Malvern Minute – Thursday

December 22, 2016 – Thursday of the Fourth Week of Advent  O King of all nations and keystone of the Church; Come and save man, whom you formed from the dust!  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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Malvern Minute – Wednesday

December 21, 2016 – Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Advent O Emmanuel, Our King and Giver of Law: Come to save us, Lord our God! 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 (1:39-45) Mary […]

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Malvern Minute – Tuesday

December 20, 2016 – Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Advent  O Key of David,  Opening the gates of God’s eternal Kingdom: Come and free the prisoners of darkness!  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 […]

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Malvern Minute – Monday

December 19, 2016 – Monday of the Fourth Week of Advent  O Root of Jesse’s stem,  sign of God’s love for all his people: come to save us without delay  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 […]

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Gospel Reflection: Fourth Sunday of Advent

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT DECEMBER 18, 2016 Alleluia, alleluia. The virgin shall conceive, and bear a son,  and they shall name him Emmanuel. Alleluia, alleluia.   A Reading from the holy Gospel according to Saint Matthew 1: 18-24 This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about.  When his mother Mary was betrothed to […]

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Malvern Minute – Friday

December 16, 2016 – Friday of the Third Week of Advent 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 John (5:33-36) Jesus said to the Jews: “You sent emissaries to John, and he testified to […]

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Malvern Minute – Thursday

December 15, 2016 – Thursday of the Third Week of Advent  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 the Prophet Isaiah (54:5-10) Fear not, you shall not be put to shame; you need not blush, for you shall […]

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Malvern Minute – Wednesday

December 14, 2016 – Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent Saint John of the Cross, Priest and 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 Luke (7:18b-23) At that time, John summoned […]

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Malvern Minute – Tuesday

December 13, 2016 – Tuesday of the Third Week of Advent Saint Lucy, 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 holy Gospel according to Matthew (21:28-32) Jesus said to the chief priests and the elders of the […]

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Malvern Minute – Monday

December 12, 2016  – Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 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 the Prophet Zechariah (2:14-17) Sing and rejoice, O daughter Zion! See, I am coming to dwell among you, says […]

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Gospel Reflection: Third Sunday of Advent

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT DECEMBER 11, 2016  Alleluia, alleluia. The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,  because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor. Alleluia, alleluia.   A Reading from the holy Gospel according to Saint Matthew 11: 2-11 When John the Baptist heard in prison of the works of […]

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Malvern Minute – Friday

December 9, 2016 – Friday of the Second Week of Advent Saint Juan Diego 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 the Prophet Isaiah (48:17-19) Thus says the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I, the […]

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