Frequently Asked Questions

What are your Mass Times?
Monday-Saturday: 7:30 a.m.
Sunday:  8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Spanish Mass: 2:00 p.m. each Sunday

Are you open every day?
Yes, weather permitting we are open every day, 7 days a week.

What is the Shrine?
Mother Cabrini Shrine is a place dedicated to Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini and the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and has many peaceful areas for our visitors to enjoy and take time for personal reflection. See our Activities page for What to Do.

What services do you provide?
We provide a space for Retreats, Masses, Prayer, Funerals, Quinceaneras, Weddings, and we offer Mass Intentions, Memorials and Plaques, limited snacks and beverages as well as gifts and memorabilia at our Gift Shop.

How do we get to the Shrine?
Take I-70 West to exit #259, follow the signs to the Shrine.
Take I-70 East to exit #256, follow the signs to the Shrine.

How many steps are there? 
There are 373 steps that lead to the Sacred Heart of Jesus statue.

Is there an entrance fee?
No, we are free and open to the public 7 days a week.

Who is Mother Cabrini?
Mother Cabrini, also known as, Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, is the first American Citizen Saint. She is the Patron Saint of Immigrants. Learn more here.

Can I bring my pet?
Dogs are allowed on the premises, but are not allowed in the Chapels and retreat facilities, unless they are service dogs.  We ask that they be on a leash and cleaned up after.

Do you have handicap access to the top?
Yes, weather permitting, we have a dirt service road that you may drive up to see the statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Please be aware that the key is available prior to one hour of Gift Shop closing, and is given out on a first come, first serve basis.  Please inquire about access to this road at our Gift Shop.

Do you have a priest to talk to? 
No, we do not have a full time priest at Mother Cabrini Shrine as we are not a functioning parish.

Do you have a Picnic Area?
We have a picnic area that can be reserved for your use. We do not allow grills on the property. Contact us to find out more.

Did Mother Cabrini live at the Shrine?
Mother Cabrini did stay and walk on this property, but she did not live here.

Does the diocese give you money? 
No, we are a self-supporting, 501(c)(3) organization, and receive no funding from the Archdiocese of Denver.

Do I have to be Catholic to come to the Shrine?
No, we welcome all persons of all faiths to pray at the Shrine.

How can I volunteer at the Shrine? 
We enjoy having volunteers help us throughout the year. If you are interested please contact us at 303-526-0758.

Do you have candles I can light? 
Yes, you may light our candles in the Grotto Chapel. We have a candle machine at the Grotto. We also sell candles in our Gift Shop.

Do you allow drones at the Shrine?
No, for the safety of our visitors and guests, we do not allow drones at the Shrine.