Tag Archives: mustum

QUAERITUR: Is sherry valid matter for the consecration during Mass?

From a reader:
There had been several discussions recently about the topic of valid matter for the Eucharist, mostly related to low-gluten hosts and hosts using matter other than wheat. This made me remember something that happened at my parish while … 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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QUAERITUR: plain unfermented grape juice in chalice for Mass

UPDATE 22 Jan 1553 GMT:
I received this from the original questioner:
Thanks for the tip, Father.
Between you and me, we ordered the mustum, put it in the sacristy fridge, and Father used it without saying a single word.
Back to validity again, … 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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