Holy Spirit

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Event details

  • Friday | January 27, 2017 to Sunday | January 29, 2017
  • 5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • St. Joseph & Our Lady's Halls 315 S. Warren Avenue Malvern, PA 19355
  • 610-644-0400

A traditional retreat for men. All men are welcome. Our traditional retreats include Mass, conferences (talks), private Adoration, Stations of the Cross and much more.

Retreat Directors: Msgr. Joseph Marino (Saint Joseph) & Fr. James McBurney, OSA (Our Lady’s)

Reverend Monsignor Joseph T. Marino attended Monsignor Bonner High School, Drexel Hill in ninth grade, and in 1966 was a member of the first graduating class of Cardinal O’Hara Catholic High School, Springfield, Delaware County.

Monsignor entered St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in 1966, and was ordained a priest in 1975. He also attended St. Joseph’s University for undergraduate studies in Sociology and received a Masters Degree in Sociology from Temple University in 1975.

From 1975 to 1979 Monsignor Marino served as assistant pastor at St. Monica Parish, South Philadelphia, and as a Regional Coordinator for the Cardinal’s Commission on Human Relations. As regional coordinator, he founded a neighbor corporation, The Institute for Community Issues, which had as its primary program the South Philadelphia Employment Project.

He was a faculty member of Lansdale Catholic High School from 1979-1988, and he was principal of Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls from 1988-1990.

In 1990, Monsignor was appointed as the first Director of the newly created Office for the Renewal of Pastoral Life. From 1992 to 1997 he served as the Director of the Archdiocesan Family Life Office, and in 1996 he acted also as Administrator of St. Joseph Parish in Ambler. In 1997, Monsignor Marino was appointed as Pastor of St. Denis Parish in Havertown, and in 2006 he became Pastor of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Strafford. He also served as Regional Vicar for Chester County from 2006 to 2011. In 2013, Monsignor Marino was appointed Rector of Malvern Retreat House.

After serving for ten years as a member of the Archdiocesan School Board, Monsignor now serves as a member of the Archdiocesan Executive Board for Elementary Education. He is also the current president for The Foundation for Catholic Education in Chester County.

Fr. Jim McBurney, O.S.A., has served as both a Pastor and Parochial Vicar in parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  He has also served his Augustinian Community as a Vocation Director and Director of Formation.

In addition to presently being the Parochial Vicar at Our Mother of Good Counsel Parish in Bryn Mawr, PA, he offers days of recollection and retreats.  He has been doing spiritual direction with religious, clergy, and laity for 15 years.

Cost: $245, including meals

Please click here to register or call 610-644-0400 for more information.