the Scapular with this promise: “Take this Scapular, it shall be a sign of salvation, a protection in danger and a pledge of peace. 320 more words


Scapulars & Chains

I wear a scapular. I also wear a necklace with a crucifix and a Miraculous Medal on it.

As any woman can tell you, necklaces like to get tangled up. 794 more words

Living The Faith

Angst Vobiscum: Watching Cartoons and Thinking About Hell

When I was a boy I attended a Catholic parochial school from second to eighth grade and was given a  heavy dose of religious indoctrination.  It was unfortunate that I didn’t learn to ignore what we were being taught about heaven and hell, sin and salvation.  1,147 more words


The Scapular Rosary / Honoring St. Simon Stock

Catholics who carry a rosary may also wear a scapular.    A scapular usually is made of two, two inch by two inch pieces of fabric joined by a string.  345 more words

Practicing Authentic Devotion to the Virgin Mary


3. Principal practices of devotion to Mary

115. There are several interior practices of true devotion to the Blessed Virgin. 974 more words

Virgin Mary