Archdiocese of Omaha

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ARCHDIOCESE OF OMAHA (Archidioecesis Omahensis)

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1857 as Diocese of Omaha
Elevated to Archdiocese in 1945

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Omaha

Official blazon

Vert, a fess wavy argent; overall a cross sable.

Origin/meaning

The green field signifies the green farmland of Nebraska. The cross is the symbol of Christianity and the silver wavy bar the Missouri River.

Arms of Bishops

Arms of Archbishops


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