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

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Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

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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.


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.