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
Respectfully dispose of your old scapulars

Respectfully dispose of your old scapulars

A scapular is a sign of a covenant that should last a lifetime. That’s why our founder, Steve Kerekes, desired to make a scapular that would hold up for many years! Unfortunately, many scapulars are poorly made and do not represent the permanence of Our Lady’s promise to St. Simon Stock.

June 30, 2021 — Gabor Kerekes