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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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Praying With The Scriptures
Nov 2, 2017


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Ad Lumina Christi
Nov 13 - 17, 2017


Flame Of Love
Dec 15 - 17, 2017



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

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Our Lady/Rosary Family

Join other faith-filled families for a special retreat that will give you the opportunity to renew your relationship with God and your loved ones. This retreat includes activities for children, delicious[...]

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Christus Rex

A traditional retreat for men. All men are welcome. This retreat includes Mass, conferences (talks), Stations of the Cross, private adoration and much more! (This is the first year[...]

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Legion of Mary

This is a silent retreat for men and women. Retreatants must be active or auxiliary members of the Legion of Mary to participate in this retreat. Retreat Directors: Rev.[...]

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Daily Reflection

Reflect with Mark Poletunow, Malvern’s President

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October 16, 2017 – Monday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day[...]

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Communion Mass & Luncheon

Communion Mass & Luncheon November 12, 2017 10:30am-2pm Join us for our annual Communion Mass and Luncheon to honor this year’s recipients of the St. Joseph the Worker Medal.[...]

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Nationally-Known Priest Scheduled to Direct Retreat

The son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will be heading to Malvern Retreat House in November to direct the Knights of Immaculata Men of Malvern Retreat.[...]

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At the Our Lady of Confidence retreat for adults with disabilities, we honored Peter Schumacher for his decades of service. Thank you, Pete!

The son of late Justice Antonin Scalia will direct the Knights of Immaculata retreat. Fr. Paul Scalia-Nov. 17-19. Register now! #mrhretreat

Hear more from speaker Jennifer Hubbard at the 24-hour women's retreat Sept. 29-30. #malvernretreat

Our first of two family retreats is right around the corner on Labor Day weekend. More info at https://t.co/ls2YBqCf9L #familyretreat

Gary Zimak's Stop Worrying and Start Living retreat is this weekend. It'll help you overcome stress and achieve peace! #garyzimak

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