As I was approaching retirement from a long career in Philadelphia City government, I started to think about what was...
Gaelic for “sanctuary of trees,” Cranaleith is a retreat and conference center for 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.
The Holy in Nature: A Reflective Photography Workshop
This workshop will provide all three parts of the reflective process: spending time in nature, taking pictures of it and reflecting with them afterwards to enter more deeply into their connection with the greater Mystery of Life. Learn more and register HERE.
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Our monthly e-newsletter, Cranaleith From Home, offers reflections, prayers, videos, audio, and other resources to help you find contemplation, healing, and renewal at home. Plus, you can stay connected to the Cranaleith community and many of the events and programs offered. Subscribe today by clicking HERE.
Stories from the Mercy Station: Summer 2022
Each Wednesday from July 6 to August 3, campers (5 years-old and up) and counselors from the Cambodian Association of...
Cranaleith Program Director On Popular Podcast
Bernadette Rudolph, program director at Cranaleith Spiritual Center in Philadelphia and a certified Spiritual Director, was a guest on the...
Let us take one day only in hands at a time. Resolve to do good today and better tomorrow.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The happy heart runs with the river, floats on the air, lifts to the music, soars with the eagle, hopes with the prayer.