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Mother Mary Ellerker’s legacy for Christian unity

FLASHBACK: Sr Antoinette Dickie O Carm, former Prioress General of the Corpus Christi Carmelites, unveils a bust of foundress Mother Mary Ellerker at the closing Mass of the Carmelites’ centenary celebrations at the Abbey Church, Mt St Benedict, on October 1, 2008.

By Neila Todd, Tertiary of Carmel

Seventy years ago on January 11, The Servant of God, Mother Mary Ellerker of the Blessed Sacrament, O Carm, Foundress of the Corpus Christi Carmelites, made her transition from this world.

This anniversary is another opportunity for reflection on the life and times of this phenomenal woman. Moreover, it encourages comparison between her earthly life and her astounding achievements for our present-day circumstances.

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