Traditional Responsory text for the service of Tenebrae. ATB or STB choir, optional organ. Latin-language text. Austere and moving.
In monte oliveti oravit ad Patrem: si fieri potest, transeat a me calix iste. Spiritus quidem promptus est, caro autem infirma; caro autem infirma: fiat voluntas tua.
[On the Mount of Olives he prayed to the Father: if it is possible, let this chalice pass from me. The Spirit indeed is ready, but the flesh is weak: Your will be done.]