Category Archives: Old Latin School in Wittenberg

Illustrious names

The list of previous scholars in the Old Latin School is long. You find famous people amongst them: Paul Luther, personal Physician of the Saxon elector; Wilhelm Weber, the Physicist and inventor of the electro-magnetic telegraph (forerunner of the iPhone) … Continue reading

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There´s a skeleton in our lift

Check it out: That´s what they found, when they dug deeper into the foundations of the Old Latin School to fit in the elevator (lift). Remember, it was originally part of the bigger cemetary of St.Mary´s and there was a … Continue reading

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Manning the Old Latin School this summer

With the Weber family on vacation, it was a quiet three weeks at the Latin school. Still, there was always somebody around: Charles and Connie Cortright visited from Latvia, a couple from Denmark and one from Germany stayed for a … Continue reading

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Lord Jesus Christ, You have prepared this feast for our salvation

Well, one of my English regulars came to excuse herself from tomorrow´s divine service. That´s just how it should be. Coming is no deal. It´s the expected normal and goes without saying but being absent is the exception and apologies … Continue reading

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The God of Abraham praise… (LSB 798)

The 5th Sunday after Trinity is coming up and we´ve got all reason to rejoice, lift up our faces to the Lord and God of our salvation. It is He, who calls us from the ends of the world to … Continue reading

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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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