About Us

Hours and Directions

Tau Center is located on the Wheaton Franciscan Campus at:

Tau Center
26W171 Roosevelt Road (Entrance #5)
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 909-6805

First Time Visitor? Request a tour.

For those who are new to Tau Center, we ask that you request a short tour of our facility prior to using our quiet rooms or other amenities. To schedule a tour, please contact Nancy Morris at 630-909-6808. Tours are available Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.

Please note that a tour is not required for those who are registered for a program or personal retreat.

Visiting Hours:

  • Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Evenings & Weekends: Tau Center is open during evenings and weekends if a program or retreat is running. Only program participants or those scheduled for a personal retreat will be allowed in Tau Center at these times.

We are located approximately 1/4 mile east of County Farm Road on Roosevelt Road.

  • Community Drive is the stoplight at our entrance from Roosevelt Road. (You will notice signs for Marianjoy Hospital at our campus entrance, as well.)
  • Turn south at Community Drive into our campus.
  • Turn left at the first stop sign after entering our campus.
  • Then, turn right at the first driveway (entrance #5). The parking spaces in this driveway are for Tau Center and Our Lady of the Angels visitors. There are some additional parking spaces also past the parking lot, to the right, parallel to the building.

 

 

Let us endeavor to integrate the contemplative life and the active life, so that the active life is nourished and strengthened and supported through the contemplative and thus itself becomes rich in blessings.
– Mother Clara Pfaender, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters Daughters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Congregation of the Wheaton Franciscans)

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Take A Tour

Never been to Tau Center?

We always welcome you to stop by and see us in person! We have a lot to show you – our Quiet Rooms, Peace Path, Chapel, and more are available for you to enjoy and spend some time rediscovering your inner-spirit.

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