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The United States’ Largest & Oldest Catholic Retreat Center

Malvern Retreat House is a nationally-renowned retreat destination that has been serving people from all walks of life since 1912. Nestled in the rolling hills of Malvern, Pennsylvania, the retreat center has been a place of prayer, healing, joy and conversion for more than a million people. Over the years, retreatants have traveled here from the suburban Philadelphia area, all 50 states and several countries. We invite you to come as you are and join us for a retreat.

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Featured Retreats & Events

Men’s Retreat with Father Larry Richards
Jun 8 - 9, 2018


Charismatics Healing Retreat
Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2018


Casting Nets Retreat
Jul 27 - 29, 2018



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I felt peace the moment I drove onto Malvern’s grounds.

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RCIA – Day of Reflection

Lenten Retreat for men and women elect and candidates. godparents, sponsors and RCIA teams Sponsored by Malvern Retreat House in conjunction with the Office for Divine Worship of the[...]

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Celebration Of Christ’s Holy Passion

A traditional retreat for men. All men are welcome. This retreat includes Mass, conferences (talks), Stations of the Cross, private adoration and much more! Retreat Director: Malvern Retreat House[...]

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Is Yoga Just Exercise? (rescheduled from March 20th due to inclement weather)

  With Catholic author and blogger Sue Brinkmann. In this presentation, Brinkmann focuses on the yoga controversy and presents information about the practice that has taken the country by[...]

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Daily Reflection

Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

A Mighty Champion

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A Minute from Malvern – The Mighty Champion              March 23, 2018 – Friday of the Fifth Week of Lent . Your words, Lord, are[...]

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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[...]

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Fifth Sunday of Lent – Lectionary: 35

Reading 1 Jer 31:31-34 The days are coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. It[...]

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Registrations are open for these exciting retreats coming to Malvern Retreat House this summer! Register on our website, https://t.co/qFwTufV4s3, or call (610)644-0400 to reserve your spot today. #malvernretreathouse #retreat #prayer #frlarryrichards #womenofgrace #castingnets

Turn to the Blessed Mother this Lent: "...Looking to her, praying to her, you will obtain that your tedium will become serenity, your anguish change into hope, and your grief into love.” #prayer #lent #malvernretreathouse #comeasyouare #jp2 #mary

Retreats2Go Alert! Jennifer Hubbard is leading Retreats2Go THIS Friday, 3/23, at 7pm at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Media, PA. Stations of the Cross will be at 7, with a reflective talk afterward. All are welcome to attend this prayerful evening before Holy Week! #malvernretreat

ATTENTION! The Yoga retreat is cancelled for Tuesday evening, 3/20 due to the inclement weather forecast; all those who registered will be informed of a new date in April. We apologize for this unplanned change. Stay tuned for the announcement of the new date!

Happy Feast Day of St. Joseph! Oh, St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God. I place in you all my interests and desires. St. Joseph, pray for us! #malvernretreathouse #joseph #prayer #comeasyouare #lent #saint

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