LOGO DESIGN EXPLANATION
The Border of the Logo - is designed as a door inspired from a temple in the olden times. It represents as a jubilee door that reminds us of the past and allow us to be in the present and gives us a view of the future.
The Cross, Host and the Sun - stands for the 100 years or century old as a Diocese.
The Cross - represents the one and truly Christ in the life of the Church in Zamboanga.
The Round White Host - stands for the Body and Blood of Christ in the Eucharist. It sustains the faith of the people of Zamboanga and it brings the faithful together every time the Eucharist is celebrated.
The Eight Sun Rays - are representatives of the eight (8) Bishops and Archbishops who shared their love, talent, time and faith to help the Archdiocese become what it is now.
The Vinta - is an icon of Zamboanga. The presence of the vinta sail and people in it will indicate the continuous ecumenical journey of the Church. Christians and Muslims live together in Zamboanga for one hundred (100) years in harmony despite of diverse faith and culture.
The Dove - is the continuous presence of the Church of Zamboanga. The Holy Spirit inspires, challenges and assists the faithful to unite and work for peace, for the greater glory of the Kingdom. It hovers like a mother embracing her children to protect them from harm and destruction.
The Blue Sea Water - is a symbol of the struggle of the Church. This reminds us of the walking of the Lord in the water, challenging Peter and all of us to walk towards Him with full trust despite of big waves and strong winds- problems and fears that we encounter in life.