Tag Archives: celiac

USCCB: “Celiac Disease, Alcohol Intolerance, and the Church’s Pastoral Response” (Gluten, mustum, etc.)

From the Newsletter of the USCCB’s Liturgy Committee for October:
Celiac Disease, Alcohol Intolerance, and the Church’s Pastoral Response
Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. For those with the disease, eating … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Celiac, Communion and the Extraordinary Form

From a reader:
I have just been diagnosed with Celiac Disease-gluten/wheat intolerance. What does a person do at Holy Communion in the EF? I normally attend the reverent NO Masses in my area, but when I attend my Third Order Chapter … Continue reading

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Developments with wheat, celiac

I have written about hosts and wheat and celiac (here and here, etc.).
For the consecration to be valid, the hosts must be made from wheat flour.  Not wheat… not valid.
This comes from e! Science News with my emphases and comments.
Study … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: low-gluten hosts for TLMs

From a reader:
I wanted to know your opinion about low gluten hosts and the use of them at the Mass both Novus Ordo and the Traditional Latin Mass.
My girlfriend has Celiac disease and cannot receive the Blessed Sacrament under … Continue reading

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Gluten free Hosts and mustum for wine – dust up in Spain

Here is an interesting story about the use of low-gluten Hosts for people who are intolerant of gluten.  By extension it reminds us of the use of mustum, a wine whose fermentation process is halted by freezing.
Almost gluten-free Communion for … Continue reading

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