Nicholas Tyszka To Complete Year As President
of the Catholic Lawyers Guild
(Wednesday, May 3, 2023) Nicholas Tyszka, the managing member of the Law Offices of T. Nicholas Tyszka, L.L.C. will complete his term today as the 26th president of the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago.
Among the events held this year were:
• Annual Meeting: On Wednesday, June 8, the Guild held its annual meeting. The Guild's officers and governors were sworn in.
• Annual Red Mass: On Tuesday, October 4, the Guild held its 88th Annual Votive Red Mass of the Holy Spirit at Holy Name Cathedral. Mass was celebrated by Most Rev. Kevin M. Birmingham, Auxuliary Bishop of Chicago.
• Lenten Retreat: On Saturday, March 4, the Guild hosted its annual Lenten Retreat at the Quigley Center. Led by Fr. Tom McCarthy, OSA, this year's retreat focused on "Restlness: Embrace It or Run Away".
• Spring Luncehon with Sr. Helen Prejean: On April 28, the Guild welcomed Sr. Helen Prejan to the University Club of Chicago, where she spoke about her efforts to abolish the dealth penalty in the United States.
In addition to these major events, the Guild also hosts monthly prayer gatherings and continuing legal education opportunities for its members.
About the Guild
Founded in 1934, the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago is a bar association that is organized to promote the social, intellectual, temporal and spiritual welfare of its members.
In addition to our Red Mass that is held annually in the Fall, the Guild organizes opportunities for prayer and reflection throughout the year. These include monthly prayer gatherings, a Lenten retreat, and educational programs that often focus on professional responsibility and service to our community.
All legal professionals – including lawyers, judges, paralegals, court personnel, and law students – are invited to join this close-knit group. We offer friendship, collegiality, spirituality, and work to help our members commit to the concept that law is a vocation and not just an occupation.