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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

Our Lady Queen Of Peace
Jul 20 - 22, 2018


L. J. Ferdinand-Hazleton
Jul 20 - 22, 2018


Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled[...]
Jul 27 - 29, 2018



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

Joanne Bouvier, Retreatant

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Our Lady Queen Of Peace

A traditional retreat for men. All men are welcome. Our traditional retreats include Mass, conferences (talks), private Adoration, Stations of the Cross and much more. Retreat Director: Fr. John Large[...]

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L. J. Ferdinand-Hazleton

A traditional retreat for men. All men are welcome. This retreat includes Mass, conferences (talks), Stations of the Cross, private adoration and much more.   Cost: $245, including all meals

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Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled – Finding Peace in a Stressful World


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Daily Reflection

Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

Monday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time

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A Minute from Malvern               July 16, 2018 – Monday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time, Memorial of Our Lady of Carmel . ….. Father[...]

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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Lectionary: 104

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 104 Reading 1 Am 7:12-15 Amaziah, priest of Bethel, said to Amos, “Off with you, visionary, flee to the land of Judah! There[...]

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Lectionary: 101

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 101 Reading 1 Ez 2:2-5 As the LORD spoke to me, the spirit entered into me and set me on my feet, and[...]

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Today is the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. In 1251, she appeared to St. Simon Stock and gave him the Brown Scapular. Mother and Ornament of Carmel, pray for us! #catholic #feastday #ourlady #prayer #malvernretreathouse

Today is the feast day of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. Known as the Lily of the Mohawks, she is an example of courage and humility for all young women today. St. Kateri, pray for us! #catholic #saint #prayer #feastday #malvernretreathouse

Pope John Paul II once said that, "Because the needs of the "harvest" are so great, all the members of God's People must grow in the awareness of 'being called.'" How has God been calling you in your own life? #catholic #malvernretreathouse #comeasyouare #jesus

TENT REVIVAL IS COMING TO MALVERN RETREAT HOUSE! Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 7th! It will be a day filled with prayer, praise, preaching, and family fun activities. All are welcome! #tentrevival #catholic #philadelphia #malvernretreathouse #prayer

Today's Gospel contains the story of the woman with the hemorrhages, whose faith in Jesus brings about healing. How have you been saved by faith? Do you trust completely in the Lord? #gospel #courage #faith #catholic #malvernretreathouse

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