Can I go before the Blessed Sacrament even when it is not exposed?

Can I go and spend time with the Blessed Sacrament even when it has not been exposed for regular adoration hours? Is it right to assume that it will be in the tabernacle?


As long as the sanctuary lamp is burning, the Blessed Sacrament should be in the tabernacle. I spend at least an hour everyday before the tabernacle, but seldom when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed. The Lord is present and that’s what matters.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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