Diocese of Tucson

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Logo-new.jpg
Heraldry of the World
Ceh.jpg
Ecclesiastical heraldry portal
  • Total pages in the Ecclesiastical section : 10,977

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

___________________________________________________________

Rate these arms / rate this page :

0.00
(0 votes)

(no information about you is stored when voting, only the vote itself is stored)

Follow us on Facebook.jpg

Share on :

(when sharing use #heraldryoftheworld when possible)

Literature :diocesan website