Nu seal explained

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Nu seal explained

  1. 1. An Introduction to the Seal of Neumann University
  2. 2. What do the words mean?
  3. 3. What is the source of the motto?In his letter to the Ephesians(4:15), St. Paul urges us:“Rather let us profess the truth in love, and grow to the full maturity of Christ the Head”
  4. 4. LIVETHE tRUTH IN LOVE
  5. 5. The motto reminds us of the importance of educatingboth mind and heart.
  6. 6. What are the symbols in the seal ? CHI-RHO GOSPEL BOOKKNOTTED CORD TAU CROWN GLOBE
  7. 7. The CHI-RHO consists of the first two Greek letters that spell the name of Christ, the Source of Truth and Love.
  8. 8. The GOSPEL BOOKreminds us that Francisdesired to imitate Christby the manner in which he lived, embracing everyone as sister and brother.
  9. 9. The TAU (Greek letter “T”), was often used by St. Francis of Assisi. It is a sign of the Crossand a challenge to live a life rooted in Truth and Love.
  10. 10. The CROWN symbolizes Mary, Mother of Jesus. She is the model of the virtues embodied in the mission of Neumann University.
  11. 11. The originalname of the university, Our Lady of Angels, was chosen to honor Mary, Mother and Queen.
  12. 12. The GLOBE reminds usthat knowledge is a gift to be shared widelyin the service of others.
  13. 13. The KNOTTED CORD, a Franciscan symbol,expresses the dedication ofthe Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, founders of Neumann University.
  14. 14. Can you find the seal ofNeumann University in atleast 6 places on campus?
  15. 15. Created by the Neumann Institute for Franciscan StudiesIf you need any information about Neumann University’sHistory, Values, and Mission we are here to assist you. Sister Patricia Hutchison , Director Sister Mary Ann McCarthy, Assistant Check out the information available at our page on the Neumann University Website: www.neumann.edu/mission/nifs.asp

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