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“Christians In Exile” 

Where do we go from here? Where do I go from here? What are next steps? 

Nov. 10-17, 2024 (post-Election) on the Regal Princess

7-day roundtrip cruise to the Western Caribbean sailing from Galveston, Texas



Jim Ellis, political analyst 

Dr. Jules Gomes, Rome correspondent, Souls & Liberty contributor

Gary Michael Voris, STB, Souls & Liberty contributor

Click here to register.

Fares start at $1,295 per person, based on double occupancy, (airfare is additional, if required). We bundle items so you don't feel 'nickled & dimed' ... all these are included!

  • Seven-day Western Caribbean cruise on the Regal Princess (including your choice of stateroom, all meals, snacks, coffee in the buffet or dining rooms, tea, iced tea, lemonade, and juice with breakfast. Optional beverage packages are available – see below.) 

  • Conference Fee 

  • Government taxes, fees and port expenses

  • Roundtrip airport transfers between Houston (IAH) and the pier in Galveston (90 minute drive) on embarkation and disembarkation days only (can be removed for $108 per person fare reduction.) 

  • Princess Vacation Protection insurance (residents of New York excluded. Other insurance plans, such as Travel Guard or Allianz can be purchased separately.) 

  • Special services (prepaid onboard gratuities aka crew appreciation) 

  • Welcome reception 

  • Exclusive presentations by Jim Ellis, Dr. Jules Gomes and Gary Michael Voris 

  • Q & A sessions

  • Morning prayer, Holy Mass, Eucharistic exposition and benediction 

  • Sacrament of Confession 

  • Communal dinner in our assigned section of the dining room (optional) 

  • Group amenity of $25 onboard spending credit per stateroom (in addition to any other promotional credits offered) 

  • Registration materials: backpack tote bag, credentials & lanyard, notebook & pen, door magnet (let other passengers passing by your stateroom know who we are!)

NOTE: We will offer an optional pre-cruise hotel package at a hotel near IAH. Details to come. 












































$2,295 per person (avg. 314 sq. ft.)

Reserve Collection mini suite:  A premium stateroom category featuring our best located Mini-Suite staterooms, as well as the great amenities found in all Mini-Suites — plus premier dining benefits and luxurious perks. Each night, enjoy Reserve Dining, an exclusive dining area featuring expedited seating with no wait, additional menu options, dedicated wait staff and tableside preparations. Other amenities include priority embarkation and disembarkation, a complimentary one-time wine set-up and so much more!

From $1,770 per person (avg. 299 sq. ft.)

Mini suite: Choose a luxurious Mini-Suite with balcony which is substantially larger than a Balcony stateroom and receive a complimentary welcome glass of bubbly. Mini-Suites include a separate sitting area with sofa bed and two flat-panel televisions. For families or groups needing a little extra space, Mini-Suites offer an appealing and affordable option.




Deluxe balcony stateroom: Choose this enhanced version of a Balcony stateroom with more space and a comfortable sofa bed. Enjoy a larger balcony with more room to view the beautiful scenery as you sail from destination to destination and take in the ocean breeze for a wonderful and romantic evening or morning. 

$1,530 per person (premium deluxe, unobstructed view; avg 277 sq. ft.)

From $1,495 per person (unobstructed view; avg 233 sq. ft.)

$1,400 per person (obstructed view; avg 233 sq. ft.)












Balcony stateroom: This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore. It’s also perfect to enjoy cocktails before dinner or a leisurely breakfast.

From $1,470 per person (unobstructed view; avg 222 sq. ft.)

$1,395 per person (obstructed view; avg 222 sq. ft.)














Interior stateroom: These staterooms are the perfect place to recharge your batteries. Our most affordable option, featuring two twin beds or a queen-size bed. Other amenities include a refrigerator, hair dryer, TV, closet and bathroom with shower.

From $1,295 per person (avg. 166 sq. ft.)



Your credit card will reflect charges by – 

Princess Cruises – Deposit, then final payment. 

Souls and Liberty – $399 per person Conference Fee (included in the fare quotes, but charged separately.) 


Princess Plus Package is optional for an additional $60 per person per day, and includes – 

  • Plus beverage package (including wide selection of non-alcoholic soft drinks and premium Lavazza coffees. Cocktails, wine and beer up to $15 each. 25% off bottles of wine. Power shots from the unlimited juice bar to boost your immunity and energy, and 25% discount off bottled wine) 

  • Unlimited juice bar 

  • MedallionClass® wi-fi (one device per guest) 

  • Complimentary Medallion home delivery 

  • Special services (aka gratuities or crew appreciation; value $16 per day) 

  • Premium desserts (two per day) 

  • Fitness classes (two per cruise) 

  • Casual dining meals (two per cruise) 

  • OceanNow® Delivery anywhere onboard (fee waived) 

  • Room service (unlimited, free delivery when ordered from stateroom phone) 


Princess Premier Package is optional for an additional $80 per person per day, and includes – 

  • Premier beverage package (top-shelf spirits and craft cocktails up to $20 each, in addition to what’s included with Princess Plus) 

  • Unlimited juice bar 

  • MedallionClass® wi-fi (up to four devices per guest) 

  • Complimentary Medallion home delivery 

  • Special services (aka gratuities; value $16 per day) 

  • Specialty meals (two per cruise) 

  • Premium desserts (unlimited) 

  • Fitness classes (unlimited) 

  • Casual dining meals (unlimited) 

  • OceanNow® Delivery anywhere onboard (fee waived) 

  • Room service (unlimited, free delivery when ordered from stateroom phone) 

  • Reserved theater seating 

  • Princess Prizes 



It begins in a little village. Or a big city. Or a tropical island. Our chefs travel from their homes to our ships, bringing family recipes and enthusiasm along with them. They create dishes served by crew members who love to tell stories of their own, about where they’re from and where they’ve been, and hear your stories too. Because food brings people together, especially here. 



Enjoy the views, exercise, socialize with fellow retreatants, check your email on your personal device or at the internet cafe, or just relax and enjoy time for prayer between our complete schedule of functions. Click here to learn more about cruise activities. 

Kids, teens and family: Unique and immersive travel experiences, including more time in more ports, Discovery™ and Animal Planet™ shore excursions, and award-winning onboard programs have earned Princess the distinction of “best cruise line for multi-generational family travel” in the Porthole Cruise Magazine 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. 

Air travel, if required, is on your own and can be purchased through Princess Cruises’ EZ Air program. The fares are competitive, flexible and payment is not due until cruise final payment. 


Features offered by Princess Cruises 

  • Generously offers a $100 onboard spending credit for active, retired or honorably discharged military. Click here for the Military Benefits Request Form and click here for more details. 


  • Reduced fare and other benefits for past passengers (Captain’s Circle members.) Note: Current promotions are often lower than the Captain’s Circle membership fares; we book the lowest fare.


  • Princess EZAir® is quick, easy and a worry-free way to book air, featuring lower prices and the flexibility to change your flight up until 45 days prior to departure with no change fee. Princess EZAir offers real-time, competitively priced flights that complement your cruise itinerary. It offers late-arrival protection – something not offered by other major air booking websites. (Click here to learn more.) 









Date of booking – Aug. 12, 2024 (date of final cruise payment):  $50 ($349 refund)

Aug. 13 – Sept. 10: $100 ($299 refund)

Sept. 11 – Oct. 10:  $200 ($199 refund)

Oct. 11 – Nov. 10, 2024:  $399 (no refund)

Carmen Allard, event coordinator and travel advisor, has successfully planned and escorted the Retreat at Sea for over 10 years. A quick search online will reveal our fares are the lowest you will find for a premium, Catholic cruise as our goal is to provide an exceptional experience at a reasonable price.


If you have questions, and to inquire about fares for full suites and single occupancy,

or call (805) 526-6565


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