vigil lightvigil light
a candle, taper, etc. burned as an act of special religious devotion or petition, as at a shrine
- A small candle kept burning in the chancel of Christian churches to symbolize the presence of the Holy Sacrament; an altar light.
- A candle lighted by a worshiper for a special devotional purpose.
- A light or candle kept burning at a shrine or before an icon.