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Castro Mayer, de
Bishop Antonio de Castro Mayer

Arms: Ermine, a lion rampant Or, armed and langued Gules, charged on the shoulder with a Greek cross Gules, all within a double tressure of the last.

SOURCE, NOTES & CREDITS: Arms: from the back cover and page 119 of "The
Mouth of the Lion", Dr. David Allen White, Angelus Press, Kansas City, 1993. Blason
reworked by J.H. Gaylor and text by D.Q. Wedvick based on the book.

H.E. Msgr. Antonio de Castro Mayer was born 20 June 1904 and for many years was the diocesan Bishop of Campos, Brazil. When the mainstream Catholic Church went conciliar after Vatican 2, he and his diocese stayed traditional, perhaps the only diocese in the world to do so. He was asked in retirement by Abp Marcel Lefebvre, founder of the Society of St. Pius X ( SSPX), if he would assist as a co-consecrator. Bishop de Castro Mayer agreed and as served as the co-consecrator of the four current SSPX bishops in June 1988. He died on 25 April 1991, age 87. dqw 20100123

The artwork is a rendering by John Hamilton Gaylor.

Wedvick Armorial, 011a, de Castro Mayer, 20080302
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