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Emblem: Coat of arms and seal of the Congregation.
Lozenge: Shape of the emblem, proper of ladies.
Five Wounds: Evocation to the wounds of Christ, used in the franciscan coat of arms.
Heraldic star: Symbol of Holy Virgin Mary.
Burning Lamp: Symbol of the oil that soothes the pain and sustains the flame that illuminates and warms.
Cross of Christ: Cross of the ancient ships with masts, element with the Portuguese and missionary mark.
Motto: Situated at the base of the emblem and outside it, interprets its meaning:
Lucere - To be luminous and to illuminate, like reflection of the light of God.
Fovere - To warm, protect, care for, promote life.