Cranaleith, a sanctuary of trees, 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.

Featured Program

Summer Book Circle: Enlivened Faith Through Creation and Culture (5-week Series)

Join us for a 5-part book circle conversation series as we explore “Replenishing the Earth” by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai. Together, we will embark on a journey to bridge the gap between our fractured planet and ourselves, drawing upon the timeless wisdom enshrined within our spiritual heritage. Learn more & register HERE.


Cranaleith From Home

Let’s Stay Connected

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.

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Bring Your Group to Our Conference Center!

Cranaleith is an ideal and affordable location to host meetings, workshops and retreats.We welcome businesses, non-profits, groups of all faiths, community organizations, and more.We invite you to experience our beautiful grounds, delicious food, caring and professional staff, and free, onsite parking with close proximity to major transit– all just outside of Center City Philadelphia.

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A blue and white logo with the words statement of commitment from the board of directors.