A scapular is a Christian garment consisting of two pieces of cloth. As Immaculée explains, it is thought that wearing it can help speed access to heaven after death.
Scapular Term Timeline in Left to Tell
The timeline below shows where the term Scapular appears in Left to Tell. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 6: No Going Back
...certain that this is only a momentary victory. After the attack Immaculée puts on her scapular, which Catholics wear in order to help ensure their passage to heaven. She brings it... (full context)