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Liturgy: Gluten-free Hosts Comments

And More on Homilies While Walking ROME, SEPT. 15, 2004 (Zenit) - Answered by Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University. Q: I've been recently told of a girl who could not receive her first Communion because she was allergic to wheat gluten. The Catholic Church doctrine says that is the composition the host needs to be made of. I don't know how to answer this question from a "fallen ... Continue Reading

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  1. sue morgan
    5 years ago

    I have not received communion since my diagnosis of coeliac disease and feel penalised by the church. I would also like to hear an answer to Barbara's question

  2. Barbara Livermore
    5 years ago

    Do you have any suggestions as to how receive a gluten-free host at Sunday mass?


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