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Parents play an integral and primary role in sacramental instruction of their children. When a parent presents their child for baptism, they acknowledge their role in raising their child in the Catholic faith, someday becoming a full participant in the other sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist, and ConfirmationNativity is here to assist you in the fulfillment of that role.  At our parish, we structure Confirmation preparation so that you, as parent, and your child's sponsor may directly participate in the Confirmation program.



Classes begin each October. Call our Faith Formation Office (813) 689-9101 if you believe your child is eligible but you did not receive a letter with registration instructions.


  • When? - Preparation sessions are held on Sunday afternoons.
  • Where? - Sessions are typically held in the CHurch, Social Hall, and Youth Center's Life Lounge.
  • Who is involved? - Youth seeking Confirmation along with parents and sponsors, who should attend certain sessions during the process.
Steps in the Registration Process
  • Each June, those entering 9th grade will receive a letter to begin Confirmation preparation if you are a graduate of Nativity Catholic School or if you completed your 8th grade year in our religious education program. 
  • Register online by clicking the'CLICK HERE' button below.
  • Schedule an interview!  Once you complete your registration, you will receive an email that tells you how to schedule an interview with one of our Staff Members.  Interviews take approximately 20 minutes. Both youth and parent must attend.
  • Start thinking about a qualified Sponsor, patron Saint, and ways to get involved in the Parish.
  • Preparation program begins in October.
  • The Sacrament is celebrated in January or February of the following year.



Choosing a Confirmation Saint/ 
Escogiendo un Santo Patrón

Sponsor Letter of Eligibility

Faith in Action Project




Adult Preparation for Confirmation

Preparation is offered through our Faith Formation Office.  They are here to assist you with any questions you may have about the requirements. 
Call our Faith Formation Office

(813) 689-9101 for dates and times of upcoming classes.

Prepation consists of 6 classes and is offered 2-3 times per year in English. 

Clases de español se ofrecen una vez al año.

Requirements for the celebration of the sacrament include:

  • Copy of Baptismal Certificate
  • Information regarding your current marital status.

Link to RCIA for Adults

Confirmation - A Deeper Understanding

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