My understanding is that hosts that have been spit out by a communicant who is unable to swallow must be dissolved in water and then the water is poured down a sacrarium. But what do you do if you are visiting a nursing home or a homebound communicant where it is impractical to get to the sacristy? The GIRM is vague on these special circumstances.<br />
The only practical thing to do is to pick up the host with a handkerchief or paper towel and bring it to the sacristy. It may be inconvenient, but this is the body of the Lord. Nothing deserves greater care and consideration.
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