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(Philadelphia, PA — November 10, 2017) — Cranaleith Spiritual Center, a nonprofit conference and retreat center in Northeast Philadelphia has appointed Charlene Flaherty as its new Executive Director. Charlene Flaherty has over 25 years of management experience in non-profit and government policy, program management, and fund development with a focus on homeless individuals and families, those struggling… Read more

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Knit, Crochet, Pray Together – 11/21/2017

Knit, Crochet, Pray Together Facilitators: Penne Wood, Suzanne Roper and Cathy Maguire, RSM Every Tuesday, September 19, 2017 – June 26, 2018, 1-2:30 p.m. Cost: Free-will offering Call 215-934-6206 to register. Those of us who knit and crochet know its impact on our body, mind and spirit. Join us to continue a centuries-old tradition of… Read more

Overnight Directed Retreat

November 17-18, 2017  Arrival: 7 p.m. Friday; Departure: 7 p.m. Saturday Spiritual Director: Mary Anne Nolan, RSM Cost: $100 (includes spiritual direction, lodging and meals) Unplug from the noise and stress of daily life. Come to Cranaleith for contemplative experience. Take an extended time to journey with God in prayer, meditation, and quiet. Walk the labyrinth,… Read more

Victim, Survivor or Navigator: Choosing a Pathway to Joy – 12/7/2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cost: $125 (includes lunch) Facilitators: Rick McKnight Register online here or call 215-934-6206 In this seminar, participants will explore the Victim, Survivor, or Navigator model, created by Rick McKnight, which encapsulates the three most common responses to change and to life itself. Rick will introduce a… Read more

Programs for Advent

A New Earth: Preparing the Way Presenter: Sharon Browning Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $80 (includes lunch) Register online here or call 215-934-6206 Something new is always being born into the world through us. What is your role in birthing the New Earth of Justice? What is being asked of us individually… Read more

Women’s Spirituality – 1/8/2018

Presenter: Mary Anne Nolan, RSM Mondays, 5-9 p.m. January 8 and May 21, 2018 Cost: $40/session (includes dinner) Women are different. Not just in our bodies, but in the ways that we think, feel, and connect with the Spirit. These ongoing gatherings seek to nurture women’s spirituality through reflection, input, sharing and prayer. Join us… Read more

A Day of Respite & Insight For Caregivers – 1/18/18

Facilitator: John Collins, CsSr Thursday, January 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $125 (includes lunch) Serving persons with chronic illness or disabilities is a rewarding endeavor, but often places extreme demands on the caregiver. They can become overwhelmed by stress, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue. This retreat is a time of respite for caregivers to… Read more

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Day of Reflection & Wellness for Female Veterans – 1/13/2018

To register call 215-934-6206. The “Coming Home, Becoming Whole” program offers retreat opportunities for returning and those that serve vets to address the spiritual dimension of healing from the trauma of war, to unmask the wound and contagion of violence in our society, and to reveal streams of transforming grace through the experience of Veterans. The retreats… Read more

New Retreat Brochures Are Here

Each of the programs in our new brochure offers a remarkable opportunity to learn, pray, reflect, awaken your heart, heal in nature, create, or just be. We hope that you find in these offerings, one or more that draw you into this sanctuary of trees, a sanctuary of mercy. Whether you come for a private or… Read more

View the New Work & Spirit Brochure

Our Work & Spirit programs are designed to provide breathing space for professionals to reflect on their values and hopes for their work, for their lives and for society. Our retreats range from one to several days and can be customized to the unique needs of your organization. Come to Cranaleith explore what humanizes the workplace,… Read more