Giovanni Odazi
St. Bernard of Clairvaux

Church of San Bernardo alle Terme, Rome

The Acta Sanctorum (August vol. 4, 210) cites two documents that describe this vision, reported by a monk in St. Bernard's monastery. While the saint was adoring the crucifix in a chapel, Christ suddenly detached his arms from the "horns" of the cross and leaned down to embrace him.

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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.