Is there any legal documentation of who a child's Godparents are outside of a church?
There is not usually any legal documentation of Godparents. This is a private agreement between parents and Godparents. Sometimes Godparents are listed in a Power of Attorney or a will. ...
Asked in Catholicism
What are some ways to surprise future godparents with the news?
Future godparents should be "asked" to be godparents rather than be surprised with the news. The parents should give prayerful consideration before choosing possible godparents for their child, and the persons asked to be godparents should be given time to respond after prayerful consideration. ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Christianity
When is godparents day?
The First Sunday of each June is "Godparents Day". In asking God's Church for Faith for the newly baptized, Godparents freely take on responsibility to help their godchild on the road of Christian Life; yet, the majority of Godparents fail to have any significant communication concerning spritual matters with their God children. "Godparents Day" is a wonderful way for a Parish to gently remind and encourage Godparents to communicate with their God children and for God Children to communicate with their Godparents concerning...
Asked in English to Italian
What is the Italian translation of 'godparents'?
Padrini is an Italian equivalent of the English word "godparents." Specifically, the masculine noun padrini means "godfathers, godparents." It can be preceded by its plural definite article i ("the") or its plural indefinite article dei ("some"). The pronunciation is "pah-DREE-nee." ...
Asked in Baptism and Christening
Do you have to be lutheren to be godparents to a child being baptized into the lutheren church?
They prefer that the godparents are Lutheran, but it usually is not necessary. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Relationships
Can kids live with godparents for a period of time if their parents are living and can't afford to raise them?
Assuming both the parents and the godparents agree, and the godparents have no domestic, or child-related convictions, It would be fine; there are no laws preventing this. ...