CREST of the Institute

CREST OF THE INSTITUTE OF SISTERS OF MISERICORDIA

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SIGNIFICATION

GOLD

stands for the life of charity in the wake of Cadron Rosalie-Jetté, in religion Mother of the Nativity, founder.

THREE ROSES

THREE ROSES express love, tenderness and compassion of the Sister of Mercy for mothers in need and their children.

LEFT RIVIERA BLUE

shows the nobility of feeling which must guide the Sister of Mercy in carrying out its mission.
THE “M” CROWNED
refers to the protection of Mary and the initial letter of the name of the Sisters of Misericordia.
THE BROKEN REED
represents people who need love and misericordia.

RIGHT SILVER

symbolizes purity and simplicity of heart.

OAK LEAVES
are the emblem of courage, daring and fortitude.

MOTTO “Derelicts MISERICORDIA”
expresses the charisma of misericordia.

This coat of arms was created in 1897 by Canon G. Bouillon Ottawa