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Molloy College

Registration number 20061118B

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Molloy College are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Paly bendy Argent and Azure a lion rampant Sable between three trefoils Gules, two in chief and one in base, on a chief quarterly Argent and Sable a cross bottony thoughout counterchanged.
Motto: Mater confidentia nostra (Mother, Our Confidence)


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Design rationale

The shield displays the Dominican cross, heritage of the College, and the blue and silver arms of Bavaria, Germany, origin of the Dominican Sisters of the Holy Cross, Amityville.The black lion between three red trefoils is from the coat of arms of Archbishop Thomas E. Molloy, for whom the College was named. The crest is composed of a book adorned with a Marian golden crown. Both book and crown symbolize the Catholic tradition.

Registered by

Michael Swanson


Education, US, M

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