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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

Men’s Retreat with Father Larry Richards
Jun 8 - 9, 2018


Addictions Retreat
Jun 22 - 23, 2018


Charismatics Healing Retreat
Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2018



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

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St. Pius X

A traditional retreat for men. All men are welcome. This retreat includes Mass, conferences (talks), Stations of the Cross, private adoration and much more! Retreat Directors: Fr. Leonard Peterson[...]

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First Friday Breakfast

Each first Friday of the month, everyone is welcome to come to Malvern Retreat House for Mass, discussion and breakfast. No registration is necessary. Anyone who is staying for[...]

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Daily Reflection

Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

Mary, Mother of the Church

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A Minute from Malvern – Mary, Mother of the Church              May 21, 2018 – Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church . With one[...]

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Pentecost Sunday – Extended Vigil Lectionary: 62

With the publication of the Revised Roman Missal in 2011, the Vigil of Pentecost has been given an extended Vigil option from which the following readings are taken.   They[...]

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Make a Mess

By Dr. Rocco L. Martino “By keeping your eye on the ultimate goal, you lean into the mess and try to make the outcome a little better.” ― Jeff Fortenberry[...]

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Calling all priests! Malvern Retreat House is hosting an a "Priests' Preached" Retreat from June 11 - June 15 and all are welcome to attend. Fr. Matthew Palkowski, O.F.M. is directing this beautiful retreat. Register on our website, or call (610)644-0400. #priest #retreat

Run to the Blessed Mother this May! #blessedmother #Mary #catholic #prayer #malvernretreathouse #comeasyouare

Today is the Feast of the Ascension! As it is a Holy Day of Obligation, make sure you attend Mass! "... And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age."
- Matthew 28:20 #catholic #ascension #feastday #prayer #mass #malvernretreathouse

Did you know @FrLarryRichards is coming to @MalvernRetreat this June? He is leading a 24 hour retreat for men! Be sure to register TODAY to claim your spot! Call 610-644-0400 or sign up at this link: https://t.co/K6wP3qeVag
#catholic #men #retreat #beaman #malvernretreathouse

We are all on a pilgrimage home to heaven! Are you ready to celebrate Ascension Thursday? #ascension #johnhenrynewman #cardinal #malvernretreathouse #prayer

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