stigmatist


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stig·ma·tist

 (stĭg′mə-tĭst)
n.
A stigmatic.

stigmatist

(ˈstɪɡmətɪst)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) theol a person who bears the stigmata or wounds similar to Christ's wounds
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Noun1.stigmatist - a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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Saint Francis of Assisi is acknowledged by the Catholic Church as the first stigmatist. He received it on September 14, 1224, while on a 40-day fast in Mount La Verna.
Padre Domenico was a stigmatist who could also bilocate a holy man whom St.
It is seldom that the incorrupt heart relic of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina gets out of its home at San Giovanni Rotondo, in Italy, the Capuchin monastery where the stigmatist spent his entire life.
What is needed is a Beautiful Upsurge--Judith as international president of AA, or plunging back into the arms of mother church and becoming a stigmatist, or eloping with the Professors wife....
Francis of Assisi, the first known stigmatist, was someone deeply in love with Jesus Christ.
She was a friend of Padre Pio, the renowned stigmatist. I myself wrote to Padre Pio about my sick mother, and he responded by sending me part of a mitten he had used on his wounded hand, and my mother was cured of gall stones.
* Rhoda Wise, laywoman from Canton, Ohio, said to be a stigmatist and healer
Emic analysis is obviously difficult to impossible; personal perspectives become lame suppositions when dealing with the special interiority of a young woman prone to cutting, and an evaluation of the integral possession of a medieval stigmatist is both ludicrous and unsound.