Taizé Prayer Service

Join the Wheaton Franciscans on Friday, 
March 6, 2020 for Taizé Prayer Service.


Taizé is a Christian ecumenical prayer service that is designed to achieve a contemplative state and Christian unity through participation in song, scripture and silent prayer. It helps to quiet the mind and open your heart to God.

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Make it a Personal Day

Tau Center offers a peaceful and reflective setting for individuals and groups seeking to carve out space for deepening their inner lives. Spend a retreat day at Tau Center and enjoy the grounds, our Peace Path, Chapel, Meditation Room and Quiet Rooms, as a way to reconnect with your authentic self, your dreams and visions, and the Divine within.

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Recognize Your Grace

Many people long to find meaning in their lives and grow closer to God and others. But sometimes, it’s hard to know just where to start. Spiritual direction can be the next step on your journey. Christos Center for Spiritual Formation offers a program to people interested in being trained as spiritual directors and/or deepening their own spiritual lives. For details click here.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

Women's Day of Renewal - Come Home to Your Heart

As winter recedes take time for yourself  to recharge and gently nurture your heart-center on this 'extra leap day' we have been gifted with this year. Our day together offers a self-selected pace that weaves moments of solitude with times in community. Sacred Sounding, Yoga, Meditation with Essential Oils, Art-making and lunch are all components included in this special day retreat for women. 

Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 10:00AM-12:00PM (CST)

Sipping Wisdom: Savoring Her Passion in our Inner Spiritual Lives

In this reflective session we will ponder Wisdom’s presence and appearances to us in and through ordinary and everyday living experiences.

Monday, March 9, 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Centering Prayer - Awaken the Heart

Upcoming Sessions:  Apr 13, 2020

Centering Prayer is a form of contemplation or meditation that has been practiced for centuries within the Christian tradition. It is simply a way to learn how to experience God as a loving presence within our lives. The fruits of Centering Prayer are rich. All are welcome to come join us each month - both beginner and experienced.

Thursdays, March 12, 19 & 26 and April 2, 2020 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM (CST)

Wisdom Writing Circle - Spring 2020 Series

Writing opens windows into our inner-life. Writing can keep us centered, help us discover new aspects of ourselves, and new perspectives on our lives. When we come together as a community of those who write, we share these discoveries in a safe circle.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)

Contemplating the Words and Images of Lent: A Morning Reflection

The season of Lent is characterized by prayer, fasting, and doing good works in preparation of the celebration of Easter. During this sacred time, we are encouraged to reflect on the mysteries of Christ's journey from life to death to new life, what the Church calls the Paschal Mystery.

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Schedule a Retreat Day

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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Collaborative Program Partner

Tau Center is proud to partner with Anawim Arts to offer programs developed for the intersection of art and spirituality, a way to encourage people to discover and express their inner-spirit through art. Click on the link below to find out more about Anawim Arts.

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