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

December 17, 2001

December 18th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 2 Period I.
The Novena Rosary Mystery
for December 18th is Sorrowful.

       

Messenger: We have a Donor that will match the funds for the Newsletter so for every $1 you give, the donor will match the money for the Newsletter until we get $150,000 for the Newsletter Book II.

Jesus wants it out

Please we need the money urgently because God the Father wants the Newsletter Book II out by Christmas. 


Excerpt from July 14, 2001 message

Mary speaks:

     ...The Father wishes the Priestly Newsletter Book II
    to reach all the 75,000 Priests. Pray Hourly for
    funds for this.
..Please if you can help, help
    me.
        Sending the Priestly Newsletter Book II to the
    75,000 Priests will help to change the face of the
    earth.

end of excerpt from July 14, 2001 message


Excerpt from August 18, 2001 message 

Messenger:     ... We need to send the Priestly Newsletter Book II
   
                             to the priests of this earth.

                             This is God's plan. God the Father said
                                "The Priestly Newsletter Book II would
                                    help to change the face of the earth."

end of excerpt from August 18, 2001 message 


Excerpt from October 19, 2001 message

Mary speaks:  ... Please I ask you to get my Son's priestly
                            Newsletter Book II, with the
                            prayer manual to my priest sons
                            by Christmas.

                        These writings were directed by my Son Jesus and given
                            to Father Carter to circulate for the renewal
                            of the Church and the world.

                        The Father has said this book will help to
                            change the face of the earth.

end of excerpt from October 19, 2001      

         

December 17, 2001

After the 8:30 Mass

Messenger:          My dear Mother Mary,

                                    It seems there are so many little irritations every
                            day. I want to serve God and do everything God wants
                            to grow in greater purity, but I can get caught up
                            in just doing things sometimes and miss that
                            tender loving way that God desires.

 

Our Lady of China

  
December 17, 2001 message continues

Jesus speaks:         My Child, I call you to joy, in your desire to serve
                            Me, you may become irritated about those things that
                            may seem-as road blocks stopping you and yet those
                            things may be blocks I am allowing you to endure for
                            greater holiness. 

Messenger:         Well Jesus, I never thought that you allowing me to
                            experience the testing from the other day was a
                            way to help me see my weakness and grow in
                            deeper holiness.

Jesus speaks:      My child a person may withstand a terribly painful
                            series of treatments or an operation to help
                            to regain their health and it may work in
                            restoring them to better health, but the anxiety
                            of knowing you must endure the treatments
                            or operation, the pain of the treatments or
                            pain caused by the treatments and operation
                            are necessary to be restored to greater health.
                            A tooth may be a major problem and the problem
                            for the pain may need to be tended to
                            immediately and then from the skilled
                            hands of the dentist relief comes after the
                            surgery or extraction or treatment whatever
                            the case may be.

                                Oh child you see with clouded vision, sometimes
                            you may not see your own faults. People can
                            go their whole life hurting others and never
                            realizing they leave behind a battlefield of
                            wounded soldiers. They can be taught through
                            others at an early age to develop habits
                            and ways of relating that wound others.

                                You are all sinners, you do not even know
                            many times how selfish you are or unloving.
                            A quick bump on the head helps to bring some
                            to greater vision.

 

March 5, 2001

  
December 17, 2001 message continues

Jesus speaks:          I ask you to pray on this 17th for greater light,
                            for insight to see your impurities and to be
                            more loving in all you do. If you really loved
                            your brothers deeply you would be much slower
                            to criticize.

                                Sometimes you are given the great gifts and you
                            complain, just because of a habit of complaining
                            and you do not thank Me or the person for all
                            they are doing.

                                Oh child pray for a heart of love, love likened
                            to Me. I forgave them, I want people to love
                            one another in families. I want people to love
                            each other in the world as brothers and sisters.

                            There are some that have this superior attitude and
                            think they are perfect. They see others as offending
                            them, but do not stop to look at their own
                            ways of relating and hurting others.

                                You must pray for vision. Vision to see more
                            clearly, to look into your own hearts to tell
                            God you are sorry for your sins.

                                The Father looks to the children of the earth below,
                            "Where are you going in your hurry He says?"
                            What good does it do you to have a red table
                            cloth with green and gold checkered napkin
                            holders for Christmas if you are unloving
                            in the process.

                            It is good to decorate so beautifully for your family,
                                but what if on Christmas Day you scream
                                at everyone because you can't get it all
                                done.

                            Christmas is for lovers. Christmas is the season
                                of joy. Christmas is a time to reflect on
                                the Christ-child. It seems so silly that
                                men spend more time and money on My
                                Birthday than any other time of the year
                                and many never meditate on the 
                                poverty of the stable.

  

 

  



 Luke 9: 25

What benefit is it to anyone to win the whole world and forfeit or lose his very self?


           

December 17, 2001 message continues

Mary speaks:     I point to the Baby born in a stable on Christmas
                                morn. He is the Savior of the world. You have
                                made money your god. You push and shove
                                each other in your stores and you string
                                your trees with old pop-corn. All these
                                things, the cookies you bake, the smells
                                of your homes and your bodies even are
                                so important to you, but if your face is
                                hard and your hearts hollow you have
                                missed the message of Jesus at Christmas.      

                            Jesus came, He came in poverty, He came to
                                save the fallen race from their sins.
                                He came to the earth, His Heart consumed
                                with love for fallen man. He came to the
                                earth. He is the Light of the World.

                



John 1: 5

and light shines in darkness,
and darkness could not overpower it.

                       


    

December 17, 2001 message continues

Jesus speaks:      You do not see many times. Your vision is
                                clouded. Pray for light to see. Pray
                                for grace to love.

                            Say you are sorry for your sins. Why keep trying
                                to prove you were right when you have
                                been unloving. It makes your heart hard
                                when you were mean and you won't even
                                recognize your fault.

                            A gentle heart asks to be forgiven, a gentle
                                heart forgives.

                            What is most important is the way you
                                love and forgive each other.

                            Some think their reputation, their money,
                                their jobs are more important than
                                loving their family.

                            Affirm one another with love.
   
                              Say thanks for a job well done.
                            Be compassionate.

                            Do not be hard hearted and think I am
                                perfect, you are to blame.

                            Look into your heart and ask the Holy Spirit
                                to flood your heart with His light.

                            Be instruments of love.

   
                               Do not fear, I am with you.
                            I will not abandon you.   

                            I came to this earth, I was born in a
                                stable on bare wood.
                            I left this earth on a wooden cross,
                            Bloodied and bruised.

                            I am not asking you to hang on the cross, I am
                                asking you to have a heart of love, one
                                that is loving toward your brother.

                            The devil can press and press on you. The devil
                                wants you to be envious of your brothers.
                                The devil wants you to be jealous. The
                                devil wants you to be mean.

                            Did you ever see the woman who wanted everything
                                so perfect, she wrapped all her presents,
                                she gave and gave of herself, cleaning and
                                cooking and when Christmas Day came,
                                she yelled and screamed and made everyone
                                suffer her lashing because she was tired.

                            She had a vision of everyone sitting around
                                the tree appreciating all she did,
                                she had a vision of the meal all
                                placed on the table and everyone
                                eating it.

                            Others in the family had their idea of Christmas.
                                They were "some what" contrary and
                                selfish.

                                All were looking for different things. The
                            children just wanted their eyes to be lighted
                            by the Christmas tree and play with their
                            presents.

                                All had different ideas of what was to
                            happen. None of them wanted to give in. They
                            fought to make things the way they wanted.
                            Instead of it being a day of joy, it was a
                            day of suffering, a wound in the heart of
                            the little ones.

                                All wanted peace, but they were not
                            in harmony, nor were they really acting
                            entirely in love, they had their own idea
                            of what pleasing the other meant. Some
                            wanted control, I give you this, now
                            you should be happy and love Me.

                            What is your Christmas motives. Do you
                                throw away your husbands favorite
                                beat-up chair and buy him a shiny
                                hard chair so it will look good
                                when your bridge partners come next
                                month?

                            Is that love?

                            Oh what is love?

                            Do you do it for them or do you do it for you?
                            Do you buy things on sale, just to have a present?
                            Isn't the greatest gift kindness and love?

                            Oh do you know how you can ignore each other day after
                                day and not even look into someone's eyes and
                                genuinely say thank you.

                            Thank you for being my wife, thank you for being
                                my husband, thanks for helping our children,
                                thanks for helping me every day, thanks to your
                                priests and the mailman and the persons that
                                unselfishly serve you and give you great love
                                day after day after day.

                                What is Christmas? Look at the scene. It is
                            a baby born in a little stable in Bethlehem.
                            Are your shoulders high, are your hearts haughty, do
                            you want to always be above everybody else and
                            have them bow to you.

                            I came a King in the town of Bethlehem, I came a little
                                baby, not in gold, adorned in silver and jewels,
                                I came in dire poverty, a stable for My bed.

  

   

December 17, 2001 message continues

Jesus speaks:      How are your hearts? How are you loving? Do you
                                pray for light to see yourself better so you
                                can grow in deeper purity.

                            Where do you lay your head?

                                Do you look for the front seats and when they aren't
                            there you whine because you were left out?

                                Do you give presents that please you and not them?

                                Do you love?

                                Do you spend years talking about love, but spend
                            so little time actually loving?

                            Are you really open to letting God's love and light
                                fill your hearts and changing your patterns
                                and ways if you need improvement?

                            Have your stumbling blocks become a 50 year
                                habit and nothing could get you to change
                                your ways?

                            See that cross I sent you, so you could see those 
                                weaknesses. You thought it was a cross
                                and in fact it was a blessing.

                            It took a big bump on the head for you to see
                                yourself.

                            Sometimes people go to confession and talk about
                                everybody else but themselves and their faults.

                            Confession is to confess your sins, not to try to
                                blame them on others and make yourself
                                right when you in fact sinned.

                            Be humble, Be docile, love - love - love -
                                truly love.

                                If your wife has wanted to go to a particular
                            restaurant for her birthday for ten years,
                            why do you insist she goes where you want to go.

                                How many things do you "do for others", that
                                you really do mostly for yourselves?

                                This is not to say you should give your children,
                            bad movies and evil games because they want
                            them.

                                You should do what is God's will for you.

                                Be loving.

                                Pray to be loving.

                                Pray to do God's will.

                                Pray to be a leader and tell others about
                                    God's love.

                                You have a responsibility to be a light
                                    to those that are bowed down.

                                You have a responsibility to promote
                                    the Kingdom.

                                You can be loving and try to please
                                    them and still be a light to them.

                             The light comes from a heart that genuinely
                                loves God and loves them.

                             You see the faults but you still deeply
                                love them.

                             I love you in all your weaknesses and faults.

                             Some people are like stiff, hard, men all
                                the time.

                             Some people want to be above everybody
                                else.

                             The key is to live to love God with all your
                                heart, all your soul and all your
                                being and love your neighbor as
                                yourself.

                            You are brothers and sisters in Christ.

                            Pray, Pray to do God's will in everything.

                            Parents cannot be too lenient.

                            Pray to do God's will.

                            Pray not to do too much of one thing or
                                too little of one thing, pray to do it
                                as God desires you to do it.

                            You must pray to be one with Me in all you do.
                            Pray to be genuinely loving according to
                                God's will.

                            I love you so much!

                            I am Jesus.

                            I came into the world a little baby.

                            I came in poverty.

                            I came for the fallen race.

                            I gave My self to My death on the
                                cross for your sins.

                            This is love ->

    

     

  

  

 

   


               

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   During the Rosary and 6:20 Prayers
November 5, 2001

December 17, 2001
5 years since Mary appeared
Prayers 6:20 PM & Procession

    

(Right next to each other #19 & #20
on the roll)

     Mary speaks:            

      My dear children,
          I have appeared now for five years from
        my image site in Clearwater, Florida.
        Special graces will be given for all those
        coming on this anniversary of my five year
        appearance and praying devoutly.
        My Son Jesus has appeared here. We call you
        to come and to pray for the priests, the Church
        and the world.
          A special prayer vigil with procession
        will begin at  6:20. Other prayers are prayed
        all through the day beneath Mary's image.
        The 6:20 prayers have been prayed beneath
        my image since July 5, 1998 and throughout
        the world. My Son Jesus wants you to come
        and to sing praise to your God. He wishes
        you to come and gather on this day.
        Oh my children, I love you so much. There
        is so much evil in the world. My children my
        Son Jesus wants you to come and pray.
                                   I am Mary your Mother

Mary appeared in Clearwater
on December 17, 1996

     Jesus speaks:       

      Oh My beloved children,
          Come to Me. Bring the little ones. Prayers
       are held daily at 6:20. I want the little ones to
       come and see the gifts God has given you here.
       My little ones must pray. You must pray. There
       will be prayers throughout the days as usual. Have
       rosary meditation books and rosaries available.
       Pictures for all who come.
           Bring your petitions to Me. I will grant you
       special graces for your heartfelt prayers.
           Oh I love you so much. Please come. Pray -
       help make reparation to Our Hearts. Have prayer
       sheets and coloring books available. Morning
       Offering cards (Say daily). Have videos of the
       Mass and Nursing home videos available.
           Encourage all to pray the prayers, to pray the
       rosary and to consecrate their hearts.
           Have cards "I give my heart to Jesus and Mary
       available."
      This is a special day to heaven. This is a special
  place. Come and pray for the days before and after
  also if you wish. The big celebration is December 17,
  2001 at 6:20 call for details. I ask you to come to Me.
  I love you so much. Please pray for your world.
                                             I am Jesus your Savior.
  

November 5, 2001
Jesus' face

   
  

I love you, I love you, I love you,
                     Jesus
  

                   


              

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