Diocese of Saint Augustine

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DIOCESE OF SAINT AUGUSTINE (Dioecesis Sancti Augustini)

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1870

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Saint Augustine

Official blazon

Quarterly gules and argent, over all a heart transfixed in fess point by an arrow bendways or.

Origin/meaning

The heart transfixed by an arrow, symbol of the heart of the Saint transfixed by the shaft of Divine Love, is the accepted emblem of St. Augustine, Bishop.of Hippo, after whom the Diocese was named. The field quartered red and silver is reminiscent of the Spanish origin of the diocese, the respective fields of the arms of Castile and Leon quartered in the royal arms of Spain being of these tinctures.

Arms of Bishops

Arms of Auxiliary Bishops


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