Vicariate of the Ore Mountains

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Vicariate of the Ore Mountains

Country : Czech Republic
Denomination : Roman Catholic
Diocese: Litoměřice

Established: ?

Arms (crest) of Vicariate of the Ore Mountains

Official blazon

V modrém štítu stříbrně a červeně čtvrcený kříž provázený vpravo nahoře zlatou lilií. Vše převýšeno černým kněžským kloboukem se dvěma černými střapci.

Origin/meaning

The arms are derived from the arms of the Diocese of Litoměřice. The lily is a symbol of the Virgin Mary and references the large number of Marian pilgrimage sites in the region along with the large number of churches devoted to the Virgin Mary.



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