People seem to cherish these items, simply because they are made by the monks.
Since I garden and have a Farmers Market going almost all the time, produce from the garden and baked items as a monthly delivery are acutioned.
And also since I quilt, this year a hand quilted quilt will be auctioned as well with the garden package. This quilt does have some history behind it, since it is one of the first quilts that I have hand quilted. Until this past year, I always tied the quilts that I put together. But I could hear my mother goading me into finally learning the REAL art of quilting by stitching it all by hand. She used to say that she prayed a prayer for the person she was making the quilt with every stitch she made. Wow! Let me assure you -- that is a lot of prayers.
Here are some photos of Fr. John's auction item!