Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Eucharistic Bread (Gluten-Free too!)

You may have heard that the Roman Catholic Church has outlawed gluten-free wafers/bread. You can read about it here:

Here at St. Peter's we have bread baked by families (we use 2 recipes) for our Eucharistic Bread.  We also have wheat wafers and gluten-free wafers for those who need/prefer them.

What should we make of all this? Read these articles:

God and Gluten: Wheat, Tradition, and Eucharist

Bread: Becoming Who We Are

Protestant churches embrace gluten-free bread for Communion as Vatican reaffirms ban

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