What is Tau?

We are often asked this question. Tau Center is a spirituality ministry of the Wheaton Franciscans offering a sacred space to assist individuals on their own spiritual journey. So, how did 'Tau' come about in our name?

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Day 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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New to Tau Center?

If you have never been to Tau Center and would like a short tour, please call us at 630-909-6808 to schedule a time to visit. You may also click on the link below to see some of the amenities offered to you at Tau Center.

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Monday, February 12, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Explorations in Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is an invitation to a deeper relationship with God. You may notice a desire for silence and an inner stillness in your prayer life. If you listen to this call, you will realize a call to prayer without words, a desire to simply sit with God in stillness.

Saturday, February 17 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)

Lent: A Journey of Self-Discovery

During this Lenten Morning of Reflection, we will engage in a quiet, contemplative process to take a deep yet gentle look at our life journey and to reconnect with the Spirit of God that accompanies us on each and every step. We will incorporate guided imagery, writing exercises, silence and music throughout the time together.

Monday, February 19, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Creative Expressions for Your Soul - Zentangle

God has given each of us a creative spirit deep within ourselves to be discovered and explored. This series offers you a place to deepen your relationship with God and your own inner-wisdom through contemplative and creative practices.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Contemplative Arts Open Studio

Explore your spiritual creativity in a warm and nurturing environment during this open studio. Work individually surrounded by similar-minded individuals as you explore your inuitive nature through art using any area you feel drawn to, whether it be painting, collage, drawing, mandalas, mixed media, etc.

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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.