The Cursillo experience begins with the Three-Day-Weekend held at Camp Marymount in Fairview, Tennessee. (directions from your locationThe Weekend begins at 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening and ends at about 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening. During the weekend, there are nine talks given by lay people, and five talks and five meditations given by clergy. The Eucharist is celebrated each day and the Sacrament of Reconciliation is available.

The title of the talks indicate their content: Ideal, Grace, Lay Person in the Church, Faith, Piety, Study, Sacraments, Obstacles to Life of Grace, Action, Leaders, Study of the Environment, Christianity in Action, Christian Life, and Total Security. Each talk is followed by a discussion period.