These Priest-size low gluten altar breads are provided as an
alternative to regular wheat-based communion wafers. They contain 27
parts per million gluten which is well under the limit for low gluten
foods of 200 parts per million. They are 70mm in diameter, come
in a pack of 10 and are designed for the Priest's use.
preferred by the Catholic Church which requires some small part of gluten in the
If you have coeliac disease however, Coeliac
Australia advises that the optimum treatment is a diet free from any gluten and
as such, recommends that only gluten free communion hosts be consumed.
Coeliac Australia recognises, however, that for some, this may not be possible
as religious convictions and the teaching of their Church require a small amount
of gluten to be present in communion hosts. For further details, see
Coeliac Australia website: