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November 1, 2018

Theology of the Home

By Megan Schrieber My people will live in a peaceful home, in peaceful houses, tranquil dwellings . -Isaiah 32:18 A welcoming home is a beacon of warmth in a world full of noise and busyness. As we gear up for the holiday season, we begin to transform our homes with[...]

 
October 24, 2018

Allowing Jesus to Come Close; a Reflection on an Upcoming New Retreat

By Heather Makowicz, Retreat Director for Malvern Retreat House With an invitation to accompany one of Jesus’ closest companions, the apostle Peter, in Matthew’s Gospel, I take  retreatants  on a journey to explore what it might have been like to step into Peter’s shoes, from when he was invited[...]

 
October 10, 2018

Defeat Evil

Dr. Rocco Leonard Martino October 7, 2018 Ladies and Gentlemen, good afternoon! Welcome to this first Malvern Tent Revival.  Thank you for coming and making our planning efforts successful.[...]

 
August 29, 2018

What is a Revival? Why Now?

By Anne M. McGlone, Director of Marketing With The Catholic Tent Revival coming on Sunday, October 7th here at Malvern Retreat House, a few people asked the question, “why[...]

 
June 22, 2018

Too Many Canes

TOO MANY CANES! Man of Malvern -Anonymous      I recently completed a Catholic Religious Retreat.  What I noticed did not exactly make me happy.  I saw TOO MANY CANES. [...]

 
June 12, 2018

My Family Changed Forever

My Family Changed Forever By Bob Iatesta, Man of Malvern   In my first blog, earlier this year, I shared how the Lord led me and my father into[...]

 
June 1, 2018

What Happened to Me in Adoration

What Happened to me in Adoration By Lesia Petrizio, a Woman of Malvern Saint Agnes was finally approved for Her Adoration Chapel.  We had waited for so many years! [...]

 
May 9, 2018

Make a Mess

By Dr. Rocco L. Martino “By keeping your eye on the ultimate goal, you lean into the mess and try to make the outcome a little better.” ― Jeff Fortenberry[...]

 
April 11, 2018

My Mom, A Child Before God

By Lesia Petrizio, A Women of Malvern. Faith is believing when there is no proof!  My faith is my greatest gift from Abba. One of the gifts that I receive[...]

 
March 27, 2018

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

By: Michael Norton, Vice President, Malvern Retreat House.   In his homily on Palm Sunday, Msgr. Ralph Chieffo said, “On average we make 30,000 decisions a day.”  30,000! I[...]

 
March 14, 2018

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[...]

 
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