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:   $350

    *Note: There is no double occupancy option this year


Minimum deposit of $50 due with registration. 

To Register:

  • Select preferred retreat date and register online. 


If you prefer, you can register and make the deposit online, but pay the balance 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.

Upcoming Retreats

No upcoming events at the moment

For More Information

For general questions about upcoming Petawa retreats, please email

or contact Jeanne Meier at 414-276-1329.

Payment Options

When registering, you will have the option to pay the full amount or just the deposit. Any remaining balance payments for a Petawa retreat are due 1 week before the retreat date. Balance payments will be invoiced 1 month prior to the retreat, or at any time prior, you can mail a check to:

Petawa Retreats

1331 N Astor St.

Milwaukee, WI 53202

(Please write "retreat" in the memo field)

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.