Diocese of Phoenix

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DIOCESE OF PHOENIX (Dioecesis Phoenicensis)

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1969

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Phoenix

Official blazon


The silver mountain represent Camelback Mountain, a significant backdrop of the See city. The phoenix is an obvious canting element. The cross formy fitcheé signify that the diocese Phoenix was in 1969 created from the Diocese of Tucson.

Arms of Bishops

Arms of Auxiliary Bishops

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Literature : Background from Hans van Heijningen