Sister Mary of Carmel

Carmel (Pamela Mary Little) was born to Leo and Doris Little in Melbourne, Australia, on the 16th August, 1922. Sister was educated by the Presentation Sisters, Star of the Sea, Melbourne. After leaving school, Sister entered the Presentation Sisters Congregation at the age of nineteen, where she remained until it was time for her final vows. She then asked to enter Carmel - and was directed here to Auckland, where she was welcomed on January 21, 1950...She was Professed February 19, 1951 (temporary vows) and was Solemnly Professed on February 19, 1954. Sister Mary of Carmel lived the Carmelite life with great fidelity and generosity. She held many important offices over the years-Sub-Prioress, Novice Formator, Council Sister and Prioress. Her health was never robust, but she had a strong spirit. Sister had a keen intellect, deep faith, understanding and compassion. Sister died peacefully on April 14, 2008.