Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania

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DIOCESE OF NORTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

Denomination : Anglican

Official blazon

Oron a pale engrailled sable three plates; a chief barry wavy argent and sable.

Origin/meaning

The Wavy Chief symbolize the Lake Eire, and the Silver roundels on black indicates location in Pennsylvania. Was formed in 1910 as the Diocese of Eire, and in 1982 renamed Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania.


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