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Frequently Asked Questions
regarding
THE PARENT ACTING AS GODPARENT
FOR THEIR OWN CHILD.


Q. 1. I am having difficulty finding a suitable Godparent for my child. As the parent, can I act as Godparent also?

A. 1. No. According to Canon Law # 874.1.5, the parent cannot be the Godparent of his/her own child.

Can. 874 1. "To be permitted to take on the function of sponsor a person must:

5/ not be the father or mother of the one to be baptized."



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