Tag: saints

It’s St. Urho’s Day!

Mid March! A time when the US turns its attention to an important event–a type of March Madness, if you will. People stock up on food, buy special t-shirts, and drink alcoholic libations in mass […]

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 […]

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. […]