Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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ARCHDIOCESE OF GALVESTON-HOUSTON (Archidioecesis Galvestoniensis-Houstoniensis)

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1847

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Official blazon


The roses represent the Blessed Virgin Mary, in her title of the Mystical Rose, titular of the Cathedral-Basilica in the city of Galveston. Upon this symbolism is a red cross of The Faith, with a square center that contain a single silver star to represent Texas, the "Lone Star State."

Arms of Bishops of Galveston

Arms of Bishops of Galveston-Houston

Arms of Archbishops of Galveston-Houston

Arms of Auxiliary Bishops


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