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Retreats, Reflections & Special Events

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

Spirit Power
Dec 8, 2020


San Francisco
Nov 27 - 28, 2020


Thanksgiving IHM
Nov 27 - 28, 2020



Our Grounds

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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.

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San Francisco

Due to COVID this Retreat has been cancelled. We look forward to hosting this group in 2021.

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Thanksgiving IHM

DOWNLOAD/VIEW SCHEDULE To ensure the safety of retreatants and staff, Malvern Retreat has sanitized all buildings and is operating in accordance with the CDC, Chester County Health Department and[...]

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Advent Day Of Recollection

Join us for a Day of Recollection with Father James McGuinn. Our theme will be “Christmas is coming – Advent…ually” – Learning to Pray Patiently in an Impatient World.[...]

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Daily Reflection

Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

Monday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

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Monday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time November 23, 2020 Deacon Anthony J. Cincotta Saint Marty Magdalen Parish, Media, PA   Memorial Feast:    Pope Saint Clement I[...]

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November 21, 2020 Last weekend, Malvern Retreat House sponsored a retreat for married couples with Johnnette and Jack Williams. It was a beautiful weekend and it was good to[...]

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Mass of Remembrance

On November 15th, Malvern Retreat House broadcast our Annual Mass of Remembrance from our Chapel. This month Catholics celebrate the Feast of All Saints and remember the souls of[...]

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