The Patrick Madrid Show: July 08, 2024 – Hour 3

Did you know that for a host to be valid in the Catholic Church, it must contain gluten? Patrick explores church guidelines, potential alternatives like low-gluten hosts, and how parishes can navigate these sensitivities.


  • Email – Rejecting IVF is like rejecting all medical experiments (00:42)
  • Elalis – The father of my son (we’re divorced) is teaching my son about Protestant traditions when I am trying to raise him Catholic. How can I help my son stay in the Catholic Church? (14:13)
  • Email – Is there a gluten free host available to those who are gluten intolerant? (21:38)
  • Megan – Is it ok to wear sweats at a weekday Mass? (27:40)
  • Scott – Does my burial plot need to be consecrated since it is not in a Catholic cemetery? (30:14)
  • Mary – I have Celiac disease so I take a very small piece of the low gluten host, and the priest gives it to me in my pyx and there is no contamination. (32:01)
  • Susan – What should be done with a miscarried embryo? (42:59)
  • Sam – I finally had the opportunity to take the Precious Blood (46:23)
  • Matt – What are your thoughts on the dialog form of the Latin Mass (TLM)? (48:42)
Patrick Madrid is an acclaimed public speaker and has authored or edited 26 books, which have sold over a million copies worldwide, including foreign-language editions. He hosts The Patrick Madrid Show daily on Relevant Radio.