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Christening Etiquette
 

Responding the birth announcement

Friends of the parents, will of course, hasten to congratulate them upon their good fortune.  They may send a gift to the mother and the youngster - some little article pleasing because of its beauty and or its utility.  Gifts are not necessary, however, and a warm and sincere note expressing one’s happiness at the good fortune of the parents is quite sufficient.  The note must not be perfunctory. You must remember that the child of your friend is the most wonderful infant that ever came to earth to live (and if your private opinion is to the contrary it is best to keep it private), and that conventional phrases are entirely inadequate.  On the other hand it will not do to gush.  Simplicity and sincerity are the best means to attain the end desired.

 

 

Traditional Christening Etiquette

Announcing the birth of the child
When a child is born the mother and the father announce the fact to their friends by of cards.  These may be obtained in the prevailing style from any good stationer...more

Responding the birth announcement
Friends of the parents, will of course, hasten to congratulate them upon their good fortune.  They may send a gift to the mother and the youngster - some little article pleasing because of its beauty and or its utility...more

Godparents
Through history the selection of godparents is a very important duty and the office of the godfather and the godmother is actual rather than theoretical...more

Invitations to the Christening
If the christening is to be an occasion of great formality and elaboration the church should be decorated...more

A Church Christening
The christening is rarely an elaborate affair and the only guests are relatives and close friends...more


The House Christening
There is very little difference between a christening that takes place at home and one at church...more

After the Baptism
After the ceremony is over and the youngster has been duly admired and sent back to the nursery, there may be a reception or tea or even a dinner or breakfast...more

Etiquette for Christening Gifts
Each person who is invite to the christening is expected to remember the infant with a gift of some sort...more

 

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