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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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Legion of Mary – for Men[...]
Oct 26 - 28, 2018


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First Friday Breakfast
Nov 2, 2018


ave maria men's retreat

Ave Maria/Furey Memorial
Nov 2 - 4, 2018



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

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Legion of Mary – for Men and Women, Silent Retreat

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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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Ave Maria/Furey Memorial

A traditional retreat for men. All men are welcome. This retreat includes Mass, conferences (talks), Stations of the Cross, private adoration and much more! Cost: $245, including meals

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Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

Monday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

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A Minute from Malvern               October 22, 2018 –  Monday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time, Pope John Paul II . Father John Meyers, Rector[...]

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Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Mission Sunday, Lectionary: 146

  Reading 1 Is 53:10-11 The LORD was pleased to crush him in infirmity. If he gives his life as an offering for sin, he shall see his descendants[...]

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Defeat Evil

Dr. Rocco Leonard Martino October 7, 2018 Ladies and Gentlemen, good afternoon! Welcome to this first Malvern Tent Revival.  Thank you for coming and making our planning efforts successful.[...]

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Join us at Malvern for an Evening of Reflection with Heather Makowicz. Heather is a certified spiritual director and leader in prayer ministry at her parish. She will be speaking on how we can allow Jesus to come close to us. Mark your calendars for December 3! #pray #malvern

Join us for a Women's Retreat this November 16 - 18, led by Marty Rotella! This St. Teresa of Calcutta retreat is about how "Love will heal our brokenness." All women are welcome to register, whether it's your first retreat, or your twentieth! #malvernretreathouse #comeasyouare

Today is the 40th anniversary of the papacy of Pope St. John Paul II!

Join Spirit Power Ministries for a powerful one-day retreat this December! Musician, songwriter, and retreat master Marty Rotella will be leading this retreat on Jesus' "Waiting Arms." Fr. Stephen DeLacy and Anna Iatesta will also be speaking! Sign up today. #malvernretreathouse

Today is the feast of St. Teresa of Avila! This Carmelite nun was one of the greatest theologians of contemplative life, writing several spiritual classics that are still prominent in the Church today. Most of all, her deep love for Jesus inspired many to follow Him. #saint #pray

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