Tag Archives: low-gluten

QUAERITUR: Celiac Disease revisited

From a reader:
My husband has Celiac Disease. The communion is wheat. What is he to do?
You have options.
First, you can tell the priest(s) at the parish about the condition and ask if your husband could receive only the Precious Blood.
Otherwise, … Continue reading

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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: 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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