Diocese of Arizona

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DIOCESE OF ARIZONA

Denomination : Anglican

Official blazon

Quarterly 1 per fess indented azure and aregent 2. Or, a four bladed propeller in saltire gules , 3. Or, on a tounge of flame a phoennix alla gules 4. vert , a rose argent, Overall ain fess a cross crosslet fitchee argent.

Origin/meaning

The First Quarter alludes to the State Seal. The Second quarter represent the Navajo Tribe. The Third Field symbolises the See City of Phoenix and the Fourth Field the blossom of the sahuaro cactus typical of the southern part of the Diocese.


Literature : Eckford De Kay: Heraldry in the Episcopal Church; Michael Francis McCarthy: Armoria Sedium.