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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

Peco/Good Shepherd
Feb 22 - 24, 2019


First Friday Breakfast
Mar 1, 2019


Pius Xii
Mar 1 - 3, 2019



Our Grounds

Explore the beauty of Malvern Retreat House’s facilities, chapels and shrines.


our grounds

Our History

Discover our rich, century-long history as a Catholic Retreat Destination.


our history

Our Stories

Hear the beautiful testimonials of lives transformed at Malvern Retreat House.


our stories

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

Joanne Bouvier, Retreatant

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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

The Malvern Minute will be returning soon!

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We are currently determining the new format for the Malvern Minute.  It will be available again soon – Prosit!

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2019 Art Show – Art Watch

January 30, 2019 Episode of Art Watch:

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The Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Alleluia, Alleluia. Rejoice and be glad, your reward will be great in Heaven. Alleluia, Alleluia. . A Reading from the holy Gospel according to St. Luke 6:17, 20-26 Jesus[...]

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Happy New Year & Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God from Malvern Retreat House! Wishing you all Christ's peace and blessing in 2019. Make sure to check out all of the exciting upcoming retreats in 2019 at Malvern! #malvernretreathouse #2019 #newyear #catholic

Today is the feast of St. John of the Cross. St. John is well known for his writings, and is a shining example to us on how to embrace the cross of Christ. St. John of the Cross, pray for us! #catholic #feast #saint #malvernretreathouse

Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas. Mother Mary, please enfold us in your mantle and guide us closer to your son. Our Lady of Guadalupe, pray for us!
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Today is the Feast of St. Nicholas! While nowadays, he has become a famous part of the Christmas season, back in the 4th century, he was famous for his generosity to the poor, protection of the wronged, and zeal for orthodoxy. St. Nicholas, pray for us! #catholic #advent #prayer

The Lord hears our prayers! How are you endeavoring to hope in the Lord this Advent?
#hope #advent #waiting #christmas #malvernretreathouse

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