The Wheaton Franciscan Sisters have named Sr. Glenna M. Czachor, OSF, as the new Director of Tau Center, the spirituality ministry of the Wheaton Franciscan Community.
"We are excited and grateful that Sr. Glenna is willing to lead Tau Center at this time in its evolution. Sr. Glenna brings many gifts to Tau Center, including her education in pastoral studies and many years of experience planning retreats for various groups," said Sr. Diane Przyborowski, Provincial Directress of the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters.
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Sr. Glenna earned a Masters of Pastoral Studies from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, and has more than 25 years of experience planning liturgies and prayer, and offering presentations and retreats for faith groups and parishes. As the Pastoral Associate of St. Gerard Parish in Brooklyn Park, MN, Sr. Glenna directed the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), and adult and young adult faith formation programs.
Sr. Glenna also serves as the Director of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Office of the Wheaton Franciscans. The JPIC Office collaborates with Tau Center to offer programs on topics of social interest such as care of creation, advocacy for the poor, and many other areas of justice and peace related to Catholic Social Teaching.
Tau Center is a spirituality ministry of the Wheaton Franciscan community. Established in 2005 as an opportunity to share a passion for transformative spiritual growth and healing, Tau Center provides a variety of programs, workshops, and holistic services. The majority of the programs are offered on the campus in Wheaton, Illinois, a peaceful and reflective environment where individuals and groups of diverse spiritual traditions can nourish their lives and find companions on the spiritual journey.