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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


Charismatics Healing Retreat
Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2018


Casting Nets
Jul 27 - 29, 2018



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

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Archbishop Fitzmaurice

A traditional retreat for men. All men are welcome. This retreat includes Mass, conferences (talks), Stations of the Cross, private adoration and much more! (*Please note the St. Padre[...]

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Ignatian Silent Retreat

A Hungry Heart:  Discerning God’s Will in Everyday Choices! This retreat includes ten (10) conferences and will be conducted in silence.

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Mothers Of Children With Disabilities

Mothers of Children with Disabilities Retreat Day This special day is for mothers who are raising children with disabilities and also those who have adult children with disabilities.  Grandmothers[...]

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Daily Reflection

Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

What Voice do we Hear?

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A Minute from Malvern – What Voice do we Hear?              April 23, 2018 – Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter . I am[...]

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Fourth Sunday of Easter, Lectionary: 50

Fourth Sunday of Easter -This is the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.  This includes your own as well as those called to priesthood and religious life.  However, regarding[...]

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My Mom, A Child Before God

By Lesia Petrizio, A Women of Malvern. Faith is believing when there is no proof!  My faith is my greatest gift from Abba. One of the gifts that I receive[...]

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More exciting news from Malvern Retreat! We are excited to be offering an all-new retreat for those struggling with addictions this June! Gethsemani Ways Ministries is running this powerful weekend of healing and reconciliation. Don't miss out - register today! #comeasyouare

It's tee time at Malvern Retreat House! Our annual Golf Classic is May 7 at Cedarbrook Country Club. The event includes a silent & live auction, golfing, and a buffet dinner. You can register for the whole day, or just the evening!
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Mark your calendars for October 7! Malvern Retreat House's first ever Tent Revival is coming up and you don't want to miss it. #tentrevival #catholic #prayer #malvernretreathouse #comeasyouare

All women are welcome to join us for our Women's Tea on Sunday, May 6 at 2pm. Sarah Christmyer, co-developer and Founding Editor of "The Great Bible Adventure," is leading a discussion on The Power of Joy! Register today! #femininity #catholic #women #joy #malvernretreathouse

Happy 91st birthday to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI! "The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for comfort - you were made for greatness!" #malvernretreathouse #benedictxvi #pope #prayer #catholic

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