From the Executive Director: Charlene Flaherty

From the Executive Director: Charlene Flaherty

With winter passing and the dawn of Spring, I have become increasingly aware of the need to tend and cultivate. As any good gardener knows, when we fail to plant, water and weed, nature has a way of following its own course. A different but also compelling example is the need to attend to our homes and investments. If we fail to maintain these fruits of our labor, they may be squandered. For twenty years, Cranaleith has borne the burden of all of the demands we have placed on her. During this time, she lovingly welcomed more than 53,000 people...

Welcoming New Board Members

Welcoming New Board Members

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to our Board of Directors. Stephen G. Hart is Vice President of Human Resources and Human Capital Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Dr. Maureen O’Connell is Chair the Department of Religion and Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at La Salle University. Mr. Stephen Hart joins Cranaleith’s Board following many years of service on our Work & Spirit Advisory Committee and as a program presenter. Steve resides in Willow Grove, PA. He holds a BS degree in Marketing from La Salle University and an MS degree in Organizational Dynamics from the...

Cranaleith Launches Brand New Website!

Cranaleith Launches Brand New Website!

After months of hard work and dedication from our staff, we are excited to debut our new website! From compelling imagery to color scheme to typeface, this beautifully designed site highlights Cranaleith’s natural beauty and mission of healing and transformation. Visitors can enjoy a more user-friendly experience while learning about our extensive selection of retreats, programs and services. New web features include: a brand new online catalog searchable by date or desired topic area; detailed descriptions and images of rental spaces and accommodations; a user-friendly online registration and payment system; an enhanced donor gateway allowing for recurring and designated donations; a blog and social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram). Technical support for...

Introducing New Program Director, Kathleen McCauley

Introducing New Program Director, Kathleen McCauley

We are pleased to welcome new Program Director, Kathleen McCauley to the Cranaleith family. Trained in the areas of pastoral ministry, clinical pastoral work and spiritual direction, Kathleen has developed and facilitated retreats for churches, groups and individuals. She has extensive experience in 12 Step Spirituality, as well as in personal and career discernment. Her prayers and spiritual writings have been published by Abbey Press and she is a regular contributor to Ruby for Women, a Christian women’s magazine. Kathleen McCauley, who is not related to Sisters of Mercy founder, Catherine McAuley, describes herself as a “deep diver,” wanting to experience the world, others and...

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