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Baking Nuns

  • Aired: 03/30/2007
  • 05:51
  • Rating: NR
The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Missouri bake and sell millions of Communion wafers, small and large. But some would-be communicants were concerned about being allergic to the gluten in the wheat in the nun’s wafers — the hosts, as they are known. So they could not receive Communion. For the sisters, that was a challenge that they were eager to meet.
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The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration created low-gluten Communion wafers.
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