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The Malvern Retreat House  has suspended activities based on the directives of local, county, state and federal authorities. We ask for your patience as we work to restructure our calendar in the midst of this very fluid situation. We want to support the national and local efforts to stop the spread of the virus. The situation will be continually evaluated. 


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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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First Friday Breakfast
May 1, 2020


Women’s Tea
May 3, 2020


Mothers Of Children With Disabilities
May 5, 2020



Our Grounds

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Our History

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


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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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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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Women’s Tea

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Mothers Of Children With Disabilities

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Daily Reflection

Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

Monday of the Fifth Week of Lent

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Monday of the Fifth Week of Lent March 30, 2020 Deacon Anthony J. Cincotta Assistant Director for Retreat Ministry   Book of the Prophet Daniel 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62[...]

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Words from the Pope’s Blessing

Last week, the Holy Father shared the most extrordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing. His words are gift to the world! Today, ponder and pray and let this message give[...]

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A new perspective

Today, we wanted to share these inspiring and encouraging words from Father Richard Hendrick from Donegal, Ireland. Yes there is fear. Yes there is isolation. Yes there is panic[...]

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Today’s Gospel relates the well known story of Martha & Mary. In our world, it can be much easier to focus on “doing” rather than “being.” However the Lord invites us to do the opposite: to rest and receive what the… https://www.instagram.com/p/B0Li2DqFe-k/?igshid=196hhlvfynlgd

This past weekend, @WomenOfGrace gave THREE great retreats at Malvern Retreat: the Annual Women of Grace retreat, Benedicta Leadership Institute, and Young Women of Grace. It was a beautiful and grace filled… https://www.instagram.com/p/B0D2mU4FnAI/?igshid=15notaofdvang

Happy Fourth of July from Malvern Retreat House! God Bless America! #godbless #america #catholic #prayer

We have entered Holy Week in preparation for the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of our Lord! How are you accompanying Jesus this week? #palmsunday #holyweek #jesus #lent #easter #catholic

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://www.instagram.com/p/Buq8GvQHqAL/?utm_source=ig_twitter_share&igshid=xuqg6yy8db4j

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