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The Scapular of Benediction and Protection
Blessings beloved followers,
Recently, I was listening to a Christian broadcast about preparation for the End Times and the Christian gentleman was recommending “night vision” goggles for necessary protection for our homes and refuges. And as he was explaining the necessity of having night vision, it made me recall a very special scapular given by Our Lord and Our Lady to a very holy woman, Marie-Julie Jahenny, during the 19th century with one of the promises of being able to see in the darkness. And so, now, I feel called to tell each of you more about this scapular on this blog, MaryRefugeOfHolyLove, so perhaps, you can include it as one of the necessary items you will need before and during the time of the refuges.
Because, now, is certainly a good time to obtain this more rare scapular, since there are many uncertainties about the future—the economy, shipping, etc. So, let me share my thoughts about it with you to consider.
Firstly, this scapular is known by several names. It is called officially, the “Scapular of Benediction and Protection”. It is also called, the “Purple Scapular” or “Violet Scapular” depending on where you live. The Purple Scapular has not been recognized by the pope like some scapulars have been, but it is widely-known among those who are interested in End Times preparation, because of its association with Marie-Julie Jahenny in the late 19th century. Marie-Julie Jahenny was a very holy woman and stigmatist, who was provided much information about the End Times, specifically, about the Three Days of Darkness and natural remedies to help combat the different coming plagues, etc. She is also the holy woman who was told by Our Lord that only blessed 100% bees wax candles would work to give light during the Three Days of Darkness.
The Purple Scapular is larger than most other scapulars, because it can be both worn, as well as hung in homes and chapels for its protective promises. In particular, my beloved brothers and sisters, Our Lord promised: All those who will wear it will be able to go through storms, tempests and darkness, they will have light as in broad daylight. —which I find to be a remarkable promise from Our Lord. All of us know what it is like when there is an emergency and the electricity goes out and you are stuck in the dark with no lights for several hours. Of course, many of us prepare with flashlights and batteries. However, we have been warned in many prophecies about how there will come a time when the electrical grid will go down, which may be by an EMT attack, which would throw all those affected back to 18th century living (because all electronics would cease functioning at all including all lights).
Hence, this is a very valuable scapular, especially, during the time when people will be traveling to the refuges. Having this scapular would enable you to travel at night, particularly, in your car with the lights off so you will not be detected. And, of course, this scapular would be very helpful in being able to protect your property and your person (I think that it is essential for woman and children to wear when there is no more electricity).
(And to be honest, using the Purple Scapular is a lot cheaper and easier to wear than wearing bulky night vision goggles that cost several hundred dollars or a thousand or more—I compared prices and trust me, the Lord’s way of giving us night vision is a lot better in every way you can conceive of).
Now, of course, I have been focusing on the promise of night vision—which I honestly think is the best promise associated with the Purple Scapular because it has been uniquely promised to only this scapular. However, there are other wonderful promises associated as well such as:
“My children, any soul, any person who will possess this scapular, will see his family protected, his house will also be protected, firstly from conflagrations, which will never penetrate it.”
“All those who will wear it will be protected from thunder, sudden death and accidents.”
The Lord has also promised protection from chastisements, calamities, and famines when using the Purple Scapular.
Finally, in this blog post, I am including below a few vendors where you can obtain the Purple Scapular, as well as the more detailed recording of the ecstasy in which Marie-Julie Jahenny was given the explanation of the the symbolism of the Purple Scapular as well as the many promises from Our Lord and Our Lady. That way, people can learn more about this wonderful scapular.
I also want to say, because I know that many people will desire this rare scapular, remember, you just need one scapular in order for the Lord to multiply them in the time of need. So, you might want to consider that when you are thinking about how many scapulars to buy and its cost. Hope this helps.
(Europe/France): Association le Sanctuarie de Marie-Julie Jahenny http://marie-julie-jahenny.fr/scapular-of-blessing-and-protection.htm
(USA): Roman Catholic Sacraments Foundation https://www.sacramentals.org/ScapularofBenediction.htm
(USA): St. Michael the Archangel’s Religious Books & Gifts http://www.stmichaelstore.com/scapofben.html
(USA): Leaflet Missal – The Original Catholic Company https://www.leafletonline.com/benediction-protection-scapular
(USA/Latin America/Bolivia): Drina V., – Whatsapp +591 67573031
My good friend and blog follower, Drina V., can supply Purple Scapulars, as well as the Oil of the Good Samaritan (as recommended by the Blessed Mother to protect against plagues) to people living in Latin America, as well as the U.S. Of note, Drina and her parish group pray while hand-crafting the scapulars, which they consider to be a blessing for those who receive the scapulars. They make all different types of scapulars, including the Most Sacred Heart Scapular, which is also recommended for protection against plagues.
Drina and her prayer group can also make the God the Father Blue Scapular which protects against weather, plagues, and the Bowls of Judgment (Revelation, Chapter 16). More information on the Blue Scapular can be found here: http://www.movingheartfoundation.com/SacredHeartOfGodTheFatherBlueScapularDevotion.htm
If you live in the U.S. or elsewhere, you can also order the Blue Scapular here: https://www.preciousbloodinternational.com/store/products.php?cat=15&filter=blue%20scapular
Ecstasy of 23rd August, 1878
This is what the Holy Virgin shows me on Her Immaculate Heart, it is a large scapular, larger than ordinary scapulars, it is a little larger than the palm of the hand. It is a pretty violet, nearly the color of a violet. Here is what is on top: — in the middle are the three nails which crucified Our Lord on the Cross, they are placed above each other, not quite in the shape of the Cross, and at the point of each nail, there is a drop of purple blood. Above the heads of the nails, there is a kind of large sponge which has pieces of bark that stand out, it is a little like bales of oats. The three drops of blood join to fall into a small chalice painted red, and the chalice is surrounded by a crown of thorns, there are three little Crosses engraved on the front of the chalice. That is the side of the scapular which is on the middle cloak of the Holy Virgin.
I notice that this scapular is held with two violet ties which go over each shoulder, there are three knots on the left shoulder and two on the right.
The other side of the scapular represents the Holy Virgin Mary sitting, holding Her Adorable Son in Her arms, the mouth and the head of Our Lord rest on the heart of the Holy Virgin.
At the bottom of the scapular, and nearly at the feet of Our Lord, is an Angel dressed in white, with curly hair; he has on his head a white crown, his belt is red. He holds in his hands a white cloth with which he wipes the feet of Our Lord. Next to the Angel, on the right side of the scapular, there is an engraved ladder. Behind Our Lord, on the left, is the reed of the Passion painted red, but there is no sponge. The tears of the Holy Virgin flow onto Her breast, to the right and fall to the feet of the Angel. The scapular is edged with a red band and the cords are made of wool.
“Let Me now my dear child” the Virgin Mother said to me, “give you the explanation of this scapular. I am addressing you, My victim and My servant (most likely the spiritual director of Marie-Julie).
“My children of the Cross, for a long time My Son and I have wished to make known this scapular of benediction. This scapular, My children, is modeled on My Heart, because My Heart is the emblem of simplicity and humility, which explains the color of violet. The nails which have pierced the feet and the hands of My Son are barely venerated and are venerable, that is why My Son, in His Divine Wisdom, has had three nails painted on the front of the scapular.
“Those three drops of blood and the chalice represent the generous hearts gathering the blood of My Divine Son. The red sponge will represent My Divine Son drinking, in a certain sense, the sins of His children, but which His adorable mouth refuses.
“I wish that the background (usually) black of the scapular should be violet, but I wish that the nails, the chalice, the sponge and the crown should be on a dark red piece of flannel. This first appearance of this scapular will be a new protection for the times of the chastisements, the calamities and the famines. All those who will wear it will be able to go through storms, tempests and darkness, they will have light as in broad daylight. Such is the power of this unknown scapular.”
The Holy Virgin presents the scapular to Our Lord who, in His turn says: “I address you My victim and also My victims and My servant, My children of the Cross, I wish to and I come to give you an idea and a deep thought: When taking Me down from the Cross, I was given to My Mother, that descent, that thought, that devotion is little known. I wish that by the reproduction of this scapular, it should enter the hearts of My children of the Cross, and that they hail Me by these three greetings (The Crux Ave):
–I hail Thee, Jesus crucified, to let me live.
–I hail Thee with all the joy of the Angels and of the Saints on bringing Thee down from the Cross.
–I hail Thee with all the sorrow of Thy Mother when Thou rested on Her Immaculate heart and on Her lap.
“My children, very few souls think of wiping the adorable wounds on My feet when the blood flows and I wish this representation to be known. Little thought is also given to the tears shed by My Mother during My Passion: those tears are at the feet of the Angel who wipes My sacred feet. By this scapular, I wish you to think about that ladder, that reed and those nails of My Passion.
“My children, any soul, any person who will possess this scapular, will see his family protected, his house will also be protected, firstly from conflagrations, which will never penetrate it.
“This scapular will crush the ungrateful who will blaspheme My Name in the house where it will be exposed. If an impious enters, he will be so struck that his conversion will occur. All those who will wear it will be protected from thunder, sudden death and accidents. During the chastisements they will be protected. Whoever places it in the Holy Temple, will drive out the impious and the profanations. Our Lord also adds that by reminding an obstinate soul about this scapular at the time of death, it will reawaken in it faith and conviction, that all those who will think about it and love it, will be spared the pains of the soul, that those who will wear it will be sheltered from all danger as if they possessed Heaven.
“And finally that this scapular will be like a lightning conductor beneath which the blows of just Divine Anger will not strike.”
Our Lord also says: — “Any priest will be able to bless this scapular. You, My victim, will be able to make the model… While wearing this scapular the ‘Crux Ave’ may be said 5 or 7 times and meditate for 1 to 3 minutes on My Passion… I will grant great graces to those who will wish to wear this holy Habit.”