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October 17, 2001

October 18th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 4 Period 2.
The Novena Rosary Mystery
for October 18th is Joyful.


Deuteronomy 30: 15-20

The two ways

‘Look, today I am offering you life and prosperity, death and disaster. If you obey the commandments of Yahweh your God, which I am laying down for you today, if you love Yahweh your God and follow his ways, if you keep his commandments, his laws and his customs, you will live and grow numerous, and Yahweh your God will bless you in the country which you are about to enter and make your own. But if your heart turns away, if you refuse to listen, if you let yourself be drawn into worshipping other gods and serving them, I tell you today, you will most certainly perish; you will not live for long in the country which you are crossing the Jordan to enter and possess. Today, I call heaven and earth to witness against you: I am offering you life or death, blessing or curse. Choose life, then, so that you and your descendants may live, in the love of Yahweh your God, obeying his voice, holding fast to him; for in this your life consists, and on this depends the length of time that you stay in the country which Yahweh swore to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac and Jacob that he would give them.’



Leviticus 19: 1-2, 11-18

Moral and religious regulations

Yahweh spoke to Moses and said:
‘Speak to the whole community of Israelites and say:
    "Be holy, for I, Yahweh your God, am holy.

You will not steal, nor deal deceitfully or fraudulently with your fellow–citizen. You will not swear by my name with intent to deceive and thus profane the name of your God. I am Yahweh. You will not exploit or rob your fellow. You will not keep back the labourer’s wage until next morning. You will not curse the dumb or put an obstacle in the way of the blind, but will fear your God. I am Yahweh.

"You will not be unjust in administering justice. You will neither be partial to the poor nor overawed by the great, but will administer justice to your fellow–citizen justly. You will not go about slandering your own family, nor will you put your neighbour’s life in jeopardy. I am Yahweh. You will not harbour hatred for your brother. You will reprove your fellow–countryman firmly and thus avoid burdening yourself with a sin. You will not exact vengeance on, or bear any sort of grudge against, the members of your race, but will love your neighbour as yourself. I am Yahweh.



Matthew 25: 31-46

The Last Judgement

‘When the Son of man comes in his glory, escorted by all the angels, then he will take his seat on his throne of glory. All nations will be assembled before him and he will separate people one from another as the shepherd separates sheep from goats. He will place the sheep on his right hand and the goats on his left. Then the King will say to those on his right hand, "Come, you whom my Father has blessed, take as your heritage the kingdom prepared for you since the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you made me welcome, lacking clothes and you clothed me, sick and you visited me, in prison and you came to see me." Then the upright will say to him in reply, "Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink? When did we see you a stranger and make you welcome, lacking clothes and clothe you? When did we find you sick or in prison and go to see you?" And the King will answer, "In truth I tell you, in so far as you did this to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did it to me." Then he will say to those on his left hand, "Go away from me, with your curse upon you, to the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry and you never gave me food, I was thirsty and you never gave me anything to drink, I was a stranger and you never made me welcome, lacking clothes and you never clothed me, sick and in prison and you never visited me." Then it will be their turn to ask, "Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty, a stranger or lacking clothes, sick or in prison, and did not come to your help?" Then he will answer, "In truth I tell you, in so far as you neglected to do this to one of the least of these, you neglected to do it to me." And they will go away to eternal punishment, and the upright to eternal life.’



Isaiah 55: 10-11


For, as the rain and the snow
    come down from the sky
and do not return
    before having watered the earth,
fertilising it and making it germinate
to provide seed for the sower
    and food to eat,
so it is with the word
    that goes from my mouth:
it will not return to me unfulfilled
or before having carried out
    my good pleasure
and having achieved
     what it was sent to do.



October 17, 2001 message continues

       Jesus speaks:        

       (When speaking to others)

                I tell you not to dwell on the negative
                    aspects but to tell people to
                    pray the prayers. 
                    (Shepherds of Christ prayers)

                Tell them about consecrating their hearts
                    to the Sacred Heart and Immaculate

                Tell them to offer all they do united to the
                    Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for the
                    souls, for the priests, the Church
                    and the world.

                If you have five minutes to deliver the
                    message, focus on the positive

                (1)  Consecration to the Sacred Heart and
                        Immaculate Heart

                (2)  Daily Mass

                (3)  Prayer before the tabernacle

                (4)  Saying the Shepherds of Christ Prayers
                        (In saying these prayer I promise the greatest
                        graces for you and for the world.
                        I promise great graces for the priests
                        and the Church.)

                (5)  Pray the Rosary
                        (circulate the rosary meditations)

                Pray united as a body.

                I want you to realize how important My Plan
                    is to help renew the Church and the

                Translations must receive the Imprimaturs
                    before being circulated except those
                    previously approved by Father Carter.

                You must maintain the absolute purity
                    of the movement.

                All messages and writings published have
                been carefully discerned by a Catholic

                You are important to My Movement.

                You are My Shepherds of Christ.

                I call you to be united as a body to help
                    lead the strayed ones home to My Heart.

                I call you to private prayer.
                I call you to prayer united together.

                I call you to be an intercessor.

                Oh My Heart burns so for you, My chosen
                    ones, My Heart burns fires of love.

                The men were buried beneath the rubble
                    of the Twin towers.
                They were men from all walks of life.
                They were men who had a plan that day.
                Their lives were ended so abruptly.
                They did not know the time nor the hour.
                The fires burned and the men were lost.

                 Oh I love you My Shepherds.

                 I have called you in your busy lives and
                    you have answered My call.

                It is because of your lives given that so
                    many things are being accomplished

                I love you, I love you, I love you.

                On this 17th of this month I speak to you.
                    There were 17th meetings beginning
                    February 17, 1994.

                Now you come and pray together.

                Oh I do love you so much.


                Jesus told me that Spelt was good for me
                    and He told me to take it.
                I have taken it since about June 1997.
                It is a very good grain. I get it from 
                Kraft Specialties, Cincinnati, Ohio.
                I thank God for this great food.

                I take it every day as Our Lord told me
                I mix the granules in boiling water
                    and let it sit a little while then
                    I drink it. It has helped me very
                    much to feel good.

                I must write about the Mass yesterday on the
                    Feast of St. Margaret Mary.

                The priest saying the Mass is very dedicated
                    to the Sacred Heart.
                    Jesus has promised so many special gifts
                    for priests devoted to the Sacred Heart.

                Here are the promises given to St. Margaret



Promises of Our Lord to those devoted to His Sacred Heart

(1) I will give them all the graces necessary in their state of life.

(2) I will establish peace in their homes.

(3) I will comfort them in all their afflictions.

(4) I will be their refuge during life and above all in death.

(5) I will bestow a large blessing on all their undertakings.

(6) Sinners shall find in My Heart the source and the infinite ocean of mercy.

(7) Tepid souls shall grow fervent.

(8) Fervent souls shall quickly mount to high perfection.

(9) I will bless every place where a picture of My Heart shall be set up and honored.

(10) I will give to priests the gift of touching the most hardened hearts.

(11) Those who promote this devotion shall have their names written in My Heart, never to be blotted out.

(12) I promise you in the excessive mercy of My Heart that My all-powerful love will grant to all those who communicate on the first Friday in nine consecutive months the grace of final penitence; they shall not die in My disgrace nor without receiving their sacraments; My divine Heart shall be their safe refuge in this last moment.



October 17, 2001 message continues


                The priest centered the Mass in this devotion
                    to the Sacred Heart and read the
                    promises at the homily.

                The Mass was so powerful, I cried 
                    because of the dedication of the priest 
                    to the Sacred Heart and the emotion
                    and love I felt for Jesus
                    and His Sacred Heart.

                The priest gave witness to his personal love of

                    the Sacred Heart and how devoted He was.

                    He said how he prayed before the Sacred
                        Heart Statue and the Eucharist and
                        how he had pictures of the Sacred
                        Heart in his home.

                    The Mass touched my heart so deeply and
                        I felt a deeper overwhelming love
                        for my beloved Jesus, the Sacred

                    I just love Him so much and to hear
                        the priest talk about
                        the Sacred Heart of Jesus made
                        me cry.

                    I felt so deeply connected to Jesus and
                        all of heaven and all the

                    Our lives are so short.

                    Jesus is a personal God.

                    His Heart is on fire for love of us.

                    I just wanted other priests to love the Sacred
                        Heart of Jesus so much and talk about
                        Him with such love at Mass.

                    Why do they not talk about our beloved
                        Sacred Heart like this?



October 17, 2001 message continues


                    Jesus wants this burning personal
                        love from our hearts.

                    Jesus wants us to be so personal with Him
                    Jesus wants us to be one with Him as our

                    Today I was so close to the Father, Son and
                        Holy Spirit in deep prayer.

                    On October 12, 2001 the priest prayed for us to
                        receive a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit.

                    I feel so deeply that love of the Father and
                        the Son in my heart.

                    I felt this deep love of all 3 persons within me.
                        I felt so close to God.

                    I do not want to be afraid, but fearless
                        to do God's work, but Jesus has told
                        me, we must be pure in all we do.

                    When we are going out and spreading a lot
                        of things we say Jesus is saying, we 
                        must be rooted in the truth.

                    Jesus wants us when speaking for Shepherds
                        of Christ to stick to the discerned material.

                    Father Carter would check every word that
                        we would say.

                    Many people would not speak when they
                        could because it is so important
                        to stick to exactly what Jesus
                        is saying.

                    Saying the Holy Spirit is moving in me and
                        then going out and saying what ever
                        we feel we are led to say is not
                        good if we are speaking about the 
                        messages and deviate from the messages.

                    When speaking about what Jesus is saying
                        about Shepherds of Christ, as a Shepherds
                        of Christ Apostle or Shepherds of Christ
                        Associate we must say exactly what Jesus

                    We want to be truthful.

                    Most of us really do try to stick to the Blue Books
                        and the messages.

                    God is speaking to us and a priest
                        carefully discerns these writings.

                    Please help us by spreading the

                        — school rosary program

                        — the nursing home videos

                        — the prayer chapters,

                    but stick to the program when
                        talking about Shepherds of Christ.

                    We should not mix Shepherds of Christ
                        with other messages for that is what
                        Jesus wants.

                    Our mission is Shepherds of Christ.

                    Our mission is important with the
                        Priestly Newsletter and the Shepherds
                        of Christ prayers to help in the renewal
                        of the Church and the world.

                    At conventions the Shepherds of Christ
                        material can be put on a separate table.

                    All Imprimatur material of any kind can be
                        placed together.
                    Imprimatur material is used in
                    Prayer Manuals, Holy Spirit Novena
                        books, Rosary Aves etc, can
                        be put in racks and on tables
                        with other Imprimatur material
                        used in Churches.

                    But as a whole at conventions, Our Lord
                        wants us to have a separate table
                        or area for Shepherds of Christ material,
                        especially not mixed with other visionaries

                    Our mission is very defined.

                    Our purpose is always to maintain
                        purity for the movement.

                    Jesus is teaching us how to be Shepherds
                        of Christ.

October 17, 2001 message continues


              A writing about suffering.

                    It seemed to be a day as any other and then

                    it happened. Rose began bleeding, she

                    didn't understand how she could have felt

                    so well and then suddenly became so sick.

                    It was very upsetting for her, she felt very

                    afraid, she somehow knew her time

                    was close to death.

                    They searched and found she had a disease

                    that was terminal. She turned her life over

                    to Jesus. She lived her life centered on being

                    with God in heaven. 

                    However, this did not stop the fear in her heart, or

                    the pain in the deep sufferings she had to endure.

                        She wanted to go to the normal places, to

                    Church and the store, to the houses of

                    her friends. Her spirit was willing, but she

                    was absolutely incapable of physically


                        Her body felt as a vault, she felt she could

                    not move. She had a deep desire in here heart

                    to be able to move as she once did and visit others

                    and be at Church and amongst the people.

                        She loved all those special moments

                    and wanted them once again, but she

                    just could not go.

          Jesus speaks:

                        I am the Lord and I give you this story of
                    a soul—from people under rubble in
                    New York City to people in hospital beds
                    and nursing homes all over the world,
                    from little babies lost in their beds in death
                    to old men that struggle daily in
                    their home care, to the young man 17
                    in a beautiful sports vehicle and
                    suddenly hitting standing water and flying
                    on the water, and ending up plastered
                    against the concrete wall on a busy expressway—

                    My men—you know not the day nor the
                        hour—this is certain—I have called
                        you to this earth to live a life of love—
                        I have called you to mature in your
                        loving ways, to love God with your
                        whole heart, your whole soul and your
                        whole being.

                    I have called you to love one another.

                    When one day you are so caught up in
                        the money and the things of the
                        world and the next day you
                        are caught up in a personal
                        tragedy—you realize life here
                        is not forever.

                    The physical body can become a
                        cancerous tomb and the spirit
                        and the mind is very active inside.

                    The physical body grows old,

                    the physical body decays,

                    the physical body can bleed to death,

                    the physical body can be killed by
                        a crash,

                    even the body of a baby can suffer death.

                    Oh My children, life here is not forever.

                        Choose life for I want you to live

                            forever with Me in heaven.

                    This life is so temporary here.

                    Oh My priests, please spread the

                        devotion to My Sacred Eucharistic


                    Oh My people realize the gifts given

                        to you in Baptism and Penance.

                        Oh My people be grateful.

                        Thank your God.

                    The tree soon withers and dies,
                    The flower last only a short while,
                    I paint it with such beauty for you to behold—

                    Here today——gone tomorrow—

                    A baby—graduation—a wedding—a family—

                        a home and grandchildren—

                        a pension and soon the once

                        smiling faces are but seeds

                        planted in their hearts and left behind.

                    The time goes on, the seasons past,

                        the winter comes, the cold rushes in,

                        the fall leaves blowing on the ground

                        are soon covered with a blanket of white snow.



October 17, 2001 message continues

               Jesus speaks:

                              A CHILD—A MAN—A PRIEST—

                        A HUSBAND A WIFE—LAID TO Rest in the ground

                   LIFE goes on with such splendor for

                        those who loved and served the Lord.

                   Life in heaven is a life of great joy for all eternity.

                   LIFE for you.

                   Oh won’t you listen to your Mother appearing

        and warning her children?

                    Won’t you listen to the Lady of Fatima,

                        the Lady of Fatima in the Americas




Mary's Message from the Rosary of August 27, 1996Sorrowful Mother

Mary speaks: I stood beneath the cross of my Son, and my Heart was in such pain for I saw Him before my eyes. I saw Him covered with blood. I saw Him die. My Heart, my children, my Heart to watch my Son, but my Heart, my Heart, how I suffered for my little children of the world that give in to this world and give up the love of my Son. O my little children of light, I give you this message. Carry this light into the darkness for your Mother Mary, for I stood beneath the cross and I cried. I cried for the little ones. I cried for the young ones, the ones that do not care and will lose their souls. How do I make you see for you will not listen to me? What can I do? I come. I appear. I beg. I plead. I give you these gifts from my Son, and you reject me. I do not deliver messages very often anymore for I have been ignored. The message is the same. You do not read the messages I have given to you. Please help me. Help the little children. I appear. I appear. I appear, and I am ignored. I stood beneath the cross, and I cried. I cried, and my Heart was in such anguish for my little children, for I am searching for them this day as I searched for the Child Jesus. Please, please help me. I cannot hold back the hand of my Son any longer. I am Mary, your Mother. I ask you to help my children. You are my children of light.

end of Mary's Message, August 27, 1996




October 17, 2001 message continues

               Jesus speaks:

                Life here is not forever.

                Life on this earth is but a fleeting moment and

                    if you obey My commandments and

                    serve Me you will live forever with Me in heaven.

                Oh how do I make you see,

                    for you will not listen to Me

                    and your mother appears

                    to tell you of My undaunted love.

                Oh my men,

                    pray for them,

                    pray the Shepherds of Christ Prayers,

                    circulate the morning offering,

                    circulate the Mass video,

    circulate the Nursing home video—

                    I give you Myself in the Eucharist—

                    I give you the Mass.

                How will the people make the Sacred

                    Heart the King and Center of their

                Hearts and make the Sacred Heart of Jesus             

                    the King and Center of all places on the earth—

                when My priests do not even talk about

                    My Sacred Heart on fire for My

                    precious souls.



Cross carved by Felix Avalos


October 17, 2001 message continues

               Jesus speaks:

                Oh My priests tell the people to

                    consecrate their hearts to

                    My Sacred Heart and My

                    Mother’s Immaculate Heart.

                Oh My priests tell them to make

                    Me the King and Center of

                    all places on the earth.

             I will Reign in the Hearts

                 of men and

             My Mother’s Heart will


                 say loud My children

             “Alleluia, the Son of God

                 has risen from the dead,





Revelation 19:5-9
Victory Song

Then a voice came from the throne; it said, 'Praise our God, you servants of his and those who fear him, small and great alike.' And I heard what seemed to be the voices of a huge crowd, like the sound of the ocean or the great roar of thunder, answering, 'Alleluia! The reign of the Lord our God Almighty has begun; let us be glad and joyful and give glory to God, because this is the time for the marriage of the Lamb. His bride is ready, and she has been able to dress herself in dazzling while linen, because her linen is made of the good deeds of the saints.' The angel said, 'Write this, "Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding feast of the Lamb," ' and he added, 'These words of God are true.'



October 17, 2001 message continues

               Jesus speaks:

                   Oh how I love My beloved Priests.

                Oh how I want them to love Me.

                Oh how I want them. How much

                    I truly love them.

                    Oh My priests, I love you so

                    Oh My priests I show you My
                        Sacred Heart on fire
                     for you and for all



October 17, 2001 message continues

               Jesus speaks:

                    Oh My priests tell them about My
                        Sacred Heart.

                    Oh My priests, I love you and

                        My people so much.

                    Oh My priests, I love you—

                        I am the bridegroom of  your soul.

                If priests only knew what

                    special graces I would

                    outpour to them if they

                    spread  the devotion to My Sacred Heart—

                If priests only knew of the treasures

                    found in My Sacred Heart—

                They would not cease telling people

                    of the burning love of

                    My Sacred Heart.

                Please help Me, My beloved priests

                    to spread this devotion,

                    especially to other priests.

                Oh I am a vat of endless love

                    on fire for My Beloved


                I will take you to My Heart and

                    you will live a life

                    of great holiness.

                In My Heart is found treasures

                    for you My beloved ones.

                Tell your priests, Spread

                    My priestly Newsletter to

                    My beloved priests.

                Listen to your Mother.

                Hear the Lady of Fatima.

                Venerate My Heart next to the

                    Heart of My loving Mother.

                Oh My priests, you are such

                    a treasure for the souls.

                Teach them about My Sacred


                They will hear you, they will

                    listen to you, they will

                    live a life of great happiness

                    the more they dwell in My


                The flock needs to be led home to

                    the burning fires of love

                    in My Sacred Heart.

                Help Me.

                Oh My Beloved Priests, those

                    dedicated to My Sacred Heart

                    help Me spread this

                    devotion to all the


                Oh and when they come to

                    My Heart, I will

                    outpour My Burning

                    love upon them,

                I will shower them with the

                    greatest gifts.



October 17, 2001 message continues

               Jesus speaks:

              Oh My beloved ones,

                I am the Sacred Heart,

                I am Jesus, Chief Shepherd

                    of the Flock—

                come to Me and I will give

                    you rest, I

                love you so



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