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March 25, 2024

Going On Retreat During Lent and Easter

Attending a Catholic retreat can be immensely rewarding. It provides an opportunity to strengthen one’s spiritual connection and faith. Lent and the Easter Season are especially powerful times to go on retreat. Malvern Retreat House, the nation’s oldest lay-owned Catholic retreat center is one of the best places in[...]

March 21, 2024

Saint Joseph: Custos

Malvern Retreat House is specially dedicated to the care of St. Joseph. The property is often called “St. Joseph in the Hills.” Tradition holds it was St. Joseph’s intervention over 100 years ago which brought the Laymen’s Retreat League to the Cox Mansion in Malvern. Saint Joseph stands as[...]

February 9, 2024

President’s Day Blog – George Washington’s Catholic Conversion

George Washington’s Catholic conversion has been the source of intrigue and speculation since his death on December 14, 1799. For 225 years, Catholics and historians alike have debated the[...]

December 21, 2023

Embracing Tranquility: The ProfoundAdvantages of Attending an AdventRetreat

“Yes, I am coming soon.” – Rev. 22:20 As the holiday season approaches, amidst the hustle and bustle, there exists a serene opportunity for reflection and spiritual rejuvenation –[...]

November 20, 2023

Divine Gratitude: Thanksgiving’s Resonance in Catholic Retreats

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, it’s easy to lose sight of the profound connections between gratitude, spirituality, and the rejuvenation of the soul. As we[...]

November 3, 2023

All Souls’ Day: A Day of Remembrance and

In the crisp, autumn air of early November, we find a day that transcends the earthly realm, a day when the veil between the living and the departed grows[...]

October 17, 2023

October: A Month of Devotion to the Holy Rosary

October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. This month commemorates the Victory at Lepanto, a pivotal event for the Church and a significant moment in the history of the[...]

October 11, 2023

Mrs. Antonia Acutis Visits Malvern

Sunday October 1, 2023 was a beautiful and momentous day at Malvern Retreat House. Mrs. Acutis’ visit officially opened Malvern’s new Blessed Carlo Acutis Shrine and Center for Eucharistic[...]

September 20, 2023

Making a Good Retreat:  A Guide to a Transformative Experience

Retreat from the noise.  Hear God’s voice. In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of peace, reflection, and spiritual growth have become increasingly difficult but all together more important. Catholic[...]

September 14, 2023

Embracing the Solemnity of Our Lady of Sorrows: A September Devotion

Fall is in the air. At Malvern Retreat House, fall is a particularly beautiful time. The leaves on Malvern’s campus are just starting to change color. Mornings are a[...]

August 30, 2023

Summer 2023 Retreat Recap

Malvern Retreat House has had its busiest summer in almost a century! In the past, summers at Malvern were slower paced. Fewer retreat groups visited campus. But this year,[...]

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