Come to the quiet of a Malvern retreat

prayingInWoods_sA time-honored spiritual getaway

Owned and operated by the Laymen’s Retreat League, Malvern Retreat House is a spiritual sanctuary with a long-standing Catholic retreat history. As the largest and oldest Catholic retreat house in the U.S., this spiritual sanctuary hosts 350 private rooms, two chapels, five oratories, a large conference center and a dining hall in the Main Retreat House. In addition, a new, self-contained building entitled the McShain-Horstmann Family Life Center, offers 50 handicap-accessible rooms. In this building, individuals are offered amenities including a private bath in each room. In essence, Malvern Retreat House offers two separate retreat environments; the Main Retreat House and the Family Life Center.

The Malvern Retreat House is known for its time-honored weekend Catholic retreats for men starting on Friday evening and ending on Sunday morning. Private adoration time in our magnificent oratories, uplifting liturgies, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, communal prayer with men for the Stations of the Cross, fellowship and group faith-sharing, all comprise this Catholic retreat weekend. Retreat directors vary with each retreat, so be sure to check our schedule.

While staying with us, you will experience our gift of hospitality; clean, comfortable, private rooms and delicious meals served by our retreat-friendly staff.

Non-Catholics are always welcome to participate in a retreat. Even if you have never made a retreat before, pray about a weekend when you may have a few hours to spend on retreat. Come alone.. or with a friend! Make a decision today to register for a retreat or call the Main Office at (610) 644-0400 for more information.

Well over one million individuals have participated in the retreat experience since 1912 with approximately 20,000 men, women, families, married couples, and youth now making the journey to this countryside sanctuary each year.

If you are looking for a Catholic spiritual getaway, make Malvern Retreat House your prayerful destination of choice!

As a Catholic retreat house, we also offer the guidance and comfort to other Christian denominations seeking to utilize the prayerful environment and facilities for their ministries.