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10/20-22: Tending Moral Injury After War: A Workshop for Faith Leaders


Presenter: The Rev. Chris J. Antal, Consultant for Soldier’s Heart, Troy, NY October 20 – 22, 2015 Cost: $250/person (includes onsite lodging and meals); $200 for commuters (includes meals) This three-day workshop will equip and empower teams* of lay leaders and clergy from area faith communities to draw from the unique resources of their respective traditions… Read more

October 7, 2015 in News, Programs by

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Article: Sanctuary for Reflection and Renewal

Veterans IBC Article

An article spotlighting Cranaleith Spiritual Center’s work with veterans and other marginalized populations was published in the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s magazine, Journal of Change. To read the article in full click on this post’s title, Sanctuary for Reflection and Renewal and a new page will open. Once on the new page click HERE

August 19, 2015 in News by

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10/7: Finding God in Each Moment: Discernment in Everyday Life

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Presenter: Suzanne Neisser, RSM First Wednesday of the month, October 7, 2015 – July 6, 2016, 7-9 p.m. Cost: $350 (includes book)   Finding God in Each Moment is an invitation to perceive more clearly God’s presence and action in the world, by considering our relationships as the very places in which we daily experience God’s… Read more

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10/19, 2/29, 3/23: Women’s Spirituality


Presenter: Mary Anne Nolan, RSM Mondays, 5-9 p.m. October 19, 2015; February 29 and May 23, 2016 Cost: $40 (includes dinner)       These ongoing gatherings seek to nurture women’s spirituality through reflection, input, sharing and prayer. Come to as many as you like! (Content is not sequential)  

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10/24: Encounters with Mercy: the Beauty of Justice: A Forum to Respond to the Visit of Pope Francis


Presenter: Cranaleith’s Mission Committee Saturday, October 24, 2015, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Cost: Donation   This day offers an opportunity to channel the energy of the Spirit released during Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia. As we encounter the God of Mercy in the stories of pain and hope in our city, we will imagine concrete ways… Read more

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10/31: The Way of All the Earth: Christian, Jewish and Sufi Guides to Desire for God

The Way Of All Earth

Presenter: Ellen Murray, RSM Saturday, October 31, 2015, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Cost: $40 (includes lunch)   On this All Hallowed Eve, we will explore the stories, writings and lives of three different mystics: the Catholic Christian saint Catherine of Siena; the Sufi poet, Hafiz, and the Jewish Rabbi, Baal Shem Tov. Participants will be invited… Read more

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11/17: Glimpses Through the Veil

Glimpses Through Veil

Presenter: Meg Brown, RSM Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $40 (includes lunch)   The Celtic year begins with the feast of Samhaine on November 1, the thinnest time of year and the season during which the veil between time and eternity becomes transparent. As we continue to celebrate this month of All… Read more

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12/5: There Is A Longing In Our Hearts

Presenter: Sharon Browning Saturday, December 5, 2015, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Cost: $80 (includes lunch and provides for someone without means) In the company of others, come explore the hungers of your own heart. For what do you long this Advent? For what is all creation groaning? What is the connection between our embrace of our… Read more

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