Coat of Arms

“The coat of Arms of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth was designed by our Mother Foundress, Frances Siedliska, blessed Mary of Jesus the Good Shepherd. Symbolically it incorporates and represents the charism and spirituality of our Congregation”


Our Nazareth Cross

Our Nazareth Cross received at first profession is engraved in Latin. On one side is written: Ecce Regnum Dei intra vos est (Behold, the Kingdom of God is within you) Lk17:21. On the other side of the cross, the words of our Blessed Virgin Mary are written: Ecce Ancilla Domini Fiat mihi secundum Verbum Tuum (Behold the handmaid of the Lord, let it be done to me according to Your Word) Lk 1:38

Our Nazareth Ring

The ring which is given at perpetual profession is inscribed with the Dilectus meus et ego Illi

(My Beloved to me and I to Him) Sgs 6:3