Category Archives: Old Latin School in Wittenberg

1.Sunday after Trinity: Old Love song…

The Psalm for this 1st Sunday after Trinity I will praise the Lord at all times;my mouth will continually praise him.I will boast in the Lord;let the oppressed hear and rejoice.Magnify the Lord with me.Let us praise his name together.I sought the Lord’s help and he … Continue reading

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Here we go again to Weimar…

I´ve still got some unkept promises. Some of those are to still take You further through Weimar. Now that the poster depicting the Cranach altar in St.Peter & Paul (Herderkirche) is up in my office, I´ve got another incentive to … Continue reading

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High feast of the Holy Trinity

Ready for church on this high holiday of the Holy Trinity. The table is set, the lights aglow and our baptismal font is as new. We´re full of great expectations on this wonderful feast day, because the one God, who … Continue reading

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Good weather, friends and neighbours…

Good morning from Wittenberg – or as we say here: “Moin, moin!”, but that´s the elaborate and somewhat redundant version. Most stick to the monosyllabic “Moin!” It´s promising to be another of my favorite days. Now that its rained, I´m … Continue reading

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Update from the Old Latin School for May 2020

Thank You for Your support and here´s our latest update.

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Dreams and visions encouraged by John 15:7-8

What a promising morning in Wittenberg! Clouds are heavy with rain. At least, that´s how I read their color. The forecast is very positive too. That´s a good start to the week – especially after yesterday´s delightful Sunday “Jubilate” – … Continue reading

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“Jubilate”: 3rd Sunday after Easter

Candles are burning, the table is set and we´re ready for church. The restrictions have been lifted so much, that we can celebrate publicly again and with all our members. That´s a wonderful “donum superadditum” (“überschüssige Zugabe”) over and above … Continue reading

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Du bist meines Lebens Leben

Ein herrlicher Tag in Wittenberg. Der verhangene Himmel verspricht endlich Regen, aber es soll erst Montag soweit sein. Dabei könnten wir einen durchdringenden Dauerregen gut gebrauchen. Wir und der Wald, die Wiesen und die Felder. Herr, erbarme Dich über uns … Continue reading

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You´re on camera with “Worms 1521”

Yesterday was a long movie shoot. At least from my perspective. Last week I had mentioned Liu Yi from Insight Studios (Hong Kong). She had inquired about the Old Latin School, looked around and bought some books – like “The … Continue reading

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The Lord is my shepherd… (Psalm 23)

Learning German hymns by heart is way easier than memorizing Psalms – and not only because we´re stuck with Luther´s translation for good reasons and don´t have the endless choices of English speakers.  Psalms have irregular meters, don´t rhyme and … Continue reading

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