The Coat of Arms of St Edward's Parish South Tamworth

01 Oct 2016

Argent below a chevron the monogram of the Blessed Virgin Mary all Azure;

on a chief Azure between two martlets respectant a cross fleury all Or.


Tinctures and metals: 

Argent and Azure in the main body of the shield

as symbolic of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patroness of Australia,

and of the southern skies.


St Edward the Confessor:

The Cross and martlets from his attributed arms as symbolic of

St Edward the Confessor, King of England

and patron saint of the parish.



The chevron as symbolic of the roof structure

of the parish church and of the southern skies.



The MA (Maria Auxilium) monogram as symbolic

 of the Blessed Virgin Mary under her title

Mary Help of Christians (Latin: Sancta Maria Auxilium Christianorum)

to whom the parish church is dedicated.


Designed by:

Mr Richard d'Apice AM KCSG FSHA aih

President, The Australian Heraldry Society


Rev. Fr Guy Selvester

Expert in Ecclesiastical Heraldry


Digitally rendered by:

Mr Sandy J Turnbull

Graphic Artist

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