A Wedding is a Day....           .... A Marriage is a Lifetime     ..... are you ready?

Catholic Engaged Encounter is a community of volunteer married couples committed to providing weekend retreats for couples preparing for the sacrament of marriage in the Catholic Church.

If you require a weekend retreat before our next weekend, please contact us for assitance.


Upcoming Weekend Dates:

2015 Max Cost    
December 5-6

30 couples

$135   Register
2016 Max Cost    
Feburary 27-28

30 couples

$135   Register
May 30-31

30 couples

$135   Register
August 13-14

30 couples

$135   Register
September 3-4

30 couples

$135   Register
November 12-13

30 couples

$135   Register

NOTE:  If the above dates do not fit your schedule and you are willing to travel, click map below to find a weekend that is within acceptable travel distance.

Find a Weekend

For information for CEE Communitites in our District 5 encompasing the entire Western US or any of the other maps for other United States Communities and Dates.


Phoenix Arizona Retreat Location



Mount Claret Retreat Center is locatedin Phoenix, AZ, at the base of Camelback Mountain. Typically our weekends held here accomodate enaged couples in the Phoenix Metro Arizona area. However, any couple may attend these weekends at this facility.


The Engaged Encounter weekends held in Phoenix start on Saturday mornig approx 7:30AM and continue through Sunday approximatley 4:00PM.

An optional overnight stay on Saturday is offered for an additional cost and must be coordianted in advanced by email us at following your weekend registration. 


Meals provided are: Saturday Lunch and Dinner and Sunday Breakfast and Lunch.

Mt. Claret Retreat Center, 4633. N. 54th Street Phoenix, AZ

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Mt. Claret

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