The Arms of the Society of Mary

The Arms of the Society of MaryArticle

In the upper field, the image of Our Lady of the Pillar of Saragossa in Spain, to commemorate the inspiration received by Blessed William Joseph Chaminade in that sanctuary. At the right, the three crescents interlaced, the symbol of Bordeaux, France, where the Society of Mary was founded. At the left, the five pointed star of Pope Leo XIII, who gave the definite approbation to the Constitution of the Society. In the lower field, the monogram of Mary.

MLA Citation

  • Brother John E. Garvin, S.M. Centenary of the Society of Mary, 1917. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 November 2019. Web. 7 March 2021. <>