“ The Art of Marital Prayer: Experiencing Connectedness through Prayer ”
Married Couples' Enrichment Retreat
Led by: Claudio Mora
September 11 - 13
$418 Per Couple

Note: This retreat is intended for already married couples. It is not a marriage preparation retreat.

Sometimes we find that it is easier to pray individually than to pray together as a couple. We may find that praying together doesn’t come out naturally. We are not used to pray with our spouse.

This retreat will help married couples to integrate prayer into their daily life. We will learn different styles of prayer and we will put them into practice by taking time to pray together as a couple. The more you and your spouse pray together, you will begin to experience a special connectedness through God who brought the two of you together.

We invite you to take this opportunity and give your relationship the time and space it needs to develop this beautiful art of praying together as a couple.

Claudio was born in Santiago, Chile and he came to the United States as a Lay Missionary with the Columban Fathers in 1994.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Education from Cloverdale College, IN and a Master’s Degree in Religious Education from Felician University in NJ. He is a Doctor of Ministry Candidate at Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, TX.

He has worked as a Parish Director of Religious Education, Associate Director of Children’s Catechesis and Director of Family Life for the Diocese of Dallas, Tx. He has also worked as Executive Director of Cultural Diversity and Outreach for the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. and as a Director of Catholic Programs for The Marriage Group.

Claudio currently works as Director of the bilingual department for Sadlier and as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Dallas. Claudio has been married to his wife Aida for 22 years and they have 3 beautiful daughters. Claudio and his family live in Allen, Tx. and they are parishioners and volunteers at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plano, Tx.


Our guestrooms have one queen or double sized bed per room. Rooms are simply furnished with bedding, towels, and soap as well as a Bible and crucifix.


Registration includes all presentations, six meals, and two nights in a comfortable room with private bath. Scholarships are available. Retreat payments are non-refundable.


On the first evening of your retreat, you are welcome to arrive any time between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. The retreat will officially begin with dinner at 6:00pm. The retreat will conclude at 1:00pm on the last day of your retreat, following lunch.


Special dietary requirements will be gladly met if you make your needs known to our kitchen staff. A guest fridge is also available for guest use in the Dining Room.


A computer with internet access is open for use in our lobby, and WiFi is available throughout the building.


Help is available 24 hours a day. Our staff or retreat volunteers are eager to assist you throughout your stay. Coffee, tea, and fresh baked cookies are offered 24/7 in the Dining Room. Our Chapel is always open, giving you a quiet place for prayer and reflection any time of the day or night.