March 14, 2018

Addiction Retreats Coming to Malvern Retreat

Addiction Retreats Coming to Malvern Retreat By:  Anne M. McGlone, Director of Marketing This past weekend while giving a retreat in the beautiful McShain-Horstmann Family Life Center a mother approached me and asked, “Could you please let me know when you are going to have retreats for mothers like[...]

January 31, 2018

Daddy, Does God Wear a Belt?

Daddy, Does God Wear a Belt? .By Bob Iatesta, Man of Malvern –  I’m writing this around a significant date which has a lot of meaning for me and our family.   Along with the anniversary of Roe VS Wade, January 22 was the date of my Dad’s death and[...]

January 25, 2018

A Snowy Discovery

A Snow Discovery Debra Benson, a Woman of Malvern –  On January 1st, I woke up to a new year with a feeling of dread.  I have always had[...]

January 23, 2018

It is time we stop people, what’s that sound?

By Michael Norton, V.P. Malvern Retreat House –  Walking with 500,000 people down Constitution Avenue in Washington D.C., the famous Buffalo-Springfield song played in my mind (with a few[...]

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January 5, 2018

Take 3 minutes and read Pope Francis’ list of New Year’s Resolutions

By: Michael Norton, Vice President, Malvern Retreat House It is that time of year when many of us make our New Year’s resolutions.  No doubt, as we reflect on[...]

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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[...]

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[...]

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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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