The tabernacle is where the hosts are placed. They are often taken to those who are sick or dying. There is a light that is kept burning at all times. It is a tradition of the Church to have a quiet prayer here.
For heaven's sake, if you can't receive Jesus in the Eucharist for any reason, you can always do this. Try THIS: if you're not able to go to daily Mass, try making an Act of Spiritual Communion after reading the daily readings.
I have often raised my hand in the silence of the night and in my solitary cell, blessing you all and presenting you to Jesus and to our father, St. Francis of Assisi. In all the events of life, you … Continue reading →
O Sacrament Most Holy, O Sacrament Divine, All praise and all thanksgiving Be every moment Thine! (This image links to a site "The Blessed Sacrament", which has great links to info on the Blessed Sacrament and excellent prayers.