Trusting in Jesus, We will Live

July 10, 2017 – Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Our Savior Jesus Christ has destroyed death and brought life to light through 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 […]

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Gospel Reflection

FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JULY 9, 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 Matthew 11: 25-30 Come to me … I will give you rest. At that time Jesus […]

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Trusting God with Everything

July 6, 2017 – Thursday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Maria Goretti, 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 Genesis (22:1b-19) God put Abraham to the test. He called to him, “Abraham!” […]

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The Destructive Power of Fear

July 5, 2017 – Wednesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Elizabeth of Portugal 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 Gospel according to Matthew (8:28-34) When Jesus came to the territory of the Gadarenes, two demoniacs who […]

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No Barriers

July 3, 2017 – Feast of Saint Thomas, Apostle You believe in me, Thomas, because you have seen me, says the Lord; blessed are those who have not seen, but still believe! 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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THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JULY 2, 2017 Alleluia, Alleluia. You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation;   Announce the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his  wonderful light. Alleluia, Alleluia.   A reading from the holy Gospel according to Saint Matthew 10:37-42 Jesus said to his […]

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Never Underestimate God!

June 30, 2017 – Friday of the Twelfth Week of the Year The First Martyrs of the Holy Roman 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 Book of Genesis (17:1, 9-10, 15-22) When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the […]

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Who Do You Say that I Am?

June 29, 2017 – Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles 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 (16:13-19) When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi he asked his disciples, “Who do people […]

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Not All that Glitters is Gold

June 28, 2017 – Wednesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Irenaeus, Bishop 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 holy Gospel according to Matthew (7:15-20) Jesus said to his disciples: “Beware of false prophets, who […]

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Choosing to be Among the Few

June 27, 2017 – Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Cyril of Alexandria, 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 (7:6, 12-14) Jesus said to his disciples: […]

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Stop Judging!

June 26, 2017 – Monday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time The word of God is living and effective, able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart. 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 […]

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Gospel Reflection

TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JUNE 25, 2017 Alleluia, Alleluia. The Spirit of truth will testify to me, says the Lord; And you also will testify. Alleluia, Alleluia.   A reading from the holy Gospel according to Saint Matthew 10:26-33 Jesus said to the Twelve: “Fear no one. Nothing is concealed that will not be […]

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