Author Archives: Wilhelm Weber

About Wilhelm Weber

Pastor at the Old Latin School in the Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Sommerferien 2019: Fahrt nach Masuren und zurück (3.Teil)

Auf der Straße merkt man erst wie dicht alles beieinander ist und wie die Geschichte in unsere Welt hinein paßt. So erzählte die Führerin unserer Gruppe, dass Auschwitz eine günstige Lage hatte – Eisenbahnanbindung, dicht an Krakau und doch durch … Continue reading

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Sommerferien 2019: Fahrt nach Masuren und zurück (2.Teil)

Eine Reise nach Polen ist geschichtsträchtig und nicht nur für ausgebürgerte Exilanten und fast schon Deutsche. Es gibt mehrere Weltkulturerben. Einige haben wir uns angeschaut, andere haben wir im Vorbeifahren wahrgenommen, andere müssen warten. Auf dem Weg von Breslau nach … Continue reading

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Sommerferien 2019: Fahrt nach Masuren und zurück (1.Teil)

Papa fing seine Briefe oft mit der Redeweise an: “Wer eine Reise tut, der weiß etwas zu erzählen…” Nach unserer Reise ins Nachbar- und Grenzland Polen haben wir wieder viele Bilder, Eindrücke und Geschichten gesammelt. Davon soll dieser Blog nun … Continue reading

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Hunting stories and other memories…

Our class martriculated in 1979, so it´s time for the 40th anniversary and a happy reunion. Those of us, who have remained in Wartburg, have kicked up a big storm and are just ready for the party to get going. … Continue reading

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On our way – Quasimodogeniti

Well, that first Sunday after Easter (Quasimodogeniti) was special. Celbrating Friederike´s birthday, going to church in St. Magdalena (Halle) and visiting Eisleben/Mansfeld afterwards. It was a good day to consider the brevity of life and the great blessings of Holy … Continue reading

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Go to dark Gethsemane…

1 Go to dark Gethsemane,You who feel the tempter’s pow’r;Your Redeemer’s conflict see;Watch with Him one bitter hour;Turn not from His griefs away;Learn of Jesus Christ to pray. 2 Follow to the judgment hall;View the Lord of life arraigned;O the … Continue reading

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When I survey the wonderous cross…

1 When I survey the wondrous crosson which the Prince of glory died,my richest gain I count but loss,and pour contempt on all my pride. 2 Forbid it, Lord, that I should boastsave in the death of Christ, my God!All … Continue reading

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O Lord, throughout these 40 days

1 Lord, who throughout these forty daysfor us did fast and pray, teach us with you to mourn our sins and close by you to stay.  2 As you with Satan did contend,and did the victory win, O give us strength in you … Continue reading

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O Christ, You walked the road… (LSB 424)

O Christ, You walked the road Our wand’ring feet must go. You faced with us temptation’s pow’r And fought our ancient foe. No bread of earth alone Can fill our hung’ring hearts. Lord, help us seek Your living Word, The … Continue reading

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Visit Lutherstadt Wittenberg and stay at the Old Latin School!

Where to stay? Old Latin School provides comfortable accommodation in the middle of town. There are single and double rooms, but also an apartment – if you need a bit more space and privacy to work or just relax and … Continue reading

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