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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Saturday, September 23, 9:00am-12:30pm (CDT)

Christian History Part I:  The Division of Christianity - 500 Years Since the Protestant Formation

In this two-part series, Matt Pozen will trace the history of the division of Christianity over the course of the past 500 years, and offer some hope for its future reunion.

Facilitated by Matt Pozen

Monday, September 25, 7:00pm-9:00pm (CDT)

Introduction to Essential Oils

The subtle energy of essential oils invokes in us a sense of wholeness and healing of our body, mind and spirit. Healing of ourselves raises the consciousness of our families, friends and culture. This workshop will introduce you to the use of essential oils as everyday companions.

Facilitated by Therese Yonikus

Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Outdoor Drumming Circle & Fire Ceremony

The sound of drumming has the ability to put us in touch with our own natural rhythms, the rhythms of the earth, and also of those around us. Its beat can represent our heart as we become grounded yet taken to a place deep inside where we are keenly aware of our mind and body, and the connection between the two.

Facilitated by Therese Yonikus

Monday, October 2, 2017 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.

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)

Quilting Morning of Intention: A Prayerful Presence for Pets in Need

Hundreds of pets from areas hit by the recent hurricanes are in desperate need – and you can help! Join us for a morning of intention where you will learn how to make a small kennel quilt for a pet in need. Everyone is welcome, and no sewing experience needed. If you can sew a straight line you can make this quilt!

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