House Colour: Purple
Feast Day: February 8
Logo designed by Kervia Sorhaindo, Dominique John Phillip and Amala L. J. Sorhaindo.
Biography of St. Bakhita
The central Cross- is the central focus and it shows the saint's faith in Christ, it is a resurrection cross directing us to both the death and resurrection of Christ , His victory over death and ultimately our salvation. It depicts the saint's ultimate service to God and her fellow man, a dying to self and rising in Christianity.
The butterfly- is symbol of the divine female, spiritual growth, transformation, transcendence, the soul. It makes us think of the saint' s life as she overcame her bondage and transcended her many challenges to become selfless, a model spiritual leader. Her soul was never crushed and remained free as she in Christ freed both her body, mind and soul.
African cloth- portrays her African Sudanese heritage that gave her sustenance , strength and identity as a person
Broken chain- slavery that she overcame. A reminder of her many wounds and bondage, that never daunted her in her quest for freedom
Purple- color of victory, royalty reminding us that we are all sons and daughters of a King
Color gold- depicting wealth , spiritual richness and the saint's Italian culture which she adopted when she came to Europe and which became her home. The richness of her Catholic faith.