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St. John's College

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Registration of Arms
October 15, 2006
Vol. V, p. 79

Arms of St. John’s College

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Blazon

Arms

Sable on a fess wavy Argent between in chief two beavers couchant and in base an eagle displayed affronty Or, two barrulets wavy Gules, all within a bordure Or;

Crest

In front of an eagle rising Or the figure of St. John the Evangelist proper habited Argent cloaked Vert holding in the dexter hand a quill pen Argent and in the sinister hand an open book proper edged Or bound Gules inscribed NISI DOMINUS, meaning “Except the Lord”, in letters Sable;

Motto

IN LUMINE TUO VIDEBIMUS LUMEN;

Motto

(In the Crest:) NISI DOMINUS;


Symbolism

Arms

Not applicable

Crest

Not applicable

Motto

Meaning “In Thy light, we shall see light”.

Motto

Meaning “Except the Lord”.