Our Lady of Loretto School Mascot
The Dove - This is a pure white bird used as a symbol of innocence, gentleness, tenderness and peace. It is a symbol for the Holy Spirit. For the students of Loretto to carry this mascot, comes a unique responsibility of advocating peace or a conciliatory national attitude.
Our Lady of Loretto School Logo
A school logo's design is for Loretto’s immediate recognition, inspiring trust, admiration, loyalty and uniqueness. The logo is one aspect of a school's academic entity. Together with its shapes, colors, fonts, and images , Loretto becomes different from among other schools to identify the organization through its charism, vision, mission and year of establishment.
Circle – a compass, the basis of a wheel, a community, the circular shape shows divinity and there is something intrinsic within.
Window – An opening that allows a passage of light and air within; an opening through the school’s teaching and imparting of values, wisdom, faith and practice.
Cross - One of the most ancient human symbols and is used by many religions, such as Christianity. It is a representation of the union of the concepts of divinity and the world through the crucufied Lord Jesus Christ on the Cross, also the Master Teacher.
Lighted Torch and the Book Underneath - A torch is a source of Light. It is carried in relay by cross-country runners as used to light the Olympic flame which burns without interruption. The book symbolizes a source of academic wisdom through various references used for studying, such as the Bible to understand the Catholic history through scriptures and verses.
Dove – This is the school’s mascot and in mainstreaming with the teachings of Christianity, the Holy Spirit is one of the three entities of the Holy Trinity which make up the single substance of God through the Spirit in concert with and shares an essential nature with God the Father and God the Son.
Scale of Justice - Each person is to have an equal right to the most extensive total system of equal basic liberties compatible with a similar system of liberty for all. Fairness is exercised by all in a school setting.
Laurels -In the Bible, the sweet-bay leaf is often an emblem of prosperity and fame. In Christianity it is said to symbolize the Resurrection of Christ and the triumph of Humanity eversince.
White and Blue – The colors of the school. White is the color of light and represents purity and cleanliness. Blue is the color of God's Glory. Staring at this colour aids in mediation, bringing us a glimpse of the "pavement of sapphire, like the very sky for purity," which is a likeness of the Throne of God.
1911 – The year when Our Lady of Loretto Elementary was established by the Irish sisters, the Sisters of the Presentation. The school, at the heart of Echo Park, opened its doors to all those families who wished to entrust their children to learn academically, grow in spirit, practice the Catholic faith, be of service to his / her family, God, and others.
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