Category Archives: Old Latin School in Wittenberg

„Tief ist der Brunnen der Vergangenheit…“ (Thomas Mann)

Die „Alte Lateinschule“ (Siehe https://oldlatinschool.org/)  ist nun schon fast 5 Jahre „so schön wie nie!“  Am 3.Mai 2020 feiert sie bereits zum fünften Mal: „Reformationsfest“, die doch schon 1564 erbaut wurde und heuer zum 455x „Hausweih“ feiern kann. Vielleicht ist … Continue reading

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Morning has broken …

„Vom Aufgang der Sonne bis zu ihrem Niedergang sei gelobet der Name des Herrn“ Roughly translated to fit the music it could go like this “From sunrise to sunset, we laud the good Lord and God.” So, why not join … Continue reading

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My pastor likes Chinese…

My pastor likes Lutherstadt Wittenberg. He´s here frequently – doing divine services at the Old Latin School and/or taking a break from pastoral chores back home at St.Luke´s in Leipzig. So he knows his way around and good spots to … Continue reading

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Chasing boar and taking care of the Lord´s vineyard

Some 500 years ago – Pope Leo X – was chasing wild boars. In the spectacular Luther film (2003) we see the roman bishop chasing wildly through the Italian forests – trying to catch up with his hounds and to … Continue reading

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Visiting St.Nikolai in Leipzig…

Yesterday the Leipziger Thomaner (Choristers of St. Thomas in Leipzig) started their new season with a divine service in St.Nikolai. Angelika had this on our bucket-list for some time. We left Wittenberg in good time to queue in front of … Continue reading

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“Haus des Handwerks”: English Stammtisch

Kristin Straeuli ne Lange introduced me here to the “English Stammtisch” – where local tourguides like Thomas Glaubig, Margot Rentsch, Thomas Schmid and others meet tourists from around the globe to socialise every Thursday evening from around 19h00 into the … Continue reading

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Predigen in der Alten Lateinschule (Is.2,1-5)

Gestern predigte ich in der St. Maria Magdalena-Kapelle der SELK (Halle) auf der Moritzburg über Jesaja 2:1-5 (vgl. Micha 4:1-4). Hier der Überblick: Und auch zum Zuhören:

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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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Hey, look: We´re celebrating “Thanksgiving” too!

It´s good to have friends and family – even at church, you know. And hey, at the Old Latin School we´ve got plenty of both. Faithful friends and loving family spread all over the world – but especially here in … Continue reading

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Sharing God´s treasures!

Another day at the Old Latin School. It´s raining today. That hasn´t happened for most of this summer. So, we´re thrilled and hoping for more! The passing summer rains, which Dr. Martin Luther uses to describe the moving church with … Continue reading

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