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The Good Friday Passion of Tenebrae

The Tenebrae service is our favorite service during Lent at our Lutheran church. From the Latin for shadows or darkness, Tenebrae is an ancient service that underscores the solemnity of Jesus’s last day on earth as a man. The solemn, sober service takes place on Good Friday. Tenebrae services usually involve candles lit in a darkened […]

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Tenebrae Service and Good Friday

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We observe Good Friday every year with the dramatic Tenebrae service. This is a repost because the service is so meaningful to me and others. Here is how we experienced the Tenebrae service several years ago. From the Latin for shadows or darkness, Tenebrae is an ancient service that underscores the solemnity of Jesus’s last day […]

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