Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic School - Coat of Arms
The coat of arms has several symbols that point to the rich history found at Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church and School. Each of these attests to various elements of our liturgy, campus and church decor.
The capital “M”
represents Mary, the mother of our Lord and Savior who is honored under the title of Our Lady of the Lake.
The letters “IHS”
represent Christ's invaluable gift of the Holy Eucharist.
The book and the quill pen
signify the school, which continues to be a major evangelistic tool for the parish church in spreading the gospel to God’s precious children.
The “wheat” bordering
the coat of arms symbolizes the unleavened bread that becomes Jesus’ body during the celebration of the mass.
adorn the crest representing three persons but one God, and the French influence on Louisiana history.
The central cross at the top of the crest
represents the faith that was given by Christ and passed down through an unbroken succession of apostles.
Together, these symbols piece together a distinct personality, which is Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church and School.
OUR LADY OF THE LAKE ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL 316 Lafitte St. • Mandeville • Louisiana 70448 • Tel.: (985) 626-5678 • Fax: (985) 626-4337