Logo & Mascot

Lourdes University Logo & Mascot

Lourdes Logo

Lourdes University logo

The Color Terracotta Brown Represents:

  • The color associated with St. Francis of Assisi and the Sisters of Saint Francis.
  • The dominant color of the Spanish Missions.
  • The rich color of the earth, reflecting the natural beauty surrounding Lourdes.

The Pillars and Arch

The Pillars Represent:

  • Those traditions upon which Lourdes is built -- Franciscan Values and Academic Excellence.

The Two-Part Arch Represents:

  • The unification of excellence and dedication in faculty and staff as they join together to support the academic dreams and aspirations of their students.

Lourdes Mascot

The Gray Wolves Represent:

Lourdes University Gray Wolf logo
  • The reverence St. Francis had for all of God's creatures -- including animals and nature.
  • The story of St. Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio.

The Color Scheme Signifies:

  • The traditional colors of Lourdes -- terracotta, black, and white.
  • The dominant color of the Spanish Missions.
  • The rich color of the earth, reflecting the natural beauty surrounding Lourdes.

The Circle Represents:

  • The Franciscan Values on which Lourdes was founded.  Lourdes is a Community of Learning, Reverence and Service.