Karen becomes responsible for Jacob's upbringing and becomes his godparent .
As a godparent , I now have responsibilities towards him and will take a special interest in his development and life.
At the baptism, the Christian godparent would answer the questions that imply Christian belief.
Even in a ‘private’ baptism, the godparents represent the community of faith.
Technically, some churches still insist godparents make a commitment towards the child's religious adherence.
Close family friends or relatives are chosen as godparents and participate in the religious ceremony.
The godparents were Nicola Coomey and Keith Kelly.
The godparents promise to lead the child in the way of the Lord.
This sponsorship creates a relationship not only between the child and the godparents but also between the child's parents and the godparents .
The family unit includes godchildren, godparents , and many other members of the extended family.