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January 19, 2008

January 20th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 3 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries  
for January 20th are Glorious.


Rita will be in Florida on
January 26 and January 27 at the
6:20 PM prayer services

Mary appeared to her on
December 17, 2007 and January 5, 2008



January 19, 2008

                    Be a "can do person" for Jesus.

                We have only so many days here.

                Let go of negative thinking —
                    replace it with positive thinking.

                Focus on our call to this mission.
                Concentrate thoughts on doing what
                    Jesus wants with the Shepherds of Christ.

                Concentrate on success stories in
                    the Shepherds of Christ.

                Help build the Movement by doing what
                    Jesus asked for in love and you
                    will be blessed.

                Get rid of obstacles in your mind
                    from living out your vocation.

                Let go of fear
                Forgive yourself — say you are

                Forgive others — Tell the truth

                Don't lie to yourself


Philippians 4: 15  

In the early days of the gospel, as you of Philippi well know, when I left Macedonia, no church other than yourselves made common account with me in the matter of expenditure and receipts. You were the only ones;


                Beg for grace to be as God wants you!!

                Forgive others who are abrupt — (they may be suffering)
                                                                pray for them

                Be like Jesus

                Build a bridge

                Control your thoughts

                Don't give into obsessive, negative,
                    victimizing thoughts

                Empty your mind of past anger
                Live in the moment

                Make up quickly — rather than taking
                    others irritations personal —
                    pray for them.

                Lack of self-confidence gets us stuck —
                    Do all things for Jesus, with humility
                    and love

                Think thoughts of courage, not fear.

                Christ carried a cross on His back
                    for our sins.

                Some people take everything personal
                    and the person acting upset may be sick.



Novena to the Infant of Prague
(to be prayed hourly if possible)

       O Jesus, who said, "Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened to you," through the intercession of Mary, Your most holy Mother, I knock, I seek, I ask that my prayer be granted. (for the Shepherds of Christ intentions and all your private intentions)

       O Jesus, who said, "All that you ask of the Father in My Name He will grant you," through the intercession of Mary, Your most holy Mother, I humbly and urgently ask Your Father in Your Name that my prayer be granted. (for the Shepherds of Christ intentions and all your private intentions)

       O Jesus, who said, "Heaven and earth shall pass away, but My word shall not pass," through the intercession of Mary, Your most holy Mother, I feel confident that my prayer will be granted. (for the Shepherds of Christ intentions and all your private intentions)



Matthew 11: 25

At that time Jesus exclaimed, 'I bless you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding these things from the learned and the clever and revealing them to little children.


John 9: 1-40

As he went along, he saw a man who had been blind from birth. His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should have been born blind?’ ‘Neither he nor his parents sinned,’ Jesus answered, ‘he was born blind so that the works of God might be revealed in him.

'As long as day lasts
we must carry out the work of the one
  who sent me;
the night will soon be here
   when no one can work.
As long as I am in the world
I am the light of the world.’

    Having said this, he spat on the ground, made a paste with the spittle, put this over the eyes of the blind man, and said to him, ‘Go and wash in the Pool of Siloam’ (the name means ‘one who has been sent’). So he went off and washed and came back able to see.

    His neighbours and the people who used to see him before (for he was a beggar) said, ‘Isn’t this the man who used to sit and beg?’ Some said, ‘Yes, it is the same one.' Others said, 'No, but he looks just like him.’ The man himself said, ‘Yes, I am the one.’ So they said to him, ‘Then how is it that your eyes were opened?' He answered, ‘The man called Jesus made a paste, daubed my eyes with it and said to me, "Go off and wash at Siloam"; so I went, and when I washed I gained my sight.’ They asked, ‘Where is he?’ He answered, ‘I don’t know.’

    They brought to the Pharisees the man who had been blind. It had been a Sabbath day when Jesus made the paste and opened the man’s eyes, so when the Pharisees asked him how he had gained his sight, he said, ‘He put a paste on my eyes, and I washed, and I can see. Then some of the Pharisees said, ‘That man cannot be from God: he does not keep the Sabbath.’ Others said, ‘How can a sinner produce signs like this? And there was division among them. So they spoke to the blind man again, 'What have you to say about him yourself, now that he has opened your eyes?’ The man answered, ‘He is a prophet.’

    However, the Jews would not believe that the man had been blind without first sending for the parents of the man who had gained his sight and asking them, ‘Is this man really the son of yours who you say was born blind? If so, how is it that he is now able to see?’ His parents answered, ‘We know he is our son and we know he was born blind, but how he can see, we don’t know, nor who opened his eyes.

Ask him. He is old enough: let him speak for himself.’ His parents spoke like this out of fear of the Jews, who had already agreed to ban from the synagogue anyone who should acknowledge Jesus as the Christ. This was why his parents said, ‘He is old enough; ask him.'

So the Jews sent for the man again and said to him, ‘Give glory to God! We are satisfied that this man is a sinner.’ The man answered, ‘Whether he is a sinner I don’t know; all I know is that I was blind and now I can see.’ They said to him, ‘What did he do to you? How did he open your eyes?’ He replied, ‘I have told you once and you wouldn’t listen. Why do you want to hear it all again? Do you want to become his disciples yourselves?’ At this they hurled abuse at him, ‘It is you who are his disciple, we are disciples of Moses; we know that God spoke to Moses, but as for this man, we don’t know where he comes from.’ The man replied, ‘That is just what is so amazing! You don’t know where he comes from and he has opened my eyes! We know that God doesn’t listen to sinners, but God dos listen to people who are devout and do his will. Ever since the world began it is unheard of for anyone to open the eyes of someone born blind; if this man were not from God, he wouldn’t have been able to do anything.’ They retorted, ‘Are you trying to teach us, and you a sinner through and through ever since you were born!' And they ejected him.

    Jesus heard they had ejected him, and when he found him he said to him, ‘Do you believe in the Son of man?’ ‘Sir,’ the man replied, ‘tell me who he is so that I may believe in him.’ Jesus said, ‘You have seen him; he is speaking to you.’ The man said, ‘Lord, I believe,’ and worshipped him.
                    Jesus said:

It is for judgement
that I have come into this world,
so that those without sight may see
and those with sight may become blind.

    Hearing this, some Pharisees who were present said to him, ‘So we are blind, are we?’ Jesus replied:

If you were blind,
you would not be guilty,
but since you say, ‘We can see,’
your guilt remains. 


                This scripture in John comes - after Lazarus is
                    locked in the tomb dead and
                Before the Good Shepherd Scripture in John

                Bare Baby — laid bare

                You must lay bare your sins —

                A person can say

                "Oh they persecuted me, I am a
                    victim" — people who are so
                    angry and attack and kill
                    others are full of anger — anger
                    turns into an energy - that can be
                    acted out on others —
                    in its advanced stages others hate
                    even innocent others - so much they
                    can kill —
                    They are blinded by their anger —
                    obstinate is a word —
                    a child that won't obey
                    parents is obstinate —

                Why would someone turn to obstinacy —
                Why not live in love according to the
                    Father's will

                Obstinacy occurs when one is adverse —
                    not in harmony

                The devil uses secrets — he wants his
                    work to be hidden
                    The devil disobeys those over them —
                    The devil wants attention — he presses
                        on people to live in confusion
                        and seeking self-gratification —
                        victory for self thinking others
                        are beneath them

                Our Lady of Fatima; Our Lady of Clearwater
                    came to bring peace to the earth

                In the embrace of the love of the
                    Sacred Heart — so one with
                    the love of Mary's heart —

                Dwelling in the Two Hearts and Their love —

                One knows peace, love and joy —
                One knows surrender to the will of God —
                One knows harmony — oneness

                Jesus: On January 5, 2008 I appeared to My messenger
                    and My Mother appeared —

                    She knew the embrace of the love
                        of the Two Hearts

                    The more you spread the consecration and
                        pray for this knowledge of this union
                        yourselves — the more you will
                        be able to spread Our Love to set
                        a fire on this earth


Luke 12: 49-50

'I have come to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were blazing already! There is a baptism I must still receive, and what constraint I am under until it is completed!


Deuteronomy 8: 2-3

Remember the long road by which Yahweh your God led you for forty years in the desert, to humble you, to test you and know your inmost heart -- whether you would keep his commandments or not. He humbled you, he made you feel hunger, he fed you with manna which neither you nor your ancestors had ever known, to make you understand that human beings live not on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 8: 14-16

do not become proud of heart. Do not then forget Yahweh your God who brought you out of Egypt, out of the place of slave-labour, who guided you through this vast and dreadful desert, a land of fiery snakes, scorpions, thirst; who in this waterless place brought you water out of the flinty rock; who in this desert fed you with manna unknown to your ancestors, to humble you and test you and so make your future the happier.


Psalm 32: 11

   Rejoice in Yahweh, exult all you upright, shout for joy, you honest of heart.


John 19: 34

one of the soldiers pierced his side with a lance; and immediately there came out blood and water.

Act of Consecration to the Sacred Heart

"Lord Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the flock, I consecrate myself to Your most Sacred Heart. From Your pierced Heart the Church was born, the Church You have called me, as a member of Shepherds of Christ Associates, to serve in a most special way. You reveal Your Heart as a symbol of Your love in all its aspects, including Your most special love for me, whom You have chosen as Your companion in this most important work. Help me to always love You in return. Help me to give myself entirely to You. Help me always to pour out my life in love of God and neighbor! Heart of Jesus, I place my trust in You!


Messenger:  On January 5, 1997, I was wakened by Our Lord and He was mumbling as He was around my bed as He did on October 8, 1997, when He delivered the "Seedless, Barren, No Fruit on the Vine" message.

    I heard Him and He repeated the words over and over again. I had a copy of the all-night message on the floor, I jumped from the bed and began to write around the message, for it was the only paper available and He was speaking very plainly and direct. I wrote this message in the margins of the paper. He kept repeating "BABY, BARE BABY, LAID BARE".


Message of January 5, 1997

Jesus speaks:  Open yourself, Oh Jerusalem, your time is come you will be a light to the people in darkness, many will walk whence you come and the earth will be shakened and the light will come across a dark sky and enlighten their minds.

    Oh stiff-necked people, you are so stiff in your ways, let the spirit envelope you and lead you on your way.

    A country of stiffs, a people of planning and prodding, of deliberating and wondering—you lack faith, Jerusalem, you lack faith in God.

    Oh walk naked into the cold night, you are cold in your hearts and naked in your clothing—I cloth you with glory, I light your face with light, but you turn your cheeks to the darkness and stay stiff-necked in your hearts. Oh cold and dark hearts, reach for the light that you may know the glory that awaits the sinners and enlightens their minds.


                Jesus: I was born bare

                They stripped the New Adam of His


Colossians 1: 12-20

               giving thanks with joy to the Father who has made you able to share the lot of God's holy people and with them to inherit the light.

    Because that is what he has done. It is he who has rescued us from the ruling force of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of the Son that he loves, and in him we enjoy our freedom, the forgiveness of sin.

He is the image of the unseen God,
the first–born of all creation,
for in him were created all things
in heaven and on earth:
everything visible
    and everything invisible,
thrones, ruling forces,
    sovereignties, powers—
all things were created through him
    and for him.
He exists before all things
and in him all things hold together,
and he is the Head of the Body,
that is, the Church.

He is the Beginning,
the first–born from the dead,
so that he should be supreme in every way;
because God wanted all fullness
    to be found in him
and through him
    to reconcile all things to him,
everything in heaven
    and everything on earth,
by making peace through his death
    on the cross.


Luke 23: 35-43


The people stayed there watching.  As for the leaders, they jeered at him with the words, 'He saved others, let him save himself if he is the Christ of God, the Chosen One.'  The soldiers mocked him too, coming up to him, offering him vinegar, and saying, 'If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself.'  Above him there was an inscription: 'This is the King of the Jews'.

One of the criminals hanging there abused him: 'Are you not the Christ? Save yourself and us as well.'  But the other spoke up and rebuked him.  'Have you no fear of God at all?' he said.  'You got the same sentence as he did, but in our case we deserved it: we are paying for what we did.  But this man has done nothing wrong.'  Then he said, 'Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.'  He answered him, 'In truth I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.'


Matthew 11: 25-30

At that time Jesus exclaimed, 'I bless you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding these things from the learned and the clever and revealing them to little children. Yes, Father, for that is what it pleased you to do. Everything has been entrusted to me by my Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father, just as no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.

‘Come to me, all you who labour and are overburdened, and I will give you rest. Shoulder my yoke and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Yes, my yoke is easy and my burden light.’


1 John 4: 7-16 

My dear friends,
let us love one another,
since love is from God
and everyone who loves
    is a child of God and knows God.
Whoever fails to love does not know God,
because God is love.
This is the revelation
    of God’s love for us,
that God sent his only Son into the world
that we might have life through him.
Love consists in this:
it is not we who loved God,
but God loved us and sent his Son
to expiate our sins.
My dear friends,
if God loved us so much,
we too should love one another.
No one has ever seen God,
but as long as we love one another
God remains in us
and his love comes to its perfection in us.
This is the proof that we remain in him
and he in us,
that he has given us a share in his Spirit.
We ourselves have seen and testify
that the Father sent his Son
as Saviour of the world.
Anyone who acknowledges
    that Jesus is the Son of God,
God remains in him and he in God.
We have recognised for ourselves,
and put our faith in,
    the love God has for us.
God is love,
and whoever remains in love
    remains in God
and God in him.


John 19: 31-37

It was the Day of Preparation, and to avoid the bodies’ remaining on the cross during the Sabbath—since that Sabbath was a day of special solemnity—the Jews asked Pilate to have the legs broken and the bodies taken away. Consequently the soldiers came and broke the legs of the first man who had been crucified with him and then of the other. When they came to Jesus, they saw he was already dead, and so instead of breaking his legs one of the soldiers pierced his side with a lance; and immediately there came out blood and water. This is the evidence of one who saw it—true evidence, and he knows that what he says is true—and he gives it so that you may believe as well. Because all this happened to fulfil the words of scripture: 

    Not one bone of his will be broken; 

  and again, in another place scripture says: 

    They will look to the one 

        whom they have pierced.


                Jesus: And they stripped Me before I was hung
                    on the cross

                I was laid bare for your sins

                FOCUS ON YOUR VOCATION - It is a gift

                My rule for the Shepherds of Christ
                        Servants, Handmaids, Associates

                    1) To operate in love - respecting others
                        rights, to be peacemakers praying
                        for the priests, the Church and the world
                        The prayers of the prayer manual are
                        to be recited daily, by all living in
                        community and the Holy Spirit Novena.

                    2) All are to attend daily Mass

                    3) All are to spend one hour in adoration.

                    4) All are to say the Morning Offering giving
                        their lives praying and working for
                        the priests, the Church and the world.

                    5) Prayer retreats are conducted monthly
                        at each center — 4 days

                        Daily Mass when possible
                        Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
                            24 hours a day when possible

                    6) Daily Message

                China is the contact center

                    1) Phone calls are
                        A) to tell people about the Blue Books (not priests)
                        B) to tell people about the Priestly Newsletter
                        C) to tell people about the Ministries
                        D) to tell people about Prayer Groups
                        E) Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart
                        F) Handmaids and Servants of the Good Shepherd
                        G) Waters
                        H) Statues with glass
                        I) 5ths Florida
                        J) 13ths China
                        K) Retreats
                        L) Prayer Centers
                            1) 24 adoration China
                            2) Prayer grottos Florida

                        M) Stores
                            1) Florida
                            2) China
                            3) Internet

                    2) Retreats are monthly
                            10 - 13
                            Daily Mass
                            Singing, praying to help make reparation
                                to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary
                            For all our ministries
                            For the priests, the Church and the world

                    3) Devotional center
                            24 hour adoration

                        Sidney Rosary (monthly)


                        Retreats and 5th  Monthly 2nd - 5th
                        December 17th Meeting
                        Prayer walk and grotto room

                Prayer daily - both centers
                        6:20 Holy Spirit Novena
                        6:30 Prayer Manual





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