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Producers promised Dexter would explore faith this season and in this first-look photo, it looks like he's earned his wings — in blood, at least.

Dexter Exclusive: In Season 6, Dexter finds... faith?

When "the avenging angel returns," Dexter (Michael C. Hall) will take on single parenting while hiding his secret hobby from his increasingly suspicious sister. The Showtime series will further the spirituality theme with the addition to the cast of Edward James Olmos as a renowned professor of religious history and Mos as an ex-con who found his mission in life by helping other cons. Colin Hanks also appears as an antiquities restorer at the Miami Museum.

Comic-Con: 5 things Dexter will find in Dexter's sixth season

Dexter returns for Season 6 on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9/8c, followed by the series premiere of Homeland. Check out the full-size image below.