Diocese of Springfield, Illinois

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DIOCESE OF SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1877
See city : Springfield, IL

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Springfield, Illinois

Official blazon

Or, on a champangne vert charged with a delta argent, a calvary cross flory gules between in fess the letters alpha and omega also gules.

Origin/meaning

The Delta representing the four rivers of Eden, is aplay on the name Springfield. The Cross and the greek letters symbolizes Christ.


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