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.

November 13, 2000

A Prayer for Intimacy with the Lamb, the Bridegroom of the Soul

Oh Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, come and act on my soul most intimately. I surrender myself, as I ask for the grace to let go, to just be as I exist in You and You act most intimately on my soul. You are the Initiator. I am the soul waiting Your favors as You act in me. I love You. I adore You. I worship You. Come and possess my soul with Your Divine Grace, as I experience You most intimately.

Messenger: Include Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center in 6:20 prayers.

November 13, 2000

Jesus speaks: Tuesday is healing day. I ask all to join in a healing rosary for Fr. Carter at 6:20. Pray for him, his doctors and all those over him. Unite your prayers all day. Special Masses will be said at:

        3:30 p.m. China, Indiana, and

        3:45 p.m. Cincinnati, Ohio, and

        Dale, Indiana, Mass will be celebrated around prayer time.

Pray all prayers in union with the Mass and all Masses going on around the world through the intercession of Our Lady of Clearwater.

A Rosary for Healing or for Someone with Cancer.

On one Hail Mary bead or as many as you desire, say: (this is given for Fr. Carter, you can replace your loved one's name).

May God heal Fr. Carter through the intercession of Our Lady of Clearwater in union with the Mass and all the Masses being celebrated around the world.

Pray the Hail Mary or Hail Mary's then pray this after the Hail Mary.

May the cancer be uprooted and thrown into the sea.

We believe with all our hearts.

After the Glory Be— pray the following petition.

May Fr. Carter be healed through the intercession of Our Lady of Clearwater if it be the holy will of God.

Note: You can look at Mary on the image rosary while you pray this rosary.

Note: The above section can be printed out from a PDF file, and you can pray the rosary looking at the pictures.

Messenger: Please pray for 5 urgent intentions!

November 13, 2000 - Second Message

Messenger: Dear Jesus,

I am Your spouse and I love You. Oh, Jesus, I just want this depth of being in You after Communion to never go away. Oh, Jesus, never. I love You so much. Oh Jesus, the quiet moments with You are so precious and yet I so long to be with others because I love them so much.

Oh Jesus, You are my Bridegroom and I am Your bride. I feel that deep connection to the Father in You. I love Him so much and want to please Him, oh God, help us as a pilgrim church, as a body of people needing their God. Oh Yahweh, I love You so. From ages past I feel the gentleness and tenderness of Your love. I want You, my God. I want to be possessed by You. I want to be one with You. I want this spiritual marriage of my soul to Yours so deep. Oh, my God, I crave You. Don't leave me, I want to be possessed by my God. It is God I seek, it is He I desire, it is to love more fully, to know more completely, to be enlightened and know and love Him. It is to love all others with a heart more likened to His, to be compassionate, to love Him, to know Him, to be possessed by the Divine God.

Oh, God, I crave You, don't leave me, come and possess my soul.

I opened Blue Book I and I got this writing.

Picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Bring Your Children To Me (Excerpt)

God's Blue Book I Cover

October l8, 1993 8:20a.m. 

Messenger: Oh, in our blindness we wallowed around in our darkness and we didn't see that which was right in front of our eyes. Pray to the Holy Spirit for His gifts. He fills us with such great gifts of wisdom. Which of our brothers has this to give us? None! Oh, you little dumb ones, go to God.

He answers your pleas. He makes His will known. He is alive in the hearts of His children, as one crying in the desert. Make ready the way of the Lord!

Jesus speaks: Prepare ye a place in your troubled hearts for the one true God, always constant and never changing, always vigilant and alive before your little blind eyes! Remove the blinders, pray for wisdom and understanding. Pray to know those things which are given only to the wise. You are wise in the Spirit. You are wise in all matters of Jesus and the Father. You are wise in your life hereafter, but it was not your wisdom. It was the wisdom of God planted in your hearts!

Read My messages. Pray. Mass Communion and Adoration! Love Me. Love one another. Follow the commandments and I will give you the reward of My heavenly Father. The kingdom of heaven will be yours and you will have everlasting happiness, not of this world, but of the world to come.

Messenger: Alleluia! Praise to the one, true God. Alleluia!

Prayer for Union with Jesus

Come to me, Lord, and possess my soul. Come into my heart and permeate my soul. Help me to sit in silence with You and let You work in my heart.

I am Yours to possess. I am Yours to use. I want to be selfless and only exist in You. Help me to spoon out all that is me and be an empty vessel ready to be filled by You. Help me to die to myself and live only for You. Use me as You will. Let me never draw my attention back to myself. I only want to operate as You do, dwelling within me.

I am Yours, Lord. I want to have my life in You. I want to do the will of the Father. Give me the strength to put aside the world and let You operate my very being. Help me to act as You desire. Strengthen me against the distractions of the devil to take me from Your work.

When I worry, I have taken my focus off of You and placed it on myself. Help me not to give in to the promptings of others to change what in my heart You are making very clear to me. I worship You, I adore You and I love You. Come and dwell in me now.

-God's Blue Book, January 17, 1994

November 13, 2000 - Third Message

Given November 12, 2000

Messenger: It is now late in the day and I wonder why our Lord has not directed me to write a message today, but I have not received any message.

I did hear Him speak today and I saw a blank sheet with the word, big and black written against a naked page. It was:


He has instructed me to include these past excerpts from 4 years ago. It is now 7:00 p.m. I am praying the 6:20 prayers and He has spoken to me. He desires the message for the world dated November 12, 2000, on the Internet be totally blank. He desires this message to be given November 13, 2000.

On November 13, 1996, one month before Mary appeared in Clearwater, Florida, our founder and I gathered in the room at Tom's Farm. I remember the setting and people there. Now so many have gone to other places. Some may have died, but I remember the apostles gathered there; a "motley" crew you may think, but they were chosen for this mission and we have touched the world as we followed His directions. On October 13, 1996, He began a special calling to help bring about the completion of the Fatima Mission. This was one month later. Listen to His words.

Excerpt from November 13, 1996, Rosary, Apostles' Manual, p. 121


The Agony in the Garden

  1. . . .
    Jesus speaks: I beg you, My beloved ones, to open your heart that I may pour My love and My grace into your heart. I am Jesus. I have called each and every person to this rosary. This is an urgent cry. You are My chosen ones that I am sending into this world to carry My light into the darkness. You are here because I have called you and prompted you to come. Open your heart and let Me speak to you. As you walk with Me through the Passion experience the suffering that I suffered, but know always that the glory of the resurrection is close at hand. In your life you suffer this day, but you know there is the resurrection. The victory has been won. I am pouring into you My abundant life that you will be closer and closer to My Sacred Heart, but you must open your heart and listen to the message that I deliver to you. I love you, My beloved ones. I love you. To My death on the cross, I loved you.

(End of Excerpt from November 13, 1996, Rosary)

Excerpt from November 13, 1996, Rosary, Apostles' Manual, p. 121


The Agony in the Garden

  1. Messenger: Let us join in one mind and one heart in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. Let go of all the distractions in our minds and in our hearts.
    . . .

(End of Excerpt from November 13, 1996, Rosary)

Messenger: Well, 4 years later we are now in 90 countries and we have operated out of the Virgin Mary Building for over 2 years, leasing it.

We are very big now and have been given many apostles and 3 main sites and many sub-centers and lots of writings and gifts.

Oh God, we praise You and thank You for the calling of Jesus November 13, 1996. Some in the room said "yes" and some said "no", some persecuted us, but today 4 years later from this calling God has helped us reach the world.

Do you believe? - Say "yes" to Jesus and be a SHEPHERD OF CHRIST.

Alleluia - God, we love You.

Father begins each newsletter with the verse John 10: 11-15. This is included at the beginning of the newsletter which follows.

Approximately at the same time of the November 13, 1996 rosary, our founder wrote the following newsletter.

Excerpt from September/October 1996 Priestly Newsletter

God is Love

"I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd is one who lays down his life for his sheep. The hired man, since he is not the shepherd and the sheep do not belong to him, abandons the sheep and runs away as soon as he sees a wolf coming, and then the wolf attacks and scatters the sheep; this is because he is only a hired man and has no concern for the sheep. I am the good shepherd; I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for my sheep." (Jn 10:11-151)

He hung upon a cross on a hill called Calvary. Death was near. How much Jesus had already suffered! He had been brutally scourged. Much of His sacred body was a bloody, open wound. He had been derisively crowned with thorns. In a terribly weakened condition, He carried the heavy cross to the hill of Golgotha. There He was stripped of His garments and mercilessly nailed to the cross.

Truly the Good Shepherd had laid down His life for His sheep. That magnificent Heart, overflowing with love for His Father and all of us, had beat its last.

Jesus' life was a life of love. He mightily loved His Father and all of us. The poverty, the hiddenness, the disappointments, the accomplishments, the weariness, the joy and the happiness, the pain and the agony-all that constituted the earthly life of the Incarnate Son of the Father, was experienced within the framework of love. Jesus, Who is divine and human, was the great man that He was as He walked this earth because He loved tremendously. He loved in everything He did-tenderly, manfully, with understanding and sympathy. He loved with complete devotedness and a deep concern for the individual. He loved with a passion for that which was true and beautiful and good. He loved with a complete conformity to the Father's Will. He loved always and completely. He loved with the gift of Himself, always pouring Himself out, even to the point of death. He gave Himself in love to His Father and to us until there was no more to give.This was the poignant beauty of Christ's life. He was a giant of greatness because He was one Who loved tremendously.

We can be tempted to reject this marvelous example of Christ. We can seek our greatness and fulfillment in a manner that necessarily results in disappointment. We can strive after greatness in ways that God does not intend. These wayward wanderings, however, result in a feeling of dissatisfaction and frustration. If we follow these false leads, we will eventually come to realize that they have betrayed us. Indeed, these wayward wanderings possess the potential for nothing but betrayal, because they are not rooted in Christ and His way of life-which is the way to true greatness.

We must incessantly remind ourselves of the example that Jesus has given us. We must deepen our realization that our fundamental greatness consists in what we are, and we are to the extent we love God and others. St. Paul, in his own inimitable way, tells us of this: "If I had all the eloquence of men or of angels, but speak without love, I am simply a gong booming or a cymbal clashing. If I have the gift of prophecy, understanding all the mysteries there are, and knowing everything, and if I have faith in all its fullness, to move mountains, but without love, then I am nothing at all. If I give away all that I possess, piece by piece, and if I even let them take my body to burn it, but am without love, it will do me no good whatever." (1 Cor 13: 1-3)

Our greatness, then, lies in our relating in love to both God and others-yes, even to that vast majority whom we will never see or know directly, but whom our love can nevertheless reach out and touch because of our union with Christ. With Christ, there are no space barriers, and, therefore, uniting our love to His can unite us to people the world over.

We grow as Christians through a life that is centered in love within the milieu of the human condition. This is the only framework we have for achieving our greatness, our true personhood, and, consequently, we must not shirk the human condition. Jesus did not shirk it, but rather accepted it and manifested His greatness within it, despite the pain and agony that the human condition at times heaped upon Him. It is true that Jesus rejoiced during the course of His life because of the goodness, sincerity, and response of some of those with whom He dealt. The love that Mary and Joseph showered on Jesus, for instance, gave Him great joy. During His life, however, Jesus often suffered because of the evil side of others-their pettiness, cowardice, insensitivity, selfishness, egotism. In other words, Jesus suffered at the hands of others because they were not what they should have been. However, these experiences did not thwart the greatness of Jesus. He was always what He should have been. Jesus was always the tremendous lover, and He loved even at those times when it was very painful to do so.

Our own greatness in Christ, our growth as Christians, can develop smoothly and joyfully because we, in a special way, experience the goodness and love within the hearts of others, and this makes it easy for us to love as we should. Sometimes, however, the less wholesome side of others crowds in upon us, and we find it difficult to go on loving as we should. In the same way that Christ suffered because of others, we, too, as we try to love, suffer because of others. We suffer because others do not always understand us-this can be true even of those who dearly love us. We suffer because some do not appreciate what we do for them, and sometimes what we do exacts great personal cost. We suffer because others either reject us or make us the objects of their meanness and selfishness. We suffer because there are some who ignore us. At times we suffer so much that we are tempted to withdraw from the pain of giving ourselves in love into an egotistic enclosure of self-seeking, where, we think, we will no longer suffer at the hands of others, or at least will not suffer so much. To surrender to such a temptation, however, is to forget what Christian greatness really is, namely, a life of love for God and others, a love that does not shrink from the pain that results from loving in an imperfect world, a love that is meant to become greater and more selfless regardless of the way other might treat us. Love, then, accepts both the joy and the pain of life and carries on under both conditions. Yes, we are made for love.

The first letter of John tells us: "God is love and anyone who lives in love lives in God, and God lives in him. Love will come to its perfection in us when we can face the day of judgment without fear; because even in this world we have become as he is.

(End of excerpt from September/October 1996 Priestly Newsletter)

1 John 4: 18 

In love there is no room for fear, 
but perfect love drives out fear, 
because fear implies punishment 
and no one who is afraid 
   has come to perfection in love

Messenger: From the rosary of November 13, 1996, I continue:

Excerpt from November 13, 1996, Rosary - Apostles' Manual, p. 124


The Scourging at the Pillar

  1. . . .
  2. . . .
  3. . . .
    Jesus speaks: You are My beloved apostles of love that I have called in this room this day. Who will I send if you say "no". I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God. This is My movement to go into the world to help lead the strayed ones to My Heart. As you go to the churches, the schools, and the families, they will be led through the consecration to Our Hearts of love. You are My chosen ones. You are My apostles. I am giving to you an abundant grace that you will become one in Me. I am begging you to answer this request. You can say "no" and turn away. You can focus on My messenger. You can say it is somebody else's job. I am calling you this day. On November the 13th, you were called by Me. It is an urgent request that you spread the consecration to this world. This is the good news: if you comply with My mother's wishes at Fatima, many hearts will be turned to hearts of love and many souls will be saved. I am begging you to listen to this message. To give yourselves, give yourselves to the heart of My Mother. It is in her pure and sinless heart that you will go into My Heart and be united in such oneness with Me. I love you. I love you. I love you. To My death on the cross, I loved you. I beg you, My beloved ones, to help Me to spread the consecration to this world.

(End of Excerpt from November 13, 1996, Rosary)

Messenger: The entire live rosary is so beautiful. These messages were transcribed from this live recording. As our founder led the rosary Jesus spoke to us and it was recorded.

The Apostles' Manual is a book of  major importance to this world and the completion of the Fatima Mission. The Apostles' Manual is available and on the Internet. Jesus told us to record the events approximately 3 months before Mary's appearance, December 17, 1996, and approximately 3 months after.

These rosaries were printed in the Apostles' Manual.

This is a major gift, these writings and the records of the events. Jesus told us what to do. Booklets of the 13th gatherings were distributed each month. Three booklets were distributed before Mary appeared on the building.

There are five live rosaries recorded in which our founder leads and I received these messages.

To see the complete version of the November 13, 1996, rosary, (click-on). Also you can print the Apostles' Manual from the Internet.

It is important to note, our founder wrote the priestly newsletter that went to so many priests around the world.

Two of the newsletters written at the same time are recorded in the Apostles' Manual, pp. 277-300.

This body of writings written by our founder and given to me are to be used as a unit. Our Lord has expressed this desire over and over again. The founder's and my writings are revelations given to us to help renew the Church and the world. They are one.

Excerpt from January 11, 1997, Message - Apostles' Manual, p. 45

God the Father: I am God. I AM WHO AM, without a beginning, without an end. I am today, tomorrow and always. You do not comprehend My ways with your feeble minds. You must obey the messages given by My Son and His Mother. These messages I give to you as a gift and a great revelation from heaven. You must be thankful and cherish this gift given. I will not remove My gift to you for I know you will obey Me. I will admonish you when you do not respond as you should.

I have called you and anointed you, My holy priest (Fr. Carter), to lead this world to the light. The Light of the world is My Son, Jesus. His Heart will reign and the heart of your Mother will triumph. I beg you to surrender and obey and watch My plan unfold. There will be a great era of peace very soon, My little children. All you do today will help to save many souls. Many souls will know the love of God through the Shepherds of Christ Movement. Many souls will love God with burning love.

I give you this gift. Your writings, Fr. Carter, and the writings of My messenger, Rita, will help greatly to bring about the reign of the Sacred Heart.

(End of excerpt from January 11, 1997, Message)

Excerpt from January 18, 1997, Message - Apostles' Manual, p. 50

God the Father: My Son is the Chief Priest and Teacher. He has taught the world the secrets of His Heart through the writings of the founder and the messenger, to go to men to check the value of these writings displeases Me.

(End of excerpt from January 18, 1997, Message)

Excerpt from January 18, 1997, Message - Apostles' Manual, p. 51

God the Father: I am the Father, these are My messages to bring about the reign of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart.

(End of excerpt from January 18, 1997, Message)

Revelation 22: 1-5

Then the angel showed me the river of life, rising from the throne of God and of the Lamb and flowing crystal–clear. Down the middle of the city street, on either bank of the river were the trees of life, which bear twelve crops of fruit in a year, one in each month, and the leaves of which are the cure for the nations.  

The curse of destruction will be abolished. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city; his servants will worship him, they will see him face to face, and his name will be written on their foreheads. And night will be abolished; they will not need lamplight or sunlight, because the Lord God will be shining on them. They will reign for ever and ever.

Jesus speaks: In China, Indiana, I give messages on the 13th of every month, these gatherings are crucial to help carry on the completion of the mission My Mother began at Fatima.

The 5ths and the 13ths are important to Me.

I call you to come on December 17, 2000, to My site in Florida.


Messenger: Please pray for the healing of Father Carter through the intercession of Our Lady of Clearwater.

A Rosary for Healing or for Someone with Cancer.

On one Hail Mary bead or as many as you desire, say: (this is given for Fr. Carter, you can replace your loved one's name).

May God heal Fr. Carter through the intercession of Our Lady of Clearwater in union with the Mass and all the Masses being celebrated around the world.

Pray the Hail Mary or Hail Mary's then pray this after the Hail Mary.

May the cancer be uprooted and thrown into the sea.

We believe with all our hearts.

After the Glory Be— pray the following petition.

May Fr. Carter be healed through the intercession of Our Lady of Clearwater if it be the holy will of God.

Note: You can look at Mary on the image rosary while you pray this rosary.


Note: The above section can be printed out from a PDF file, and you can pray the rosary looking at the pictures.



Messenger: Social at the Morrow, Ohio, Center after 6:20 p.m. prayers and rosary on Friday, November 17, 2000.

Messenger: There will be a special rosary in Sidney, Ohio, at 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2000. Please call 1-888-211-3041 for more information.

Messenger: Rosary in Clearwater, Florida - December 5, 2000.


Messenger: Mary wants the Red Rosary Book printed. It will cost $12,000 - $14,000 to get them reprinted.

ROSARIES from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary

Messenger: Pray for Perry.

Prayer List for apostles for interior use in the Movement. Pray hourly.

Spread the Blood of Jesus on everyone, consecrate their hearts, cast the devil out, pray for coming of the Holy Spirit in a special way for all people involved on this list.

Pray Father Carter is healed through Our Lady of Clearwater.
Pray for Father Carter's doctors.
Please pray for one new very important intention.
Pray for all involved in buying the building.
Pray for designated priests, Fr. Mike, Fr. Smith, Fr. Ken, all priests involved in the Imprimaturs translations including all bishops. Pray for Fr. Joe, Bishop Ed, Fr. Don, Father at Tuesday Masses, Fr. Tom, Fr. Bill, all priests involved with Walter, Fr. Hagee and special priests.
Pray for Father's sister Merle, for all of us servants, handmaids, apostles and vocations to all 7 categories.
Pray for the elections.
Pray for an audience with the Pope.
Pray for all Jesuits involved, all those over us. Pray for the 4 urgent intentions.
Pray for the rights to the books.
Pray for the process of getting Father's books on the Internet.
Pray for money to reprint the books.
Pray for the Imprimatur on the Priestly Newsletter Book II.
Pray we can send it to all bishops and Jesuits.
Pray for Perry and family and discernment.
Pray for all sub-centers and all out-of-state rosaries.
Pray for the sisters' mailing, nursing home mailing, bus mailing.
Pray for Rosary Factory.
Pray for Genevieve's daughter and Sheila's mom and Jerry's dad, Bernice's daughter.
Pray for Paul and Joan discernment.
Pray for all book covers.
Pray for B & M and Tina and Terry, all printing jobs, companies involved.
Pray for 5th, the 13th, the 17th.
Pray for the Internet team and the daily messages.
Pray for building up of Morrow, Ohio, Dale, Indiana, other sub-centers.
Pray for the Holy Spirit Center and all involved.
Pray for all our families, children in school, college mailing.
Pray for lots of rosary makers and rosaries for the schools.
Pray for funds and grace.
Pray for Paul C., Margaret Mary, Steve and Sheila, Monica, Angie, Marian, Cathy, Joe, Nick, Mary, Emily, Joe, Doris, Glaci, Dunkers, Joan R., Morgan, Mark, Walter, Janice, Mike A., Margaret, Ron, and Harold.
Pray for Fred doing the paper and all involved in priestly "start-up".
Please pray for all Shepherds of Christ children.

(Please copy and pass out to family and friends.)

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

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.

Song: O Lady of Light, shining so bright, be with us this day, guiding our way, O Lady, O Lady of Light.

Mary speaks: I appear to you as Our Mother of Sorrows.

(End of Mary's Message)


I _________________ give my heart to
You Jesus and Mary on this day

I promise to help spread the devotion to
the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.


Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How do I feel when I am burdened and you are tender and loving?

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