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Church hands out fancy pre-packaged Holy Communion

Praying on the go.

TWENTIETH CENTURY LIFE can get pretty fast paced sometimes, even when it comes to having a pray.

This picture of a pre-packaged Holy Communion set of bread (in this case it appears to be an unleavened square rather than a wafer) and wine is going viral after it was posted on the Mildly Interesting subReddit.

Mildly interesting? We’ll say!

My church gave prepackaged communion - Imgur Source: Imgur

Turns out this kind of thing is fairly common in the US. There are whole websites dedicated to the sale of Communion paraphernalia.

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How about a thirty day supply of Communion cups?

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Or maybe some gluten free wafers?


The thimble-esque cups work by storing the bread at the base:


And then they’re flipped over to release the wine (and provide a little message from Jesus):

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These ones meanwhile store the wafer in the top of the cup.


Consider us mildly interested.

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