I've seen many explanations of the RCIA process, but all of them I've found make reference to a sponsor of sorts. A local parish's website explains: A sponsor accompanies any candidate seeking ...
I was looking through Catholic baptismal records, while doing genealogy, when I realized that I didn't know what the purpose of godparents is. What is their purpose? Why are they recorded? Are the ...
Assume a young adult is close to Confirmation in the Roman Catholic church, but, while still a child, never finishes the process because the family moves away from the parish. What would be the ...
Without infant Baptism, do Protestants have godparents? Furthermore, are there any traditions common to most Protestant denominations concerning who should see to it that a child is raised in the ...
So, I found out that I was baptized as an infant in the Roman Catholic Church (yes, I'm Jewish, but not all Jews - perhaps a minority even - have frum parents; I am simply Jewish by virtue of my ...
In The Godfather, can anyone that is more familiar with the Catholic faith, tell me if Michael would be considered absolved of his sins considering that he agrees to "renounce satan and all of his ...
My friend agreed to be a godfather for my baby. But he cannot be present at ceremony for some visa/travel reasons. Will his name get written on the Baptism Certificate? I want to present/show him some ...
What if one of the godparents is confirmed and the other is not, but both are Catholic? For instance, what if one potential godparent is confirmed, has taken all of the sacraments so far required, and ...