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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Spiritual Direction

Are you feeling drawn to something spiritual and unsure what to do with this feeling? Spiritual direction can be a way to discover answers and open up pathways to self-discovery and spiritual enrichment.

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Day Retreats

Are you seeking time or space for silent contemplation, prayer or deepening your spiritual life? We offer a peaceful setting for you to spend a day on retreat with your own Quiet Room and other amenities.

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In the spirit of simplicity and respect for the earth, we will no longer mail out our seasonal program guide. So, please sign up for our e-newsletter to receive up-to-date information on upcoming programs and retreats. 

Returning Programs
Sound of Bowls
Centering Prayer
Creative Expressions for Your Soul
Essential Oil Series

Special Topics
Journey Towards Christian Unity
Living the Wisdom of St. Francis
Women's Day of Renewal
Contemplative Photography

Retreat Programs
Annual Hildegard Retreat
Silent Retreat

Holy Season Celebrations
Lenten and Advent Reflection Series

Spring Concert Series
Susan Lincoln (March)
David Haas (May)

2-Year Program
Exploring the Franciscan Way of Life

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Individuals or Groups 

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Schedule a Retreat Day at Tau Center

If you're looking for a space for silent prayer or deepening of your spiritual life, Tau Center offers a peaceful setting for you to enjoy a self-guided retreat where you will enjoy your own Quiet Room along with other amenities such as our chapel, outdoor peace path, labyrinth and more.

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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.