New Items in Time for Christmas

The new Christmas ornament for the Archabbey Basilica is now available. The new window ornament honors the Basilica’s one hundredth anniversary by depicting the Saint Vincent de Paul triptych window. It is available for $14.95 through, at the Basilica Gift Shop and also the College Bookstore. There are a limited number of the Millstone and Gristmill painting ornmanets from previous years, as well as the Basilica Facade, and Lamb of God ornaments from previous years. The Basilica ornaments are all limited edition collectables.

A new coloring book featuring aspects of life at Saint Vincent Archabbey, including many drawings from the Basilica, is now available. With captions by Father Brian Boosel, O.S.B., and illustrations by Brother Michael Gabler, O.S.B., there are more than thirty line art drawings in the book. Each book retails for $9.99 and comes packaged with its own set of Crayola® crayons. Books are available at the Basilica Gift Shop, College Bookstore and online at

The Gristmill Coffeehouse has available travel mugs and thermoses with the Gristmill logo on it. The logo features a miller’s cross superimposed upon a millstone.