How necessary is it to have the sanctuary lamps lit while the Blessed Sacrament is in the tabernacle?


Full Question

How necessary is it to have the sanctuary lamps lit while the Blessed Sacrament is in the tabernacle?

Answer

The sanctuary lamp is required and not a minor thing. After all, it signifies the sacramental presence of almighty God. What greater significance could a lamp possibly have?


Fr. Vincent Serpa O.P.