Said Mass: at 10:00 am. followed by discussion group. 5:00-5:30: Confessions. 6:00 pm: Said Mass. 8:00 Tenebrae - the Latin word for darkness. In ancient tradition, the first two sets of morning prayers were said the night before. In modern tradition at SMM the singing of psalms and prayers are accompanied by traditional music of great power and beauty as candles are gradually extinguished and darkness descends.