Coat of Arms

NCCUKIarmsThe Arms of the Church in the language of heraldry are

‘Azure on a bend engrailed argent, three crosses pattee gules, a mullet of twelve points or, ensigned with a mitre proper’

or in more normal language

On a blue field, representing the Blessed Virgin Mary;

a silver stripe with three red crosses, representing the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit;

and a golden twelve-pointed star, representing the Blessed Eucharist;

the shield is surmounted by a mitre, representing ecclesiastical jurisdiction.

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