Baptism

Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit, and the door which gives access to the other sacraments.

Through Baptism we are freed from sin and reborn as sons of God; we become members of Christ, are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission: "Baptism is the sacrament of regeneration through water in the word."   CCC #1213 

 

 

 

Who can be a godparent?

According to Canon Law, Canon 874, the godparent (s) must meet the following conditions.

  1. 1.  There is to be only one godmother or godfather.  Maximum is two, if this is the case, there can only be one female and one male.
  2. 2.  They must be at least 16 years old.
  3. 3.  They must have been baptized in the Catholic Church
  4. 4.  They must have been received their First Communion and been Confirmed.
  5. 5.  Leads a life of faith in keeping with the function to be taken on.
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