Mother fair above all mothers,
by the scapular we wear
be your own sign of salvation,
which our willing shoulders bear.
Shield us from the foes of darkness,
we are prey they seek to win.
Guard us as your loving children
from the tragedy of sin.
Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit, OCD
Hymn: Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel, stanza 3
Hymn at the Office of Readings, Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel