These lovely scapulars and medals are available for pre-order from www.vitostudio.com.
When you can't for the life of you think of a gift that is special enough for your godchild, mother-in-law, or that friend who seems to have everything, the e-commerce fashion site VitAaAaAeA Stud offers the perfect, meaningful find: scapular jewelry.
A popular choice is the Sacred Heart and Mother Mercy Scapular, with the image of the Sacred Heart on one medal and the Mother of Mercy on the other, representing Jesus' love for humanity and the 12 Promises of the Sacred Heart.
Miracles have been attributed to Our Lady, the first of which was on an ailing man at Winchester, who was made to touch the scapular by Saint Simon Stock and was cured.
On July 16, 1251, accounts said that the Virgin Mary appeared and gave the scapular, a small piece of brown cloth, as a "sign of salvation, a protection in danger, and a pledge of peace" to St.