If all parties are non-religious what are the duties of a godparent after the child is born?
The standard role of a godparent in non-religious families is not too difficult or formal. Basically, he or she should act as a role model, a mentor, a responsible figure in the life of the child (and be available for occasional baby-sitting).
Yes they can, for a godparent promises to see that the child is taken care of and brought up in a certain way which is acceptable to society. . Catholic Answer If you mean can a non-Christian be a Godparent for a Catholic child, then the answer is no, as the first requirement of a Godparent is that they are a good practicing Catholic.
Catholic Answer The Godparent at a Catholic baptism is not required to pay anything, however his duties are substantial: "The Godparent is chosen for a very serious role in the child's upbringing. His responsibility will be light if the parents are both good practicing Catholics. But, even so, they may fall away from the faith, or even die. In both those cases and in all cases where the godparent feels that the child is being…
The godparent is supposed to take the childeren or child if his/her parents are killed or otherwise become incapable of taking care of their kids anymore. Godparents have the responsibility to see that the child's parents bring the child up in the faith. They encourage the parents to take the child to church, and to teach the child to love God, and to be an upright citizen in the community.
I have been asked to be a godparent but i am a Sikh and havent been christened can i still be a godparent?
Absolutely! I think they have to be Christian, though. Both of my godparents are Protestant, and I'm Catholic. ANSWER: Hmm?? Not sure why that was permitted in your parish. At least ONE godparent must be a practicing Catholic. The other godparent does not need to be a catholic but does need to be a Christian.
Mormons don't tend to have Godparents but yes you can ask anyone to be a Godparent to your child provided that they and you understand what that means. Generally you would choose a Godparent that you would trust to raise the child well and in YOUR faith provided you could not. If you want your daughter to be raised in your faith and not in the LDS faith then you may not want to choose…