Malvern Retreat House held its annual Communion Mass and luncheon on Nov. 15. The retreat house awarded the St. Joseph the Worker Medal to Lou Baldwin, longtime staff reporter for The Catholic Standard and Times and freelance writer for CatholicPhilly.com; Martie Gillin, a nationally acclaimed speaker, non-profit leader and founder of SpeakUP; James F. Nolen III, builder and philanthropist; and Bob Sims, a financial advisor and a 65-year retreatant, friend and benefactor of Malvern Retreat House.
The St. Joseph the Worker Medal is given in recognition of individuals who are committed to the highest professional standards, who have reached significant achievements and have the strongest moral compass that reflects his or her Catholic faith.
More than 160 people attended the Mass and luncheon.
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