Teaching at Our Lady Star of the Sea since 2019.
About Sister Amata Christi:
Peace of Christ! My name is Sr. Amata Christi and I am thrilled to be teaching 5th grade religion and
English, as well as 6th grade English this year. I have a great love for the Classical, great books tradition
of the Catholic faith and love to use the method in my teaching. As a part-time teacher, I work at the
school in the morning and the parish office in the afternoon. In this capacity I also have the joy of
directing the parish's K-5 Children's Ministry program called Faith Works, as well as 1st Sacraments for
I grew up on a farm in southern Minnesota, in a big (wild) homeschooling family of ten kids. In 2006 I
entered our Dominican convent, and for the past 11 years I have been teaching 1st-5th grades in Virginia,
Minnesota, and Tennessee. Teaching and sharing the faith with children and their families is my passion!
My name is Latin and means, "Beloved of Christ", which is in honor of the Eucharist and the Feast of
I am soon to finish a Masters in Scripture at Providence College, and so have a special love
for the Word of God, as well as a particular devotion to the Holy Spirit. It is a privilege to work at such a
grace-filled school and parish, and I thank the Lord for the opportunity!