The Church Militant 6th Annual Retreat at Sea

This year's theme is The Glories of the Faith.

Tuesday, April 3 to Tuesday, April 10, 2018: One way from
Los Angeles to Vancouver, B.C., with ports of call in Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Astoria (Oregon), Nanaimo, British Columbia

(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 $1,122* (under current Princess Cruises promotion) per person, based on double occupancy, include all these features:

  • Seven-day Pacific Wine Country 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
  • Prepaid onboard gratuities
  • Welcome reception
  • Ten exclusive conferences given by Michael Voris on The Glories of the Faith
  • Daily Mass and Eucharistic Adoration
  • Daily Rosary
  • Sacrament of Confession
  • Special shore excursion in San Francisco / Napa Wine Country!
  • 5:30 p.m. communal dinner in our assigned section of a Dining Room
  • Social gathering (a.k.a., "Open Mike" Q & A) 
  • Complimentary DVD or audio CD set of all 10 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 per person)
  • Princess Cruises airport transfer between the pier and YVR (Vancouver airport) is optional (on day of disembarkation only: $24 per person).
  • Church Militant private LAX Hilton hotel-to-pier is optional ($30 per person).

Canadian passengers:  Fares range from $1,027CAD per person, double occupancy, for an interior stateroom, to $2,650 per person for a mini suite.  PLUS, $300USD conference fees to be charged by St. Michael's Media.  Please contact us for a quote of your stateroom type selection.


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): From $2,263 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 $2,159 per person. Standard Balcony Stateroom: From $1,597 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 stateroom, unobstructed: From $1,338.  Oceanview stateroom, obstructed: From $1,176 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 $1,122 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.


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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.

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; special private group tour in San Francisco / Napa and conference fees ($300 charged separately by St. Michael's Media, but included in the quoted fares — $25 cancellation fee). Air travel, if necessary, is on your own and can be booked through Princess Cruises' EZ Air program. Pre-cruise hotel group rate is available at the LAX Hilton for $143/night + tax. Book pre-cruise hotel here.


Features offered by Princess Cruises:

  • Princess Cruises generously offers a $100 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.)

ASK ABOUT OUR 1-DAY POST-CRUISE PACKAGE IN VANCOUVER!  Double occupancy - $195 per person; single occupancy - $280 (includes coach bus transfer, baggage handling, gratuities, 4-hour Vancouver City Tour, 1 night accommodations at the Vancouver Hilton, and two additional talks by Michael Voris.)

*Your credit card will show charges by: 

  1. Princess Cruises - FULL PAYMENT at this time.

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