Sponsor/Godparent Requirements

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  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be a Catholic who has been Confirmed and leads a life in keeping with the teachings of the Church
  • not be bound by any Canonical penalty
  • not be the mother or father of the one to be Baptized

Baptism sponsors (Godparents) must complete a sponsor form and have it signed and sealed by a priest from their parish.

Baptism/Confirmation Sponsor Form

For the complete text of the Canon Law regarding sponsors, please click here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]