Mother Mary said at Fatima: "My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the sure way which will lead you to God." St. Thomas Aquinas said: "The things we love tell us who we are!" With that in mind, I will try to post each day something about Our Blessed Lady, items about the Holy Roman Catholic Church, and public domain Catholic books too! I pray you enjoy my ministry!
Below are two albums of pictures that I created:
1. Our grand daughter Adrianna.
2. Tears of Mary!
MARY, OUR MOTHER
Saturday, May 16, 2015
“Whoever dies in this garment will be preserved from eternal flames” - A Moment with Mary
* May 16 - Saint Simon Stock and the Brown Scapular
* “Whoever dies in this garment will be preserved from eternal flames”
“Whoever dies in this garment will be preserved from eternal flames”
Stock was born in England in the late 12th century. He became Prior
General of the Carmelite Order in the 13th century, at a time when, in
competition with the flourishing of new orders, the Carmel was
threatened with extinction. Simon Stock then turned to Mary and asked:
“Was not the Carmel intended by Our Lady and closely linked to her
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mother of
God answered him in an apparition that likely happened on July 16, 1251,
when she gave him the wonderful gift of the Scapular. Here is an
excerpt of that story from the 'Fioretti of Our Lady of Mount Carmel':
appeared to him, surrounded by a multitude of angels, holding in her
hand a Scapular. She said: “This is a sign for you and a privilege for
all Carmelites: whoever dies in this garment will be preserved from
eternal flames.” And she gave Simon the Scapular.
In Le scapulaire du Mont-Carmel (The Scapular of Mount Carmel), Editions Traditions Monastiques, March 1997