Diocese of Tucson

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DIOCESE OF TUCSON (Dioecesis Tucsonensis)

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1868 as Apostolic Vicariate of Arizona
Elevated to Dioces eof Tucson in 1897

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Tucson

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The stag is taken from the seal of Arizona. The black triple mountain upon which the stag is represented indicates the Native American origin of the name ´Tucson´ which means ´at the base of the black hill´.

The missionary cross of the Franciscan Order pays tribute to the early missionaries who brought the Christian Faith to Arizona.

Arms of Bishops


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Literature :diocesan website