Monthly Archives: August 2019

2019 Annual Spring Luncheon

The Lansing Catholic Lawyers Guild will be hosting its 35th Annual Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 12:00pm at St. Mary’s Parish Hall in downtown Lansing.


We are proud to announce that Mr. Peter Herbeck will be serving as our keynote speaker. He will be introduced by Paul Brandenburg, our most recent recipient of the prestigious St. Thomas More Award. Mr. Herbeck is the vice-president and director of missions for Renewal Ministries. Mr. Herbeck will address the question, Reading the Signs of the Times: What is the Spirit Saying to the Church? We would ask that you please consider joining us for Peter’s message of hope.


The Guild invites everyone to join us for an enjoyable afternoon. Please RSVP online at the link below, or print and return the registration form with payment to the Catholic Lawyers Guild, c/o Diane Arzberger, Executive Director, 1812 N. Genesee Dr., Lansing, MI 48915.

2019 Annual Red Mass

Announcing the 34th Annual Red Mass of the Catholic Lawyers Guild, Diocese of Lansing


Tuesday, October 15, 2019


St. Mary Cathedral, Lansing

Red Mass, Bishop Earl Boyea presiding, 5:15p.m.


Dinner, featuring Presentation of St. Thomas More Award, 6:15p.m.


Invoking God’s Blessing on the Courts of our State and Honoring


Carl W. Herstein


  • Reader and Eucharistic Minister at St. Mary Student Parish in Ann Arbor
  • Fourth-year Student at the Catholic Biblical School of Michigan
  • President of the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Former Chairman of the Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County
  • Former Chairman of UMS (formerly the University Musical Society)
  • Former Board Member of the Sphinx Organization
  • Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation
  • Father of four children and grandfather of 6 beautiful grandchildren


Introduction of Award Recipient by Lori Buiteweg

  • Recipient of the 2017 St. Thomas More Award
  • 81st President of the State Bar of Michigan


Remarks by Retired Chief Justice Maura Corrigan on the Canonization of Father Solanus Casey before Dinner


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2019 Annual Fall Retreat

The Lansing Catholic Lawyers Guild will be holding our Annual Fall Retreat at the Solanus Casey Center in Detroit on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 8:00am-5:00pm. Flyers will be available at the Annual Business Meeting and at the Red Mass. More information will be disseminated as we get closer to the date.