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During Lent, the period preceding Easter and leading up to Good Friday, First Met presented a series of Tenebrae Laments to accompany the extinguishing of candles during Sunday services.

The candles symbolize the light of Jesus fighting to overcome the darkness. The closer to Good Friday, the less light there is and on Good Friday itself even the centre candle, the Christ Candle, is extinguished.

Click here to read and/or download the Tenebrae Laments.



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