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blopez34

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I'm going to a wedding this year where the couple will also be baptizing their child. What happens at these ceremonies? How does it all work? What should I expect as a guest. Ive never heard of this being done before, thanks!
 

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That is a really great question!

I have never heard about a joint Greek Orthodox wedding and baptism being done in the same ceremony...
 

ellinasgolfer0320

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That is a really great question!

I have never heard about a joint Greek Orthodox wedding and baptism being done in the same ceremony...
It's a fairly common thing in Greece now because it saves the couple money.

I don't know what else to say other than the wedding will happen first because the couple has to be married to baptize their child and then the baptism will happen. After both are finished you will have a big celebration.
 
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efhernandez_

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It's a fairly common thing in Greece now because it saves the couple money.

I don't know what else to say other than the wedding will happen first because the couple has to be married to baptize their child and then the baptism will happen. After both are finished you will have a big celebration.
Yeah that's pretty much all it is. I recommend gifting money so you can give a big enough gift for both the child and the couple
 

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