In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculino padrinofemenino madrinamy godparents — mis padrinos
- This is a lifelong relationship, and many godparents have managed to reconnect with their godson or goddaughter.
- The parents and godparents renounce Satan and profess their faith.
- Even in a ‘private’ baptism, the godparents represent the community of faith.
- We're not Christians, so she doesn't have godparents, but having a ‘spiritual family’ comes pretty close.
- We invite family, godparents and mentors to join in the laying on of hands on confirmation Sunday.
- Close family friends or relatives are chosen as godparents and participate in the religious ceremony.
- The commitment that the godparents make includes providing advice and spiritual guidance to the godchild.
- After the baptismal ceremony, the parents, godparents, child, and guests returned to a family home for a celebratory meal.
- Technically, some churches still insist godparents make a commitment towards the child's religious adherence.
- The godparents were Nicola Coomey and Keith Kelly.
- At the baptism, the Christian godparent would answer the questions that imply Christian belief.
- The family unit includes godchildren, godparents, and many other members of the extended family.
- Among other responsibilities, they are expected to be godparents to the couple's children.
- The godparents promise to lead the child in the way of the Lord.
- Parents select godparents for their children's baptism, confirmation, and marriage.
- This sponsorship creates a relationship not only between the child and the godparents but also between the child's parents and the godparents.
- When a child is ready for baptism, the parents first select the godparents.
- Karen becomes responsible for Jacob's upbringing and becomes his godparent.
- In fact they are the godparents of my son, born in Santa Cruz some twenty years ago.
- As a godparent, I now have responsibilities towards him and will take a special interest in his development and life.
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