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March 30, 2020

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 you hope for today.   “The Lord asks us and, in the midst of our tempest, invites us to reawaken[...]

 
March 27, 2020

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 buying. Yes there is sickness. Yes there is even death. But, They say that in Wuhan after so many years[...]

 
March 23, 2020

A Light in the Darkness

As this photo depicts, for the first time in over 100 years, the grounds and buildings of the Malvern Retreat House lie quiet and empty. Even as the cold[...]

 
March 27, 2020

A prayer for today

Prayer to Saint Joseph Good Saint Joseph, God called you to be father and protector of His Only Begotten Son, Jesus and His holy mother, Mary. We now call[...]

 
March 25, 2020

Let it be

It’s a sure bet that when Paul McCartney released the song “Let It Be” on May 8, 1970, he had no Idea it would provide the perfect advice as[...]

 
March 12, 2020

News on COVID-19

Out of an abundance of caution, in response to the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19, Malvern Retreat House will be closed from  March 13 through April 2.  Rest assured,[...]

 
November 26, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving 2019

        Dear Friends of Malvern Retreat House: As we approach Thanksgiving and the beautiful season of Advent, we wanted to take this moment to express our[...]

 
November 12, 2019

In Honor of Adoption Awareness Month

The Sacrament of Adoption – by Jeannine Peters, a Woman of Malvern Jn 19: 26-27 When Jesus saw his mother* and the disciple there whom he loved, he said to[...]

 
August 15, 2019

Message from Pope Francis

A Message from Pope Francis’ today at noon to the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Feast of the of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary[...]

 
June 14, 2019

Happy Father’s Day

Mark Poletunow, President of Malvern Retreat House For many of us, the meaning of Father’s Day takes on evolving significance as our life experience changes. For many years, it[...]

 
May 20, 2019

Scarred and Sacred

By Jeannine Peters, a Woman of Malvern May is the birth month of the great saint, John Paul II whose entire life could be viewed as a summation of[...]

 
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