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.

October 31, 1998

Messenger: It must be that our whole desire is to be one with Him for the sake of souls and to bring about the Reign of the Sacred Heart.

No person, no person can effect my relationship with Him. My total desire within myself is to be united to Him. I cannot control other persons. I cannot be angry with them either.

My whole desire is that of loving God and loving my neighbor.

In mutual relationships there must be that desire of mutual exchange. One party cannot force another to respond mutually in love.

People really are the sum total of all their past experiences. Jesus told me I cannot forget the past, it is a major part of my life.

I must realize I am the person that lived on this earth from birth to now, hopefully maturing more and more in my ways of loving. I have relationships with other imperfect beings. I grow to be more perfected in my ways of loving. They grow to be more perfected in their ways of loving. I must act true to my heart.

Our Lord was true to His Heart even when He was beaten and wounded. His Heart was filled with love for those who pierced Him.

Our problem occurs when we expect others to be perfect, when we do not find a perfect exchange of love or one according to our expectations. We become resentful and close up or fail to continue to give love.

We never lose our focus. Others around us may not meet our expectations or may sometimes even act unlovingly toward us. Our feelings may be hurt, we may be immensely disappointed and want to cry, but our focus is not deterred.

Our focus remains to move on to the finish line, to help to use our precious moments for betterment of the Kingdom.

For there is but one goal. It is to move forward to the end of helping to bring about the completion of the Father's plan.

This is our focus, to be the children of God, to keep doing what the Father wants, to not be paralyzed by people that surround us. We must watch our emotions and expectations, we must focus on God and His will for us.

Satan works through others to hinder our union with God. He cannot do anything to control us if we do not let him.


Ephesians 6:10-18 The spiritual war

Finally, grow strong in the Lord, with the strength of his power. Put on the full armour of God so as to be able to resist the devil's tactics. For it is not against human enemies that we have to struggle, but against the principalities and the ruling forces who are masters of the darkness in this world, the spirits of evil in the heavens. That is why you must take up all God's armour, or you will not be able to put up any resistance on the evil day, or stand your ground even though you exert yourselves to the full.

So stand your ground, with truth a belt round your waist, and uprightness a breastplate, wearing for shoes on your feet the eagerness to spread the gospel of peace and always carrying the shield of faith so that you can use it to quench the burning arrows of the Evil One. And then you must take salvation as your helmet and the sword of the Spirit, that is, the word of God.

In all your prayer and entreaty keep praying in the Spirit on every possible occasion. Never get tired of staying awake to pray for all God's holy people,…


Jesus speaks: My child,
You must not put your hope in earthy pleasures and gains, for you will truly be disappointed if you do. You must run the race and know the victory is truly in Me.

So many hearts are disappointed because of unmet expectations. You cannot control the actions of another. If one does not share the desires of his heart, you cannot force the person to respond. I have asked married couples to share feeling letters with one another. Children and parents must communicate the desire of their hearts. In order to be a community rooted in love, men must communicate the feelings and desires of their hearts. If all that is communicated are facts, the news, the sports, the repairs needed around the house, the list of things in the busy schedule, you live as a cold, heartless race.

I come and I show you My Heart. My Mother shows you her Heart. After World War II the focus was greater than before on man and his progress. With computers, and noise, and technology, man prided himself on his accomplishments. The focus was education, business success, money and power through your achievements.

The family meal has deteriorated to very little verbal heart to heart discussion. Where people once centered their day around communication and unity in that meal, now this most crucial time has been replaced by a quick trip to McDonald's or some other fast food restaurant. I do not say McDonald's is not a good restaurant, it is the busy hearts that have missed the boat of joining in love in the community meal.

Many meals that are spent at home are accompanied by the evening news which talks of money, success, murder and hatred.

I give you gifts from the earth to share. The community meal is to be a time of unity and love and it has turned to so many unloving, disunited ways.

My children, I would like to gather the young and mother them with tenderness and love.

For My children, why were you created if not to serve Me, to love Me and to love one another?

You were created for love. You were created to give honor and glory to God.

Oh My children, I give you Myself in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and you come in a hurry and run from the altar, some immediately after Communion. Sunday is a day to keep holy. It is the Lord's day. Many go to Mass on Saturday and do not even mention My name on Sunday. I wish you to obey the Commandment to keep holy the Sabbath Day.

Oh My little strayed children, would that all priests would consecrate their hearts to Our Hearts, that they would be pure as Our Lady said at Fatima. The Lady is your Mother and Mine, she is Our Lady of Fatima.

My Heart bleeds. I wish the rosary meditations to be compiled in a book and sent immediately to the Chancery. I wish these short rosaries from Our Hearts to receive the imprimatur and be circulated for the prayer services. I wish prayer services in families beginning at 6:30 p.m. with the prayers in the Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual followed by the rosary with these short rosary meditations.

You watch the news, the sports, the TV hours and hours a day, and you will not pray for 30-40 minutes with your family nightly.

My Mother and I will be with every family in a special way that has a candle prayer service nightly.

I will tell you this, the family meal and prayer will bring your family peace and joy in a very troubled world.

My parents, you must pray with your children and teach them about God. The children are suffering far more than you know. They are in schools so many hours a day, they are watching television so many hours a day, they talk to friends who do not focus their lives on God, but focus on the world.

I am telling you especially America, you must pray. I speak to America, a land filled with wealth and gifts. My Mother appears in Florida to tell you, America, you must pray. You ignore her. I speak to the world. I wish the whole world to pray and to receive these messages, but My Mother appears in America that they will convert, join together as a family, and spread My message to the world. It is this country that has ignored these messages I have given. I beg you to see the Lady as she appears, Our Lady of Clearwater, Our Lady of Fatima in the Americas, and to join as a body to get these prayers and the recitation of the rosary into Catholic schools. I wish the picture of page 264 and the writing on page 265, 266 and 267 from the Apostles Manual to appear here.


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Contact Priest

Do we want peace? Then we must do as Mary said at Fatima: we must consecrate our hearts to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

When the priest gives his heart to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, he becomes one in Their Hearts and he offers a most holy sacrifice. He becomes one in Their Hearts.

When the people give their hearts to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, they become one in Their Hearts and they offer a most holy sacrifice.

The priest and people are united in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, they become one with Christ in a very deep way and an immense amount of grace is poured out on the priest and people, the Church and the world.

Do you want peace and unity in your parish? Do you want the most abundant grace to flow in the Mass? Then say this simple consecration before Mass with the people:

Jesus and Mary, we love You. We give ourselves to You. We consecrate our hearts to Your Hearts. Dear Holy Spirit, enlighten and strengthen us. We give You ourselves.

Contact School

Do you want peace in your school? The Blessed Mother said at Fatima that until a sufficient number of people give their hearts to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, we will not have peace!

How do we give our hearts to Jesus and Mary? Before school each day, say the small prayer to the Holy Spirit, the small consecration prayers to Jesus and Mary, and the morning offering (all available from Shepherds of Christ at no cost). Each time the children enter a classroom, say the consecration and Holy Spirit prayers. This binds the children in one heart with Jesus and Mary and there is less disharmony.

Contact Family

Do you want peace in your family? Then you should do as our heavenly Mother said at Fatima. Mary said until a sufficient number of people consecrate their hearts to Jesus and Mary, we will not have peace.

If we consecrate our hearts to Jesus and Mary, we are in one heart and there is not discord. We must do what Mary says if we want peace.

Family Consecration: We consecrate our family to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. We give ourselves to Them. We love You, Jesus. We love you, Mary. We give our hearts to You. We pray our family is a family of love, modeled after the Holy Family.


Contacting

Priests

with the
Consecration,
the Priestly Newsletters,

and the Prayer Manual


The Priest Newsletter and Prayer Manual are the heart of our material.

Jesus gave the following message on November 3, 1996:

Title: Contact the Priests

This is what you should say when you speak to the priests:
"Do you receive the Shepherds of Christ Newsletter for priests?" (if not) "Would you like to receive it?  It is published six times a year.   Many priests have replied telling how much it helps them in their spiritual lives and their ministry as well."
(Both for those who are receiving newsletters and those who are not)
"Here is a brochure explaining all the various activities of Shepherds of Christ Ministries."
(Send to us the names and addresses of the priests who wish to be added to the mailing list)

Jesus speaks: It is through the holy priest celebrating the Mass and administering the sacraments that immense grace will be outpoured on the earth and the fire of my love will cover the earth.

The Newsletter for the Priests and the Prayer Manual are the heart of all materials distributed by the Shepherds of Christ Ministries.

It is your responsibility as a Shepherd of Christ to contact the priest and tell them about this.  I am Jesus.  It is through the Shepherds of Christ Movement I will greatly renew the Church.  I am writing this newsletter through Fr. Carter to reach My beloved priests.  Your personal contact with the priest will encourage them to study the newsletter.

My priests will be led to My Sacred Heart and the heart of My Mother through the Newsletter.  My people will be fed through My holy priests.

This is an urgent message to you, My apostles.


Jesus speaks: I further wish all to try to reach the schools with the consecration cards and the rosary aves.

I wish you to comply to the wishes of Our Lady of Fatima to consecrate your hearts and pray the rosary.

Do you love your children, America?

You are feeding them garbage. Please comply with My wishes.

Include here the Master for Consecration Cards and Rosary Aves.


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Meditating on the
Rosary Aves

This bead-by-bead commentary on the mysteries of the Rosary serves to enhance our awareness of the powerful events involving Our Lord and Our Lady during His mission of salvation among us. Reciting one thought before each Hail Mary in every decade gives just another small aid in concentrating on the great wonder of the Messianic story.

THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES

The Annunciation

  1. The angel Gabriel appeared to Mary and asked her to be the mother of the Messiah.
  2. She said yes. Mary had such faith! She always complied with the Father's will.
  3. She was filled with the Holy Spirit and the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us.
  4. There was such a bond between Jesus and Mary from the very moment of conception!
  5. She felt His life grow within her womb. His Most Sacred Heart was formed in her womb through the Holy Spirit.
  6. Jesus wants to be alive in our hearts. We should carry His life with great joy in our being.
  7. The Spirit wants to be alive in our very being with the fire of His love.
  8. We are children of God. Mary mothers us as she mothered Jesus.
  9. It is through Mary that we are led to intense love in His most precious Heart.
  10. It is truly the love of these Two Hearts that will lead us to union with God.

The Visitation

  1. Mary went to visit her cousin Elizabeth.
  2. When she arrived, the child in Elizabeth's womb leapt for joy at the presence of Mary with Jesus in her womb.
  3. Mary was filled with the Holy Spirit and cried out, with a loud voice, the Magnificat.
  4. "My soul doth magnify the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God, my Savior."
  5. "Because He has regarded the lowliness of His handmaid, from all generations they will call me blessed."
  6. God Who is mighty has done great things to us in His name.
  7. Jesus is no less present in our hearts after Communion than He was in Mary's womb.
  8. Should we not jump up and cry out that we truly receive the one, true God in our hearts?
  9. Are we open to the Holy Spirit to fill us with the love of the one, true God and Mary in our hearts?
  10. It is through her pure and tender Heart that we will love God more closely.

The Birth of Jesus

  1. Joseph was filled with joy to see the splendor of the night, but with sorrow to see Jesus born in such poverty.
  2. Not a place for Jesus to lay His head-in a manger at birth, His head on a cross at His death-both bare wood.
  3. He showed us the way, in total submission to the will of the Father. He loved us so much that He was born a human, God-made-man.
  4. What the birth of this baby, the child Jesus, did to change the world for all time!
  5. This is Jesus, the Son of God, come to free the world of its sins.
  6. He came as a little baby. He was born of Mary in the little town of Bethlehem.
  7. This is how it is with Jesus today: there is no blare of trumpets, no roll of drums. Jesus comes quietly at every Mass.
  8. The only blare of trumpets and roll of drums are in our hearts.
  9. If you are not aware of Christ truly present in the Eucharist, you miss the big event.
  10. Jesus, the same Jesus who was born in Bethlehem, comes to us in our hearts.

The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple

  1. Mary took Jesus to the temple to be presented to the Father.
  2. Simeon told Mary of the future sufferings of Jesus and Mary.
  3. Joseph, in his sorrow at hearing of the sufferings, was comforted by the joy that so many souls would be redeemed.
  4. They returned to Galilee to the town of Nazareth and Jesus grew in wisdom and strength.
  5. Mary, with such love, beheld her precious Son!
  6. She gazed into His precious baby eyes.
  7. Simeon predicted that her heart would be pierced with a sword.
  8. Her heart would be pierced with a sword for, just as she held His baby body at birth, she would hold his lifeless body under the cross.
  9. How well Mary would know the Heart of Jesus! She would ponder all the events of His life in her Heart.
  10. It is through her most loving Heart that we grow in fervent love for His Heart.

The Finding of Jesus in the Temple

  1. When Jesus was twelve years old, the Holy Family went to Jerusalem for Passover.
  2. When it was over Mary and Joseph had traveled a day's journey before they realized Jesus was not with them.
  3. With sorrow in their hearts they returned to Jerusalem to find Him.
  4. After searching for Him for three days, they found Him in the temple talking to the doctors.
  5. The doctors were astounded at His wisdom.
  6. He said He had to be about His Father's business.
  7. Jesus teaches us today through His word.
  8. He went down and was subject to them.
  9. Mary, if we ever lose Jesus, lead us back to His tender Heart.
  10. Jesus, help us to love Mary more.

THE SORROWFUL MYSTERIES

The Agony in the Garden

  1. Be with Jesus in the garden. Kneel beside Him and feel the pain in His Heart.
  2. How tenderly He loves us, that God came to this earth and gave Himself for love of us.
  3. Jesus is a Person. He loves each one of us with a most personal love.
  4. He is a Divine Person. He loves us more than any human person could love us.
  5. Jesus saw before Him all His suffering.
  6. He knew the sins of all men from all time.
  7. Because of His great love for us and for all men His Heart was in such pain.
  8. He knows and loves us more than we know and love ourselves.
  9. He is alive this day and He lives in our hearts.
  10. He wants us to love Him at every moment and He is forgotten and ignored and He is God.

The Scourging at the Pillar

  1. Jesus saw in the garden all the events that would happen and He suffered so He sweat blood.
  2. They led Jesus away as a criminal and they tied Him to a pillar.
  3. At any moment Jesus could have stopped the men, but. because of His great love for us, He allowed them to whip Him.
  4. Jesus did this, allowed them to whip Him, for me.
  5. Many times, when others are cruel to us, we feel alone and very hurt.
  6. Hail Mary...
  7. Many times, when we pray and talk about God in the world today, others treat us cruelly.
  8. God is almighty, He controls everything. Our every breath and heart beat depend on God.
  9. God first loved us and commands us to love Him.
  10. The greatest commandment of all is to love God with our whole heart, our whole soul and our whole mind.

The Crowning with Thorns

  1. God commands us to love Him first and to love our neighbors.
  2. He suffered for us and paid for our sins with the price of His blood.
  3. Why are men so willful, so full of pride that they ignore the Almighty God who gives them their very breath?
  4. Look at Jesus, crowned with thorns, His face covered with blood. He suffered because He loves me.
  5. God is offended by the willfulness of men today.
  6. Whether we go to heaven or hell depends on whether we love God and love one another.
  7. Jesus shows us how to love by giving Himself for love of us.
  8. Jesus was crowned with thorns. He was whipped, His body was torn. He suffered this that we would share in His life and go to heaven some day.
  9. Our life here will end soon and we will be somewhere forever and ever. Let us love God and love one another that we will share in the great gift He gives us, the gift of eternal life in heaven.
  10. Think of the men that whipped Jesus and crowned Him with thorns. Think how cold their hearts were.

The Carrying of the Cross

  1. They stood around Jesus and they hollered at Him, "Crucify Him! Crucify Him!"
  2. They gave to Jesus a heavy cross laden with all the sins from all time and they put it on His shoulder and made Him carry the cross.
  3. It was so heavy that Jesus could not carry it any longer. He collapsed and fell to the ground.
  4. He got up and tried to move. He saw the tear covered face of His beloved mother.
  5. She looked into His tender gentle, eyes covered with blood.
  6. This was the little baby that she carried and now she saw Him covered with blood and wounds.
  7. Mary loves Jesus with the most tender love.
  8. It is in going to the heart of Mary that we will learn to love our beloved Jesus.
  9. The Holy Spirit is the spouse of Mary.
  10. The Holy Spirit works within the heart of Mary to make us more holy, more like our beloved Jesus.

The Crucifixion and Death of Jesus

  1. Jesus was nailed to the cross.
  2. Jesus hung on the cross for three hours.
  3. His mother, in excruciating pain, stood beneath the cross and watched, watched her Son die.
  4. Before He died He gave His mother, Mary, to us as our mother.
  5. Our mother, Mary, loves us.
  6. She saw Jesus hang and die on the cross. She knows the great love that Jesus has for us.
  7. She wants to mother us and help us to love Jesus so much more.
  8. As her little children, it is important that we give ourselves to her and her motherly care.
  9. If we want peace and joy in our life we must give ourselves to Mary and to her Son.
  10. Mary said at Fatima that she wants us to give our hearts to her and to the Heart of her Son. She also said at Fatima that she wants us to pray the rosary every day. If we do this, we will have peace in the world.

THE GLORIOUS MYSTERIES

The Resurrection

  1. On the third day He arose as he foretold.
  2. When Mary Magdalen and some other women arrived at the tomb, they saw that the entry stone had been rolled away.
  3. There appeared two men in dazzling garments where Jesus had been laid.
  4. The two angels told the women He had risen as He had foretold.
  5. He went to Emmaus and accounted for them all the scriptures, from Moses through the prophets, which referred to Him.
  6. When He had seated Himself with them to eat, He took bread, pronounced the blessing, then broke the bread and began to distribute it to them. With that their eyes were opened and they recognized Him, whereupon He vanished from their sight.
  7. He appeared several times to the apostles over the course of 40 days and gave them the power to baptize and forgive sins.
  8. Christ died to bring us to new life.
  9. He came that we might have life to the full.
  10. The good news is that Jesus has died and that He has risen.

The Ascension

  1. They went out of the town of Bethany and Jesus gave them his final blessing.
  2. He raised His arms and ascended into heaven.
  3. They stood below in utter amazement at what had happened.
  4. Think of what it would be like to see Jesus ascend bodily into heaven.
  5. Imagine the grief in Mary's and the apostles' hearts to see Him go!
  6. Jesus has not left. He remains with us in His divinity and humanity in the Eucharist today.
  7. He longs for us to come and receive Him. He waits for us to come and be with Him in front of the tabernacle.
  8. He gave Himself on the cross. He gives Himself this very day in the Eucharist.
  9. He loved us so much He died for us. He rose to give us new life. As He ascended into heaven he left behind the most precious gift of all-Himself!
  10. He said, "For John baptized with water but, in a few days, you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit."

The Descent of the Holy Spirit

  1. The apostles were full of fear and locked themselves in the upper room.
  2. When the Holy Spirit descended on Mary and the apostles, what joy for Mary's Heart!
  3. Jesus had promised to send the Holy Spirit. A great wind blew and over their heads appeared parted tongues of fire.
  4. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in foreign tongues.
  5. What joy for Mary to see the apostles transformed from fear to fearlessness!
  6. Oh, Holy Spirit, come to us and fill our hearts with the fire of Your love.
  7. Where we are full of fear, make us fearless.
  8. We long to have the courage to do all God asks of us. Oh, Holy Spirit, give us this courage.
  9. Holy Spirit, lead us to intimate oneness with You, the Father, the Son and Mary.
  10. Oh, Holy Spirit, set us on fire for love of God.

The Assumption of Our Lady into Heaven

  1. Many years after Jesus' death Mary was taken up to heaven.
  2. Imagine her delight to be forever united with her most precious Son.
  3. Imagine her joy to be united with the Father and the Holy Spirit. She beheld the face of God.
  4. She had lived her whole life in service of Him. Now she was taken up to her eternal dwelling place.
  5. Mary has not left. She remains forever with us. She is wherever Jesus is. She is our spiritual mother. She is forever by our side. She loves us. She mothers us with such motherly love!
  6. Who are we to have Mary as our mother?
  7. Mary watched it all. A young Mary, an older Mary, a sad Mary, a joyful Mary-Mary, the reflection of Christ's life!
  8. To know Christ is to see Him through Mary's eyes, to feel Him through Mary's motherhood, to love Him through Mary's Heart.
  9. She forever intercedes for her beloved children. She cares for our every need.
  10. Heaven is our true home.

The Coronation of Our Lady

  1. A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and on her head a crown of twelve stars.
  2. Mary was crowned queen of heaven and earth. Our most beloved mother now reigns in the court of heaven!
  3. Imagine her joy to hear the choirs of angelic voices! Imagine her joy to see the angels and saints praising God!
  4. She-who carried the baby Jesus in her womb, who held Him in her arms, who walked by His side during the Passion, who stood under His cross, who held His lifeless body and watched Him locked in the tomb-was now crowned Queen of Heaven, forever to reign in the court of heaven with her beloved Son.
  5. If we remain faithful to the Lord until death, we too will receive a crown of life. In heaven shall be found every good.
  6. Such treasures for us in heaven! The eye has not seen, the ear has not heard the glories that await him who serves the Lord!
  7. Heaven is the kingdom of God. We are His heirs.
  8. There is no more thirsting for union with God, no more longing for Him. We will experience such intense union with Him forever.
  9. We will never want for love again. We will know His love.
  10. We will see the face of God and live.

Jesus speaks: America, you must pray. I am asking you to not ignore the Lady any longer.

I am asking America to spread the consecration and the prayers I give to the world.

I am asking America to support Our Lady of Fatima in the Americas and these messages.

Please read these messages and tell all of these messages from heaven.

I wish all to join together to help to spread the priestly newsletter to the far ends of the earth.

I wish prayer chapters begun all over the world and the rosary books circulated with the prayers so that nightly candle-rosaries and prayer services will be begun to ask for the coming of the Holy Spirit. I ask the prayers to be recited for the priests and renewal of the Church and the world.

America, this is the mission I give to you. You are a land of plenty, but you are not praying as you should.

Help Me, America, with the mission Our Lady began at Fatima.

I want the world to consecrate their hearts to My Sacred Heart and to My Mother's Immaculate Heart.

I want this world to be consecrated to My Heart and to My Mother's Immaculate Heart.

I wish homes, businesses and schools to be consecrated to the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart.

I wish bishops to consecrate their dioceses to the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart.

This is the last message in the 2nd Message Book from Heaven. I wish this book to be compiled and circulated as soon as possible, especially to America so that they will help in this mission.

Mary appears as Our Lady Clothed with the Sun.

She is the Lady of Light leading her children to the Light.

I am Jesus, the Light of the World.

Christmas is My birthday, I wish you America, to give your heart to Me and My Mother.

I wish you, world, to give your heart to Me and My Mother.

Please consecrate your hearts to Me and My Mother, My world.

I love you,
Jesus

I wish you to publicize the coming events of December 17, 1998, at the Image Building in Florida in any way possible so that many will gather at the site in Florida on this date.

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