The blessing of a scapular
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In conversation with the Racine Dominicans, the Nuns discuss DIY scapulars, Purgatory, and indulgences.

brown scapular

Of novenas and scapulars
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What is a novena? What is a scapular? And how can they impact your spiritual life?

novena booklet and scapular

Catholic Devotions

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I have been doing a lot of thinking on, praying with, and studying of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This image of Mary is near and dear to my own heart as it is the namesake of my own religious congregation. But recently it has been an image — and a certain kind of devotion — that has drawn me in, almost as if asking me, inviting me, to go deeper.

Childhood Memories

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Saint Teresa of Avila tells of a time when she was 7 and her brother was 11. After having read the lives of the saints, they decided that martyrdom was the quickest and easiest way to get to heaven.