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St. Ambrose - Patron of antkeepers


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#1 Offline ANTdrew - Posted December 7 2018 - 6:29 AM

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https://www.planbeeltd.com/st-ambrose/

Today, December 7th, is the feast day of Saint Ambrose of Milan, the patron saint of beekeepers. He saw in bee hives a perfect model of the church's hierarchy and society in general, and legend has it that a swarm of bees landed on his mouth as an infant foretelling the sweet sermons he would preach.

 

As there is currently no patron of antkeeping, I'm going to go out on a limb to claim him as a patron of these fellow hymenopterans as well. Lord knows I could use all the help I can get in this hobby.

 


Edited by ANTdrew, December 7 2018 - 6:30 AM.

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"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25


#2 Offline Wa.Va - Posted December 7 2018 - 7:05 AM

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All hail to Saint Ambrose. Yh i need him too ;)

Edit:

How about putting a picture of him above my colonies. Will he protect? :)

Edited by Wa.Va, December 7 2018 - 7:06 AM.

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#3 Offline ANTdrew - Posted December 7 2018 - 7:15 AM

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Worth a shot! I'll do whatever it takes at this point, especially to get them through hibernation.


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#4 Offline GeorgeK - Posted December 7 2018 - 10:36 AM

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Pray to me, and thou shall findeth best of ant queens


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#5 Offline ANTdrew - Posted December 7 2018 - 2:34 PM

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Alright! According to infallible Google search, Ambrose is now officially the patron of antkeepers. My post is the first and only real hit.
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"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25





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