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
Commemoration of Frederick the Wise, Christian Ruler May 5 The Lord be with you Aside from being the Festival of the Ascension of our Lord today, it is also the Commemoration of Frederick the Wise, Christian Ruler. I posted something about the Ascension earlier today. This post is about Frederick.
Commemoration of Friedrich Wyneken, Pastor and Missionary May 4 The Lord be with you Friedrich Conrad Dietrich Wyneken (May 13, 1810 – May 4, 1876) is one of the founding fathers of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, along with C.F.W. Walther (commemorated May 7) and Wilhelm Sihler. (Sihler, for whatever reason,
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
Feast Day of St. Philip and St. James, Apostles May 1 May Day (Civic) The Lord be with you May 1 is the Feast Day of St. Philip and St. James, Apostles. This day has been observed as such since ca. 560, when their remains were moved to the new
Feast of St Mark, Evangelist April 25 The Lord be with you Today is the Feast Day of St. Mark, Evangelist. Mark was the author of the second Gospel, which he composed, according to some Early Church Fathers, when the Christians in Rome asked him to write down the preaching
Commemoration of Johann Walter, Kantor April 24 The Lord be with you One of the great blessings of the Lutheran Reformation is its strong endorsement of “the arts” as a blessing from God in our lives and a wonderful aid in worship. This included paintings, sculpture, cloth, woodcuts, and so
Commemoration of Anselm of Canterbury, Theologian April 21 The Lord be with you Today we remember Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109). Born in Aosta, which is now part of northwestern Italy and then the frontier of Lombardy and Burgundy, Anselm was the son of a nobleman. After the death of his