What is the San Damiano Cross?


#1

I really like the style of the San Damiano Cross. I would like to get one. But I do not know what it means. I see that the “structure” is different - is there meaning in that? And I see that it has elaborate paintings, too. What are the paintings?:shrug:


#2

Here ya go - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_damiano_cross


#3

It’s a six foot tall “icon cross”, strongly associated with Franciscan groups, such as this one…

penitents.org/

And here is a write up about the crucifix…

penitents.org/SanDamText.html


#4

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