St. Thomas More Society (Pritzker)
Welcome! In conjunction with the Sheil Catholic Center's Chicago campus, the St. Thomas More Society is Northwestern Law's Catholic student organization which aims to foster community, education, and service in the Catholic tradition among Northwestern Law students. We look forward to journeying with you during your time at Northwestern University.
Weekly Mass and a Meal, Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m.
Join other students, staff, and faculty during the academic year for weekly Mass. Lunch is provided afterwards. Confession takes place at 11:30 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month when classes are in session. Our temporary location as of September 25, 2023 is Room 155 (Parrillo Courtroom) in the Law School's Rubloff Building. You can enter at 375 E. Chicago Avenue or 350 E. Superior Avenue. We look forward to seeing you there!
See a full list of upcoming Catholic events on the Chicago and Evanston campus here.
St. Thomas More Leadership Team 2023-2024
Mili Yoon: Mili is a third-year law student at Northwestern. Born in Korea, she immigrated to the US with her family at age 11 and has since lived in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in earth environmental science. She enjoys serving as a church pianist for over ten years. Her favorite saint is St. Maximilian Kolbe, and her favorite Bible verse is "For we walk by faith, not by sight" (2 Cor 5,7). You can email Mili here.
Taylor Wagner: Taylor Wagner will be the Vice President/Treasurer for the St. Thomas More Society for the 2023/24 school year. She is originally from South Louisiana, but she is excited to be in Chicago and start her second year of law school. Do not hesitate to reach out to her if you have any questions about law school or St. Thomas Moore Society. You can email Taylor here.
Previous St. Thomas More Society Events
Racial Justice, Catholicism, and the Law: A Panel Discussion
Watch the video below to learn more about Black Catholic history in Chicago and what you can do to help bring about justice. Guest speakers are Bishop Joseph Perry of the Archdiocese of Chicago and Fr. Dave Kelly of Precious Blood Ministries.
The Wigmore Debate
Was the first dean of Northwestern's School of Law a Catholic? Watch the video below to find out.