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Bishop Bonnar distributes communion at the White Mass at St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown on February 11, 2024

It is important for pastors to make every effort to accommodate and normalize the experience of Holy Communion for the faithful, including those suffering from celiac disease.  Canon 912 states, “any baptized person not prohibited by law can and must be admitted to Holy Communion.”  In the United States there are four approved distributors of low-gluten hosts known to the USCCB – Secretariat of Divine Worship:

Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

31970 State Highway P, Clyde, MO 64432-8100

800-223-2772

www.BenedictineSisters.org 

Gluten Content: 0.01%

 

Parish Crossroads

P.O. Box 84, Zionsville, IN 46077-0084

800-510-8842

www.ParishCrossroads.com

Gluten Content: 0.016%

 

GlutenFreeHosts.com Inc.

100 Buckley Road, Liverpool, NY 13088

800-668-7324

www.GlutenFreeHosts.com

Gluten Content: 0.002%

 

Cavanagh Company

610 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI 02828

800-635-0568

www.CavanaghCo.com

Gluten Content: 0.00042%

 

Learn more about the Office of Worship.

Above: Bishop Bonnar distributes communion at the White Mass at St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown on February 11, 2024. Photo by Brian Keith.

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