Mary has requested that the daily message be given each day to the world. It is read nightly at the prayer service from her Image Building in Clearwater, Florida, U.S.A. This is according to her request. All attempts will be made to publish this daily message to the world at 11 p.m. Eastern time, U.S.A.

We acknowledge that the final authority regarding these messages rests
with the Holy See of Rome.

I appear my children on this former bank building in Florida, Our Lady Clothed with the Sun.

January 20, 2003

January 21st Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 5 Period I.
The Novena Rosary Mystery
for January 21st is Sorrowful.


Sidney Rosary

January 21, 2003,
(the eve of January 22)
Tuesday at 6:20 p.m.

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the Message to the Earth.

Father Carter took this message
very seriously.



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January 20, 2003

Messenger:     You never know where you may be
                        We can plan our life and think we
                            know everything that will
                            happen and then ——— a

                        We live in a world that depends on airplanes
                            and cars to get us around —
                            some have technical difficulties —
                            We live in a world where the
                                elements can stop us in our path.

                            We have bodies and even though we
                                may eat right, exercise and
                                take all our vitamins sometimes
                                a 45 year old man is killed on
                                the way to work in an automobile

                            Some times a person that appears to
                                be in great health one day, has
                                cancer the next day —
                            What about the 19 year old boy who
                                just died or the funeral I attended of
                                a three year old that died from
                                Children's hospital —

                        How can we murder those little babies
                            in the womb —
                            look how we even know and love
                            deeply a little two year old.



January 20, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     The precious little ones, Mary talks about,
                            created by God, so uniquely special
                            and then some are jerked from
                            the mother's womb.

                        Oh my God, I cry for the loss of one
                            precious soul —

                        Life here is so very temporary —
                        God gives us so many gifts —
                        I remember in 1993 we went to
                            San Diego — it was August 16, 1993 —
                            as I traveled on the plane I got
                            this message —


Message given August 16, 1993

Messenger:  Dear Jesus, Please come to me and write to me now, I really need to be alone with You and hear Your words, please talk to me.

Jesus speaks:  My dear child, put your fear and anxiety aside. You are coming for My truth. I am the Truth. I live in you and you are watered by My words of truth. Deception is very troublesome to you when you live in My truth. On any scale deception is not at all funny. I know you cannot watch a movie anymore, it is not of God. Do not give in to the ways of this world. Feed yourself with only that which is of Me. Turn your entire life over to Me, trust in My ways and make them your own. Read and reread each letter, go back to your old letters, know them by heart so My words and thinking will become engraved in you. You must speak from My truth. You must be filled with My wisdom. You must not falter or wonder, but be confident in these words I write to you. My work for you is to speak My truths. You must study them and know all I have taught you. Those are your lessons. All that is not of Me will become so foreign, you will want only to choose My way, but you must teach yourself with My letters. I am the WAY, the TRUTH and the LIFE and he who abides in Me will have the light of life. The life I give you is not of this world. It is rooted in My words and My truth. Only I can teach you My truths. This world is so full of error. Unless you keep constant in My teachings by reading My words, you will go astray. My words are the food by which you are nourished and fed. My words are your drink, they are your food, they are your all. You will run and not grow weary, you will fly like an eagle. Joy will abound in your heart and you will know that true joy comes only from Me. All other joy is momentary. My joy is everlasting and full to the brim, You, My child, can have this joy if you stay fixed in My words. Savor them and decipher all their meanings for you, this is your truth, this is your victory over Satan’s lies. This is how you will help others to know Me. Your instructions are very clear, My child. STUDY each letter and try to understand all of its contents. They are words meant for you so you can speak these truths to others. It is not by chance you were chosen by Me, My child. You are a teacher, you are convincing in all you believe in. Believe in these letters and memorize My teachings until they flow from you as from your very soul. You must put aside your doubts now. Keep these letters by your side. Your life here will be always put into perspective. You will not get caught up in foolishness, or worry for any reason. I AM HE, I AM here. Your work is clear, study and learn My words so they become engraved in you. Speak of My words to all. I am the Way, the Truth and the Life and you are My messenger. I speak the truth to you that you will speak the truth to all. No time to wait, time is so short. Be busy studying My teachings now. Keep them in your purse, underline and read them again and again. These are not just for you, they are teachings of My love for all My children. Each child needs to be told about My love. Reach as many as possible through your speech. I am by your side, giving you what you need. The crooked ways are made straight, the weary are sent away in rest. Your voice will be My tool to reach many. Make yourself like jello. I will form you into what I want you to be. You must remain formless and be molded by Me. I am this close to you, My child. You will take some knocks, but you will be the key to unlock many doors. Use you I will, let all busy things behind. Focus on Me at every moment. This is My desire for you to speak My truth. I will be with you, little one, do not be afraid. I will tell you the way.

Messenger:  Oh my Jesus, how You want me to do this I do not know. Show me how it is to come about or put me somewhere and I will now study Your words for me. For He made me humble and taught me His ways, which are the only ways to go. All other ways are not of any account. His way is the way to victory, the cross that leads us to glory, joy and peace in this life and glory and salvation in the world to come. He bound up my foolish ways and taught me His truths. My tongue was made clean, and my heart was full of His love. He cast away my doubts and fears and filled me with the gifts of the Spirit. His light He shined deep into my soul and He washed me in His Blood and I was made ready to do His work, an honor that I do not deserve, but long to fulfill for Him, my God, my All, my Jesus. Him I love and He has bestowed on me a great dignity. With love and respect He clothed me and made my broken heart and soul whole in Him. I am the fortunate one to know this one, true magnificent God. I bow in awe at all His greatness.

I am in awe at His love for us all. In our lowliness and sin He reached out and clothed us with dignity and showered us with His love and we were like the flowers after the rain, blessed by Him in His greatness. We are His children, Alleluia, Alleluia. Praise the Lord. Amen.

(end of Message given August 16, 1993)


January 20, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     It was over 9 years ago

                        I really wasn't speaking to anyone then
                            and the Shepherds of Christ Movement
                            hadn't started, neither did I know
                            Fr. Carter.

                        I had written the letter to Jesus 1992
                            asking Him October 5, 1992 if He
                            would write a book to use
                            my hand to do it.

                        Jesus told me He would.

                        I never really knew I would be speaking
                            and writing like this — my
                            life was spent on math — my degree
                            in math — I taught in college part-time
                            for 16 years in one college and
                            three in another —

                        I loved Jesus very deeply — I searched —
                            I found in Him — my refuge,
                            my peace, my love, my security,
                            my all.

                        On December 17, 1991 when I received
                            this vision and this writing after 
                            Holy Communion.


Picture of Jesus' Heart on fire.


December 17, 1991 His Burning Heart

Messenger:  I was alone in All Saints Church after Mass and Communion, in front of the tabernacle, when I saw the Sacred Heart. It was red around the outside, then a layer of yellow and then the brightest light in the center. I felt heat and it looked like an open furnace.

    I thought about it all day and it instantly gave me peace and warmth in my heart. This is the purpose of these letters—to draw hearts to the ardent on-fire love of Jesus. I received the following message that day:

    "Open your heart to the fire of God's love. He is ablaze in your heart. He wants to dwell in you and love you and others through you. Love God, yourself and one another and experience the fire set aglow in your heart and experience the warmth of His love."

end of writing about December 17, 1991


January 20, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     I never thought that 5 years later
                            Mary would appear on the building
                            in Clearwater or that December 17, 1993
                            the first message would be published
                            and circulated publicly.

                        We went to Texas and had an
                            awesome time with the most powerful
                            prayer group and our printers.
                            The prayer group there started in the
                            beginning probably 1994. It is very

                        They have a very powerful Church there.

                        One thing I don't think we emphasize enough
                            is the grace God has promised
                            to outpour on the priest and
                            churches where the prayers are

                        Jesus promised to those who pray the
                            Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual
                            in their parishes He would turn them
                            into little cities of light.

                        I remember being called to a new parish
                            that was just beginning. They now have
                            a very strong Shepherds of Christ Prayer
                            group. Our Lord had told me to tell them
                            how important the Shepherds of Christ
                            Prayers were ad tell them how it would
                            help their whole parish if they
                            prayed the prayers.

                        When I went back three years later they
                            were praying a very, very large
                            number on their knees, before the
                            tabernacle, they had a lock-pad
                            so people could do adoration
                            24 hours a day. Some were crying
                            during the prayer meeting. I really
                            saw how God had gifted that parish.


Excerpt from November 4, 2001 message

Jesus speaks:  To those who pray My prayers I
                        promise the following special

                                 - A deeper understanding of the 
                                     Divine Mysteries through fervent
                                     recitation of the litanies.

                                 - I promise a deeper love in your heart
                                     for your God and a deeper love
                                     for your fellowmen.

                                 - Those who pray the prayers fervently
                                    will experience a deep union 
                                    in My Heart and My Mother's heart,
                                    they will be given special insights
                                    into My unfathomable love for men
                                    and experience a thirsting within
                                    themselves to want to help souls
                                    through intercessory prayer and sacrifices.

                                 - They will have a deeper love of the Mass
                                    through this deeper consecration.
                                    [consecration to Their Hearts]

                                 - They will know Me more intimately.

                                 - They will want to live their lives to 
                                    help save souls.

                                 - They will have a deeper love for the priests shepherds.
                                 - They will have a deeper love and dedication
                                    to the Church. (I founded)

                                 - They will want peace on the earth.
                                 - They will want peace in their own hearts.

                                 - You will experience a fearlessness the more
                                    you pray the Holy Spirit Novena prayers
                                    given to you.

                                 - As you meditate on the scriptures you will
                                    understand more fully the plan of
                                    the Father to lead the souls into the
                                    great Reign of My Sacred Heart.

                                 - You and all who pray the Holy Spirit Novena
                                    and the Shepherds of Christ Prayers will be
                                    united in a deep oneness with each other
                                    and the souls of the earth.

                                 - The more you pray these prayers (both sets)
                                    you will live in the truth as you
                                    dwell in Our Hearts.

                                  - You will be given gifts of the Holy Spirit.

                                  - You and your family will be protected by
                                    My Precious Blood and your families
                                    will receive special protection
                                    against satan from fervent recitation
                                    of the prayers. (the Holy Spirit Novena
                                    and the Shepherds of Christ Prayers)

                                 - I promise to take you and the members of
                                    your family in a special way
                                    into My Sacred Heart. I will lavish
                                    you in the fires of My love.

                                 - The priests and the people of the Church and the world
                                    will receive special graces from the fervent
                                    recitation of these prayers. (both sets)

                                 - I will unite My people in a deeper love
                                    from the graces granted from
                                    fervent recitation of these prayers.

                                 - I give these prayers from My image site
                                    in Florida.
                                   I appear there daily as the Sacred Heart.
                                   Some see Me, some do not, but there
                                    is a special presence there.
                                   My Mother appears there for her children.

                                 - In the five years of her apparitions many
                                    souls who have come have been
                                    given special graces of conversion.
                                    Many have been given grace to lead
                                    them into a deeper love union with
                                    God and the Blessed Virgin.

                                 - The image site in Florida has touched
                                    the world.

                                 - I outpour great grace to those who come
                                    to the site.

                                 - There are tremendous graces of healing
                                    granted to all who come.

                                 - People who come rarely leave unchanged.
                                 - The grace granted works in their lives and in
                                    their hearts, long after they have gone.

                                 - A reminder of their visit only need be given
                                    and they experience a memory of
                                    that moment.

end of excerpt from November 4, 2001


January 20, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     Fr. Carter took this message
                            very seriously


A message for the Earth from Jesus
January 22, 1998

    I am the Good Shepherd, these are My prayers, the prayers I give to help renew the Church and the world, all prayer chapters are asked to include these prayers (found in the Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual). As My Apostles and Shepherds I ask you to encourage all existing Chapters to try to encourage all existing prayer groups to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Encourage all Churches to pray these prayers. It is most urgent that the people of this earth concur with the Father's wishes to begin Prayer Chapters. This is an urgent request from the Good Shepherd. The flock will become one when they have given their hearts to Jesus and Mary. Encourage all priests to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Your world will be lighted with great light as the people of this earth pray these prayers.

    My promise is this to you My beloved earth: When you give your heart to Me and spread the devotion to My Sacred Heart, I will write your name In My Heart. I promise to give the greatest graces when you pray these prayers for renewal of the Church and the world and take all who pray them deeply into My Heart. The prayers I give will bring about the reign of My Sacred Heart and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart. I am Jesus Christ, this is My message of January 22, 1998, Please circulate this message to your world. I am the Good Shepherd, I know Mine and Mine know Me and they follow Me. Grace My Shepherds, I will give you the greatest graces for spreading these words to this earth and to your Church. I love you, I am Jesus Christ, the Son of Man, it is the Plan of the Father that Prayer Chapters are begun immediately and the Priestly Newsletter is given to all priests. The Voice of the Good Shepherd speaks through it.

end of January 22, 1998


January 20, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     The Mass was so powerful in Texas yesterday,
                            the people so very devout and holy.
                            It was a great gift to be there with
                                those so deeply united to Jesus
                                and one another.
                            We all went to Mass on Sunday and the
                                priest was so holy and all of us
                                did adoration and prayed so
                                deeply for souls at Mass, I
                                know Our God heard our
                                heartfelt prayers.

                        Yesterday we did two discs with the Blue
                            Book Reading — I told Marie it was
                            her special discs because she
                            was so special to us and Laverne
                            and Anna and Paul and all
                            who helped us.

                        The little ones were great too.



January 20, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     Today our hearts are filled with joy
                            to know how deeply united to
                            God are the Texas group and
                            we thank God for all the Shepherds
                            of Christ Prayer groups.

                        Texas is a star and a light in the
                            dark night.

                        Grace, oh God, we pray for grace
                            for the souls —

                        alleluia and
                            our hearts soar so high and
                            we love Him so much and
                            thank Him for our gifts.

                        The Blue Book discs look like
                            this and can be ordered for
                            $10 plus shipping — they are

                            (1) Blue Book Readings BBII
                                    January 17, 1994 - January 19, 1994

                            (2) Blue Book Readings BBII
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January 20, 2003

Messenger:     Oh I cry to Thee My God for I do not
                            wish the death of one precious soul.

                        In my anguish I knew His presence —

                            within me after communion,

                            I knew that deep union of
                            God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit
                            and my desire was for each
                            and every soul to be saved.
                            How precious is each and
                            every soul.

                        Oh God I want to pray so deeply —
                        Oh God I want to be so deeply
                            united to Thee —
                        Oh God my delight is to know
                            you more and more that is the
                            pleasure of my soul —

                        I live so deeply united to all of
                            heaven and my thoughts are
                            always of that complete fullness
                            of life I can have when I
                            go to heaven.

                        My life is lived for God.
                            I LOVE HIM SO Deeply.

                        At every Mass I feel the sacredness
                            of that Mass and I see Jesus
                            in the priest offering the
                            Holy Sacrifice —



January 20, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     I unite so deeply, I cry out — oh
                            God please outpour your
                            grace for the souls of the earth —

                            I want this, I am so one with God —
                            I want my offering to be so
                                pure united to Jesus' offering.

                            Oh how to describe the deep
                            insight of my soul and the pleasure
                            to be here at Mass and receive
                            my beloved God, the bridegroom
                            of my soul.

                        Oh God, I love you so much, I pray
                            so very deeply for the souls of
                            this earth.

                        Jesus wants Fernando and his family
                            to know how important they
                            are in this mission to help
                            save souls. Never give up.
                            God wants us to reach the
                            Spanish speaking people.

                        Little hand shakes, words spoken
                            and yet no one can ever imagine
                            the depth of our union in this
                            involvement praying for souls.

                        Oh please pray for our stores and
                            the Rogers and the
                            insurance on the Virgin
                            Mary building.

                        Oh God, please help us.
                        We need your grace —
                            Please outpour it for the precious

Jesus speaks:  Oh I cry to you —
                        I tell you how important it
                            is for you to unite and pray —

                        How precious to Me is one soul.

                        Pray for My Apostle Paul,
                            I love him —
                        Pray for perseverance to your
                            vocation to this mission.

                        Oh My beloved ones I love
                            you so much.


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