Diocese of Prince George

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DIOCESE OF PRINCE GEORGE

Denomination : Roman Catholic

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Prince George

Official blazon

Argent three bars wavy Azure dimidiating three bars dancetty Vert, on a pile Or a Latin cross Sable.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on September 15, 2014.

The background alludes to the coast of the Pacific Ocean and to the mountainous and forested geography of northern British Columbia, the area covered by the diocese. The gold wedge represents the light of the gospel. The large cross is the main element on the seal of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, the religious order that first ministered to this region.

Arms of Bishops


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Literature : Information and images from http://www.gg.ca and wikipedia (bishop)


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