St. Pius X

Pius x

Event details

  • Friday | May 26, 2017 to Sunday | May 28, 2017
  • 5:00 pm - 12:30 pm
  • 315 S. Warren Avenue Malvern, PA 19355
  • 610-644-0400

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 Directors: Fr. William Gaffney, CSSR (Saint Joseph Hall) & Deacon M. Pascarella (Our Lady’s Hall)

Rev. William F. Gaffney, a veteran Redemptorist Missionary of 54 years, has been a pastor, a coordinator of a retreat house and now is a Spiritual Director for the Sisters of Life.  He has given parish missions throughout the U.S.A., Canada and the Caribbean. He has directed retreats for priests, deacons and sisters, and over the years he also has led countless Marriage Encounter weekends.  This work has enabled Fr. Gaffney to develop a deeper understanding of the joys and trials of families.

DeaconDeacon Michael Pascarella, Jr. grew up in Saint Lucy’s Parish (now closed) which was located in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia. He is a graduate of Roman Catholic High School, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University, a Master of Science degree from West Chester University, and a Master of Arts degree in Theology from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. He is a 1992 graduate of the Church Ministry Institute. In 2006, he entered Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, and was ordained a permanent deacon on June 2, 2012, for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. He is currently assigned as the Associate to the Vicar for Clergy for Permanent Deacons, with a secondary assignment to Epiphany of Our Lord Parish in Plymouth Meeting, PA, with additional liturgical duties at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, and as a Master of Ceremonies. Prior to his appointment to his Archdiocesan post by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., Cap, he enjoyed a 35 year career in law enforcement. In addition, Deacon Pascarella has spent over 25 years as a volunteer firefighter, umpire and youth baseball coach. Deacon Pascarella has been married for over 30 years and has twin sons. Deacon Pascarella is also a “Man of Malvern,” having made over 40 weekend retreats. He was originally a member of Our Lord of the Sea group. He is a former Associate Captain of Our Lady of Lourdes Group, and the founding Captain of Our Lady of the Rosary Family Retreat.

Cost: $245, including meals

Please click here to register for this retreat, or call 610-644-0400 for more information