How to choose the godmother and the Godfather for the child

How to choose the godmother and the Godfather for the child

The sacrament of baptism is the most important ceremony in life of any Christian. Before a baptism it is necessary to elect the godfather and mother and to report about it to them in a written or oral form. God are spiritual mentors of the child, and they have to support the child and to be near him all life. How it is correct to choose Godfathers for the child?


1. People believers have to be godparents. The main debt of Godfathers to direct the godson on life, to teach spirituality, to drive in church and to pray for it. For the child's parents the Godfathers have to be very close people. It have to be not just relatives or close friends, Godfathers are those people to whom you will be able to entrust the kid. They for the child - the second parents.

2. It is impossible to take in Godfathers of people who lead an injust life. T.e those who have drug addiction and alcoholism. You should not invite in godmothers of loose women. Think, such people will set since childhood to the child a bad example, but not to learn spirituality.

3. Ideally the child has to have two godfathers – the godfather and the godmother. But if you have no people on whom you can confer such heavy responsibility, then it is possible to manage also one God parent for the girl – a female, for the boy - men's.

4. It is impossible to call in God the pregnant woman, it is considered that the child can so reduce life. It is not recommended to take in Godfathers and married couple as godparents after a ceremony will be connected by spiritual relationship which does not mean intimate relations. On national signs, the unmarried girl has to the first christen the boy, otherwise she can have large problems in private life. Also if to follow signs, the name of the Godfather should not coincide with a name of the godson.

5. And the most important - Godfathers have to carry out the duties. It is much more of them, than you imagine. God is not only those people who give gifts and periodically play with the child. Godfathers have to maintain always the friendly relations with parents of the godson, learn with him prayers, train him in love, morality, good. It is considered that if suggested to become the Godfather, then it is impossible to refuse. Therefore for a start unostentatiously learn from your candidates, they would like to become Godfathers for your child and whether they will be able to carry out the duties assigned to them. And then already make the final decision.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team