Diocese of Spokane, Washington and Idaho

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DIOCESE OF SPOKANE

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1892
See city : Spokane

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Spokane, Washington and Idaho

Official blazon

Vert, three crosses-crosslet or on a pale purpre fimbriated argent between two grabs of the second.

Origin/meaning

The Green colour and Sheafs field alludes to both the farming and timber industries of the area. The Argent fimbriation symbolises the history of mining in Eastern Washington. The Crosses are symbols of missionary outreach.

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