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GOLDEN, Colo. — The Mother Cabrini Shrine has launched a capital campaign to raise money for restoring and enhancing the shrine in Golden.
The campaign goal is $4.5 million, and the money will go toward upgrading the chapel, additional bathrooms, the installation of an elevator, and several other restoration projects.
The shrine honors Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, also known as Mother Cabrini.
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She helped establish schools, hospitals, and orphanages all over the world and died in 1917. On her last visit to Colorado, Cabrini visited the spot which where the shrine is now located.
In 1954, a 22-foot statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus was placed at the shrine.