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West Coast Tattoos
(256) 760-8011
3115 Florence Blvd
Florence, AL
 
West Coast Tattoos
(256) 314-4467
2211 Woodward Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL
 
Living Dreams
(205) 383-0444
1305 E Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL
 
Skin Deep
(256) 835-8442
1225 Snow St Ste 9
Oxford, AL
 
Outlaw Custom Tattoo II
(334) 365-8666
1736 E. Main St.
Prattville, AL
 
Tattoo Studio
(256) 314-1858
1008 Sw 13th Ave
Sheffield, AL
 
Living Dreams
(205) 383-0444
1305 E Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL
 
Gulf Coast Tattoo Studio
(334) 653-8063
7470 Theodore Dawes Rd
Theodore, AL
 
Non Stop Art Tattoo
(205) 945-6762
195 W Valley Ave Ste G
Birmingham, AL
 
Pretty Woman Inc
(334) 832-4804
2600 Spruce St
Montgomery, AL
 

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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