Wearing the Brown Scapular singles someone out as a devotee of the Blessed Virgin Mary, as one of her special chosen children, as someone living a life dedicated to Mary, as one belonging to her army, as someone who is under her special protection. [Read more…]
A “type” is something in literature, or historically an event, something that actually happens. But it also is a foreshadowing or a prefigurement of something greater that is going to happen. One of the most famous types or foreshadowing in the Old Testament is the story of Moses and the bronze serpent. The bronze serpent in the desert is a type, or a foreshadowing, a prefigurement of Christ hanging on the cross.