Tag: Coat of Arms

Archbishop Hebda’s Coat of Arms

Archbishop Hebda’s Coat of Arms

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A bishop’s coat of arms traditionally has four parts: a shield with “charges,” or symbols, signifying his family, home or religious devotions; a processional cross representing his rank as bishop; a green pilgrim’s hat; and a scroll with his motto.

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Coat of arms shows devotion to Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Coat of arms shows devotion to Jesus, Mary and Joseph

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

An explanation of Bishop Andrew Cozzens’ coat of arms is from the worship aid used at his ordination Mass Dec. 9.

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Papal coat of arms features motto by English doctor of Church

Papal coat of arms features motto by English doctor of Church

| Carol Glatz | March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ papal motto is based on the Gospel account of “The Call of St. Matthew,” the tax collector, in a homily given by St. Bede the Venerable.

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