The Church Militant 6th Annual Retreat at Sea

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The theme for 2019 is Re-establishing the Catholic Moral Life.

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Saturday, February 9 to Saturday, February 16, 2019: roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale, FL
with ports of call in Princess Cays, Bahamas; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; and, Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos.

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

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

Fares from $1,295* (under current Princess Cruises' Come Back New 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 Re-establishing the Moral Catholic 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) 
  • 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 ($38) or MIA ($58) and the ship is optional (on day of embarkation only)
  • Princess Cruises airport transfer between the ship and FLL ($38) or MIA ($58) is optional (on day of disembarkation only)

Canadian passengers:  Fares range from $1,367CAD per person, double occupancy, for an interior stateroom, to $2,702 per person for a mini suite.  PLUS, $200USD 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): $2,201 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 $1,942 per person. Standard Balcony Stateroom: From $1,715 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 $1,456.  Oceanview stateroom, obstructed: From $1,370 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 $1,295 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 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 ($200 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.  Pre-cruise hotel group rate is available at the Ft. Lauderdale Homewood Suites by Hilton for $143/night + tax. Book pre-cruise hotel here.

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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 PRE-CRUISE PACKAGE IN FT. LAUDERDALE!  Double occupancy - $200 per person; Single occupancy - $350 (includes overnight accommodations at the Homewood Suites, Welcome talks by Michael Voris; transfer to ship, baggage handling, ALL gratuities.)

*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.