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Ana Calderon wrote:

Hi, guys —

I hope you can answer this question for me. It's has been a year since I baptized my daughter and the person who was supposed to be her Godfather got deployed at the last minute. He will be back from deployment in December. My question is:

  • Can he still be her Godfather?
  • Can he be added on the Baptismal certificate?

Thank you.


  { If he was deployed, can he still be her Godfather and can his name be added to the certificate? }

Eric replied:


This may be possible; see our answer here:

I believe it is possible to have a sponsor by proxy; this is what should have originally been done to prevent this issue from arising.


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