Brush Wisdom Retreat

Join guest facilitator, Thomas Roberts, and explore your creative spirituality in this special retreat which introduces the practice of Brush Wisdom, a deeply inspiring and expressive form of meditation.

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Self-Guided Retreats

Are you looking for a space for silent meditation, prayer or deepening your spiritual life? Tau Center offers a peaceful setting for self-guided retreats, spiritual direction and more to help you nourish your spirit.

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Holy Week Services

Join the Wheaton Franciscans for Holy Week services held in Our Lady of the Angels Chapel in the same building as the Tau Center. Click the button below for a list of upcoming services.

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March 27, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)

Lenten Reflection in Song & Prayer

In the spirit of the Lenten season of reflection and reconciliation, join us for a musical journey of Lent using scripture, poetry and song – a casual gathering to listen and share our voices with guitar accompaniment.

Facilitated by Joyful Noise Choir

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CANCELLED - March 28, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CDT)

A Day of Mindful Renewal

Spring is a time for spiritual renewal and personal growth; we feel it in the air through Mother Nature’s seasonal blessings. In this silent retreat, we will reflect on letting go of old feelings or resentments that hold us back from enjoying inner peace and more happiness in our lives.

Facilitated by Mary Rittman and Larry Stoll

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March 30, 2015 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Essential Oils and Our Judeo-Christian Story

The Scriptures reference the use of essential oils. Some accounts tell of over a thousand references both in the Old and New Testaments. They are referenced as aromatics or to the plants that produced them.

Facilitated by Therese Yonikus

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April 6, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Monday Open Meditations

Join us twice a month for our open Monday Meditations. Each session consists of an hour meditation, combining both sitting and walking, and ends with a short discussion. People of all faiths and traditions are welcome.

Hosted by the Awakening Heart Sangha and Tau Center

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April 16, 2015 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm (CST)

Drumming Circle

Feel the powerful beat of the sacred and all of creation through the meditative rhythm of the drum. Drumming connects each person with the rhythm of their heart, as well as enhancing a connectedness with Mother Earth. 

Facilitated by Sr. Lynn Schafer, OSF, and Therese Yonikus

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A Spirituality Ministry of the Wheaton Franciscans

Tau Center is a spirituality ministry of the Wheaton Franciscans. We are a welcoming community of faith striving together to be instruments of peace, hope and justice in our world today. 


A Note from Sister Glenna

In the Gospel of Mark, after the disciples have been with Jesus for some time, he asks them this simple, yet poignant question, "Who do you say that I am?" (Mark 8:29).