Where to Shop
Where to Shop
Published on Friday, 16 March 2012 14:47
The merchants of Ave Maria offer clothing, books, bikes, jewelry, toys, games, educational resources, religious articles and souvenirs.
Here's a rundown of what you'll find at the merchants in town starting at the Visitors' Center and working around Annunciation Circle.
Beckner Jewelry: Alan and Rene Beckner offer fine jewelry, religious articles and special mementos from Ave Maria, including earrings and pendants. Alan is an expert goldsmith and the shop can also repair almost anything.
By Way of the Family: Chelsea Allan has a great assortment of toys, games and children's books. By Way of the Family is also a headquarters for homeschooling material in the shop as well as through their catalog. Souvenirs and religious articles are also available.
Ave Maria Inspirations and Qwik Pak and Ship: Don and Mary Stuller offer an assortment of souveniers, religious objects and also provide services for just about any kind of packing, shipping or mail, printing and copying.
Ave Maria Development maintains a welcome center and sales office for condominiums in the town center.
At Conrad Moroder, visitors can see beautiful carved wooden religious statuary imported from Italy and offered for sale to individuals as well as chuches.
The Secret Ingredient: Jeannie Rush has created a wonderful emporium for contemporary and updated women's fashions and accessories. She also has thoughtfully provided an attractive seating area supplied with magazines outside the store overlooking the oratory where guys can pass the time while the ladies in their lives shop.
Ave Maria Bookstore: In addition to textbooks, the bookstore offers literature, religious and theological writings along with books written by Ave Maria faculty. This is also the place to buy clothing and other articles with the Ave Maria University logo.