Diocese of Motherwell

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DIOCESE OF MOTHERWELL (Dioecesis Matrisfontis)

Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1947

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Motherwell

Official blazon

Azure, a fountain between three fleur-de-lys in pairle, that in base reversed Argent; behind the Shield are palced in saltire an Episcopal cross and a crosier Or and above the Shield is placed a precious mitre proper, and in an Escrol below the Shield this Motto "SECTAMINI CARITATEM".

Origin/meaning

The zrms are canting, the fountain = Well, the Fleur de Lys = the Mother that is St Mary. Granted by Lord Lyon King of Arms 25 april 1990.

Arms of Bishops


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