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Below is the official explanation of Archbishop-elect Jason Gordon’s coat of arms as written by its designer Deacon Paul J Sullivan, of the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island. It includes the armorial description and the design elements. The original design was modified by Lisa Bhajan, Station Manager, Trinity Communications Network (TCN).


The Episcopal heraldic achievement, or bishop’s coat of arms, is composed of a shield, which is the central and most important part of the design, a scroll with a motto and the external ornamentation.

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