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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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Matt Talbot #57
Mar 22 - 24, 2019

 

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Matt Talbot #107
Mar 29 - 31, 2019

 

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Matt Talbot #8
Mar 29 - 31, 2019

 

 

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Our History

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Our Stories

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

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

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Matt Talbot #57

A recovery retreat for men. Our Matt Talbot Retreats are held on designated weekends and devote time for spirituality in recovery from alcoholism. Our retreats bring together a group[...]

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Matt Talbot #107

A recovery retreat for men. Our Matt Talbot Retreats are held on designated weekends and devote time for spirituality in recovery from alcoholism. Our retreats bring together a group[...]

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Matt Talbot #8

A recovery retreat for men. Our Matt Talbot Retreats are held on designated weekends and devote time for spirituality in recovery from alcoholism. Our retreats bring together a group[...]

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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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Recent Abortion Legislation in New York and Virginia

By Dr. Rocco Martino, a Man of Malvern Recently, the Legislatures of New York and Virginia passed legislation that would allow abortion up to the moment of birth, and[...]

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2019 Art Show – Art Watch

January 30, 2019 Episode of Art Watch:

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It’s Ash Wednesday! As we enter into these 40 days of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, we pause to reflect and repent. How is the Lord calling you to draw close to Him during Lent? #ashes… https://t.co/JGVdwrl0jq

Lent starts in a little under a week! How are you challenging yourself to grow closer to the Lord this Lenten season?
Check out our @MalvernRetreat calendar for new retreats and… https://t.co/uUApXfnWaP

Announcing our 11th Annual Golf Classic! Mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 11.
Please note that this year, we will be in a location: Whitemarsh Valley Country Club. Contact Tara… https://t.co/DNoFGg7xn6

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

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