The sword and crown, stands for St. Ferdinand, King of Castile in Spain, the principal patron of the Archdiocese and the titular of the Metropolitan Cathedral.

The mountain, stands for Mount Arayat, the princial landmark of the province of Pampanga.

The rose which stands for the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of Virgen de los Remedios, the Patroness of the Archdiocese and Capampangans(indu ning Capaldanan, Tula rin Campampangan).