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Special devotion to five of the eighteen best known scapulars approved by the Church. The scapulars may be worn together. They are commonly the following: the brown scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, the red of Christ's Passion, the black of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin, the blue of Mary's Immaculate Conception, and the white of the Holy Trinity.

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