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August 04, 2007



I like #3 or #5. And I love the logo. It really pops. The only thing I'd change is the 'n.' It looks like an upside-down 'u'


Agnus Dei "Lamb of God"

aqua vitae "water of life"

Christus Rex "Christ the King"

cor ad cor loquitur "heart speaks to heart" From Augustine's Confessions, referring to a prescribed method of prayer: having a "heart to heart" with God.

Dei Gratia By the Grace of God

Deo gratias thanks [be] to God

Dominus vobiscum Lord be with you
Phrase used during and at the end of Catholic sermons, and a general greeting form among and towards members of Catholic organizations, such as priests and nuns.

dona nobis pacem "Lord be with you"

ex animo "from the heart"

ex Deo "from God"

fides qua creditor "the faith by which it is believed"

imago Dei "image of God" From the religious concept that man was created in "God's image".

laus Deo "praise be to God"

lux et veritas "light and truth"
A translation of the Hebrew Urim and Thummim. Motto of Yale University and Indiana University. An expanded form, lux et veritas floreant ("let light and truth flourish"), is the motto of the University of Winnipeg

lux sit "let there be light"
A more literal Latinization of the phrase "let there be light", the most common translation of fiat lux ("let light arise", literally "let light be made"), which in turn is the Latin Vulgate Bible phrase chosen for the Genesis line "ג וַיֹּאמֶר אֱלֹהִים, יְהִי אוֹר; וַיְהִי-אוֹר" ("And God said: 'Let there be light.' And there was light"). Motto of the University of Washington.

miserere nobis "have mercy upon us"
A phrase within the Gloria in Excelsis Deo and the Agnus Dei, to be used at certain points in Christian religious ceremonies.

missit me Dominus the Lord has sent me" phrase used by Jesus Christ

noster nostril Our Hearts Beat As One"

pax Dei "peace of God"

pax et lux "peace and light"

pax vobiscum "peace [be] with you"

quaerite primum regnum Dei "seek ye first the kingdom of God"

Salvator Mundi "Savior of the World"

Sancta Simplicitas "Holy Innocence" Or "Sacred Simplicity".

seculo seculorum "Forever and Ever" in seculo seculorum, amen. End of Pater Noster

Signum Fidei "Sign of the Faith"

sola fide "by faith alone"

sola gratia by grace alone"

soli Deo Gloria "glory to God alone"

solus Christus Christ alone"

nemo saltat sobrius Nobody dances sober"

nunc est bibendum "now is the time to drink"

pecunia non olet "the money doesn't smell"

Si hoc legere scis nimium eruditionis habes If you can read this, you have too much education."

Sola lingua bona est lingua mortua the only good language is a dead language

veni, vidi, vici "I came, I saw, I conquered"
veni, vidi, vadi "I came, I saw, I went"
veni, vidi, visa "I came, I saw, I shopped"

The last one is an advertisement


I agree about the font. For Latin looking--try Trajan.

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