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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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.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Drumming Circle

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.

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

Elements of SoulCollage: A practice of self-discovery

SoulCollage® is a powerful creative process that gently enables you to hear the deep wisdom of your own inner-knowing through the practice of collage art. This soul-tending practice honors one’s personal journey, while promoting personal growth and self-discovery.

CANCELLED - Thursday, March 1 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Sound of Bowls

Traditional historic singing bowls produce sounds that invoke deep states of relaxation; naturally assisting one in entering expanded states of consciousness and meditation. The sound of the bowls creates a deep level of communication with our inner world that opens us to the divine.

CANCELLED - Friday, March 2 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

When Retirement Comes: A Men’s Retreat on Moving from Quantity to QUALITY

In this retreat, we will explore some of the reservations regarding retirement and begin to re-write a new script, a new storyline that honors this unique opportunity in our lives. We have worked hard to get here, and now it’s our turn to enjoy this change. Let’s do this together!

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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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