~SSJ Gift Shop~
A ministry of the Sisters of Saint Joseph
Featured Item: Homemade Vanilla Extract
Our homemade vanilla extract is made by sisters right here at the Motherhouse. One of the most beloved flavors, pure vanilla is a wonderful way to enhance your baking. The flavorful extract is $8 for each 6 ounce bottle.
Featured Item: Little Girl Headbands
Our pretty little spring and summer headbands are handcrafted by Sister Catherine Gibbons. Each headband is made with beautiful flowers, satins, fun printed ribbons and other embellishments that will make your little one feel special! Only $6 each.
Featured Item: First Communion Gifts
Nice selection of First Communion gifts including Communion gift sets (missal, rosary and pin), white satin purses, picture frames, Communion pins and much more!
The Gift shop also features a unique assortment of these fine gifts and collectibles:
- Handcrafted clothing and homemade items crocheted, knitted and sewn by our Sisters
- Cards for all occasions
- Books and CD’s in contemporary theology and spirituality
- The works of our Sister artists, including paintings and uniquely designed and crafted carpentry items
- Homemade candies and jams
- Beautifully designed sterling silver jewelry
- Children's books, crosses, medals, Baptism bonnets and outfits.
A fine selection of handcrafted items from Sister Eileen Curtis' Mostlywood ministry available at the SSJ Gift Shop. Some of the items such as the children's name stool and the Adirondack chairs pictured below (available in adult and child sizes) must be pre-ordered. There is an in store catalog which you can browse and use as a guide to place your order. Please click here for a more detailed look at items from Mostlywood.
Gift Shop Hours & Location
- Monday-Friday 10:00am-3:30pm
- SSJ Motherhouse, 150 French Road, Rochester, New York
If you would like to volunteer in the SSJ gift shop, please contact Martha Mortensen, the SSJ Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com or 585.641.8415