On This Day

All Saints Day followed the day the 95 Theses were posted by Martin Luther and reinforced that all believers are saints by faith

On This Day

In 1517, Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg

Hymns of the Reformation

Luther's hymn, "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God," has been called the "Battle Hymn of the Reformation"

Reformation Glossary

Penance is the Catholic practice of prescribing good works, prayers, or other activities for the confessing sinner to carry out to show his sorrow over sin.


10th Commandment - We should fear and love God that we do not force or entice away our neighbor's spouse, workers, or animals

Luther's Life

Luther said that his high school days in Eisenach were the happiest ones in his life and called Eisenach "my beloved city."

95 Theses

The pope cannot remit any guilt, except by declaring and showing that it has been remitted by God. (Theses 6)

Luther's Life

In 1510 Luther was asked to go to Rome with another monk on behalf of the Augustinian Order. It took twelve weeks of walking to get there.

People of the Reformation

The money raised by John Tetzel's selling of indulgences went toward the building of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome


The Doxology to the Lord's Prayer - god himself has commanded us to pray in this way and has promised to hear us