According to tradition, the scapular, as it is now known, was given by the Virgin Mary herself to St. Simon Stock on July 16, 1251.
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The procession was part of a Roman tradition that dates back nearly 500 years.
The connection between the scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, the Rosary and Our Lady of Fatima is crucial for our spiritual life and growth.
“Those who wear the Scapular are brought into the land of Carmel,” said Pope St. John Paul II, “so that they may ‘eat its fruits and its good things.’”
July 16, the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, would be a good time to begin wearing the Brown Scapular again – or to be enrolled in it.
History lesson for the feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
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