Scars

I’ve noticed some statues of St. Francis of Assisi…that some statues of him have the same scars on his hands, etc. as Jesus did. Could anyone plese explain this?

[quote=Paris Blues]I’ve noticed some statues of St. Francis of Assisi…that some statues of him have the same scars on his hands, etc. as Jesus did. Could anyone plese explain this?
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It is called the Stigmata (the wounds of Christ).

Yours in the Spirit

Pious.

There are quite a few saints who suffered these stigmas. :thumbsup:

[quote=MonicaC]There are quite a few saints who suffered these stigmas. :thumbsup:
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Why? I don’t get it! Could you please explain?

newadvent.org/cathen/14294b.htm

Here’s alot of info on stigmatas… hope it helps!

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