Diocese of Oregon

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DIOCESE OF OREGON

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican

Established : 1854
See city : Portland

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Oregon

Official blazon

Or, on a fess between three crosses-crosslet gules, as many roses of the field, barbed and seeded vert.

Origin/meaning

The Crosses-crosslet symbolize missionary zeal. The Fess symbolizes the Oregon Trail. The Roses alludes to the See city of Portland, which is called the City of the Roses.


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