How to Carry Rosary Beads

How to Carry Rosary Beads

Should I carry the rosary in public? How does the Catholic Church feel about rosary beads as jewelry? Find answers to these and other common questions!

January 25, 2023 — Gabor Kerekes
The Biblical Roots of Our Lady and Mount Carmel

The Biblical Roots of Our Lady and Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel was first mentioned as a “Holy Mountain” by the Egyptians in the 16th century BC. In the 9th century BC, the prophet Elijah challenged King Ahab to bring 450 false prophets of Baal to Mount Carmel.
December 16, 2022 — Gabor Kerekes
Properly Dispose of Sacramentals and Blessed Items

Properly Dispose of Sacramentals and Blessed Items

Sacramentals have a sacred purpose in supporting our journey to heaven and physically signify our devotion to Jesus and Mary. Read how to properly dispose of them in this blog from scapulars.com.
November 22, 2022 — Gabor Kerekes
Deliverance Cross Rosaries

A Closer Look at the Deliverance Cross and Miraculous Medal

Discover the beautiful symbolism encapsulated within the Deliverance Cross and Miraculous Medal.
October 28, 2022 — Gabor Kerekes
Pope John Paul II - To Jesus Through Mary!

St. Pope John Paul II: A Model of Lifelong Devotion to Mary

St. Pope John Paul II left quite an impact on the world, and a big part of his legacy was his fervent devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
October 20, 2022 — Gabor Kerekes
Weapons for Spiritual Warfare: the Rosary and the Scapular

Weapons for Spiritual Warfare: the Rosary and the Scapular

The Catholic Church teaches that certain physical items can be used as weapons against the powers of darkness. Read on to find out how this tradition began. Spoiler alert: It’s in the Bible!
October 06, 2022 — Gabor Kerekes
The Blessed Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus and a scapular

Everything You Need to Know about the Promises of the Brown Scapular

Learn all about the promises of the brown scapular, particularly the Sabbatine Privilege, and the conditions attached to this devotion. Then find out how to get enrolled with your first scapular!
September 22, 2022 — Gabor Kerekes
The brown scapular devotion (a video with Steve Kerekes)

The brown scapular devotion (a video with Steve Kerekes)

Join our founder, Steve Kerekes, for a brief summary of the brown scapular devotion.
February 04, 2022 — Gabor Kerekes
Scapular myth #1: Brown scapulars are supposed to be uncomfortable.

Scapular myth #1: Brown scapulars are supposed to be uncomfortable.

You may have heard this before: “A scapular is supposed to be uncomfortable.” Is this true? Steve Kerekes, founder of Scapulars.com, brings some clarity to this common belief.

September 20, 2021 — Gabor Kerekes
The biblical roots of Our Lady and Mount Carmel

The biblical roots of Our Lady and Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel was first mentioned as a “Holy Mountain” by the Egyptians in the 16th century BC. By the 9th century BC, wayward Israelites under King Ahab worshipped the false god, Baal. The prophet Elijah challenged the king to bring 450 false prophets of Baal to Mount Carmel for a showdown.

August 31, 2021 — Gabor Kerekes
What is the origin of the brown scapular?

What is the origin of the brown scapular?

By the mid-1200s, the monks of Mt. Carmel moved to land in England given to them by Sir Richard the Grey to escape persecution from the Muslims.

July 14, 2021 — Gabor Kerekes
How to Respectfully Dispose of Old Scapulars

How to Respectfully Dispose of Old Scapulars

The brown scapular is a sacramental, which means it has a special significance and role in supporting your journey to heaven. This is why the Church asks us to treat them with reverence and respect throughout the process of disposal. Follow these simple steps to properly dispose of your old scapulars.

June 30, 2021 — Gabor Kerekes