16 Feb '13, 5am

[Blog] The Night the Lights Went Out In New Orleans: When the lights went out at the New Orleans Superdome durin...

[Blog] The Night the Lights Went Out In New Orleans: When the lights went out at the New Orleans Superdome durin...

When the lights went out at the New Orleans Superdome during the Super Bowl last month, I was strangely reminded of a little known religious ceremony of the Catholic Church. The ceremony is called Tenebrae, from the Latin for “darkness” or “shadows”. It takes place late on Holy Thursday, when Christians celebrate the Last Supper, or on Good Friday, the day on which the crucifixion of Jesus is remembered. It’s a simple ceremony, and one of the oldest in Christianity. It’s like nothing I’ve ever experienced in church. The church is dark, but for seven candles burning in the sanctuary. One by one, someone goes to the ambo (church speak for “podium”) and read or sing a passage from the Book of Lamentations (as the title indicates, these are not happy songs). Then that person blows out one of the candles. This continues until there is only one candle left. After the seventh lam...

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