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Old Dec 20, '12, 9:26 pm
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Default Are there other Communion options for those who can no longer swallow?

My father, a life long devoted Catholic can no longer swallow due to throat cancer. Before I contact the Priest in his area, is there an alternative to the typical "host"?
Thank you for your assistance.
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