Commemoration of Job

Commemoration of Job May 9 The Lord be with you The Lutheran Service Book designates May 9 as the Commemoration of Job. As far as I know, no other “western” Church has a day for Job on their liturgical calendar. The Eastern Orthodox Church sets aside May 6 as the

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C.F.W. Walther, Theologian (Commemoration)

Commemoration of C.F.W. Walther, Theologian May 7 The Lord be with you Today is the Commemoration of C.F.W. Walther, Theologian. Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther (October 25, 1811 – May 7, 1887) is sometimes called the “Father of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.” He was ordained in 1837, and soon

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Ascension of Our Lord

The Festival of the Ascension of our Lord May 5, 2016 The Lord be with you Today is the Ascension of our Lord. This festival is often overlooked by the modern church and unknown by the unchurched. It occurs 40 days after Easter Sunday and so is always on a

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Athanasius of Alexandria, Pastor and Confessor

Commemoration of Athanasius of Alexandria, Pastor and Confessor May 2, 2012 May 2 is the Commemoration of Athanasius of Alexandria, Pastor and Confessor. Athanasius (c. 296-373) was the principal champion of Christian orthodoxy against the Arians. Arians rejected the Nicene Creed by denying the full divinity of the Second Person

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