Guided Retreats

As we go through adulthood, we experience many moments where life calls us to pause and wonder. As you seek inner-peace in your life, a Guided Retreat offers a personal, quiet space to explore your relationship with God.

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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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What is 'Tau'?

Oftentimes, our staff is asked the question, 'What is Tau?' and why are we called Tau Center. Click below to find out how our name came about, the meaning of 'Tau' and its relation to St. Francis of Assisi.

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Monday, June 20, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh. Each session begins with a guided meditation or brief reading, followed by an hour meditation where participants alternate 20 minutes of sitting/walking/sitting. The evening ends with a short discussion inspired by the participants in attendance. People of all faiths and traditions are welcome.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Zentangle® Inspiration Circle

This inspiration circle welcomes those who have experience with Zentangle or have taken our Intro to Zentangle program to continue exploring this calming practice alongside others.

Facilitated by Sr. Glenna Czachor, OSF

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Friday, September 16, 2016 - Service begins at 7:30 PM (CDT)

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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Friday, November 18, 2016 - Service begins at 7:30 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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Friday, January 27, 2017 - Service begins at 7:30 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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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. 

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