St Clare Garden
Gardens
St Clare Garden

COMING FALL 2023 the St Clare Garden will provide a place of stillness and serenity that compliments the Peace Path walking trail and the Cosmic Walk currently located on the grounds of the Wheaton Franciscans.

Amenities will include a large, shaded patio area for outdoor offerings with an adjacent lawn area for yoga and drumming. Secluded seating areas will provide space for journaling and quiet conversation in a tranquil nature setting that includes a water feature and artwork in honor of St Clare. Planning and design started in January 2021 with construction to begin this spring.

Landscaping will continue through summer 2023. Once completed a range of eco-spirituality and creative offerings will be available for individuals and groups in this new space that aligns with the mission of Tau Center.

Adjacent to Our Lady of Angels Motherhouse, the St Clare Garden will be a place of gathering and contemplation. 

FULL GARDEN MAP HERE

 

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Garden Announcement

Announcing the St Clare Garden. 

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Community Version Here

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Explore the Garden

Come explore the grounds during construction of the St Clare Garden.

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St Clare Resources

Come explore more St Clare Resources.

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A Prayer to St Clare

by Sr Pat Irr, OSF

Oh glorious St Clare, your light shines down through the ages, reminding us that you are a beacon of God’s love and grace throughout our history.

St Clare, guide us in this project that your light may continue to blaze forth for the people of this generation.

May the clarity of your love touch all of those who walk these paths.

And may the beauty of this garden, speak to us of
God’s love and care for them in our day.

Oh St Clare, deepen the trust of all hearts that all
people may experience the love
that has created this sacred space. Guide us
through your wisdom into the Spirit of
Christ, our Risen Lord. Amen

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Gardens at Tau Center

Come explore the Peace Path and future St Clare Garden coming to Tau Center Fall 2023. The new garden the will provide a place of stillness and serenity that compliments the Peace Path walking trail and the Cosmic Walk currently located on the grounds of the Wheaton Franciscans.

Download Full Campus Map Here