** COVID-19 Update **
The May 2020 CEE Retreat has been canceled. Couples who have already registered and paid will be reimbursed. Our next retreat will most likely be scheduled in February of 2021. We advise couples to consult with their priest as to the best way to fulfill premarital prerequisite.
is Catholic Engaged Encounter (CEE)?
Encounter is a national
organization dedicated to bringing engaged couples closer
together than they have ever been. It provides couples
an opportunity to gain the social tools and techniques
that will help them succeed in marriage. CEE uses a tried
and true method that has been successful for over 30 years
and has gained approval from the Vatican, along with hundreds
of Dioceses from all over the world.
As an engaged person,
a CEE retreat allows you to identify and discuss several
important topics with your fiancé(e) to prepare
for a healthy, Christ-centered marriage. The CEE Weekend
offers you a deeper connection with your fiancé(e)
while considering the needs and uniqueness of your particular
What is Denver CEE?
We are the chapter
of CEE serving the Archdiocese of Denver and surrounding
areas. Our team consists of a group of volunteers who
dedicate their time and efforts towards providing talks
on CEE Weekend Retreats, praying for engaged couples and
striving to become holy and faith-filled witnesses for
Christ and His Church.
If you are an engaged
couple, please look at information on attending
a weekend or jump straight to registration
information. Although our retreats are centered around
a Catholic perspective, both Catholic and non-Catholic
engaged couples are welcome to attend. The retreat weekend
satisfies the "life skills" marriage preparation requirement
in the Archdiocese
If you are a Catholic
priest or married couple, we offer numerous volunteer