Ani Rinchen Khandro became ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1988.  In addition to participating in Kunzang Palyul Chӧling's (KPC) 24 hour prayer vigil and being an active member of the KPC community, Ani Rinchen has facilitated beginning meditation at the temple, talked about Buddhism in the Montgomery County public schools, shared meditation practices with the Interfaith Meditation Initiative and taken Buddhist teachings and practices into the Maryland State Correctional System.   Her practice is to accomplish the two-fold purpose: the benefit of self and the benefit of other. Ani Rinchen's life is full, sometimes very challenging, and always becoming wider in scope and deeper in understanding and compassion.

February 3rd
Susan Luck

​​​​December 9th
Rev. Rosemary Calderalo

Karen Clark-Stone serves the CSE as a member of the Board of Directors and the Membership Committee.  In addition to serving as a CSE student healer, Karen is a Reiki Master, a certified Level 1 and 2 Spring Forest Qigong (chee-gong) Instructor and certified Spring Forest Qigong Healer. She leads a qigong practice group that meets at the CSE.  Karen volunteers as a Reiki Practitioner at the Virginia Hospital Center Reiki Program for Oncology patients.  She’s also a faculty member and volunteer at the Institute for the Advancement of Service in Alexandria. Karen is a retired Registered Nurse, having last served as an Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health nurse at the Department of Veteran Affairs.


The Rev. Dr. Rosemary Calderalo is an NSAC ordained minister and holds the NSAC credentials of certified medium, commissioned healer and National Spiritualist Teacher. She is a member of the Morris Pratt Institute as well as a member here at CSE.  Among other volunteer work, Rosemary serves as the General Secretary for the International Spiritualist Federation.  Her focus on healing first brought her to a Spiritualist church in 2006; she has served churches throughout the country and recently for the first time internationally at Seafordspirit Centre in the UK. Rosemary holds a doctorate in adult education and consults with nonprofit organizations on resource development. Originally from New York City, she now lives in Pasadena, MD.

December 16th
Melody Krafft

​​​​January 27th
Bonita Woods

Susan Luck’s grandmother was a medium. Although she did not know that until recently, she recalls her family telling her that "I was just like" my grandmother. At 25 she had an Near Death Experience from anaphylactic shock. She still has vivid memories of being on the ceiling of the ER looking down at the doctors working on her.She has taught many classes and spoken to many groups on such diverse topics as:  Handwriting Analysis, Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Create Your Own Success, Cyclotones (personal annual cycle of colors), and Past Life Regression. She studied with Dick Sutphen1 and was certified in hypnosis with a specialty in Past Life Regressions.  

Robyn received her spiritual training at The Journey Within and Morris Pratt Institute, as well as Arthur Findlay College in the UK. Working towards being ordained as a NSAC Spiritualist Minister, Robyn has had the gift of communicating with those that have crossed over since a very young age. She is able to hear, see and feel, smell and taste – using whatever mode of communication that Spirit wishes for her to use. Connecting with your guides and your loved ones in the Spirit World for the purpose of emotional healing or bringing unfinished business to a close, Robyn also gives guidance regarding relationships, career, family, health, and other issues of importance. Comforting people before they cross over is also very important. A practicing healer, both Spiritual and Reiki, Robyn does absentee healings as well as hands on and will pray for those that request prayer. 

The Rev. Dr. Rosemary Calderalo is an NSAC ordained minister and holds the NSAC credentials of certified medium, commissioned healer and National Spiritualist Teacher. She is a member of the Morris Pratt Institute as well as a member here at CSE.  Among other volunteer work, Rosemary serves as the General Secretary for the International Spiritualist Federation.  Her focus on healing first brought her to a Spiritualist church in 2006; she has served churches throughout the country and recently for the first time internationally at Seafordspirit Centre in the UK. Rosemary holds a doctorate in adult education and consults with nonprofit organizations on resource development. Originally from New York City, she now lives in Pasadena, MD.

December 30th
Susan Luck

February 17th
Robyn Wolf

December 23rd
Sharon Rogers

Melody Krafft holds a B.S. and M.A. degree in psychology and has studied Spiritualism, Mediumship and Psychic Sciences at the Arthur Findlay College in England, and at the Spiritualists’ National Union Church and School of Mediumship, The Journey Within.  She is a member of the International Absent Healing Team through the Inner Quest Foundation in Victoria, Canada. 

Sharon Rogers is a student with the Morris Pratt Institute pursuing credentialing in the ministry. In addition to becoming a minister her goals include becoming a Certified Medium, Commissioned Healer and most importantly a National Spiritualist Teacher. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors for the CSE as the Treasurer. Sharon’s spiritual path led her to the Center of Spiritual Enlightenment in 2010 to help people help themselves in pursuit of their spiritual path.

Susan Luck’s grandmother was a medium. Although she did not know that until recently, she recalls her family telling her that "I was just like" my grandmother. At 25 she had an Near Death Experience from anaphylactic shock. She still has vivid memories of being on the ceiling of the ER looking down at the doctors working on her.She has taught many classes and spoken to many groups on such diverse topics as:  Handwriting Analysis, Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Create Your Own Success, Cyclotones (personal annual cycle of colors), and Past Life Regression. She studied with Dick Sutphen1 and was certified in hypnosis with a specialty in Past Life Regressions.  

​​​​January 13th
Rev. Rosemary Calderalo

December 2nd
Ani Rinchen

Al was born into a Spiritualist family and is a 4th generation Spiritualist.  He has spent several years studying altered states of consciousness and practices as a trance healing medium.  When not involved with healing he devotes his time to the study and teaching of Spiritualist philosophy.  He has authored three books on Spiritualism and conducts workshops, lectures, and offers private healing sittings in Canada, England and the United States. 

February 24th
Rev. Ragu Pasupulati


The Rev. Dr. Rosemary Calderalo is an NSAC ordained minister and holds the NSAC credentials of certified medium, commissioned healer and National Spiritualist Teacher. She is a member of the Morris Pratt Institute as well as a member here at CSE.  Among other volunteer work, Rosemary serves as the General Secretary for the International Spiritualist Federation.  Her focus on healing first brought her to a Spiritualist church in 2006; she has served churches throughout the country and recently for the first time internationally at Seafordspirit Centre in the UK. Rosemary holds a doctorate in adult education and consults with nonprofit organizations on resource development. Originally from New York City, she now lives in Pasadena, MD.

Bonita Woods is one of only three PranaShakthi Master Teachers on the American Continent. She weaves this powerful and ancient Hindu practice with her Shamanic roots and ability to travel through dimensions. Additionally, Bonita is a Soul Realignment Healer and experienced Akashic Record Reader. With over 50 years of experience of visiting her personal Akashic Record, Bonita has learned multiple techniques and attunements for working with the Akasha as well as other dimensions of both Higher and Lower Plains. 

​​​​January 20th
Al Batten

The Reverend Ragu Pasupulati was ordained through the United Metaphysical Churches and has served as a minister, medium and healer for over 35 years. He also taught classes in healing and conducted séances during his years at the Arlington Metaphysical Chapel.

January 6th 

Karen Clark-Stone

The Center for Spiritual Enlightenment


​​​​February 10th
Rev. Rosemary Calderalo