Six angels are represented as marvelling over the event of the crucifixion. They are positioned
at both ends of the crossbar. Their hand gestures indicate they are both discussing this wondrous
event of the death of the Son of God and calling us to marvel and worship with them.
Source: Fr. Michael Scanlan, T.O.R. , The San Damiano Cross: An Explanation
(Franciscan University Press Steubenville, Ohio 1983)
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