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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.

December 7, 2004

December 8th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 8 Period I.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries
for December 8th are Mysteries of Light.


December 7, 1996 First Saturday -
Revelations on the Light

Isaiah 30: 19-26:

Yes, people of Zion living in Jerusalem,
you will weep no more.
He will be gracious to you when your cry for help rings out;
as soon as he hears it, he will answer you.
When the Lord has given you the bread of suffering
and the water of distress,
he who is your teacher will hide no longer,
and you will see your teacher with your own eyes.
Your ears will hear these words behind you,
'This is the way, keep to it,' whether you turn to right or left.
You will hold unclean the silver platting of your idols
and gold plating of your images.
You will throw them away like the polluted things they are,
shouting after them, 'Good riddance!'
He will send rain for the seed you sow in the ground,
and the bread that the ground provides will be rich and nourishing.
That day, your cattle will graze in wide pastures.
Oxen and donkeys that work the land
will eat for fodder wild sorrel,
spread by the shovel-load and fork-load.
On every lofty mountain, on every high hill
there will be streams and water-courses, on the day of the great slaughter
when the strongholds fall.
Then moonlight will be bright as sunlight
and sunlight itself will be seven times brighter
-like the light of seven days in one-
on the day Yahweh dresses his people's wound
and heals the scars of the blows have received."

Isaiah 40:1-8:

'Console my people, console them,'
says your God.
'Speak to the heart of Jerusalem
and cry to her
that her period of service is ended,
that her guilt has been atoned for,
that, from the hand of Yahweh, she has received
double punishment for all her sins.'
A voice cries, 'Prepare in the desert
a way for Yahweh.
Make a straight highway for our God
across the wastelands.
Let every valley be filled in,
every mountain and hill be leveled,
every cliff become a plateau,
every escarpment a plain;
then the glory of Yahweh will be revealed
and all humanity will see it together,
for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken.'
A voice said, 'Cry aloud!' and I said, 'What shall I cry?'
-'All humanity is grass
and all its beauty like the wild flower's.
The grass withers, the flower fades
when the breath of Yahweh blows on them.
(The grass is surely the people.)
The grass withers, the flower fades,
but the word of our God remains for ever.'

Song: A Voice Cries Out in the Wilderness

Messenger: Adam and Eve are given great gifts and insights into God. They sin, the light of knowing God is dimmed because of their sin. They do not know God as they did before the sin.

Christ comes, He is the Light of the World. He dies, He gives Himself. He shares His life with us through sanctifying grace.

Through Baptism we receive this sharing in His divine life. The more He shares His life, the more we are saturated with His life, the more we know Him. He reveals Himself to us--we see the light.

The Kingdom of God is at hand. It is all here: the Mass, the Eucharist, God giving Himself.

To partake more in His life we must give ourselves to Him.

Mary appears to Bernadette. She tells her she is the "Immaculate Conception." We are sinners, but through Mary, the pure and sinless one, we can unite deeply in Him.

We are in darkness in varying degrees. The more we are saturated with His life, the more we see.

The reign of God is at hand. Since He came to the earth, everything is in place to see the light.

God is giving to us great graces to see the light now. He is lifting the veil.

There will be the era of peace.

Isaiah 30:26:
"Then moonlight will be bright as sunlight
and sunlight itself will be seven times brighter
-like the light of seven days in one-..."

We see the darkness. As at night, we do not see the colorful leaves, they are there, we do not see them.

In the morning light, we see the glory of the beautiful day, the colorful leaves.

As the light steals across the sky, we see more and more. As the sun gradually comes up, we see more clearly the beauty of the leaves.

At first, our vision is not so clear because the light does not show in its deepest intensity. As the sun comes up we see more and more vividly until finally we see clearly the beauty of the colorful leaves.

Isaiah 30:26:
"Then moonlight will be bright as sunlight
and sunlight itself will be seven times brighter
-like the light of seven days in one-..."

In a message to Fr. Carter on July 31, 1994, Jesus has promised us: "I will give great graces to the members of Shepherds of Christ Associates. I will call them to be deeply united to My Heart and to Mary's heart as I lead them ever closer to My Father in the Holy Spirit."

As stated above, the more we are saturated with his life, the more we are one in Him, the more clearly we see. It is in this union, in the depth of His Heart, that we receive such life, that we know Him with great clarity, that we are given this vision of God.

It is not with "eyes" that we see, but the illumination is in the knowing power that He gives to us. He reveals insights into the divine mysteries. We share most intimately with Him when we are one with Him in the Mass and after Communion. These are treasured moments in which He gives us a special sharing to know Him, our Divine Lover.

We see clearly when our hearts are hearts of love. We see vividly when our hearts are filled with love and peace. We were created to love, to love God and love each other.

Adam and Eve sinned. They lost the great gift given to them. The light of knowing God was dimmed because of their sin.

Christ comes into the world. He is the Word. He is the light of the world. He comes to save man from his sin. He comes in the womb of the Virgin Mary. Mary is the pure and sinless one. Jesus comes to pay the price for the sin of Adam and for our sins. We are all tainted by this sin of our first father and mother. Mary is the Immaculate and pure one, the highest human person. Divinity unites with humanity in the womb of Mary. They are one. Jesus is carried within the body of His mother. Such unity from the beginning, for His life is formed within her body. Is it surprising to us, then, if Christ comes within the womb of the Virgin Mary, that we too must go through Mary to unite to Him? Where is the pride in the hearts of men that think they do not have to go through their Mother Mary? If Christ comes in the womb of Mary to pay the price for man's sins, and we are tainted by the sin, in order to unite to the Almighty God who is all holy, we must go through the pure and sinless one.

Adam and Eve sinned. The Father sends His Son into the world to pay the price for man's sins. Jesus is the New Adam; Mary is the New Eve. Man continues to sin, greatly displeasing God. The Father allows Mary to appear to Bernadette at Lourdes as the Immaculate Conception, as having been conceived without original sin. The Father then allows Mary to appear to the children of Fatima as the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

We are sinners, we cannot unite closely to Him unless we go through Mary.

Mary is the pure and sinless one. We can unite deeply to Him. We are in darkness in varying degrees. The more we are saturated with His life, the more we see.

The reign of God is at hand. He came to the earth, He died, He rose on the third day. He gave to the Apostles the power to change bread and wine into His Body and Blood. He gave to them the power to forgive sins. He established His Church pouring forth from His pierced side. We do not see the great gifts that He has given to us. He is giving to us great insights into these gifts. God is giving to us great graces to see the light now. He is lifting the veil.

There will be an era of peace and all will see with such light as Isaiah speaks of in chapter 30, verse 26:

"Then moonlight will be bright as sunlight
and sunlight itself will be seven times brighter
-like the light of seven days in one-..."

Man sinned. Jesus came to redeem us. Man is still so sinful. Mary appears at Fatima. She tells us that we are offending God, that we must make reparation to her heart and the heart of her Son.

She gives us the peace plan for the world. She tells us that the Sacred Heart of Jesus will reign and her Immaculate Heart will triumph but we must do what she says. The Church has approved Fatima. The devil has blocked the message. How can we disobey our Mother? How can we ignore her? Mary appeared at Fatima and was ignored. Mary appeared to me almost daily for 14 months--she does not appear as she once did. Jesus has told me that He will handle these messages, that He is in charge, that the plan of the Father will unfold despite any person's willfulness.

In August 1996, Mary spoke in the rosary: she said she could not hold back the hand of her Son any longer. On the 5th of this month, instead of Mary appearing as she had in the past, Jesus appeared alive on the crucifix with His mouth moving for twenty minutes. We are not listening to Mary or to Jesus. Man has sinned. Jesus came to redeem us. Mary tells us what we must do. Men are disobedient. They disobeyed their Mother. They do not do what she told them what they must do at Fatima. When hearts are consecrated to Jesus and Mary they become holy hearts, deeply one with God. The reign of the Sacred Heart is at hand for He has given to us abundant grace that we are seeing with such clarity this vision of God. He has imparted to us understanding into His divine mysteries.

The more we focus on what Jesus and Mary have told us, the more we will have peace. He is angered by the willfulness of man. He will get their attention. We are spreading the good news when we spread the consecration.

We must heed the words of our Mother. She will not go away because of willful men. We have angered God more by ignoring her. There is only one way: it is the plan that Mary has given to us at Fatima. He is lifting the veil for those whose hearts are consecrated to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

Many in the Shepherds of Christ Movement are fervently loving Him. In the Shepherds of Christ Movement, as the apostles spread the consecration to the Church, the family, and the school, the fire of His love will cover the earth and it will be lighted with this love coming from the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Sacred Heart of Jesus will reign and the Immaculate Heart of Mary will triumph.

We, in the Shepherds of Christ Movement, are spreading the fire of His love across the earth through the consecration.

The hearts of men will turn from their sick and desolate ways to hearts gentle as a little lamb. There will be one flock and one Shepherd and His staff will rule over all. Hearts consecrated to Their Hearts will lead the light across the earth. This light will be a light of intense brightness, brighter and hotter than any light from a flame. It will be the fire of God's love. The Spirit will move in all hearts consecrated to His Heart, and we will know how fire truly spreads, for the love of God is a fire, it is vibrant, it is encompassing, it is smoldering, burning deep within and speedily spreading on the outside. No fires on this earth can ever describe the burning embers that burn from the Sacred Heart of Jesus. No fire burns like the fires coming from His Heart and hearts filled with the love from the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

On October 13, 1917 Our Lady gave to Lucia and 70,000 spellbound people, a great vision: the sun spun in the sky, casting off great lights. This happened three times in about 12 minutes. As quoted from Our Lady of Fatima's Peace Plan from Heaven:

It seemed that the whole world was on fire with the sun spinning at a greater speed each time. Then a gasp of terror rose from the crowd for the sun seemed to tear itself from the heavens and come crashing down upon the horrified multitudes...just when it seemed that the ball of fire would fall upon and destroy them, the miracle ceased, and the sun resumed its normal place in the sky, shining forth as peacefully as ever.

Mary gave this tremendous sign at Fatima and people did not listen. The events that followed were as she had predicted since we disobeyed her. There was a brutal war, WWII. Mary appeared to me almost daily - very few have listened. She told me over and over again of the souls going to hell. She told me in August she could not hold back the hand of her Son anymore. Adam and Eve sinned. God, the Father, sent His Son. Man continues to sin--the Father sends Mary but she is ignored!

On July 2, 1996, my son, Joseph, was taking pictures of all of the Shepherds of Christ members at Tom Arlinghaus' farm. He took one picture of each person. Jesus told me to tell him to take two pictures of Fr. Carter. The first picture was a normal picture. The second picture was of Fr. Carter covered with a pillar of light.

In front of a statue of Our Sorrowful Mother, Mary was alive in the statue.

Jesus speaks: "Peace will bound when nations, churches, families, and individuals are consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The Shepherds of Christ a pillar of light in the darkness."

Messenger: We must encourage all to consecrate their hearts to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to join the Shepherds of Christ chapters, and the Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Movement, to pray for our Church and our world.

Jesus speaks: This is My Movement for renewal of the Church and the world, based in consecration, joining your every act to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, praying the rosary, and making reparation to Our Hearts, especially on first Fridays and first Saturday. It is through your prayers and sacrifices many souls will be saved. Grace will flow from those whose hearts are consecrated to Our Hearts and the fire of My love will light up this darkened world.

Messenger: Many are living in darkness because they are not obeying Our Lady. The people will see the light when they obey her and consecrate their hearts to her heart and the Heart of Jesus.

To have this intense union with Jesus, with God, we must give ourselves to Our Lady. It is there in the intimacy with Him that we are saturated with His life and that He reveals to us great lights, great insights into His divine mysteries. Yes, indeed, the light will steel across the earth and the hearts of men will be hearts filled with His love. They will know their God with great light imparted to them by the Holy Spirit given to them because of the deep union that they have with Jesus. The reign of the Sacred Heart is at hand. He is giving to us these great lights at this time for He has lifted the veil and we see many things and the light steals across the sky and we see with clear vision.

Isaiah 30: 26:
"Then moonlight will be bright as sunlight
and sunlight itself will be seven times brighter
-like the light of seven days in one-..."

Isaiah 30: 25:
"On every lofty mountain, on every high hill
there will be streams and water-courses, on the day of the great slaughter
when the strongholds fall."

Truly His Heart is the fountain of divine life. It flows through the Church, through the hands of His holy priests. When priests are consecrated to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary and celebrating the Mass, and administering the sacraments, an immense amount of His grace will be outpoured on the earth.

A people in darkness have seen a great light. Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, the Light of the World!

Our Father...thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. We will all love as the Father intends, for now He looks to the earth and He sees it covered with darkness. As hearts are consecrated to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, the earth will be covered with His light.

Revelation 12:1-12:

Now a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman, robed with the sun, standing on the moon, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was pregnant, and in labor, crying aloud in the pangs of childbirth. Then a second sign appeared in the sky: there was a huge red dragon with seven heads and ten horns, and each of the seven heads crowned with a coronet. Its tail swept a third of the stars from the sky and hurled them to the ground, and the dragon stopped in front of the woman as she was at the point of giving birth, so that he could eat the child as soon as it was born. The woman was delivered of a boy, the Son who was to rule all the nations with an iron scepter, and the child was taken straight up to God and to his throne, while the woman escaped into the desert, where God had prepared a place for her to be looked after for twelve hundred and sixty days.

And now war broke out in heaven, when Michael with his angels attacked the dragon. The dragon fought back with his angels, but they were defeated and driven out of heaven. The great dragon, the primeval serpent, known as the devil or Satan, who had led all the world astray, was hurled down to the earth and his angels were hurled down with him. Then I heard a voice shout from heaven, 'Salvation and power and empire for ever have been won by our God, and all authority for his Christ, now that the accuser, who accused our brothers day and night before our God, has been brought down. They have triumphed over him by the blood of the lamb and by the word to which they bore witness, because even in the face of death they did not cling to life. So let the heavens rejoice and all who live there; but for you, earth and sea, disaster is coming-because the devil has gone down to you in a rage, knowing that he has little time left.'

We are in her spiritual womb (heart). She is pregnant, bringing forth her children of light. As we go to her heart, she crushes the head of the serpent. Some of the brightest stars that will light up the earth are in the Shepherds of Christ Movement. We are the children of light. We are being sent forth as she brings us forth her children of light to stamp out the darkness. We must give ourselves to Mary.

end of December 7, 1996 message


excerpt from May 18, 2001 daily message

Messenger: On December 7, 1996, First Saturday,
                        I received the following revelation -
                        Revelations on the Light. (Above)

                 Father Carter said it was then that
                        the scripture began to open
                        up to us as never before, after
                        this message of December 7, 1996.

                 On December 7, 1941 there was a surprise
                        attack on Pearl Harbor by
                        Japanese forces, this forced
                        the United States into World
                        War II.

                 The first bombs fell about 7:55 a.m.

                 It was approximately the same time
                        55 years later I received this
                        message December 7, 1996.

                 Our Lord told me to tell you
                        this today.

                 55 years since Pearl Harbor at
                        about the same time
                 Jesus gave me the following (above)
                        writing on Light to give
                        to Father Carter and the world.

                 I was instructed to put it
                        in the Apostles' Manual
                        and the book passed out
                        with the tape Mary's Message 
                        December 13, 1996.

                 Exactly ten days after the message
                        December 7, 1996 Mary appeared
                        on the building in Clearwater, Florida
                        December 17, 1996.

end of excerpt from May 18, 2001 message




Excerpt from the Rosary of December 5, 2004

Mary speaks:     Open wide your hearts, my little children, 
                                for I am Mary your Mother,
                                and you do not comprehend 
                                the glories of the Kingdom of God. 

                            And I appear to show you 
                                a little of the beauty -
                                that you may know someday. 

                            And yet you see with such limited vision 
                                and the evil one is very strong 
                                in trying to trip you in your path. 

                            And I try to warn you 
                                but it is so difficult, so many times, 
                                for he is strong 
                                and he wants 
                                to trip the ones that are working hard for Jesus. 

                            He wants you to focus on yourselves 
                                and to be angry. 

                            He wants you to think of yourselves in all that you do. 

                            And really, my children, 
                                it is Jesus who does the work. 

                            You focus too much on yourselves 
                                and you do not rely on His might. 

                            And Jesus tells you over and over again 
                                to come to Him 
                                and He will comfort you 
                                and take you to His Heart
                                and He wants to outpour 
                                His grace and His love to you in the Eucharist. 

                            And when you come, 
                                you come with a mind that is full of so many things, 
                                many for your own pride and jealousy. 

And Jesus says:  "Oh that you would only come 
                                with a heart of love, 
                                recognizing My might 
                                and the gift that is given to you in the Eucharist 
                                and yet you are busy. 

                            It has become habitual that you come to Me 
                                with such busyness in your soul. 

                            Say the prayers that I have given to you 
                                before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass 
                                and the prayer for the Bridegroom 
                                of your soul.

                            For I will outpour My special grace 
                                when you pray the prayers that I have given to you 
                                and read the Blue Book messages. 

                            Many of you have tried more and more 
                                to rely on your own might 
                                only to become further and further from Me. 

                            And I have given to you these gifts 
                                to draw you ever closer to My Heart. 

                            Remember in the beginning when your hearts were at joy 
                                and you were as a little bride 
                                coming to Me with such love -
                                and now you have become so coarse 
                                and so occupied with all those around you. 

                            Feel the union around you -
                                but let go. 

                            You worry too much 
                                for what others are thinking 
                                and sometimes you act against God's will 
                                in trying to please them 
                                or to try to do what you believe 
                                they would like you to do. 

                            I watch you scurry around - 
                                and I watch you do so many foolish things 
                                and waste so much time in conversation. 

                            It is so simple, My chosen ones. 

                            The world is deteriorating. 

                            There are many that will go to hell for all eternity. 

                            My Mother has appeared here to tell you 
                                to pray for them. 

                            I have given to you this Movement 
                                to pray for the priests and the Church and the world, 
                                and when people come you must tell them of this

                            Say the Prayer for Union with Jesus 
                                that you will not be so self-focused. 

                            And when you go to Mass, 
                                close your eyes 
                                and forget about all those things 
                                that others may have said here and there. 

                            Let Me work in your heart and give you My love -

                                Let go -

                            You are so focused, 
                                and you miss so many of the gentle touches 
                                I want to give to you. 

                            You think that it is because of what you have done. 

                            You lack faith 
                                and trust. 

                            And you do not come to Me 
                                with a heart that is anxious 
                                and filled with love. 

                            Oh little ones, such love I have for you, 
                                love, love, love. 

                            But you come sometimes 
                                with a heart of stone, 
                                with shoulders high on your neck, 
                                with ears plugged with wax, 
                                and all kinds of things,
                                covering your face 
                                that you do not even see 
                                and I say to Myself, 'How do I reach you?' 

                            And I come to you in Holy Communion 
                                and you continue with your busy thoughts -
                                the thoughts of this world, 
                                and I want so much 
                                for you to talk to Me 
                                and to love Me 
                                and to tell Me how grateful you are 
                                that you have received Me. 

                            Some even run 
                                as soon as I come to them -
                                and they are going nowhere. 

                            Oh little ones, little ones -
                                have you forgot the message in God's Blue Book 
                                because you no longer read My love letters? 

                            Read the letters of long ago -
                                the letter of December 4, 1994. 

                            Read the letter of a decade ago -
                                for I am consistent in the message I have given you. 

                            It is you that have allowed yourself to change 
                                and go further away. 

                            Pray that the fire will be enkindled within your breast -
                                that your heart 
                                will be ever more filled 
                                with the thirstiness and joy 
                                to receive Me. 

                            I am the Divine God.
                            I am your Savior 
                                and I come to you. 

                            I ask you to circulate the Priestly Newsletter 
                                on the Eucharist 
                                and to pray for this on the half hour -
                                to protect My face here -
                                for your Mother has not gone -
                                but My face will show again -
                                bright and brilliant -
                                to a world that needs to know 
                                the Sacred Heart of Jesus. 

                            The New Adam appears 
                                in the garden 
                                of life - 
                                ready to teach you 
                                about the gift 
                                that I have given 
                                to you 
                                in the Eucharist. 

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

                            Come to Me. Amen."


Jesus speaks:     This Christmas season, 
                                I ask you 
                                to think of all those 
                                that will celebrate the season 
                                and not turn their hearts to Me, 
                                and in the prayer services that I have given to you 
                                this month to pray deeply from your heart 
                                with love for your precious brothers -
                                to give yourself to Me.

end of December 5, 2004


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