Tag: patron

St. Felix: patron saint of spiders

I mentioned St. Ambrose, patron saint of bees, a week or so ago, and I managed to find another pro-invertebrate saint: St. Felix of Nola. (There’s plenty of anti-insect saints; I suppose I’ll get around […]

St. Urho: another reason to drink funny colored beer in March

I wanted to alert everyone before the weekend: find your purple t-shirts for March 16th. This time of year, everyone is wearing green for St. Patrick. But there is another saint whose holiday is celebrated […]

Beekeeping patron saints

Now that I’m back from my conference at the Franciscan Center, I thought it might be fun to work on a series about Insect Patron Saints. So, first up: St. Ambrose, Patron Saint of Beekeepers. […]