Presentation of the Diocese of Galloway Coat of Arms
26 February 2019

In Saint Margaret's Cathedral, Ayr, on 26 February 2019, a congregation gathered for the presentation to Bishop William Nolan of the Diocese of Galloway Coat of Arms and his personal Coat of Arms. The presentations were made by the Lord Lyon, King of Arms and the citations were read by the Unicorn Pursuivant. Pupils from Queen Margaret Academy in Ayr, Saint Joseph's College in Dumfries, Saint Joseph's Academy in Kilmarnock and Saint Matthew's Academy in Saltcoats read the historical context from which the Coat of Arms was designed. Deacon Bill Corbett, pictured above, read from the Gospel according to Matthew. After the service, refreshments were served in the Church Hall.