Being Grateful!

August 18, 2017 – Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time God’s mercy endures forever. Alleluia! Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops) A reading from the Book of Joshua (24:1-13) Joshua gathered together all the tribes of Israel at Shechem, […]

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Forgiveness: The Only Option

August 17, 2017 – Thursday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Let your countenance shine upon your servant and teach me your statutes. Alleluia! Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops) A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew (18:21-19:1) […]

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Poison or Healing?

 August 16, 2017 – Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Stephen of Hungary Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops) A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew (18:15-20) Jesus said to his disciples: “If your brother sins […]

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Our True and Ultimate Dwelling Place

August 15, 2017 – The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mary is taken up to heaven; a chorus of angels exults. Alleluia! Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops) A reading from the holy Gospel according to Luke (1:39-56) […]

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Our Call to Love and Service

August 14, 2017 – Monday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops) A reading from the Book of Deuteronomy (10:12-22) Moses said to the people: “And now, Israel, what […]

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NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME AUGUST 13, 2017  ALLELUIA I wait for the Lord; my soul waits for his word. ALLELUIA   A reading from the holy Gospel according to Saint Matthew 14:22-33 After he had fed the people, Jesus made the disciples get into a boat and precede him to the other side, while […]

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What Do I Gain?

August 11, 2017 – Friday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Clare of Assisi, Virgin Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops) A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew (16:24-28) Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come […]

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Bearing Fruit by Dying to Self

August 10, 2017 – Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am there also will my servant be, says the Lord. Alleluia!  Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com)  Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops)  A reading from the holy […]

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Resist Fear, Trust God

August 9, 2017 – Wednesday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin and Martyr Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops) A reading from the Book of Numbers (13:1-2, 25-14:1, 26a-29a, 34-35) The LORD said to Moses […]

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Take Courage!

August 8, 2017 – Tuesday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Dominic, Priest Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops) A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew (14:22-36) Jesus made the disciples get into a boat and precede him to […]

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Superabundant Heavenly Portions

August 7, 2017 – Monday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Sixtus II, Pope, and Companions, Martyrs Mark J. Poletunow, Malvern President (mpoletunow@malvernretreat.com) Click for: Readings for the day (From the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops) A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew (14:13-21) When Jesus heard of the death of John […]

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Gospel Reflection

FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD AUGUST 6, 2017  ALLELUIA This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased;  listen to him. ALLELUIA   A reading from the holy Gospel according to Saint Matthew 17: 1-9 Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother, John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.  […]

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