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Weekend Schedule

In-Person Overnight Weekends

In-person overnight weekends are held at the St. Bernard Abbey Retreat Center in Cullman, AL, or Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center in Cullman, AL. The weekend begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. Friday night and ends around 3:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon. The weekend concludes with Mass. Please plan to arrive at the retreat center between 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Friday night in order to register and check-in to your room before the first presentation begins.

The cost to attend an in-person overnight Catholic Engaged Encounter weekend sponsored in the Diocese of Birmingham is:

  • $300 per couple
  • Registration for in-person overnight weekends close 10 days prior to the Friday the weekend starts.

In-Person Day-Only Weekends

In-person day-only weekends are hosted at different parishes in the Diocese of Birmingham. Select one of these weekends near where you live, otherwise overnight accomodations are on your own. The weekend begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. Friday night and ends around 3:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon. The weekend concludes with Mass. Please plan to arrive at the host parish at 6:30 p.m. Friday night in order to register before the first presentation begins.

The cost to attend an in-person day-only Catholic Engaged Encounter weekend sponsored in the Diocese of Birmingham is:

  • $175 per couple
  • Registration for in-person day-only weekends close 10 days prior to the Friday the weekend starts.

Registration and Payment Notices

No engaged couple will be turned away for inability to pay for the registration fee. Please contact your priest to discuss having a scholarship arranged.

The total amount must be prepaid to Birmingham Catholic Engaged Encounter in order to reserve your space on the weekend. Payment options:

  • PayPal - Reservation is confirmed immediately, but costs an additional $7.00 PayPal service fee.
  • Mail - Check or money order must be received no later than the Friday before the weekend you plan to attend. Please include an alternate date you can attend in case the weekend fills prior to your registration being received.

Registration Questions or Changes

If you have any issues with your registration, please contact the Registration Coordinator. Please do not register multiple times or for multiple weekends. If you need to reschedule or if you are not sure if you have registered, please reach out to the Registration Coordinator

To register for a weekend, please select the Register button next to an available weekend.

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Dates Openings Register iCal
Jul 26 – 28, 2024
Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center (Cullman), Cullman
CLOSED Registration Closed
Aug 9 – 11, 2024
St. Bernard Abbey Retreat Center, Cullman
10 Unavailable
Sep 13 – 15, 2024
St. John The Baptist, Madison (Huntsville)
FULL No Openings
Oct 25 – 27, 2024
St. Francis Xavier, Birmingham
6 Unavailable

If you have any questions, please contact Registration Coordinator.