9 Photos Any Catholic Latino Will Understand

If you’re Latino, you were probably Catholic at some point in your life. That’s just the way it is. Even as you try to move past it, there are still some clear signs that you grew up Catholic. Here are the most obvious ones…

You don’t mind walking around with ash on your face.


You always forget about it until you see yourself in the mirror.

There’s a painting in your bedroom that watches you while you sleep.


I’m sure it doesn’t make date night weird at all.

You know about “Christmas Part II: Día De Los Reyes.”

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Double the gifts AND a cake?! Genius!

This is how you get a new boyfriend.

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I don’t know if it works, but hey, it can’t hurt!

You’ve always wanted to ride in the Papamóvil.

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I mean, the Batmobile is nice, but look at those wheels!

You really like candles.


They really set the mood… to pray.

You do the sign of the cross every time you pass a church.

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You don’t know why your parents made you do it, but now you can’t stop.

You got to dress up like Tony Montana for your first communion.


Too bad they wouldn’t let you have the cigar.

And if you’re a girl, you got to have a “pre-wedding” at your first communion.


Your uncle can also practiced being a drunken mess.

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Do you know any other clear signs that you were raised Catholic? Post them in the comments section below, and share with your friends! And enjoy Semana Santa!

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