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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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Ad Lumina Christi
Nov 13 - 17, 2017


Blessed Teresa Of Calcutta
Nov 17 - 19, 2017


Flame Of Love
Dec 15 - 17, 2017



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

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Thanksgiving IHM

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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Retiro Para Hombres En Español

Retiro para Hombres En Español En Malvern, PA ¿Cuando? Viernes 24 a Domingo 26 de Nov. 2017 ¿Tema? El Encuentro con el Medico Divino ¿Dirigido por? Padre John Meyers[...]

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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

A Huge Very Small Matter

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November 22, 2017 – Wednesday of the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time Saint Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr   Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com)   Click for: Readings for[...]

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Thanksgiving, Malvern Retreat House Style

By Anne M. McGlone Thanksgiving for Malvern Retreat House members is more than just another holiday.  Retreatants during the weekend of Thanksgiving host a retreat entitled the Thanksgiving IHM[...]

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The Word on the Street

By: Michael Norton, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Malvern Retreat House Some people love the early morning. They spend quiet time with the Lord in prayer and reflection. What[...]

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Malvern Retreat House President practices CPR and First Aid with Red Cross today. Staff training too.

#ThanksgivingIHM retreat for men this weekend at #MalvernRetreat. Check it out.

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks to our retreatants for the spiritual gifts you've shared with us here at Malvern! #malvernretreat #manyblessings

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