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Sister Marie Amata makes first profession

LINCOLN (SNR) – Sister Marie Amata D’Amico, C.K. professed vows of chastity, poverty and obedience in the community of the School Sisters of Christ the King Saturday, Aug. 20.
Bishop James Conley was the main celebrant for the Mass at the Sisters’ Villa Regina motherhouse in Lincoln. Father Karl Hahr of the Diocese of Burlington, Vt., was the homilist.

Sister Marie Amata is the daughter of Lorraine and the late Joseph D’Amico of Immaculate Conception Parish in St. Albans, Vt. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Virginia and a master of public health degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She will study at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. to complete a degree in elementary education.

The School Sisters of Christ the King were founded in 1976 by Bishop Glennon P. Flavin. The Sisters serve in schools and parishes in the Diocese of Lincoln, as well as in St. James School in St. Joseph, Mo., when attending Benedictine College.

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