2019 Auction items to come…for now, enjoy a sampling of last year’s auction items!!


2018 Live Auction Items

Luxury Orlando Home

Soak up the sun and fun in Orlando, Florida with a one-week stay in a luxurious home located in the exclusive Reunion Resort. A truly beautiful place with world class amenities. Donor will work with buyer to coordinate available date.  

*1 week

*5 bedroom - sleeps 10 (3 master bedrooms), 3 bathrooms, Star Wars themed game room, private outdoor pool, luxury kitchen, BBQ grill, laundry room

*On Jack Nicklaus Tradition Gold Course

*Amenities: Infinity pools, full service spa, scenic walking trails, fitness center, on-site fine dining, kids’ activities, etc.

*6 miles from gates of Disney

*Includes one round of golf

* No pets please


A Party Bus with Pedals and Father Mitchel

Enjoy a safe, fun, and ridiculous way to do a pub crawl, celebrate a special event, or just have some fun with friends.  Meet at The Well for a Pre-pedal drink or Snack and then enjoy a 2 hour excursion for up to 15 friends and Father Mitchel in Brookside. The package includes $400 in various Brookside establishment gift cards to cover expenses before, during, and after your excursion.

*Meet at The Well for drink/food

*2 hour excursion (Sun-Thurs)

*Up to 16 people

*3 destination stops for refreshments during ride

*$400 in Brookside Gift Cards to cover refreshments before, during, and after ride


Mike Debus 

Live Performance Painting Masterpieces

Originally from Kansas City, Kansas and currently residing in Overland Park, the amazingly talented Catholic Painter, Mike Debus, will create two original paintings for our auction.  Listen to a beat and watch Mike create a masterpiece right before your eyes.  You will feel his energy and passion for art as he performs and paints.  Mike is a graduate of the University of Kansas and cherished his time at the St. Lawrence Center while in Lawrence.

*2 Original and signed Masterpieces painted live will be auctioned off


Divine Gourmet Dinner and Drinks with Father Mitchel

Eight guests will dine with Father Mitchel for a memorable evening of gourmet food, premiere wines, and wonderful fellowship.  A four course meal will be expertly prepared and attentively served at the location of your choice (your home or the St. Lawrence Center rectory). If dining at the rectory is preferred, a private mass and transportation from Kansas City to Lawrence and back can be arranged, depending upon dates.  Date, menu, and transportation will be coordinated between purchaser and donors.

*Dinner for 8 with Father Mitchel at Rectory or your home

*Four Course Meal expertly prepared and attentively served

*Premiere Wines included

*Private Mass depending upon dates

*Transportation in a Limosine Bus can be arranged


Luck of the IRISH! Watch Notre Dame Football from Second Row Seats (4)

Notre Dame home football weekends are special!  Fans from around the county descend on South Bend, snatching up every available hotel room years in advance.  Enjoy a Notre Dame football game for four people from unbelievable seats in the second row near the 40 yard line, behind the Notre Dame football team, so close you can hear the defensive coordinator. Included is a coveted parking pass and two rooms for two nights at the Notre Dame Fairfield Inn, across the street from Campus.  Not only is it impossible to get hotel rooms on football weekends, but you can’t get any closer or more convenient than this hotel.   On Friday, enjoy a tunnel tour at the stadium and visit the state of the art Guglielmino Complex and see a Heisman trophy.  Attend mass in the Basilica, visit the Grotto, and take a picture in front of touchdown Jesus.  What a weekend!

*4 tickets in second row near 40 yard line behind ND football team and parking pass

*2 King rooms with sofa beds at Fairfield Inn Notre Dame across the street from campus, in Eddy Commons, a collection of shops and restaurants, including ND bookstore

*Enjoy a tunnel tour: walk through the tunnel Irish players have been walking through since 1931 to the North End Zone and take a picture of the field in the background

*Visit state of the art Guglielmino Complex and see a Heisman trophy

*Attend mass at the Basilica, 30 minutes after every home game

*Visit the Grotto and take a picture in front of Touchdown Jesus!


Adorable Pure Bred Bernese Mountain Dog Puppy

Take home Allie (named after the one and only Phog Allen), an adorable pure bred Bernese Mountain Dog puppy.  Allie comes from two healthy pure bred parents, well taken care of by our own St Lawrence Center Director of Development, Nick Hardesty and his wife, Melissa and their six kids.  Lawrence is socialized and is working to be potty trained. He is ten weeks old and is a perfect family pet or good companion.  Bernese Mountain dogs are intelligent and easy to train, friendly and good with other pets, sweet and affectionate, & will be your friend for life.  They get along with the entire family and love children. They are particularly gentle with children.  Take Lawrence home today and add some love to your entire family!

*Pure Bred Bernese Mountain Dog Puppy

*Intelligent, easy to train, friendly, good with other pets, sweet and affectionate, gentle with children

* 10 weeks


2 Floor Seats to Eastern Michigan and 4 Seats Five Rows Behind Bench to Stanford

You can’t get closer than seats on the floor to the action on the court at Allen Fieldhouse. Watch out…you will only be a few feet away as Big Doke dunks the ball in front of you!  If that isn’t exciting enough, all of your friends and family will see you in the background every time he does!  Enjoy two seats to the Eastern Michigan Kansas Basketball game on the floor.  Make sure you smile at the camera!  These seats include concession service because you are required to stay in your seats throughout the game due to location and constant television time. Next, attend the Stanford game in four incredible seats five rows up from the KU bench! Finally, you will return home with a signed basketball from the University of Kansas Final Four 2017-18 basketball team!

*2 Floor Seats to Eastern Michigan-Kansas, December 29,2018

*In Seat Concessions Service

*Lots of on-camera time to smile at friends

*4 Seats 5 rows behind KU bench to Stanford-Kansas, December 1, 2018

*Parking Pass to both games

* Signed basketball from Final Four 2017-18 basketball team


One of a Kind Kansas City Chiefs Package for Four

Spend the day experiencing Kansas City’s unstoppable Kansas City Chiefs like very few ever will.  This package includes an exclusive visit to the amazing Founder’s suite (Owner’s suite) something very few fans have ever experienced, pre-game on-field experience, two Club Level seats, Parking pass, and autographed football.  The game will be a mutually agreed upon choice from the remaining 2018 season games.

*Exclusive visit and tour of Founder’s suite (rare opportunity!)

*Food and Drink in Founder’s suite

*Pregame visit to field

*2 Club level seats

*Gold level Parking Pass

*Authentic football autographed by Chiefs football team


Enjoy Winetasting in Sonoma AND We will also Bring Sonoma Winetasting to Your Home

A fabulous trip for two including two nights at Enriquez Estates Winery.  Day one: a Catered breakfast basket, a day of customized private winery tours and tastings with a private driver, and dinner. Day two: a round of golf for two, a tour of the vineyard and explanation of the farming practices of the award-winning Enriquez Estates and Vokel Cellars, a delicious picnic basket packed with local food, and private tasting of Enriquez Estates and Vokel Cellars wines.  In addition, Enriquez Estates and Vokel Cellars will bring wine country to your home for a personal tasting with up to 25 friends. 

**Personal Winetasting at your home brought to you by Enriquez Estates and Vokel Cellars to share the award winning wines with up to 25 friends

*2 days/nights for 2 at Enriquez Estates, minutes from charming downtown Healdsburg in Sonoma

* Beautifully renovated milk barn converted into luxurious 2 bedroom unit


*Catered Breakfast Basket

*Customized Private Winery Tours and Tastings

*Private Driver

*Dinner at Local Eatery


*Round of Golf for 2 at Santa Rosa Country Club

*Tour and explanation of farming practices at award-winning   Enriquez Estates and Vokel Cellars

*Delicious Picnic Basket Packed with Local Food

*Taste a variety of wines from Enriquez Estate and Vokel Cellars


Ultimate Insider’s Trip to Wine Country

Enjoy Award winning Wines and an unforgettable three weeknight experience for six at the Christopher Creek Vineyard Estate House, a beautiful boutique winery on 11 rolling acres in Sonoma.  With one of the most magnificent views in wine country,  sip on a glass of wine by the pool as you overlook four different premium wine appellations.  Package includes a VIP tasting at the Estate House, personalized concierge services to set up VIP tastings at exclusive Sonoma wineries, a perfectly prepared, full wine paired dinner in the Estate’s private grand dining room, where you can watch the sunset over wine country. 

*3 weeknight stay (Sunday-Thursday) for 6 guests

*Christopher Creek boutique winery on 11 rolling acres

*5 minutes from world-class dining in downtown Healdsburg

*Pool and hot tub overlook miles of vineyards and open space

*10 Premium Russian River Valley Wineries within 2 miles

*VIP tasting for 6 at Estate House

*Personalized Concierge services to set up VIP tastings at exclusive Sonoma wineries

*Perfectly prepared, full wine paired dinner in Estate’s private grand dining room, where you can watch the sunset over wine country


Escape to the Emerald Isle of Ireland

Enjoy seven days and six nights for up to eight people in beautiful southern Ireland.  Stay at Weaver’s Cottage, a charming four-star house with a commanding view of the mountains and the surrounding countryside, and a panoramic view of Kenmare Harbour, in the coastel village of Kenmare, County Kerry.  Kenmore has award winning restaurants and pubs and is a haven of tranquility with golf, riding & trekking, and breathtaking scenery in one of the most natural, unspoilt environments in Europe.  There are many famous and beautiful day trip destinations nearby. Time and date to be mutually agreed upon.

*4 star, two-story house with 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms, kitchen, living room, fireplace, laundry

*Commanding view of the mountains, surrounding countryside, and Kenmare Harbour from home

*One mile from Kenmare Town Centre, where you will find award winning restaurants and pubs

*Kenmare is haven of tranquility with golf, riding & trekking, and breathtaking scenery

*One of the most natural unspoilt environments in Europe

*Many famous and beautiful day trip destinations nearby: Internationally famous Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park, the rugged Ring of Beara, and many others


Two Incredible Seats to the Kansas Basketball Final Four Rematch with Villanova and Much More…

Kansas’ 2017-2018 season nearly had a storybook ending before Villanova, the reigning national Champions, ended their season in the Final Four in San Antonio. But, KU has an opportunity for payback when Villanova comes to Allen Fieldhouse.  Enjoy two amazing seats, five rows behind the bench for the biggest billed game for the Jayhawks this season! Package includes entry into the Naismith club where you can enjoy food and drinks with fellow Jayhawks and a parking pass. This game is an 11:00 start, so to make sure you are there early to partake in the festivities, spend the night Friday night at the beautiful and historic Halcyon House, a charming bed and breakfast located a few steps from campus and short walk from downtown Lawrence.  To top it all off, you will return home with an official basketball signed by the entire 2018-19 Kansas Jayhawk basketball team, and hopefully a BIG WIN!  Rock Chalk!!

*2 Seats 5 rows behind the bench and parking pass for Villanova-Kansas Final Four rematch, December 15, 2018

*Entry into Naismith Club for pregame food and drinks

*King room at Halcyon House, a few steps from campus and short walk to downtown Lawrence

*Beautiful and historic bed and breakfast that offers all of the amenities of a modern hotel with the historic charm reminiscent of a European Inn

*Official basketball signed by 2018-19 Kansas basketball team