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ND Christmas Ornament

Since 1993 the Notre Dame Alumni Association has designed and produced the official University Christmas ornament. Manufactured in the United States, this annual collectible features a famous University landmark and is crafted in brass and plated in 24K gold with the year engraved on the back. Each ornament comes with its own unique packaging and special card that describes the history of each landmark.  Many alumni, parents and friends look forward to obtaining each year’s ornament and many have their own “Notre Dame” Christmas tree to display their personal collection.

2013 Ornament

The 2013 Notre Dame Christmas ornament is pictured.
The 2013 University ornament features the statue of Father William Corby, C.S.C., that stands near the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

The statue — a replica of the one erected in 1910 at Gettysburg by Irish Brigade veterans—depicts Father Corby giving the troops of the Irish Brigade General Absolution at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, 150 years ago.

This annual collectible is produced in striking three-dimensional detail, crafted in brass and plated in part in 24K gold with the year engraved on the back. Made in the United States, this year's ornament is the 21st in the series offered by the Alumni Association. Proceeds benefit the Alumni Association's community service and academic programs.

The ornament is available online through the Irish Shop.

Past Ornaments

Please see below for a listing of past ornaments, several of which are available for sale.

2012 Christmas Ornament – Notre Dame Avenue 
Notre Dame Avenue
The War Memorial Fountain "Stonehenge"
The Log Chapel
The Memorial Door: God, Country, Notre Dame
Our Lady
Notre Dame Stadium
The Grotto
Christmas Under 
the Dome
Basilica of the 
Sacred Heart
Christmas Eve 
at the Grotto
God, Country, 
Notre Dame
“Our Lady at 
Pentecost” Basilica of 
the Sacred Heart
Angels Under the Dome
Log Chapel
“Word of Life” Mosaic
Hesburgh Library
Sacred Heart Basilica
Notre Dame Our Mother 
Christmas at the Grotto
The Basilica of the 
Sacred Heart
Main Building
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