Item description for When You Are a Godparent (Handing on the Faith Series) by Elizabeth Bookser Barkley...
Overview Reflecting on the responsibility and significance of being a godparent, the author briefly examines the sacrament of baptism and its ritual celebration; offers suggestions for preparing for this lifelong role and for supporting the parents as the child grows in faith; and discusses some ways a godparent can model the Christian faith and share that faith with the godchild at various stages.
Publishers Description In "When You Are a Godparent" Elizabeth Bookser Barkley reflects on the responsibility and significance of being chosen to share your faith and personal experience with a child. She examines briefly the Sacrament of Baptism and its ritual celebration, offers suggestions for preparing for this lifelong role and for supporting the parents as the child grows in faith, and discusses some ways a godparent can model the Christian faith and share that faith with the godchild at various stages. This invaluable resource also includes questions for reflection or discussion, stories from godparents, tips for appropriate gifts and practices, and passages from the liturgy of the sacrament, Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church for prayerful meditation. NEW VIDEO PROGRAM ALSO AVAILABLE--CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
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Studio: St Anthony Messenger Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.25" Width: 5.16" Height: 0.15" Weight: 0.13 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2001
Publisher Saint Anthony Messenger Press
Series Handing On The Faith
ISBN 0867164476 ISBN13 9780867164473
Availability 0 units.
More About Elizabeth Bookser Barkley
Elizabeth Bookser Barkley, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the department of English and modern languages at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati. She has written extensively for "Catholic Update" and "St. Anthony Messenger" and is the author of "Handing On the Faith: When You Are a Godparent," "Loving the Everyday: Meditations for Moms," and "Woman to Woman: Seeing God in Everyday Life."
Elizabeth Bookser Barkley currently resides in the state of Ohio.