Memorial in Bloom

Memorial in Bloom

For the employees at Selzer Company in Warrington, PA, Donna Arnold was more than just an accountant and coworker for 20 years. For them, she was a shining light. “Everyone loved her. She was the best. She touched every person with kindness,” said Elizabeth “Liz” Kenney who works at Selzer. When Donna passed away “rather suddenly” earlier this year, her colleagues at Selzer knew they wanted to honor her life and legacy. Liz Keeney had an idea: Plant a memorial tree and plaque at Cranaleith Spiritual Center and have a memorial service at the tree. Liz is no stranger to...

It Only Takes a Moment

It Only Takes a Moment

Video: “It Only Takes a Moment,” written and performed by Steve Hart, Cranaleith Board Chair. It only takes a moment to support the work of Cranaleith. Your support helps us to fulfill our mission to offer a contemplative space for all those seeking wholeness and transformation for themselves and society. We are committed to making Cranaleith accessible to all, especially to persons who are poor and those who work in solidarity with them. We seek to invite those at the center of need and those at the center of influence to reflection, reverent dialogue, and meaningful partnerships. It only takes...

New Executive Director Announcement

New Executive Director Announcement

A Message from Cranaleith Board Chair, Steve Hart Dear Cranaleith Community, Since the retirement of Deborah Kost in February, the Board of Directors has been engaged in a regional search for Cranaleith’s next Executive Director. Working with the non-profit executive search firm Lambert and Associates, and including input from many of Cranaleith’s staff, volunteers, donors, and community partners, the Board of Directors unanimously voted to hire Dawn Hayward, PhD, as Cranaleith’s new Executive Director. Dawn began in this role on Tuesday, June 7, and I join the Board in sharing our excitement at having Dawn take the reins of leadership...

Cranaleith's "Ski" Ulinski Remembered

Cranaleith's "Ski" Ulinski Remembered

Zigmont “Ski” Ulinski 1940 – 2022 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 Guests who have come to Cranaleith over the past 23 years experienced a man whose presence grew from the heart of Cranaleith’s mission. Ski offered a hospitality that was simple, compassionate, joyous and generous. Accompanied by his golden retrievers who extended the same gifts, we often found him chatting with guests in a way that was utterly other-centered and accepting. Men and women from every walk of life found Cranaleith “common ground” because of Ski....