Reflect Renew Restore

Gaelic for “sanctuary of trees,” Cranaleith offers space to those who wish to reflect on what matters deeply in their lives, renew their spirit for life and work, or restore themselves from life’s traumas. Individuals and groups are invited to participate in retreats and other programs in a spirit-rekindling environment of well-being, respect, and harmony. Cranaleith is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy.

Upcoming Programs and Retreats

Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Spirituality of Play -- CANCELLED
10:00 am
The Spirituality of Play This program has been cancelled. Come learn of the ways we experience God and grace through play. Enter into prayer and playfulness in a way that will transform you and the...
Contemplative Photography- Being Who You Are, Bringing a Creative Spirit to Your Prayers with Bro. Mickey McGrath, OSFS
9:00 am
Contemplative Photography/Mandala Retreat – Contemplative Photography/Mandala Retreat – Being Who You Are, Bringing a Creative Spirit to Your Prayers with Bro. Mickey McGrath, OSFS The perfect retreat to rejuvenate your contemplative spirit and seek new...
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Engaging Active Hope Kick-Off Event
9:30 am
Engaging Active Hope Kick-Off Event Download flyer How can we respond to the crisis of sustainability unfolding in our world? Active Hope addresses the challenges of climate change and draws on the work of the...
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
A Mural Pilgrimage
10:00 am
A Mural Pilgrimage Philadelphia’s world-renowned murals are as inspirational as they are beautiful. Our guide and mural expert, Maureen O’Connell author and Associate Professor and Chair of the Religion and Theology Department at LaSalle University,...
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Finding God in Ordinary Time
1:00 pm
Finding God in Ordinary Time Author, public speaker and educator Christine Eberle passionately explores the connections between Scripture, spirituality and everyday life. Following the invitation of St. Ignatius Loyola to “find God in all things,”...
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fall Harvest Festival
12:00 pm
Fall Harvest Festival Download flyer This family-friendly afternoon will include a farmers market, white elephant, vendors, food, face painting, basket raffles and tours our historic home. Our Gift Shop will be open all afternoon. St....

Plan Your Meeting

Beautiful grounds, peaceful ambiance, healthy meals,  and meeting rooms – for groups as small as 10 or as large as 100  – make the perfect setting for your next meeting or retreat.

Group holding a meeting at Cranaleith Spiritual Center