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, December 18, 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.

Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)

Winter Labyrinth Walk

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.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Susan Lincoln: An Evening of the Music of St. Hildegard of Bingen

Enjoy this special evening with Susan Lincoln, a Hildegard vocalist from Austin, TX, as she weaves together a wonder-filled celebration of the music of St. Hildegard of Bingen. All are invited to this unique evening that includes the beautiful solo voice of Susan as she sings Hildegard's powerful music received from the Living Light.

Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (CST)

Singing in the Hildegarden: An All-Day Interactive Retreat for Women with Susan Lincoln, inspired by St. Hildegard of Bingen

Throughout this magical one-day retreat for women with the amazing teachings and music of Hildegard of Bingen as inspiration, we will sing together and participate in creative practices designed to deepen connection in the timeless place of heart and spirit. 

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