Diocese of Nevada

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DIOCESE OF NEVADA

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1907 as The Missionary District of Nevada. Becoming The Diocese of Nevada in 1971
See city : Las Vegas and Cathedral in Reno.

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Nevada

Official blazon

Argent, three cross crosslets sable, two and one, a chief dancetty sable.

Origin/meaning

The Arms was designed in 1908 by Pierre de Chaignon LaRose. The dancetty chief allude to the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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