Did you know that some of the symbols that we usually see during Halloween have a Catholic meaning behind them? Take our #PopeQuiz below to learn more!
#1 In the medieval period, Christians viewed this symbol as a representation of the demonic partly because it is associated with witchcraft.
#2 While praying for souls in purgatory, Christians would use this Halloween icon to protect their processional candles from the wind.
#3 Some Christians believe that the tradition of using this Halloween icon represents the souls in purgatory who are seeking prayers.
#4 This Halloween icon is often used by Christians to emphasize a saint’s wisdom and to constantly remind them of their own mortality.
#5 Images such as this Halloween symbol highlight paganism and hell. They are derived from both ancient Greek mythology and the Book of Revelation.
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