Question: Gift for Godparents?


Do parents typically get the Godparents a gift at baptism? If so, what is common/expected?
Thank you.


I remember that I gave a tie pin and a brooch to my son’s godparents on his behalf, with a wee note from him thanking them for standing for him. It’s not necessary but I thought it was a gesture I’d like to make.

Congratulations on the brand new catholic, by the way! :blush:


It depends.

No, it is not a normal gift giving occasion. At least not where we live.

But if you feel called to give a gift, feel free.


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