Advanced search

Christenings - is there an age limit for Godparents?

(5 Posts)
jumpyjan Mon 29-Jun-09 13:17:41

We are trying to make a difficult decision regarding Godparents for DS. My nephew actually looks like a great option in many respects but is only 14. Does anyone know if the church has a limit on age for Godparents.

Anyone any experience of this?

norksinmywaistband Mon 29-Jun-09 13:19:18

My cousin was a godparent to my sister age 11

McDreamy Mon 29-Jun-09 13:19:31

Don't think so. I was at a christening with a church service a couple of months ago. The godparents of the child were her 2 brothers, they were probably around 14ish certainly not older.

jumpyjan Mon 29-Jun-09 14:08:53

Thats interesting to know - thanks for replies. I am checking with the church and hoping they don't have a problem with it.

Nettee Mon 29-Jun-09 20:24:01

Bit of a guess here but he is old enough to be confirmed and if he is there really shouldn't be a problem, if not then I don't know but I expect it depends on the vicar

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now