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Are you a Sponsor for a Confirmand? Will you be one? Food for thought.

Many of you out there are godparents or sponsors for confirmands (from Latin confirmandus… “someone about to be confirmed”. Some of are are about to take on this responsibility. Yes, this is a “responsibility”. Sometimes you may be asked by … 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: 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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Archbp. Sheehan (Santa Fe), his Pastoral Letter on Cohabitation, a liberal reaction, and my interlinear rant

H.E. Most Rev. Michael Sheehan Archbishop of Santa Fe, NM has issued a Pastoral Care of Couples Who are Cohabitating. Archbp. Sheehan had this letter read in all parishes of that Archdiocese. I think this pastoral letter could be seen … 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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