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Christ of the Mines Shrine at 50
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Posted on August 17 2009, 3:09pm by Mark Esper in Local News category
Monument overlooking Silverton celebrated on its 50th birthday.
The 12-ton Christ of the Mines Shrine has overlooked Silverton for 50 years, and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church is planning to celebrate its anniversary Wednesday, Aug. 26.
Father Nat will celebrate Mass at 4 p.m. (instead of 5), followed by an ecumenical service at the Shrine at 5 p.m. Following that, there will be a community potluck at Memorial Park. (In the event of rain, we will meet at The High Noon. Hamburgers and beverages will be provided by St. Pat's. 
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