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7/29-31: Surviving Exponential Change


NEW Cranaleith Master Seminar Advanced Professional Development for Educational Leaders Seminar #3: “Surviving Exponential Change” July 29-31, 2014 All-Inclusive Fee: $950; discounted fee of $500 for Religious Leaders (includes tuition, lodging, meals and materials) Presenters: Marisa Guerin, Ph.D. & Joan Mast, Ed.D. This new Master Seminar is designed for persons holding leadership responsibility for educational… Read more

April 3, 2014 in News by

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5/3: Devotions Ever Ancient, Ever New

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Presenter: Mary Pat Garvin, RSM, Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cost: $35 (includes lunch) Practices such as the Rosary, Adoration and the Stations of the Cross: how are they ancient; how can they be fresh and ever new? The Sacred Heart devotion and the mystical vision of Teilhard de Chardin: how… Read more

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5/12: Writing the Sacred Journey

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Writing the Sacred Journey Monday, May 12, 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 supportive community is welcome. These days are… Read more

February 12, 2014 in News by

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October 2014: Personal Spiritual Deepening Program


The Personal Spiritual Deepening Program: Living in God, offered through the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation, 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 the world. The program is comprised of experiential… Read more

February 3, 2014 in News by

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8/5-7: “Restoring the Soul after War: A Call to Faith Communities”


August 5-7, 2014 Cost: $250 (includes lodging and meals) Instructor: The Rev. Chris J. Antal Register by email (info@cranaleith.org) or phone (215-934-6206) This two-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 in order to tend to the… Read more

January 13, 2014 in News by

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Donors 2012-13

We have compiled a list of all those who generously made contributions to Cranaleith Spiritual Center’s capital campaign and annual fund during our 2013 fiscal year (July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013). The list also includes contributions that were made requesting prayers, contributions “in honor of” and contributions “in memory of.” To view the… Read more

September 4, 2013 in News by

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Cranaleith Newsletter (Click here)


The latest issue of Cranaleith’s newsletter is available in electronic form by clicking here: Cranaleith Newsletter Vol. 15, No. 1. Included are stories and photos about the dedication of our new Mercy Education & Conference Center; a reflection by program director Sister Maria DiBello, RSM about February’s program with noted consultant Peter Block; lists of benefactors,… Read more

May 8, 2013 in News by

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A Community of Possibility


Transformative day yesterday (2/7) as Peter Block invited a group of 70+ guests to shape a new narrative about the essence of community. Through a day full of music, dance, art, poetry and fellowship, participants learned and participated in a process that fostered conversations that really mattered. A photo album from the day is posted… Read more

February 8, 2013 in News by

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