The Church Militant 5th Annual Retreat at Sea


Join us!

Saturday, February 4 to Saturday, February 11, 2017: Roundtrip from
Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

(Itinerary and other details, including prices, are subject to change.)

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Fares from $1,303* per person, based on double occupancy, include all these features:

  • Seven-day Mexican Riviera Cruise (including all meals, snacks, and coffee, tea, iced tea; juice with breakfast. Optional beverage package available.)
  • Government taxes, fees & port expenses
  • Princess Vacation Protection insurance
  • Pre-paid onboard gratuities
  • Welcome reception
  • Twelve exclusive conferences given by Michael Voris.
  • Daily Mass and Eucharistic Adoration
  • Daily Rosary
  • Sacrament of Confession
  • NEW! Special shore excursion in Cabo San Lucas to Todos Santos!
  • 5:30 p.m. communal dinner in the Michelangelo Dining Room
  • NEW TIME! 8:00 p.m. social gathering (a.k.a., "Open Mike Night") 
  • Complimentary DVD set of all 12 conferences
  • Retreat at Sea customized backpack, notebook & pen, name badge holder
  • Princess Cruises airport transfer between LAX and the pier is optional (on day of embarkation only, $34.00 per person)
  • Church Militant private hotel-to-pier and pier-to-LAX transfers are optional ($30.00 per person each way)


The Princess chefs are true culinary artists who insist on serving the very finest cuisine — and it shows. The entire fleet has been inducted into the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society. Each chef's menu is creative, and the selections change every day. Pair that with impeccable service, and you're in for an unforgettable gourmet experience.


Enjoy the view, exercise, check your e-mails in the Internet cafe, or just relax and enjoy time for prayer between our complete schedule of functions.

Ruby Princess Under 18: A Princess Cruise means fun for the entire family — with activities for kids to keep them happy and special teen programs to get them involved, too.

Available Options:

Mini-suite with balcony (all non-obstructed view): From $1,781 WAITLIST per person

The luxurious mini-suite offers approximately 323 square feet of comfort and a separate seating area with a sofa bed for lounging or sleeping a third passenger. The spacious balcony is approximately 57 square feet, and the bathroom offers a combination tub and shower.




Premium Balcony Stateroom: From $1,655 WAITLIST per person. Standard Balcony Stateroom: From $1,326 WAITLIST per person.

The spacious approximately 231-square-foot balcony stateroom is appointed with fine amenities and outstanding views from an approximately 45-square-foot private balcony.






Oceanview, non-obstructed: From $1,288 WAITLIST per person.  Oceanview, obstructed: From $1,180 WAITLIST per person. 

The Oceanview stateroom is approximately 179 square feet and features a picture window for memorable views (fully or partially obstructed in "obstructed view" category). The Oceanview stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities.





Interior: From $1,126 WAITLIST per person

Our interior stateroom is a great value. It features two twin beds that make a queen-sized bed. Other amenities include a refrigerator, television, closet and bathroom with shower. Approximately 162–182 square feet of space.




Reserve your spot! Click here.

In the months leading up to the cruise, we will regularly monitor fares to determine if they are reduced, and our retreatants who qualify will receive the lowered fare. Those who book earliest are considered first for possible complimentary upgrades and other promotions.

Click here for an online booking form to complete when you are ready to make a deposit. Please note: The fares shown on the flier are based on double occupancy, and do not include airport transfers, which are optional. Please contact us to request single occupancy fares, or to be paired with a roommate. An optional pre-/post-cruise hotel group rate of $127/night + tax is available at the LAX Hilton. Book pre-cruise hotel here and post-cruise hotel here.

If you have additional questions, e-mail or call (866) 738-1207 (ask for Carmen or Susan; M-F, 8:15am-4:30pm ET) or (805) 526-6565 (Carmen's cell phone) or (313) 520-2038 (Susan's cell phone).

All quoted rates include: cruise fare based on double occupancy (with all meals on board); government taxes, fees and port expenses; Princess Vacation Protection insurance; pre-paid onboard gratuities; special private group tour in Cabo San Lucas and conference fees ($225 charged separately by St. Michael's Media, but included in the quoted fares — $25 cancellation fee). Air travel, if necessary, is on your own (recommended site: or can be booked through Princess Cruises' EZ Air program. Pre- and post-cruise hotel group rate is available at the LAX Hilton for $127/night + tax. Book pre-cruise hotel here and post-cruise hotel here.

Features offered by Princess Cruises:

  • Princess Cruises generously offers a $100.00 onboard spending credit for active, retired or honorably discharged veterans. Please inquire for the Military Benefits Request Form.

  • Reduced fare for past passengers (Captain's Circle members). (Current promotions are sometimes lower than the Captain's Circle fares.)

*Your credit card will show charges by: 

  1. Princess Cruises (deposit & final payment).

  2. St. Michael's Media ($150.00 per person conference fees; $75.00 per person land tour fee; both included in fares quotes, charged separately.)