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  • n. Plural form of scapular.


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  • The believers adorn their San Judas statues with beads and threaded necklaces, colored lace, scapulars, and roses.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • With his piercing eyes, his eloquent and hypnotic manner of speaking, his neck and wrists covered in Santa Muerte scapulars and Santería-like beads, the self-anointed priest had developed an enthusiastic following in the northern suburbs of the city.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Hi Regina --- I found your "What I do with old scapulars" post while looking for info on the Brown Scapular ... then I noticed that you are the author of Angel in the Waters!


  • In the year 1896, my great-uncle, one of the first Catholic priests of aboriginal blood, put the call out to his parishioners that they should gather at Saint Joseph's wearing scapulars and holding missals.

    Excerpt: The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich

  • If it was one of those chameleons they used to sell at the State Fair of Texas, the ones kids used to wear to school like scapulars until they the chameleons died, you had every reason to fear a protracted and terrible vengeance.

    fucking terrifying | clusterflock

  • So lots of devout Catholics wear brown scapulars - you can spot them by the telltale thin brown strips creeping over into the necklines of their shirts, a habitual (pun intended) annoyance that's part of the penance we're supposed to be practicing, I guess.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • A problem peculiar to serious Catholics ... what do you DO with old scapulars?

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • See, the scapulars LOOK like those ubiquitous OshKosh tags at first glance -- but then you look again ...

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • We have much smaller scapulars (child-sized), and there are not pictures, but I might be able to make this work.

    What I do with Old Scapulars

  • I love the idea for the overall-scapulars, but alas, I've never owned a scapular.

    What I do with Old Scapulars


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