Thursday, May 31, 2012

Catholic Crests: Game & Giveaway

Can you match these three ecclesiastics of the Church with their embroidered Coat of Arms?

  • Cardinal Giuseppe Betori - Archbishop of Florence, Italy
  • Bishop Edward Rice - Auxiliary Bishop of St. Louis
  • Carinal Raymond Leo Burke - Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura

Leave your guesses in the combox before June 9. Correct guesses will be entered to win a Copper Fleur de Lis Key Fob. 

CONGRATULATIONS to Tom G. - chosen randomly from correct guesses to Ecclesiastic Crests below. Your fleur-de lis key fob prize will be sent to you in the mail, Tom! From top to bottom: Bishop Rice, Cardinal Betori, and Cardinal Burke. Thanks to all for participating!

Now, let the games begin!

Crest #1 
Crest #2
Crest #3


  1. 1 is Bishop Rice
    2 is Cardinal Betori
    3 is Cardinal Burke

  2. Heather M. (Oregon)June 1, 2012 at 10:17 AM

    Cardinal Betori
    Bishop Rice
    Cardinal Burke

    Are these sewn on vestments?

  3. The first one is Bishop Rice, the second is Cardinal Betori and the third is Cardinal Burke.

  4. 1) Bishop Rice
    2) Cardinal Betori
    3) Cardinal Burke

  5. Thanks for participating, Ladies! :-)

    Marge - To answer your question, these designs can be sewn onto vestments, however, we've been commissioned by various ecclesiastics to embroider these specific crests on other items. . . including handkerchiefs, altar linens, napkins, afghans, framable artwork, etc.

  6. #1 Bishop Rice
    #2 Cardinal Betori
    #3 Cardinal Burke