Named after the first abbot of Saint Meinrad, the Abbot Martin Marty Guild was begun in 1992 to recognize individuals who have taken a leadership role in supporting the work of Saint Meinrad with annual, unrestricted gifts of $1,000 or more.

The program year runs from September 1 through August 31. Membership is renewable annually.

The Abbot Martin Marty Guild consists of four donor levels:


$1,000 - $2,499


$2,500 - $4,999


$5,000 - $9,999


$10,000 or more

Members of the Abbot Martin Marty Guild:

  • Receive the satisfaction of knowing they are leaders in supporting the prayer and work of Saint Meinrad.

  • Are invited to an annual Day of Recollection at Saint Meinrad each fall.

  • Are listed in the annual Honor Roll of donors (members may request to remain anonymous).

  • Are remembered daily in prayer by the monks of Saint Meinrad. Benefactors are especially remembered as the monastic community gathers for Vespers on the annual Day of Recollection.

New members also receive a special medallion, engraved with their name, that symbolizes their membership in the Abbot Martin Marty Guild.

To learn more about the Abbot Martin Marty Guild, contact our Development Office at or 800-682-0988.

To become a member of the Abbot Martin Marty Guild, make a gift now using our Online Giving Form.