CHOIR EDITION - The name Tenebrae is the Latin word for “darkness” or “shadows,” and has for centuries been applied to the ancient monastic night and early morning services of the last three days of Holy Week. This hymnal is a condensed version of these ageless and very poignant prayers of Lent. The service is marked by chanting of psalms, singing of gospel excerpts, a reading from the Book of Lamentations and the gradual extinguishing of candles and other lights until a single candle, a symbol of the Lord, remains. The Psalms and lamentations are sung using psalm tones similar to the chant heard daily in a monastery that takes the choir and congregation on a penitential journey of the soul beside Christ during his passion.
Use in conjunction with congregation edition.
How to Choose a Catholic Missal 08/19/2011
Exclusive New Roman Missal Resource 03/02/2011
Take 10%-25% off Roman Missals and Free Holy Cards 03/02/2011
Pentecost, the Birth of the Church 02/26/2009
Feast of Corpus Christi 02/26/2009
Missal Shield Program 01/29/2009
Titles in the Catholic Church 01/06/2009
Ember Days in the Catholic Liturgical Year 12/15/2008
What is Ordinary Time? 12/09/2008
The Liturgical Ministry Series 12/09/2008