Brown Scapular: Blessing counts as Enrollment?


I recently accompanied a friend to be enrolled in the brown scapular devotion. The decon we approached said a brief blessing, mentioned the promises and sprinkled it with holy water. my question is wether or not this was a valid enrollment?


No, I don’t think it counts. A blessing is not the same as an enrollment. A deacon can bless objects, but I think only a priest can enroll you in the scapular. And there is a specific formula to be used. You should approach a priest for this. You might want to print out the words of enrollment in case he is not familiar with them.


Thank you!:thumbsup:

God bless!


Here is a site that tells of the Brown Scapular enrollment.


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