Bishops-elect unveil their coats of arms

Bishop Yeung

The top of the shield incorporates the Great Wall of China and the bottom of the shield is a view from Hong Kong Island to Lion Rock Mountain. These two elements express graphically that we who live in Hong Kong keep abreast with the Church in China.

Within the shield the theme is what is described by St. Paul in 2 Timothy 1: 7-8—“That the Lord does not give us a spirit of timidity but rather the spirit of power and love and self-discipline... So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord, but join with me in suffering for the Gospel.”

The dove in the centre of the shield represents the life-giving Holy Spirit...