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godparent

a person who stands sponsor to another at baptism
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After all, godparents are supposed to guide the couple on how to navigate their relationship and provide emotional support when the couple find themselves in a rift, as they sometimes do when you live with someone 24/7.
When we are tempted to go on a hunt for the seemingly elusive godparent who you think is obliged to give the child a gift every Christmas, remind yourself what godparents are really for.
If they christen the children, Rod will be first in line to be godparent.
As an adult, I understand that a godparent is more than someone who harbors an orphan.
8 percent of Indian baptisms without a named godparent, signifying a baptism performed due to danger of death.
Wrangling on the matter during the Bolognese phase of the council (1547) exposed the firm commitment of significant numbers to both the multiple and restricted godparent models.
Just as in a Christening, you can choose godparent equivalents and the ceremony can be as formal or informal as you choose.
Godparents are not elected but 'supporting adults' can be named who will perform a similar role.
Brattle Bleuy, Director of the renowned Clowns International (UK), states, "This visionary event will become a vital element of the circus world and Clowns International is enthralled to be an official godparent of its birth.
com/prince-harry-wont-be-godparent-kate-middleton-prince-williams-third-child-2598748) Richard Fitzwilliams , Prince William and Middleton picked the godparents of their children from their close circle of friends.
RONNIE Wood is lining up longtime pal Rod Stewart to be a godparent to one of his twins.
Ideally, a good godparent is both a model of how to live out the Catholic faith and a source of spiritual and emotional support.