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The Journey So Far: Part 1 - The Church

Our story begins just as another one is ending, as it often seems to be the case.

I was away from home, attending college during the summer, trying to get a leg up on my schoolwork. 1,320 more words


The Brown Scapular

Last Autumn, I had the privilege of volunteering for a certain Catholic organization devoted to Our Lady. It was an amazing experience which brought so many blessings and greatly increased my faith and fervor. 850 more words


The Brown Scapular: A Carmelite Tradition

When I consecrated myself to Mary earlier this year, I received a brown scapular that had been blessed by a priest. I’d seen scapulars before and heard of the brown one in particular but didn’t really know what it meant to wear one until my consecration. 454 more words

What is the Brown Scapular? (and how I'm really bad at it)

The brown scapular: what it is, how to wear it, and how I’m very bad at devotions. This post contains amazon affiliate links. If you purchase through the links, I make a small percentage at no extra cost to you. 1,685 more words

Prayer Life

Relativity: Space-time as experience

Then, in one singular moment, the confusion, the collage of faces, the alphabet soup, all of that disappeared. Later in the evening, I attempted to recall, in my journal, the afternoon and that moment: 707 more words

Scapular dyskinesis increases the risk of future shoulder pain by 43% in asymptomatic athletes

First and foremost let me wish everyone a very Happy New Year, albeit a bit delayed, but still I hope 2018 will be a great year for each and everyone of you! 1,219 more words


A scapular is a garment of monastic origins, resembling a long back-and-front apron with a hole in the middle to wear over the head.  It minimizes drafts through the open front of a gown; it can create a splash of color; or it can protect a robe (usually white) underneath from getting dirty. 341 more words