The Center for Spiritual Enlightenment

Rita O'Connor is a member of the Pastoral Committee here at CSE.  She is an NSAC ordained Spiritualist minister who has served CSE for many years, both on the board and as a speaker and healer.  Rita has a background in education and in IT, with degrees from the University of Maryland.  She currently does work for the Fairfax County Board of Education, and enjoys helping adult students achieve their dreams.  She also freelances as a consultant and runs a small business coaching individuals in computer skills. Rita co-authored A Book of Spiritualist Prayer which is available through the NSAC bookstore, and her articles are published occasionally in The National Spiritualist Summit. 

July 23rd
Rev. Deirdre O'Hara

August 6th
Rev. Leonard Justinian

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. 

August 13th
Melody Krafft

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. 

July 9th
Rev. Leonard Justinian


The Reverend Leonard Justinian is a NSAC Ordained Minister, Certified Medium, and Commissioned Spiritualist Healer. He is also a member of the CSE Pastoral Committee and a CSE member. He served for several years at the Church of Two Worlds in Georgetown as minister. Presently Rev. Justinian teaches psychic development, mediumship, and gives readings at CSE. Rev. Justinian is a world class watercolor artist whose paintings are in collections all over the world.


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.

Sunday Service Speakers
July - August 2017

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The Reverend Leonard Justinian is a NSAC Ordained Minister, Certified Medium, and Commissioned Spiritualist Healer. He is also a member of the CSE Pastoral Committee and a CSE member. He served for several years at the Church of Two Worlds in Georgetown as minister. Presently Rev. Justinian teaches psychic development, mediumship, and gives readings at CSE. Rev. Justinian is a world class watercolor artist whose paintings are in collections all over the world.

July 2nd
Melody Krafft

​The Reverend Deirdre O’Hara is a member of the Pastoral Committee at CSE, who also serves on the CSE Board of Directors and the Membership Committee.  In her private life, she is a Funeral Director and Embalmer licensed in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. Deirdre has been serving families in this healing profession since 1973.  She is also a Reiki Master and volunteers at a local hospital and hospice for patients, families and staff. In her spare time Deirdre enjoys her cats, goldfish pond and all her backyard animals.

July 16th
Rev. Rita O'Connor

July 30th

​Rev. Ragu Pasupulati