Diocesan Coat of Arms

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Diocesan Coat of Arms

The armorial bearings of the Archdiocese of Vancouver are described as follows in the technical language of heraldry:

Or in base upon water barry wavy azure and argent a lymphad azure full sail argent with cross or and a net or cast upon the waters; in chief a mullet argent set between the second and third dancetty of three points azure, the Chi-Rho centered or, between an heraldic rose argent... Read More

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Archdiocese Backgrounder

Category: About the Archdiocese.

HistoryThe Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver has been faithfully serving Catholics in British Columbia since its formation by Pope Pius X in 1908. The Archdiocese covers primarily B.C.’s Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. It has about 430,000 baptized Catholics within its boundaries. Read More

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