The Church Militant 7th Annual Retreat at Sea

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THEME: The Catholic Moral Life

Saturday, February 9 to Saturday, February 16, 2019 

Round trip from Ft. Lauderdale, FL
with ports of call in Princess Cays, Bahamas; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos.

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

Book now!

Canadian passengers: We can now book your cruise in Canadian currency! (See below for details.)

Fares from $1,379* $1,304 (under current Princess Cruises' FLASH promotion) per person, based on double occupancy, include all these features:

  • Seven-day Eastern Caribbean Explorer 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
  • Ten exclusive conferences given by Michael Voris on The Catholic Moral Life
  • Daily Mass, Eucharistic Exposition & Benediction
  • Daily Rosary
  • Sacrament of Confession
  • 5:30 p.m. communal dinner in our assigned section of a Dining Room
  • Social gathering (a.k.a., "Open Mike" Q & A) 
  • Private group shore excursion in San Juan, Puerto Rico (including the historic San Juan Bautista Cathedral)
  • **NEW THIS YEAR** $25 per stateroom onboard spending credit!
  • Complimentary DVD or audio CD set of all 10 conferences
  • Retreat at Sea 2019 customized tote bag, notebook & pen, name badge holder (also holds cruise card!)
  • Princess Cruises airport transfer between FLL ($19) or MIA ($29) and the ship is optional (on day of embarkation only)
  • Princess Cruises airport transfer between the ship and FLL ($19) or MIA ($29) is optional (on day of disembarkation only)
  • *OPTIONAL one-day pre-cruise hotel package*: $195 per person, based on double occupancy, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Ft. Lauderdale Airport-Cruise Port (overnight accommodations, two talks by Michael Voris, transfer to the pier on Saturday morning, including luggage handling & gratuities to driver, and porters at the pier). There is a courtesy shuttle from the FLL airport to the hotel.

Canadian passengers: Fares range from $1,209 CAD per person, double occupancy, for an interior stateroom, to $1,939 CAD per person for an oceanview stateroom. PLUS, $300USD conference fees to be charged by St. Michael's Media separately. Please contact us for a quote of your stateroom type selection.


Caribbean Princess was renovated just last year!



Dining on board a Princess cruise ship is a joyful celebration in the truest sense, with every dish "designed for fresh" and crafted to exceed even the most discerning appetites. From hand-tossed pizza to dazzling multi-course gourmet dinners, you'll find enticing food and dining options throughout the day, as lovingly prepared as a home-cooked meal.


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): WAITLIST.

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 WAITLIST. Standard balcony stateroom: WAITLIST.

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 stateroom, unobstructed: from $1,811 (one room left at this price!) Oceanview stateroom, obstructed: from $1,487 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 stateroom: from $1,379 $1,304 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 any reductions, upgrades and/or better promotions, and our retreatants who qualify will receive the reduced fare. Those who book earliest are considered first for possible complimentary upgrades and other promotions.

If you have additional questions, e-mail or call (866) 738-1207 (ask for Carmen or Susan; M-F, 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 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; prepaid onboard gratuities; and conference fees ($300 charged separately by St. Michael's Media, but included in the quoted fares — $50 per person cancellation fee). Air travel, if necessary, is on your own and can be booked through Princess Cruises' EZ Air program. The fares are competive, and payment is not due until cruise final payment. We are currently finalizing details for a pre-cruise hotel in Ft. Lauderdale for February 8.

Features offered by Princess Cruises:

  • Princess Cruises generously offers a $100 onboard spending credit for active, retired or honorably discharged veterans. Please inquire about the Military Benefits Request Form.

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


*Your credit card will show charges by: 

  1. Princess Cruises: 10 percent of base cruise fare per person deposit (non-refundable under the current promotion).

  2. St. Michael's Media: $300 per person; included in fare quotes, charged separately.

  3. St. Michael's Media: OPTIONAL pre-cruise hotel package in Ft. Lauderdale — $195 per person, double occupancy