Diocese of Iowa

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DIOCESE OF IOWA

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1853
See city : Offices in Des Moines, Cathedrals in Davenport and Des Moines,

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Iowa

Official blazon

Vert, five lozenges gules on a cross couped or, between two pales wavy argent and four ears of corn proper pendant.

Origin/meaning

The Ears of Corn symbolizes Iowa. The five Lozenges on the Cross symbolizes the original five parishes. The Wavy lines represent the two main Rivers of the Diocese.


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Literature : Eckford De Kay: Heraldry in the Episcopal Church.