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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 Of Perpetual Help
Aug 23 - 25, 2019

 

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Family Labor Day
Aug 30 - Sep 1, 2019

 

First Friday Breakfast
Sep 6, 2019

 

 

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Our Stories

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

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Our Lady Of Perpetual Help

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. Cost: $250, including meals

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Family Labor Day

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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

Wednesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time

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Wednesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time – August 21, 2019 Deacon Anthony J. Cincotta Memorial of Saint Pius X, Pope Judges 9:6-15 Psalm 21:2-3, 4-5, 6-7 Matthew[...]

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Message from Pope Francis

A Message from Pope Francis’ today at noon to the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Feast of the of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary[...]

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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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