About the Coat of Arms


Blazon

Per pale gules and azure, two keys in saltire or, debruised by a sceptre flory of the third in pale sprouting three fleurs-de-lis petaled argent and stemmed of the third.

Description

The Ordinariate's coat of arms contains the keys given to St. Peter by Christ, the lily held by Our Lady of Walsingham, and the mitre that signifies its canonical status. These elements indicate the distinctive heritage and status of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.

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