The World’s Greatest Prize

August 2, 2017 – Wednesday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula 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 (13:44-46) Jesus said to his disciples: “The Kingdom […]

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Good Versus Evil

August 1, 2017 – Tuesday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop, Doctor of the Church 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 (13:36-43) Jesus dismissed the crowds and went into […]

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Consider the Mustard Seed

July 31, 2017 – Monday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Ignatius of Loyola 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 Exodus (20:1-17) Jesus proposed a parable to the crowds. “The Kingdom of heaven is like […]

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The Pathway to Heaven

July 28, 2017 – Friday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Blessed are they who have kept the word with a generous heart and yield a harvest through perseverance. 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 […]

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Gospel Reflection: Seventh Sunday

SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JULY 30, 2017 ALLELUIA Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth; You have revealed to little ones the mysteries of the kingdom. ALLELUIA   A reading from the holy Gospel according to Saint Matthew 13: 44-52 The kingdom of heaven is like… Jesus said to his disciples: “The […]

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Truly Seeing and Hearing

July 27, 2017 – Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth; you have revealed to little ones the mysteries of the Kingdom. 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 […]

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Becoming Fertile Ground

July 26, 2017 – Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saints Joachim and Anne 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 (13:1-9) On that day, Jesus went out of the house and sat […]

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Desire Greatness? Be a Servant!

July 25, 2017 – Feast of Saint James, Apostle 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 (20:20-28) The mother of the sons of Zebedee approached Jesus with her sons and did him homage, wishing to […]

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Be Still and Know that I am God

July 24, 2017 – Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Sharbel Makhluf, 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 Book of Exodus (14:5-18) When it was reported to the king of Egypt that the people had […]

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Walking the Walk of Faith

July 13, 2017 – Thursday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time The Kingdom of God is at hand: repent and believe in the Gospel. 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 (10:7-15) Jesus […]

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The Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand

July 12, 2017 – Wednesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time The Kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the Gospel. 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 (10:1-7) Jesus […]

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Jesus Needs You!

July 11, 2017 – Tuesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Benedict, Abbot 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 (9:32-38) A demoniac who could not speak was brought to Jesus, and when […]

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