I think the Orthodox sponsor - godparent - would be a BIG part of this equation.
Right - if you're planning on sponsoring the child, and the parents are not Orthodox, then you must also plan on having a very active role in the child's development for a long time. Your influence will be critically important.
« Last Edit: September 29, 2007, 09:27:51 AM by cleveland »
"O Cross of Christ, all-holy, thrice-blessed, and life-giving, instrument of the mystical rites of Zion, the holy Altar for the service of our Great Archpriest, the blessing - the weapon - the strength of priests, our pride, our consolation, the light in our hearts, our mind, and our steps"
Met. Meletios of Nikopolis & Preveza, from his ordination.