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ASK FATHER: I have no one to ask to be godparent for my baby.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I have a baby due in a few weeks and it is, of course, my responsibility to baptize him promptly in the Catholic Church . I have attended the required class and paid the fee at my parish; … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Godparent by proxy?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I am an American living in Europe, and I was baptized and confirmed by a priest (not the bishop) in the Roman Catholic Church at Easter in 2009 (at the age of 35) in the Czech Republic. … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can’t find a confirmed godparent within the family

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My wife and I are going to have our third child in November. We are having a hard time finding someone in the family to be our child’s Godparents when we baptize him/her. THE PROBLEM Our … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Is it okay to have an Armenian Apostolic member as godparent for a Catholic?

From a reader… A friend who was baptized, confirmed and received Holy Communion as an infant in the Armenian Apostolic Church regularly assists and receives Holy Communion at Mass, in both the ordinary and extraordinary forms of the Roman Rite. She has been … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Spouse unwilling to seek convalidation of marriage.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father, You recently had a post, “ASK FATHER: Godparents must be confirmed, married properly” In this post you discuss the con-validation of a mixed marriage and a little but about the process. I have an interesting … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can we be godparents to the child of followers of the SSPX?

From a reader: My husband and I have been asked to be Godparents to the son of friends of ours who are  members of a Pius X church. It is my understanding that the Society has not yet reached full … Continue reading

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