20th Anniversary Video
For over 20 years, the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey have operated Abbey Caskets. All proceeds from our handcrafted wooden caskets and cremation urns support the prayer and works of the monastic community.
The catholic Funeral Mass
Because a Christian has partaken of the Eucharist during life, to be able to come together to receive the body and blood of Christ at a funeral Mass is a tremendous celebration of the life that has gone before us.
The Spiritual Needs of the Dying
The Last Rites often bring a lot of comfort and consolation to friends and family of the dying that aids them in their own faith journey, acknowledging the reality of death, but also of our faith that promises something more after death.
Pre-paying for your Casket
If you have considered pre-planning your funeral arrangements, selecting and buying a casket now can offer you several advantages. You can choose the exact style, wood, and finish for your casket. You ensure that your choices are recorded and followed. You “lock in” the price of your chosen casket at today’s prices. You relieve your loved ones from some of the burdens of planning your funeral.
A Monk’s Simple Funeral
The simple lines, the simple design, the lack of complexity of an Abbey Casket is what we’re striving for here to signify the monastic lifestyle of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.
Abbey Caskets brings along with it the whole sense of our tradition, our hospitality, and the sense of peace that people experience here at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.
Abbey Caskets Origins
Fr. Adrian Burke, OSB talks about the origins of Abbey Caskets at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.
Abbey Caskets – an Indiana Owned Company
Abbey Caskets, a work of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, has been producing handcrafted caskets and urns since 1999. Over time it has grown to become a ministry of Saint Meinrad, providing families with a way to have a simple, yet noble funeral and connect with the spirituality of Saint Meinrad.