Diocese of Toledo (USA)

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DIOCESE OF TOLEDO (Dioecesis Toletana in America)

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1910

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Toledo (USA)

Official blazon

Per pale azure and gules, a tower triply-turretted, the central turret the tallest, argent, charged with a cross-humetty of the second.

Origin/meaning

Toledo in Spain is the capital of Castilla-La Mancha, whose coats of arms depicts a golden triple-towered castle in a red field. By changing the gold of the castle in argent and part the field per pale in blue and red, we get the three heraldic colors of the USA.

Their is a red cross as a window in the castle and a balck door.

Arms of Bishops

Arms of Auxiliary Bishops


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Literature : diocesan website, Hans van Heijningen