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Video: “What is Cranaleith?”

2014-08-05

This short video gives an overview of Cranaleith and offers testimonials from several of our guests. Produced for Cranaleith Spiritual Center’s 15th Anniversary Gala in September 2014, the video includes: the history of the Northeast-Philadelphia property; the transformation from Native-American campground to suffragette meeting place to family home to spiritual center; and the faces and… Read more

December 16, 2014 in News by

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1/10: Science & Spirituality: Partners in the Cosmic Dance

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“Science and Spirituality: Partners in the Cosmic Dance,” Saturday, January 10, 2015, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cost: $35 (includes lunch), Presenters: Eileen McGowan, RSM and Marlene Skrobak, RSM. As we move farther into the 21st century, science and spirituality are revealing to us a relationship of mutuality rather than conflict. We will explore how… Read more

December 16, 2014 in News by

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2/10-12: “Restoring the Soul after War: A Call to Faith Communities”

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February 10-12, 2015 “Restoring the Soul After War: A Call to Faith Communities” Time: 5 p.m. February 10 (dinner) to 1 p.m. February 12 (lunch) Cost: $250/person (includes onsite lodging and meals); $200 for commuters (includes meals) Instructor: The Rev. Chris J. Antal This two-day workshop will equip and empower teams of lay leaders and… Read more

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1/12: Women’s Spirituality Gathering

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Women’s Spirituality Gathering, Mondays: January 12 & June 8, 2015, 5 to 9 p.m., Cost: $35 (includes dinner), Presenter: Mary Anne Nolan, RSM. These ongoing gatherings seek to nurture women’s spirituality through reflection, input, sharing and prayer. Come to as many as you like! Over the years a faithful group of women has anchored these… Read more

December 4, 2014 in News by

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1/16-17: Winter Overnight Directed Retreat

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Winter Overnight Directed Prayer Retreat, Spiritual Directors: Sr. Mary Anne Nolan, RSM and Cranaleith staff, January 16-17, 2015, 7 p.m. Friday (after dinner) to 7 p.m. Saturday (after dinner), Cost: $75 (includes spiritual direction, lodging and meals). If you would like an extended opportunity for silence, supported by the prayerful presence of others, consider giving… Read more

December 4, 2014 in News by

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1/27: Writing the Sacred Journey

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Writing the Sacred Journey, A Cranaleith “Work & Spirit” Program Offering, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 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

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February & March, 2015: Cranaleith Master Seminars

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CRANALEITH MASTER SEMINARS Advanced Professional Development for Facilitators and Leaders of Faith-Based Organizations Presenter: Marisa Guerin, Ph.D. (www.guerinconsulting.com) Cranaleith Master Seminars are designed for those who lead or facilitate communities of vowed religious women or men, hospitals or educational ministries with faith-based sponsorship, local congregations and social service ministries. They are open to participants from… Read more

October 2, 2014 in News by

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Tribute Videos from Cranaleith’s 15th Anniversary Gala

(From left) Gala honorees Marsha Four, Rev. Jack Nevins and S. Mary Trainer with Cranaleith director Veneta Lorraine and board chair Marisa Guerin

The board, staff and extended family of Cranaleith Spiritual Center would sincerely like to thank all of those who graced us with their presence, their contributions, their helping hands and their prayers and good intentions for our 15th Anniversary Gala, which was held at Knowlton Mansion on September 18, 2014. Below are the four videos… Read more

September 19, 2014 in News by

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