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ST. JOSEPH SCAPULAR

It is violet with white bands. On each half is a square of gold cloth. The one on the front has a picture of St. Joseph with the words, "St. Joseph, Patron of the Church, Pray for Us." On the other part are the papal crown and keys with the words, "The Spirit of the Lord is his guide." It is promoted by the Capuchin Fathers and was approved by Pope Leo XIII.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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