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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A Vocal Meditation

Last weekend, 38 women participated in a unique retreat at Tau Center led by Susan Lincoln, a classically trained musician and former opera singer. Enjoy this small sample of their beautiful voices and meditative vocals.

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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 such as our outdoor Peace Path, Chapel and more.

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Thursday, May 24, 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.

Friday, June 1, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 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.

Monday, June 4, 2018 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.

Monday, June 18, 2018 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.

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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. 

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