St. Martin's Convent (Benedictine), Sturgis, South Dakota

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ST MARTIN'S CONVENT

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established :

Arms (crest) of St. Martin's Convent (Benedictine), Sturgis, South Dakota

Official blazon

Quarterly, 1. sable a human heart crowned and ensigned with the letters IOTA ETA SIGMA or, 2, argent a cross moline sable charged with a blossom of the edelweiss slipped and leaved of the field; 3, azure , a crescent surmounted by a fleur-de-lys argent; 4, sable, two barrulets wavy argent, in chief three pine cones in fess or; at the fess point, an ineschutcheon barry of six argent and gules.

Origin/meaning

Created in 1961 by dom William Wilfried Bayne, OSB We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

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Literature: Abbatial Arms Image and Information from No 1 Heraldic Monograph Series of the american Society of Heraldry Being a Presentation of the Heraldic Art of Rev. Dom William Wilfried Bayne, OSB, Ch.L.J.