Lanterns used to protect the altar-candles and lamp if they cannot be kept lighted, and to accompany the Blessed Sacrament when It is transferred from one altar to another, or taken to the sick as Viaticum.
- “altar lanterns”. . CatholicSaints.Info. 22 August 2010. Web. 25 November 2015. <http://catholicsaints.info/altar-lanterns/>