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Mother Cabrini Shrine

20189 Cabrini Blvd, (I-70 exit 259), Golden, CO 80401
303-526-0758
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Ranked #8 of 28 Attractions in Golden
Type: Religious Sites
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Minneapolis
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

And in the rock hills. A lovely site to experience. It's easy to find and worth the stop. So much beauty in that part of Colorado.

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Cheboygan, Michigan
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

As a Catholic, I have been to other shrines. I'm not really a shrine kind of girl, but always touched by the demonstration of faith exhibited by pilgrims. It's quite a climb, but worth it. Study the story of Mother Cabrini and her service to the poor. She, in her time, and the sisters of her religious order make a... More

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Lombardy, Italy
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

On 1993, in preparation of the World Youth Day some young people from Codogno (Lodi dioceses) were invited to the Mother Cabrini Shrine to stay in one of the places Santa Francesca Saverio lived. I was one of them. Words cannot express the glory and the peaceful this place inspires. We came back then in 1994 for the Statue's ceremony... More

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Fullerton, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Mother Cabrini led a life devoted to others. I learned much more than I ever knew about her. The grounds, chapel, 373 step stairway of prayer to the statue the Scared Heart of Jesus (you can skip your gym visit to the Stairmaster if you go to the top!), gift shop, spring and grotto were all worth seeing. If you're... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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58 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

As her towering shrine atop a Colorado mountain, a few miles outside Golden, attests, Mother Cabrini was among the remarkable intrepid women religious who trekked across country more than 100 years ago to minister to immigrant miners, Indians & orphans; Saint Katharine Drexel was another. At this remote shrine & chapel (with an interesting book/gift shop), the visitor senses the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What a beautiful peaceful place. Went in the gift shop and bought some items. Met one of the sisters that worked there, she gave us lots of info on the shrine. Lots of walking, but so worth it. The views are amazing.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The shrine was recommended by a friend and was a short drive from Denver. A beautiful view and pew full setting. A very nice "garden" area with the stations of the cross and seating for either just a rest or some meditation. The actual shrine is almost 400 steps up the side of a hill that is a challenge unless... More

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Golden, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Went with our daughters school to the shrine. Wasn't expecting much. Wasn't until I got there that I realize just how large the shrine wall. Impressive. Loads of steps, but worth the climb to stand at the base of the Shrine and take in the view. Don't miss the chapel near the base.

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Shepherdsville, Kentucky, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After we had toured the Coors Brewery in Golden, we saw a sign to the Mother Cabrini Shrine. We decided to go have a look. High on a hill, with Denver to the East is the Shrine to this humble Nun, who became a saint. I had never heard of Mother Cabrini. She was born in Italy, came to America,... More

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Denver, Colorado
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

As you travel west on I-70 you can spot a large statute of Jesus on a hill top. I encourage you to take the time to visit the Mother Cabrini Shrine. It is a serene and beautiful place. Mother Cabrini was an Italian nun who came to the US to visit Italian miners and their families in the Clear Creek,... More

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