Planning a wedding is a fun and exciting time. It can also be stressful. Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton offers weekend-long retreats at an affordable price, away from the hustle and bustle of life, where you can focus on each other, your relationship, and what it means to become a sacrament. While you spend the majority of the retreat together – there is not much free time. As a couple, please block the weekend of your retreat on your calendar as an “All Day” event.  start your day a little earlier and work a little later than they typically would on an average weekend at home.

Please make sure to read the information below, before registering for your Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc. retreat.

To continue providing retreats during COVID-19, the Catholic Engaged Encounter retreat has been adjusted to provide a virtual retreat experience. You will receive the same content in the virtual retreat as you would at a traditional retreat. The virtual retreats are offered live via Zoom and both you and your fiancé must attend all sessions live and on camera to receive your certificate. We are unable to provide “make-up” sessions. Please plan accordingly.



  • Virtual Retreat format: Like our in-person retreats, these are presented over a Saturday and Sunday. The retreat goes from 8 AM to approximately 7 PM on Saturday with short breaks and a break for lunch on Saturday. The retreat resumes on Sunday morning at 8 AM and goes until approximately 4 PM with short breaks and a lunch break. You will both need to attend these session via Zoom with your camera on to receive your certificate of completion.

Please note that the retreat goes from Saturday morning at 8:00 AM to as late as 10 PM, and from 8 AM going as late as 4 PM on Sunday afternoon. Attendance for the entire weekend is required. Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc. retreats are commuter in nature – meaning you drive to the location in the morning and go home at night. Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc. does not provide overnight accommodations. At this time, Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton ONLY present weekends in English, but do offer workbooks in Spanish.



Thanks to the generosity of past retreat attendees, Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc. has a limited amount of funds to use for financial aid. Financial assistance is intended for couples struggling to afford life’s daily essentials, and paying the full fees of a Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc. retreat would further hinder a couple’s ability to afford essentials. If you need financial assistance, please fill out this form, and we will contact you within 3-5 business days with a discount code based upon your needs and funds available. Applications and financial aid awards are kept strictly confidential. No couple will be turned away because they cannot afford the weekend costs

Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton presenta sus retiros en inglés. Si está buscando un retiro en español, vaya a y busque comunidades llamadas “Spanish CEE of…” Gracias por su comprensión.


Below is the current list of scheduled retreats for Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton. If our current retreat dates do not work for your schedule Catholic Engaged Encounter retreats are also offered in several nearby dioceses. Please choose the weekend that works best for you, and click on the Register button. If your retreat of choice is full, you should register for the waiting list and your second choice to assure your spot on a retreat. Our retreats do fill up 30-90 days prior to retreats AND registration for retreats closes when sold out or two (2) weeks in advance, whichever comes first.

If our current retreat dates do not work for your schedule Catholic Engaged Encounter retreats are also offered in several nearby dioceses. Please go visit the Catholic Engaged Encounter for more dates and locations.

Details Price Qty
Fees per coupleshow details + $175.00 (USD)  

  • November 12-13, 2022 | Hughson, CA
    November 12, 2022 – November 13, 2022
    8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Catholic Engaged Encounter retreat in-person. Registration fees are per couple and include materials and 5 meals. The retreat goes from 8 AM to 9 PM on Saturday, and 8 AM to 5 PM on Sunday. This retreat is commuter in style, overnight accommodations are not included.

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