"just over his heart in so perfect an isoscelian stigmata"
Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata (1633), by Peter Paul Rubens
Public DomainSaint Francis Receiving the Stigmata (1633), by Peter Paul Rubens - Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent

Stigmata are marks upon the body which mirror the crucifixion wounds of Jesus. They are primarily associated with the Roman Catholic faith, and usually interpreted as a manifestation of deep faith.

 

 

 

 

 

Stigmatisation
Creative Commons AttributionStigmatisation - Credit: Seidl