The Sacrament of Baptism requires the selection of at least one official Godparent, but two (one from each sex) can serve. Parents should ensure that the person(s) they desire to serve in this role for their children are FULLY QUALIFIED BEFORE asking them.
To serve as an Godparent the participant must:
Be at least be 16 years of age themselves;
Have received the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist;
Actively practice their faith.