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July 15, 2021

A Return to Mass

Archbishop Perez announced today that the Sunday obligation is restored as of August 15, 2021! This is wonderful news for the faithful throughout the Philadelphia Archdiocese. It is a great gift that we can attend Mass and receive the Eucharist and we pray that many who have been away[...]

 
July 14, 2021

Sunday Afternoons

Last Sunday, a group of retreatants from the Matt 57 Retreat Group made a visit to the retreat house. Father Jim McGuinn offered Mass for them and the group was able to gather and enjoy the grounds of Malvern.  The Matt 57 group is for men in recovery and[...]

 
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January 2, 2018

A High Speed Chase is Underway

By Anne M. McGlone, Director of Marketing When you start moving in the direction God is giving, unexpected, unexplainable, and amazing things start unfolding. The genius of any organization[...]

 
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December 18, 2017

Who Ate the Cookies?

Anne M. McGlone, Director of Marketing Oh my!  It’s that time of year again when the grandchildren gather at my house for homemade cookies, chocolate chip, snickerdoodles and butter[...]

 
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December 13, 2017

There Has Never Been A Bad Retreat

By Fran Gaspari, Immaculate Conception Retreat As you drive into the retreat house known as ‘MALVERN’ or ‘Saint Joseph’s-in-the-Hills’, you begin to sense the presence of ‘Holy Ground’ where[...]

 
December 11, 2017

Retreats2Go Premiers December 22

The first Retreats2Go will premier on Friday, December 22 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish in Media, PA at 7:00 PM. This one-hour retreat will feature three-time Grammy nominee, Marty[...]

 
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December 7, 2017

Bah Humbug – a Three Minute Reflection

By Anne M. McGlone, Director of Marketing Bah Humbug!  Do you repeat this cliché during the Advent and Christmas season?   Take a minute to thank God for this beautiful[...]

 
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December 5, 2017

Watching: A Reflection by Cardinal John Henry Newman

“Now I consider the word ‘watching,’ first used by our Lord, then by the favored Disciple, then by the two great Apostles, Peter and Paul, is a remarkable word;[...]

 
December 4, 2017

Fr. Larry Hess Miracle Prayer

By Anne M. McGlone, Director of Marketing Advent is a time of remembering those individuals in our lives who have drawn us closer to the Lord.  In reflecting upon[...]

 
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November 30, 2017

Poland Restricts Sunday Shopping

By Susan Brinkman In a bid to promote more family time, as well as to reaffirm its Christian roots, the government of Poland has passed a bill that will[...]

 
November 29, 2017

A Tent Revival is Coming!

An exciting line-up of retreat directors and events are planned for 2018 including a Tent Revival for the first time in Malvern Retreat House history. Mark your calendars for[...]

 
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