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

Advent: Hearing the Silent Cry: Living the Mystical Life
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Advent: Hearing the Silent Cry: Living the Mystical Life

Hearing the Silent Cry: Living the Mystical Life

We are all mystics. Come for a quiet Advent Day of exploring and nurturing your own mystical life. The mystical journey takes us into the heart of God, then back out into the world, transformed and acting in union with the love that we experience. Mystics hear and respond to “the silent cry”…all the cries and cares of humanity that are carried in the heart of God. To be a mystic is to open to the exquisite beauty of all life, embrace the fire of love, and then carry it into our suffering world as a source of healing and illumination. In these dark days, “Why not become Fire?”


Sharon Browning

Advent: Handel’s Messiah — CANCELLED
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Advent: Handel's Messiah -- CANCELLED

Handel’s Messiah

One of the most beloved music scores of all time is the “Messiah”. How often have you reveled in its glorious melodies? It is also a perfect meditation for the Advent season. Come, listen and pray with the rich scripture passages that are at the heart of this great holiday tradition.

Presenter: Marie Ann Ellmer, RSM

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