What is Taizé?

Taizé is an ecumenical prayer service that incorporates song, scripture and silent prayer to achieve a contemplative state and Christian unity. Click below to find out more and watch a video of our past service.

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Lee Woodruff's Story

Tau Center is proud to have CBS Reporter and author Lee Woodruff share her story of balancing life’s unexpected changes with courage at our women’s morning of renewal on January 31. Find out more about Lee’s story.

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Inclement Weather

We are all too aware that winter weather in our area can be unpredictable. At Tau Center, we take into consideration the safety of our program participants and staff when making program cancellation decisions.

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January 23, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)

Taizé Prayer Service

Meant to foster reconciliation and peace among people, Taizé is a Christian ecumenical meditative common prayer service that incorporates song and chant, scripture readings and silence. People of all faiths are welcome. Light refreshments following the service.

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Jan. 26, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Centering Prayer - Open Practice

Centering Prayer is a method of silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of God’s presence within us. This open session is available to all who are familiar with Centering Prayer to continue to deepen our experiential knowing of God through a journey of meditation and prayer.

Facilitated by Sr. Pat Irr, OSF

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Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 9:30am to 12:30pm • $45

Balancing Life with Courage, Grit, Love and Healing

Life can change in an instant – throwing us off-course and in a direction for which we are not prepared. We’re suddenly challenged to find an inner strength to survive and move forward. 

Special Guest Facilitator, Lee Woodruff

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Feb. 2, 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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February 7, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Enneagram II: From Compulsion to Gift

The Enneagram is an ancient form of self-awareness that allows you to discover patterns of thinking, feeling and acting from your ‘light side’ and your ‘shadow side’.

Facilitated by Sr. Pat Irr, OSF

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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

Taking down the holiday decorations at home and in the office is a little bittersweet for me. Sure it’s sad putting away the pretty things that hold such memories; the lights that twinkle and brighten up the long winter nights.