What is a Godparent?

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A quick note about what a Godparent is: a person who will help ensure that a person is raised in the CATHOLIC Faith.  I have no idea why anyone would have a non-Catholic Godparent. 

The average Catholic today understands very little about the Faith.  I’d be discretionary about which CATHOLICS I asked to be a Godparent.  Here’s how I rank the field of potential Godparents in the world:

Here is how I think some people rank the field of potential Godparents in the world:


How about asking a Catholic to help pass on the Catholic Faith to your child if, God forbid, something should happen to you and your spouse?

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Father John Hollowell (491 Posts)

Oldest of 11 children. Catholic Priest. Fan of God, my family and friends, Pope Benedict, John of the Cross, good movies, and football (but not football commercials).


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