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Melissa wrote:

Hi, guys —

My husband and I would like our daughter baptized however we are not close to any practicing Catholics.

  • What can we do in regards to finding a good godparent for our daughter?

Thank you in advance!


  { What can we do if we have no practicing Catholics nearby for our daughter's Baptism? }

Fr. Jonathan replied:


I would recommend you ask your pastor to provide two people from the parish to stand up for your children.

Godparents don't always have a direct role in the development of faith, but the parish does.

These two will both act as witnesses for the event and represent the parish which will be exceedingly important in passing on the faith.

Fr. Jonathan

Melissa replied:

Thank you Fr. Jonathan!


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