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Stigmata Tattoos Anchorage AK

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Pacific Rootz Tattoo
(907) 929-7659
3545 Arctic Blvd Ste B1
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Tattoo Studio
(907) 561-0065
706 W Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
Dragon Rays Tattooing
(907) 272-8287
3505 Mountain View Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Ultimate Body Piercing && Tattoo
(907) 563-2005
3427 E Tudor Rd Ste B
Anchorage, AK
 
Artistry in Ink
(907) 696-7207
Eagle River, AK
 
Rebirth Tattoo
(907) 222-4653
1441 W. Northern Lights Ste J
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Tattoo Studio
(907) 561-0065
706 W Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
Dragon Rays Tattooing
(907) 272-8287
3505 Mountain View Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Lipsense Independent District
(907) 929-5797
4021 Ursa Cir
Anchorage, AK
 
Eagle River Tattoo
(907) 622-4465
11127 Old Eagle River Rd.
Eagle River, AK
 

Stigmata tattoos

Stigmata Tattoos - Stigmata tattoo designs are a unique expression of religious faith and a potent reminder of the suffering endured by Jesus Christ to save man from everlasting sin.

Stigmata, meaning to prick or puncture referred in ancient Greek and Roman times to the method of branding the body of a soldier or slave to denote their rank or master. Cult members also marked their bodies with a 'stigmata' to identify themselves as adherents to a particular god or goddess. Christian martyrs were sometimes branded on their foreheads with the name of Christ. Sometimes they marked their own hands or arms with Christian symbols.

Today we understand the word to refer to the appearance of wounds or scars on the body of a living person, which correspond to the wounds of the crucified Christ. Saint Francis of Assisi may be the most celebrated 'stigmatic' but he's not the first. In 1224, after a vision of an angel carrying an image of the crucifixion, he experienced sharp pains in his body, and discovered that he bore the five marks resembling those on Jesus' hands, feet and side.

Stigmata Inspiration Gallery - Click here to get inspired! One of the most recent accounts was the now-canonized Italian priest, Padre Pio (Francesco Forgione), who, in 1918, suffered the five wounds. Doctors examining his body after his death found it to be without a drop of blood, and all the wounds healed without a trace. The phenomenon of the Stigmata continues today, yet no satisfactory natural explanation has been found for its occur...

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