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About the Logo...

The Abbey Youth Fest logo is designed by seminarian, Luke Mayeux of the Diocese of Beaumont. The image is an imitation of the Dom Gregory de Wit painting in the apse of the St. Joseph Abbey Church on the site of AYF. Inspired by St. Patrick's Breastplate prayer, the logo exemplifies the Christo-centric aspect of the prayer, while the 12 stars symbolize discipleship as well as the Blessed Mother inviting us to her Son. The image of the Risen Lord invokes the message found in the Gospel on the day of AYF: "And when I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw everyone to myself." Jn 12: 20-33