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9/30: Writing the Sacred Journey

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Writing the Sacred Journey, A Cranaleith “Work & Spirit” Program Offering, Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cost: $30 (bring lunch, beverages available), Convener: Rick McKnight. The focus of these days for writers is the memoir, although anyone who has a writing project and would enjoy working in the context of a… Read more

September 16, 2014 in News by

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Invitation & Response Card: Cranaleith’s 15th Anniversary Gala

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If you’d like to purchase Gala tickets electronically, please click this link: Gala Tickets. You can also click on and print any page of the invitation and/or response card below. If you’re interested in purchasing tickets through snail mail, or if you’re interested in sponsoring the Gala, print out and complete the response card (last… Read more

September 12, 2014 in News by

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9/28: “Band of Sisters”


“Band of Sisters,” Sunday, September 28, 2 p.m., Cost: Donation. Join us in Cranaleith’s Education & Conference Center to watch “Band of Sisters,” a new documentary film by Mary Fishman about Catholic sisters in the U.S. and their work for social justice. The Seattle Times called it “Fresh… striking… revealing.” The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said it’s… Read more

September 12, 2014 in News by

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9/20: “Where Do You Live?”: An Intergenerational Conversation about Spirituality


“Where Do You Live?”: An Intergenerational Conversation about Spirituality, Saturday, September 20, 2014, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cost: $35 (includes lunch), Presenter: Lori Boccuzzi, What do young adults hunger for… care about… commit their lives to? This day will offer an opportunity for young adults to share their spiritual thirst, their passion, their questions… Read more

August 14, 2014 in News by

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September to May: “Moment by Moment: A Retreat in Everyday Life”


Moment by Moment: A Retreat in Everyday Life First Wednesday of the Month September 2014 to May 2015 7-9 p.m. Facilitator: Suzanne Neisser, RSM Cost: $300 (includes book & materials) Here is an opportunity to be on retreat while continuing to live your everyday life. A unique reflective experience rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of… Read more

August 6, 2014 in News by

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Spiritual Direction Formation Program (starting in November)


From Cranaleith’s beginning days, we have held a desire to develop an intensive program to discern with those exploring the call to the ministry of spiritual direction out of the rich charism of mercy. The compelling attraction of the spirituality of mercy has drawn those who have come to Cranaleith seeking healing for the wounds… Read more

August 1, 2014 in News by

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Personal Spiritual Deepening Program returns October 2015


The Personal Spiritual Deepening Program, offered through the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation, completed its second year at Cranaleith in May 2014. The program supports not only spiritual deepening but also growing compassion for others by encouraging individuals to connect what is happening in them with where they sense they are called to act in… Read more

July 29, 2014 in News by

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Add Cranaleith to Your Non-Profit Plan…


“The process of long-range planning is as important to non-profit organizations as it is to businesses, perhaps more so. Cranaleith helps non-profit leaders touch into the values and vision that inspire the mission of their organization, as a starting point for the strategic-planning process. In addition to supporting the visioning necessary for planning, Cranaleith facilitates… Read more

April 28, 2014 in News by

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