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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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Featured Retreats & Events

Discover what Malvern means to you.

Young Adult Emmaus Retreat
Jun 28 - 29, 2019


Benedicta Leadership
Jul 11 - 12, 2019


Women Of Grace Retreat
Jul 12 - 14, 2019



Our Grounds

Explore the beauty of Malvern Retreat House’s facilities, chapels and shrines.


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Our History

Discover our rich, century-long history as a Catholic Retreat Destination.


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Our Stories

Hear the beautiful testimonials of lives transformed at Malvern Retreat House.


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I felt peace the moment I drove onto Malvern’s grounds.

Joanne Bouvier, Retreatant

Access timely spiritual reflections, blogs and news from Malvern Retreat House. Explore Now

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Young Adult Emmaus Retreat

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Benedicta Leadership

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Women Of Grace Retreat

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Daily Reflection

Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

The Malvern Minute will be returning soon!

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We are currently determining the new format for the Malvern Minute.  It will be available again soon – Prosit!

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Happy Father’s Day

Mark Poletunow, President of Malvern Retreat House For many of us, the meaning of Father’s Day takes on evolving significance as our life experience changes. For many years, it[...]

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Scarred and Sacred

By Jeannine Peters, a Woman of Malvern May is the birth month of the great saint, John Paul II whose entire life could be viewed as a summation of[...]

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Happy New Year & Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God from Malvern Retreat House! Wishing you all Christ's peace and blessing in 2019. Make sure to check out all of the exciting upcoming retreats in 2019 at Malvern! #malvernretreathouse #2019 #newyear #catholic

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