On Tuesday, September 8, 2015 the archdiocese of Los Angeles (largest in the USA with some 5 million Catholics in 280 parishes) received three new auxiliary bishops. The Most Rev. Joseph Brennan, The Most Rev. David O’Connell both priests of the archdiocese and The Most Rev. Robert Barron, a priest of the archdiocese of Chicago were ordained by The Most Rev. José Gomez, archbishop of Los Angeles. The coats of arms of Bishops Brennan, O’Connell and Barron are below. All three were designed by James Noonan and depicted by Linda Nicholson.