- Friday | September 1, 2017 to Sunday | September 3, 2017
- 5:00 pm - 12:30 pm
- Family Life Center 315 S. Warren Avenue Malvern, PA 19355
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 will include activities for children, delicious meals, special liturgies and so much more. All families are welcome, including those who would like to attend a retreat with young children, teens and even grandparents.
Retreat Director: Fr. John Meyers, Pro Tem Rector of Malvern Retreat House
Fr. John F. Meyers was born September 19, 1954 and he grew up in lower Bucks County. He attended Our Lady of Grace Parochial School and Bishop Egan High School before entering St. Charles Seminary in September of 1972. After his ordination to the Diaconate, Fr. John took a leave of absence during which time he lived in Juncos, Puerto Rico. While living Puerto Rico, Father made a Cursillo Weekend, and since then, he has remained active in that movement on both local and national levels. He later taught in St. James High School in Chester, PA and St. Pius X High School in Pottstown, PA. In 1982, Father John entered the seminary again, and, he was ordained to the priesthood in May of 1983.
From 1983 – 2000, Fr. John served as Parochial Vicar of the following parishes:
St. Michael, Philadelphia; St. Joseph, Aston; St. Gabriel, Norwood; St. John Bosco, Hatboro; Cathedral Basilica of Ss. Peter & Paul, Philadelphia; St. Mark, Bristol; St. Philomena, Lansdowne; St. Dominic, Philadelphia; and, St. Katherine Drexel, Chester.
In June of 2000, Father was appointed Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry in Bucks County where he supported works in Bristol, Bensalem, and Hatboro. He initiated Spanish Mass in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Hilltown; St. Isadore, Quakertown; and, Immaculate Conception Parish, Levittown. In 2005, Father was appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Bensalem where he served for six years when he was later appointed Pastor of St. Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia in 2011. In January of 2017, Father resigned from the parish for health reasons and served as Parochial Vicar until his appointment as Rector Pro Tem of Malvern Retreat House in June. Aside from his parochial duties, Father John has preached several parish missions in the Philadelphia area and has given several retreats here at Malvern Retreat House.
Cost: $395 per family (parents/minor children). $50 deposit due with registration. Please include children’s name(s) and age(s). Cost for additional couple is $370. Single adult is $195.
To register, please click here or call 610-644-0400 for more information.