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The Return of the Brown Scapular

In the wake of Vatican II (and in spite of it), popular devotions like the Brown Scapular were hidden away as embarrassing relics of the past. But happily they are now making a comeback. by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, STD on … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider: Lockdown is a trial that can bring about great ‘spiritual benefit’

May 22, 2020, LifeSiteNews: Bishop Athanasius Schneider said Catholics should accept the situation brought about by the pandemic as a trial, suggesting that such acceptance will produce great spiritual benefit for the Church, “a greater spiritual benefit as if we … Continue reading

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Saint Simon Stock and the Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

May 16 – Feast of Saint Simon Stock Saint Simon Stock was born to a very illustrious family in Kent County, England (c. 1165), of which his father was governor. His mother was devoted to the Virgin Mary, and Simon … Continue reading

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St Simon Stock and the brown scapular

I’ve been reading up on apparitions of Our Lady, and came across the story of the brown scapular, given in the thirteenth century to St Simon Stock of England.

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