The Shield of Saint Joseph of Nazareth (Attributed)
Azure In fess point a lily argent very much larger slightly to the dexter In fess point a lily bendwise argent slightly higher larger in fess point a lily bendwise sinister argent higher larger in fess point a set square very much larger bendwise argent much lower lower lower lower lower lower larger larger to the sinister to the sinister #Azure, in fess point, 2 smaller lillies saltire argent #In fess point, a larger lily palewise argent #In fess point, a larger set sqaure bendwise sinister argent
Based on entries from: "Saints, Signs, and Symbols" - W. Ellwood Post (pp. 43.) "Church Symbolism" - F.R. Webber (pp. 212, and pp. 373, under "Lily" entry) St. Joseph lived and died in the time BEFORE the advent of heraldry; these arms were attributed to him posthumously by the Catholic Church.
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