Diocese of Massachusetts

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DIOCESE OF MASSACHUSETTS

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1784
See city : Boston

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Massachusetts

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Arms are on a blue shield a white star in dexter chief and on a red pale frimbriated silver a silver sword hilted gold piercing three golden coronets. The Star and the blue field are from the State Arms of Massachusetts. The Sword alludes to St Paul patron of the diocesean Cathedral. The Coronets alludes to the see City Boston, as it namesake in England has three coronets in its arms.


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Literature : Eckford De Kay: Heraldry in the Episcopal Church