COLLEGE GENERAL
Maktab Latihan Paderi, Mariophile
Heraldic shield of arms of major seminary,
founded at Ayuthia in 1665 in Penang since 1808.
 
 
 
BLAZON
Gules (red); a cross fimbriated (with a border); surmounted in the middle chief by a crown;
in the dexter flank (right side) a chalice ensigned with a Eucharist and a palm frond;
in the sinister flank (left side) a closed book leathered garnished and having
on sinister side five seals; and in sinister base the figures 1665.
 
MOTTO
ĎAMOR, LABOR, PIETASí
placed within a scroll of gold below the shield.
 
 
 
SIGNIFICANCE
Shield:
Assistance promised by Christ to those who follow him.
 
Crown:
Eternal Glory we strive for through the Cross.
 
Cross:
Symbol of Love and Charity exemplified by the Incarnation. The promises to those who take up their cross and follow Him.
 
Eucharist:
The emphasis placed by Vatican II linking the priest very much with the Eucharist.
 
Book:
a) The Holy Bible,
b) knowledge and Education through the Seminary.
 
Palm:
Palm of Martyrdom of the College Martyrs.
 
Red:
Colour of martyrs.
 
General shape with Cross:
A Priestís Vestment.
 
White for Cross:
Peace through Christ.
 
Motto:
(Translation)
"LOVE, SERVICE, DEDICATION"
"KASIH, JASA, BAKTI"
 
 
 

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