Description of the Arms of the Diocese of Antigonish, NS
Azure, a saltire voided of the field Argent, over all in pale a crozier, and
behind the crozier, in fess a chain arranged in the form of a festoon with two
lengths hanging free at either end, all Or (gold).
The silver saltire (or St.
Andrew's Cross) voided for difference, recalls the national standard of
Scotland, Azure (blue): a saltire Argent (silver or white). The crozier and
chain are symbols of St. Ninian, the Patron Saint of the Diocese.