The St. Thomas More Society of the Diocese of Green Bay is dedicated to fostering high standards of ethics and professional responsibility exemplified by their patron, St. Thomas More; engaging its members and the public in a deeper understanding of God as the source of all human rights; and promoting the study of theology, philosophy and jurisprudence.
From the Articles of Incorporation of the St. Thomas More Society of Green Bay, Inc.
- Providing for the operation and management of the affairs, property, business and activities of the St. Thomas More Society of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, Inc., consisting of fostering high standards of ethics and professional responsibility in lawyers, exemplified by its patron, St. Thomas More (born February 6, 1478, martyred July 7, 1535), who as a servant of God, family man, lawyer, statesman and public servant showed lawyers and law people how rightly to order their lives.
- To inculcate in the Society and in the public generally a deeper understanding of their dependence upon Almighty God as the source of all human rights.
- To promote the study and application of theology, philosophy and jurisprudence to the end that the system of law may better apply eternal truths to the solution of everyday legal problems.
- To sponsor the annual Lawyers' Red Mass and other Masses throughout the year and otherwise to invoke God's blessing upon the legal profession and persons in government.
- To promote the spiritual and moral welfare of the Society, in accord with and in support of the mission of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay and other Catholic entities within the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, which are under the guidance of the Bishop of the Diocese of Green Bay.