Petawa offers weekend and midweek retreats for women at the Wynncliff Conference Center, a 24-acre farm on the shores of Lake Michigan in Cleveland, WI. 


Retreats at Wynncliff are conducted by Opus Dei, a personal Prelature of the Catholic Church founded in 1928 by St. Josemaría Escrivá.

Retreat Cost:

Single Occupancy:   $300
Double Occupancy:  $275


Minimum deposit of $35 due with registration. 

To Register:

  • Select preferred retreat date and register online. 


If you prefer, you can register online but pay by check made payable to Petawa Cultural Center.  (Write "Retreat" in check memo.)  Mail to:

Petawa Retreats
1331 N Astor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202

You will receive a confirmation once your check has been received.


See below for upcoming retreats.  Registration is required.

* Please note that April and May retreats have been canceled for 2020 out of concern for the health of all in attendance and in compliance with recommendations made by the CDC.

The October retreats have NOT been canceled, however, registration is full for those events.

Upcoming Retreats

FULL (not canceled) - Women's Late October Retreat - Fee
Wynncliff Conference Center
FULL (not canceled) - Women's Mid-October Retreat - Fee
Wynncliff Conference Center
CANCELED FOR 2020 - Women's Mid-May Retreat
Wynncliff Conference Center
CANCELED FOR 2020 - Women's Early May Retreat
Wynncliff Conference Center
CANCELED FOR 2020 - Women's Late April Retreat
Wynncliff Conference Center

For More Information

For general questions about upcoming Petawa retreats, please email

or contact Jeanne Meier at 414-276-1329.

Payment Options

Application deposits and remaining balance payments for a Petawa retreat may be made by using the options below. 

Additional retreat options are available at Shellbourne Conference Center, an independently operated retreat center located on 40 acres of forested land in Valpariso, Indiana.  Shellbourne retreats are conducted by Opus Dei.  For more information on Shellbourne retreats, click here.

Petawa Residence & Cultural Center, Inc.

1331 N Astor St

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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