Saint Francis had a vision of a seraph when he received the stigmata. While in a state of ecstasy, he saw a seraph with six wings descend from heaven. The third book of Enoch records that the seraphim “radiate like the splendor of the throne of glory.”
- James H. Charlesworth, ed., The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, 2 vols. (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday and Company, 1983-85), 1:281.