Diocese of Western Massachusetts

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DIOCESE OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1901
See city : Springfield

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Western Massachusetts

Official blazon

Argent on a chevron sable between three fountains proper five escallops of the field; a bordure engrailed azure.

Origin/meaning

The Blue brodure alludes to the Diocese of Massachusetts from which this Diocese was formed in 1901. The Fountains or springs alludes to the See city Springfield, and the escallops to the five counties of the Diocese.


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