But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Friday, 22 February 2013 01:35

What is a Scapular?

Written by Proclaiming the Gospel Blog: PTG Blog

A scapular (Latin for "shoulders") is a piece of cloth that monks wear over their shoulders. It is supposed to be representative of the gentle yoke of Christ.

It has long been believed that the scapulars themselves provided the wearers with God's protection. In the 13th century an English Carmelite...

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