We all have spent quite
some years at our Alma Mater,
yet have we ever taken a close look at our
school emblem? What does the design mean?
Click on the different parts of the emblem to see what
various elements stand for.
The whole emblem symbolizes our school motto
"Cor Unum et Via Una",
"One Heart and One Way".
The Crown on top refers to the Virgin Mary as her
crown of glory
received from Jesus at his resurrection.
The "A" and "M"
The graphical "A" and "M" here stands for the Latin
Maria", which means "Hail Mary".
The big star in the middle symbolizes the Holy Mary,
Star of the Sea,
our guardian and teacher.
The small stars represent all those under the influence
school, including sisters, teachers and staff, and students. The
stripe represents the "one way" that we follow.
The wheat stands for the spiritual and intellectual aspects
Canossian school. The bundle of wheat indicates solidarity.
"Cor Unum et Via Una" in Latin literally translates as
"One Heart and
One Way". This in turn means "United in Love". The "One Way" is