The armorial bearings of the Grand Master of the Knights of the Cross and Red Star, a Religious Institute of Canons of St. Augustine, Josef Šedivý, O.Cr.
The Most Rev. Louis Tylka (51) a priest of Chicago who became Coadjutor Bishop of Peoria in 2020 succeeded to the See on March 3 after the retirement of Bishop Jenky. The armorial bearings I originally designed for him in 2020 will now be displayed as impaled with the coat of arms of the See of Peoria.
The Most Rev. Donald Trautman (85) a priest of the Diocese of Buffalo, NY who served as Auxiliary Bishop there from 1985 – 1990 and from 1990 – 2012 as the 9th Bishop of Erie, Pennsylvania passed away on February 26.
On March 1 two new auxiliary bishops were ordained for the Archdiocese of New York. They are the Most Rev. John Samuel Bonnici (57), Titular Bishop of Arindela and the Most Rev. Joseph Armando Espaillat (45), Titular Bishop of Tagarbala. Their armorial bearings, rendered by Sig. Renato Poletti, are as follows: