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Baptisum of a Polish child - what is my role?


Loz 1 | 3  
17 Sep 2008 /  #1
I have been asked by lovely polish family in Sheffield to be babys godmother, i am not polish, could anyone tell me about this role and its importance plz
Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
17 Sep 2008 /  #2
catholicdoors.com/courses/godpar.htm

Theory in english.

Poland: Generally be good "aunt" for this children, try to secure this kid's Christianity, be on this children next sacraments etc.
Lodz_The_Boat 32 | 1,535  
17 Sep 2008 /  #3
try to secure this kid's Christianity

Its such a ... silly thing. Sorry... but that my opinion.
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
18 Sep 2008 /  #4
It's also a tradition - and with your attitude, it wont be long before Poland is like the UK :(
Lodz_The_Boat 32 | 1,535  
18 Sep 2008 /  #5
See... I respect traditions. But this tradition is motivated by a false ritual.

Its ... not even a much preferred tradition. I have seen its practice decline... and I am happy about that. Because...its really slowly proving to be a bit meaningless. But of course, for those who want it... they can go ahead...

You can do many things... if you want... its your life.

How can a kids Christianity be logically secured by the so called 'good aunty' :D .. hilarious.
OP Loz 1 | 3  
18 Sep 2008 /  #6
could you explain? "with My attitude" ?
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
18 Sep 2008 /  #7
he is ss satanist
OP Loz 1 | 3  
18 Sep 2008 /  #8
I am Catolic and my faith is important to me even my job is a pastoral one, i just wanted to meet with Polish tradition.
davidpeake 14 | 451  
18 Sep 2008 /  #9
i think you will be fine Loz..
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
18 Sep 2008 /  #10
i just wanted to meet with Polish tradition.

It's a tradition not just a Polish one, I personally think it's a great honour and something that should continue.
OP Loz 1 | 3  
19 Sep 2008 /  #11
Thank U davidpeake and Shellys for your comments :)
Lodz_The_Boat 32 | 1,535  
19 Sep 2008 /  #12
Hope you be a very good aunty!... Wishing you good luck!
matewek - | 2  
25 Sep 2008 /  #13
It's also a tradition - and with your attitude, it wont be long before Poland is like the UK :(

It's not our tradition! It's a tradition of the monotheistic intruders who imposed their superstitions upon my ancestors over a millenium ago. Haven't you ever heard of Pagan Uprising in Poland after it had been officially converted to christianity?

Hopefully that thing you called tradition is fading away and we will be an eye witnesses of a big demise of the Polish catholic church (unfortunately we'll be too old to fully celebrate it). It's not a tradition it's a malignant tumor devouring and deteriorating us from the inside. A grasping bunch of catholic clergy ready to renounce their nationality for the sake of their needs and for the sake of foreign god! Svetovid, Svarog, Jarowit, and many others - that is the Real Tradition originated on the Slavic Soil and butchered by a christian savagery!

Proud Polish
Proud Slav
Patrycja19 63 | 2,699  
25 Sep 2008 /  #14
It's not a tradition it's a malignant tumor devouring and deteriorating us from the inside.

no that is your brain on drugs..

people can make their own choices, why cause a war over a baptism? is that
why you posted? to state your objection of something that graces a child.
not everyone stays within the catholic religion, and it doesnt make people
either, so your FIGHTING attitude is the very reason why religion is become
a bitter part of mans life because you oppose his choice.

what gives you the right? you do what makes you happy dont you?
so others cant be happy? no one forces you to be catholic. no one forces
you to be anything.. so back off.. its not your life or your child.. be the
controller of your own.!!!!!!!!!!!!! and be respectful to others.. thats not
religion, thats part of life!! Dork!
matewek - | 2  
25 Sep 2008 /  #15
to state your objection of something that graces a child.

It doesn't grace it. It means absolutely nothing. Sprinkling water on a child's head doesn't interfere with anything. It's just wetting its head. It doesn't make the kid better in any way than 70% of unbaptized Earth's population.

what gives you the right?

Years of catholic education I didn't ask for.

no one forces you to be catholic. no one forces
you to be anything.

Indeed. No one forces me to be a catholic. At least not anymore, now its only a pressure.

be the
controller of your own.!!!!!!!!!!!!! and be respectful to others

Have you ever heard a rumble in a catholic home (especially at the rural environment) just after one kid admited its parents that it had a different outlook on life?

I am respectful to people but not necessarily to their ideas. Religion fanatics are disrespectful to both.
Barney 14 | 1,472  
25 Sep 2008 /  #16
None of my children are baptised. Some of my earliest and fondest memories involve my Godmother bringing me to buy presents on my birthday. Recently I have been thinking that I have denied this tradition to my children but then they will have their own memories.

I am Catholic and my faith is important to me

The role is the same that's why it's called Catholic.

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