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Generally refers to an instrument of martyrdom, but could refer to a saint being an archer or the patron of archers. Arrows are also symbolic of pestilence which was pictured as simply coming from nowhere to strike down a victim.

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MLA Citation

  • “arrow“. Emblems of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 July 2009. Web. 28 July 2015. <>