Retrouvaille Weekends are not spiritual retreats, sensitivity groups, seminars or social gatherings. Nor will you receive counseling during Retrouvaille. You will not be required to share your pain with anyone.
Retrouvaille is a community of couples, in all stages of marriage, who have experienced troubles in their marriages. You will meet couples suffering from drifting apart, infidelity, conflict and anger, poor communication, abuse and addiction, and other barriers to a strong marriage.
All these couples have one thing in common. A desire to bring joy back into their marriages. Meeting other couples who are struggling in many of the same ways can have a profound impact. It gives couples hope at a time when hope is not easy to find. Each marriage is worth saving. Retrouvaille can help.
Retrouvaille programs begin with a weekend experience, away from the distractions of everyday life. You will learn to re-establish communication and gain new insights into yourselves as individuals and as a couple.
A team of three couples and a priest gives a series of presentations. All presenting couples have been through Retrouvaille. They have all experienced disillusionment and pain in their own marriages. They offer hope as they share their pain, struggles and successes in rebuilding their marriages. You will be encouraged to put the past behind you and start rediscovering each other.
The team presents a technique of communication that enables you to take a good look at most areas of your relationship. The team provides practical tools for improving your marriage. They will share how they were able to benefit from these techniques themselves.
A registration fee is required to confirm your reservation, food and lodging. There is limited capacity so early registration is encouraged. On the weekend you will be asked to make a donation. One donation will cover all expenses for the weekend.
No couple is ever denied the chance to heal their marriage because they are facing financial hardship.