YOU MUST BE A CURRENTLY REGISTERED PARISHIONER FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS
TO REQUEST A LETTER OF ELIGIBILITY AS GODPARENT OR SPONSOR FROM THE PASTOR

 

PLEASE NOTE WELL:
An inactive Catholic, that is, 
a baptized Catholic who is not practicing their faith,
and not a participating member of a parish,
therefore cannot acquire a Letter of Eligibility.

 

f you are an active parishioner, you may visit or call the Rectory during business hours to request the Letter from the Pastor to be a Godparent or Sponsor. 

 

A Letter of Eligibility from the Pastor is an official statement, that You currently:

  1. Are 16 years of age or older,
  2. Are fully initiated by having received the sacraments of Baptism, Holy Eucharist, Confirmation and Marriage (if applicable) in the Catholic Church;
  3. Participate in Sunday Mass, regular reception of the sacraments of Penance and Holy Eucharist, and parish life
  4. Are living in conformity with church teaching in Married / Single life 

 

Again, this letter acknowledges that you are a member of St. John the Baptist Parish, are a practicing Catholic, are at least 16 years of age, Confirmed, (married in the Catholic Church if applicable), and have been a member of the parish for at least six months.

 

Requests by ACTIVE PARISHIIONERS must be made no less than two weeks in advance by calling 215-482-4600, or by e-mailing secretary@stjohnmanayunk.org.  
Please include your name, phone number, the name of the person/child you are sponsoring, and the parish requesting the letter.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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