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The United States’ Largest & Oldest Catholic Retreat Center


Malvern Retreat House is a nationally-renowned retreat destination that has been serving people from all walks of life since 1912. Nestled in the rolling hills of Malvern, Pennsylvania, the retreat center has been a place of prayer, healing, joy and conversion for more than a million people. Over the years, retreatants have traveled here from the suburban Philadelphia area, all 50 states and several countries. We invite you to come as you are and join us for a retreat.

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DRE Retreat
Jun 2 - 3, 2020

 

First Friday Breakfast
Jun 5, 2020

 

Our Lady Of Lourdes
Jun 5 - 7, 2020

 

 

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Our Stories

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DRE Retreat

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, programs and retreats have been suspended.  Thank you for your understanding.   Retreat Flyer Malvern Retreat House Invites You To Attend A Retreat for[...]

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First Friday Breakfast

DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 SITUATION THIS GATHERING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE LOOK FORWARD TO RESUMING THIS FIRST FRIDAY MASS AS SOON AS WE ARE ABLE. Each first Friday[...]

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Our Lady Of Lourdes

DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION THIS RETREAT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. A traditional retreat for men. All men are welcome. Our traditional retreats include Mass, conferences (talks), private Adoration, Stations[...]

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Daily Reflection

Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter

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Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter May 30, 2020 Deacon Anthony J. Cincotta Assistant director for Retreat Ministry   Acts of the Apostles 28:16-20, 30-31 Psalm 11 John[...]

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Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Sunday May 31, 2020 Deacon Anthony J. Cincotta Assistant Director for Retreat Ministry   Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11 Psalm 104 First Letter of Saint Paul to the[...]

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The Power of Prayer

Did Pope Francis’ Prayers Stop the Worst of COVID19 In Italy?

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Today’s Gospel relates the well known story of Martha & Mary. In our world, it can be much easier to focus on “doing” rather than “being.” However the Lord invites us to do the opposite: to rest and receive what the… https://www.instagram.com/p/B0Li2DqFe-k/?igshid=196hhlvfynlgd

This past weekend, @WomenOfGrace gave THREE great retreats at Malvern Retreat: the Annual Women of Grace retreat, Benedicta Leadership Institute, and Young Women of Grace. It was a beautiful and grace filled… https://www.instagram.com/p/B0D2mU4FnAI/?igshid=15notaofdvang

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We have entered Holy Week in preparation for the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of our Lord! How are you accompanying Jesus this week? #palmsunday #holyweek #jesus #lent #easter #catholic

It’s Ash Wednesday! As we enter into these 40 days of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, we pause to reflect and repent. How is the Lord calling you to draw close to Him during Lent? #ashes… https://www.instagram.com/p/Buq8GvQHqAL/?utm_source=ig_twitter_share&igshid=xuqg6yy8db4j

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