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.

March 10, 2005

March 11th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 3 Period I.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries
for March 11th are Sorrowful.

     

March 10, 2005

Messenger:         I was talking to John the President and
                        he used the term "professional victims"
                        I never heard that before.

                            The water is still blue, the sun
                        shines and articles can be written
                        that affect people's thoughts.

                            I am a woman trying to deliver a
                        message of love from God.

                            The Church is the bride of Jesus.
                        We are the bride of Jesus. We want to
                        love and serve Him as His Spouse.

                            The sky is still blue. I remember
                        one of the hurricanes, I went to Florida
                        with my daughter and we were on the
                        5th floor of a hotel and the power
                        had gone out, the steps leaked, we
                        were right on the ocean and we had
                        to evacuate — we left behind a "lot"
                        and evacuated down the stairs — concrete
                        outside by the ocean — and I drove
                        with no traffic lights in the
                        night in the hurricane to find another
                        place with power. We had a baby with
                        us and there were many wrecks on the highway
                        because it became black night and no
                        power. It wasn't fun, my car blew
                        in the hurricane and I was in Florida and
                        there was water many times on either
                        side of the road in the dark.

                        Darkness covers the earth — water looking
                        black and mysterious — winds blow and rain
                        hits the car sideways —

                            There was lots of water in the darkened
                        stairwells of the hotel and someone put some
                        lights that looked like old Christmas lights
                        that barely worked, red and green and I couldn't
                        see going up and down the slippery stairs —
                        that is why we evacuated by the outside
                        stairs by the ocean.

                            It was almost impossible to open the
                        door outside because of the pressure and
                        then when it got open a little it could
                        bang shut and cut off a finger, it was
                        so strong.

                            The next was the hotel — cars covered with
                        sand that looked like cement cars and
                        my credit cards blew away in a gust of
                        wind.

                            The mountains can line the beautiful
                        waters on one place of the earth
                        looking so beautiful, waters calm and
                        on the other side of the land — winds can
                        be turning up trees and buildings and people
                        running for cover.

                            One thing in certain for me — Jesus
                        sent me one day soon after 9-11-01 to
                        New York, it was months later, Doris and
                        Emily and I went —

                            I forgot my Bible and ran to the car — when
                        I got back to the airport I had trouble
                        with my legs and have had very swollen
                        bad knees.

                            When I tried Jesus' water, the
                        Monday morning 2:00AM after the
                        "well" scripture on Sunday — I watched
                        my swollen legs shrink before me and then
                        it has decreased every day. I have used the
                        water every night.

                            Another person's aunt used the water who
                        could hardly walk, they didn't need a
                        cane and the pain left and ability to walk
                        improved, they reported.

                        Jesus calls us from our busy worlds and
                        attachments to many things to sit by the
                        water of a beautiful ocean, a glistening
                        lake and to think about Him and His gifts
                        given to us.

  

 

       

March 10, 2005 message continues

Messenger:     Water is used for cleaning —
                        Water for purity

                            We can drive by an old cemetery and
                        see that we will not last forever.
                        We will be held accountable for our
                        actions.

                            Why would anyone want to be a
                        personal victim?

                            Waters calm —
                            Waters stirred up —
                            Waves so high —
                            Waves — almost none —

                        The day after the hurricane -- little babies
                            played in the sand on the beach —
                            The water was calm, the day sunny —
                            It almost seemed like an apology
                            was in order and yet none came —
                            just calm waters and a sunny day.

                        The cars now covered with sand - looked
                            like giant cars, pasted in concrete,
                            what mess it all was — many
                            still without power —
                            Airports so crowded -- planes delayed and
                            packed —

                            How hard it is to get out of Florida
                        in a hurricane —

                            And yet no apology was made —

                            Look at the beautiful earth, God
                        has given us and He gave us the 10
                        commandments — He told us to love Him
                        and love each other

                            God has called us to help renew
                        the Church and the world, I am a
                        messenger. I ask you to help me.

                            We must tell God we are sorry
                        for our sins.

                            Here is a message I got from Jesus in 96
                        before Mary appeared in Clearwater.    

  

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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.

 

    

   

Given to Father Carter
on the Feast of St. Ignatius

July 31, 1994

Words of Jesus to Members of
Shepherds of Christ Associates:

"My beloved priest-companion, I intend to use the priestly newsletter, Shepherds of Christ, and the movement, Shepherds of Christ Associates, in a powerful way for the renewal of My Church and the world.

"I will use the newsletter and the chapters of Shepherds of Christ Associates as a powerful instrument for spreading devotion to My Heart and My Mother's Heart.

"I am calling many to become members of Shepherds of Christ Associates. To all of them I will give great blessings. I will use them as instruments to help bring about the triumph of the Immaculate Heart and the reign of My Sacred Heart. 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."

- Message from Jesus to Father Edward J. Carter, S.J., Founder, as given on July 31, 1994,
feast of Saint Ignatius Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits)

end of July 31, 1994 message given to Fr. Carter

          

  

  

March 10, 2005 message continues

Messenger:     This is a message Fr. Carter received
                            early 1996.

  

Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus

  
My dear fellow Associate Members,

Jesus is calling special apostles to join a new division of the Shepherds of Christ Movement. Here is a message from Jesus given to Father Carter:

My beloved priest-companion, I am requesting that a new prayer movement be started under the direction of Shepherds of Christ Ministries. I am asking for volunteers who are willing to pray before the Blessed Sacrament for one hour, twice-weekly. Members of the Shepherds of Christ prayer chapters, as well as others, are to be invited to join this movement.

These apostles are to pray for the intentions I am giving you. For part of the hour they are to use the prayers of the Shepherds of Christ Associates Handbook. They may spend the rest of the hour as they so choose.

I will use this new prayer movement within My Shepherds of Christ Ministries in a powerful way to help in the renewal of My Church and the world. I will give great graces to those who join this movement. The name, Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus, is to be given to this movement.

I am inviting My beloved Rita Ring to be coordinator for this activity.

I pour out the great love of My Sacred Heart to all. I am Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the flock.

    This is indeed a special calling for us to unite in one heart with His Eucharistic Heart and pray for the following intentions:

  1. For the spread of the devotion to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary culminating in the reign of the Sacred Heart and the triumph of the Immaculate Heart.
  2. For the Pope.
  3. For all bishops of the world.
  4. For all priests.
  5. For all sisters and brothers in the religious life.
  6. For all members of the Shepherds of Christ Movement, and for the spread of this movement to the world.
  7. For all members of the Catholic Church.
  8. For all members of the human family.
  9. For all souls in purgatory.

     

March 10, 2005 message continues

Messenger:     January 17, 1994 I got this prayer and this message.

  

Picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

I Want My Priests to Come Back

January 17, 1994 3:40 a.m.

Jesus: You know I am He Who lifts you up. In one second I can turn your feelings around and lift you up. Constantly pray to Me. You need Me through these times. Remember, I truly died for you on the cross. Remember, little one, I have chosen you to write to Me. Do you think I will ever abandon you? I am a God who truly loves His people. I love you with such ardent love. You must never doubt.

    Look into My face and see My gentleness. I am the kindest of all hearts. I am He who knows how to love with such love. Become totally lost in My arms.

    Do you think Satan will not taunt you? Put him behind you. You are being guarded by God and His heavenly court. Walk in My ways and the angels walk with you on your path. You are escorted on your way and you are never alone. You are guarded as a precious treasure that is being transported to another place.

    You need to put all your cares in My hands. You are developing true trust when you let go and let Me take over. Keep trusting and silence the ugly prompting of Satan who wants you to worry about useless things. Quit worrying and pray and play with your children. I am telling you there is so much peace and grace gained by private prayer with them. I will tend to all the details of your life. Do not worry for one moment. Put your life in My hands. I am here, little one. Read this message and all of them over and over again.

    You need to go to the Blue Book for your answers. Your answers are found there. I never leave your side. God is guarding you. Just continue to have a union with Me all through the day. All the prayer time alone with Me in one day is not enough. I want you in constant prayer.

    Turn to Me and My Blue Book. This will help many priests to come back and sit before Me in private union with Me. When priests come back to the tabernacle, the flock will begin to be led back to His altar. Priests need to read these letters. They are the preachers. If they do not value their own relationship with Jesus, if they are being led away from Me with busyness, they will not preach the intimate love of Jesus. They are so busy, but it is like throwing out the baby with the bath water. I am the center and their relationship with Me is utmost.

    The priests need these messages. They need to have an intimate, close union with Me. They should be preaching "time in front of the tabernacle." They should be preaching My intense love for My people and how I have so much to give. Some sermons are so complicated--yet nothing about union with Me in the Eucharist and in front of the tabernacle.

    I want My priests to come back and pray before My tabernacle. I want them to read these messages and make Jesus the Center of their lives. When they are led back to Jesus, they will lead the flock home. Priests need adoration every day for at least an hour. I don't care how busy they are. None of it matters if they are not spending time in private prayer alone with Me. They need to come and get their supplies. They need to quit thinking they are doing it and turn back to turning their lives totally over to Me, to totally letting their burdens and busy lives off at the foot of My cross and letting Me lead the way.

    There is not one priest who has so much to do that he cannot do private adoration daily. When the priest comes back to the power in the Eucharist and the tabernacle, the congregation will turn to God for their troubled hearts. Satan has led priests away from Jesus. They are so busy they cannot do all their work, but this must all take second place to praying silently before God and reading His words. These letters will help many priests to come back and be intimate with Jesus.

    All the rituals, all the upkeep of the churches, all the little details, and the King of Glory sits alone! You have thrown out the baby with the bath water. You are missing the boat.

    I want the priests to read this message. Where is the reverence after Communion and who has even heard it mentioned in the church? Private union with Jesus! What an honor! I have all you need. Come to Me and I will give you rest. I am all powerful. I have all the power. I am hyper--vigilant over your lives. I guard you. Quit trying to do it yourselves. Become selfless and let Me possess your souls.

    Have the priests spread these messages. Read them in church. I want adoration of the Eucharist back. I want people to know I am God and I am coming to them in Holy Communion. I want the Blessed Sacrament exposed. I want My churches open. Union with Jesus, the love of Jesus, trust, faith, love for one another, love of God--I want all of these preached from the pulpit!

    I am the Alpha and the Omega. I want My people to be led back to the center, which is Jesus. Pray for your priests. They are under attack. If Satan can wreck the family, the priests, the children, he has it made.

    You are under attack, My beloved priests, and you, in your busyness, are being led away from your union with Jesus. Bring yourselves back to Me and let Me give you My love. I am indeed the bridegroom of your souls. I wait for My beloved ones at the altar. I long for private union with all My beloved ones.

    Come to Me, all who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest. Come and be lifted up to heights you never dreamed possible. I am God. Put your lives in My hands. Let Me run your life. Quit running amok. You have lost your way and are running down the wrong road. Bring your lives back to Jesus in the tabernacle.

    The world is getting farther from God every minute. Read the messages at prayer meetings. Spread them by word of mouth. The time you waste is valuable. These words are not meant to be saved. Spread them here by any means possible. I want them out, I tell you! If someone wants to read some messages, give them to them and let them read them at prayer meetings. There is no secret here. They are from Me and I want them out. I want you to speak. A lot of your discontent is in sitting around with all these messages and not spreading them. Tell your friends to speak. Speak My words here. You don't have to mention the source. Spread the messages. You are not what is important. The messages are. You will be exposed. Don't worry who knows, but don't spread your own story. Spread the messages. Like ripples on a pond, the love of God will be spread throughout the land. I have so much to give to My hurting ones. I am your God. I died for you out of deepest love. I have come in these messages to lead you back home.

    Quit worrying of details. I am He Who runs the show. Pray for guidance every day. Spend one hour in front of the tabernacle. You cannot do in a million years what I can do in one moment. Quit relying on yourselves. You are only pushing buttons. When you are fixed in Me, the right door opens. When you go it alone, you have a hard road to walk. One hour in private adoration. Be silent or read the Blue Book. Your life will become uplifted by My teaching and you will sail a blue sky.

    Spend time in silence and some in reading My words in front of Me. I am talking to you in these letters. What power, to read them in front of the tabernacle! You can't go it alone. You need My help. You need your supplies. But you must come and get them! You are following your tail around if you do it alone. I am He Who can do all this. When you realize My power in adoration, your lives will change. As long as you are too busy you will have a hard time. The soul craves this union with Me.

    Lead the priests back to adoration and the people will follow. Our leaders have become too busy for adoration. This is the key, the key to unlock the doors to the world's problems. It is found in front of the tabernacle, at daily Mass and Communion. Do the priests ever preach any of this? You have forgotten your center, Jesus, in the Eucharist! All the power is found in Jesus. You have all that you need and you walk about and decorate My churches and clean every speck of dust and repair My pews and carpet My house and fix My organs but you walk about and miss the King of Glory who sits there all alone! Spread the messages on the tabernacle. I want them out!

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.

end of January 17, 1994

     

March 10, 2005 message continues

Messenger:     Jesus tells us to go to the Eucharist —
                        Mary tells us to spread the rosary materials
                            to the schools.

                            We supply 100,000 homemade
                                rosaries to the schools —
                                yearly and these rosary aves.

       

Meditating on the Rosary Aves

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. Many times, when we pray and talk about God in the world today, others treat us cruelly.
  7. God is almighty, He controls everything. Our every breath and heartbeat depend on God.
  8. God first loved us and commands us to love Him.
  9. 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 price for our sins with 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 recounted 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.
      
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My True Presence 

December 29, 1993

Jesus speaks: I am the Good Shepherd. I know Mine and Mine know Me. I am one Who goes before you. Pave the way for the Lord. He is mighty and deserving of all praise and Holy is His Name! His might goes from generation to generation on those who fear Him. He raises the lowly to new life and the rich He sends away empty.

Prepare His way. As one crying in the desert, prepare and make ready a path for the Lord. At His name, every knee should bend and all should be attentive to His coming. I am Jesus, Son of the Living God. I come into your midst, not as a king adorned in splendor, but as a helpless little baby. I do not carry My might in front of Me. My might is there without any ado.

I am He Whose boot strap you are unworthy to tie, but I come and give Myself to you. I am a God of might, but one Who loves you so much that I come and dwell with you. I enter into your bodies in Holy Communion. I do not blare the trumpets and roll the drums, but nonetheless am I mighty and nonetheless am I the true King of heaven and earth!

My love for you gives you such dignity, My little ones. Why do you go about wailing for all you're worth when I give you worth. So much worth by My Communion with you. I come and I dwell by your side. I enter your body. I remain waiting for you in the tabernacle and you miss the great dignity that I bestow on you. Wake up, My people! The King of Glory is in your midst. He awaits you in the tabernacle. He waits for you to come and be in Communion with Him at Mass. And you sleep, you follow roads that lead you to empty treasures when the priceless treasure waits you at Mass!

Ready your hearts for the coming of the Lord. Be not numb to this event. Be wide awake and knowledgeable of what transpires at the altar. Bread and wine are changed by the priest into the Body and Blood of Jesus. He is the Savior of the World. He loves you so much that He comes to you every day in Communion and you, little ones, choose other things! Oh, how blind and numb My sick children are. You are missing the most valuable treasure. I await you at every Mass. Why is My church not packed for what transpires here? Concerts are packed. Ball games are packed. Big bucks for the false idols! And what for the King of Glory? An empty church!

My heart is sad, sad, sad, little ones. I come and wait for you here. Tell your brothers about My love for them. You come empty, you leave full. Tell My brothers that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is present at Mass and He enters your bodies. Many Catholics go to Mass every Sunday and have no idea of the significance of the Holy Eucharist. My heart is aching. They receive Me. Then, with the same tongues, they leave the church rattling senseless things. I am God, you silly children. I am God and I come to you on your tongue. Tell your friends how honored you are. No stars could compare to God. They are mortal beings and their concerts are packed. Ball games are honored as a god.

Your time is not yours. It is My time and I loan it to you to work for Me. America, you have made sports a god! You have made sports stars gods, singers gods! You pack the house and the honor awaits mortal beings, but the Son of God sits in an empty church! For the few who want to sit with Me the churches are locked. Open My churches up. I want My people to come to Me and sit with Me. The few who do know the significance have to drive so far to sit with Me.

Not even My priests know how important the tabernacle is. They need to realize I am truly present there and that I wait for My loved ones to come and sit with Me. To lock Me up is not to treasure Me. To treasure Me is to make Me available to all that want to come.

Preach My love from the housetops and boast My words from every rooftop, "Jesus, Lord, awaits you in the tabernacle. He is in the church, truly present there, waiting to give you His love!" Please do not guard Me so well. I am so guarded no one can come to Me. What a setup! I sit and wait and lament My loved ones' presence with Me and the few who would come cannot get in! I am truly present in the tabernacle.

I do not want to be locked up. I want you to come and let Me pour My gifts out to you. I want to give you supplies for a sick world. Everyone should come and be with Me every day, sit in silence and let Me work in your soul. What might for you, little babies! Jesus waits to shower you with His love.

After Communion people run from the church. They receive God on their tongues and in their hearts and they are out lickety-split. Where do they go so quickly from the Son of Man, Who is God? You turn your backs. You run away like in a race, a race for nothingness, and the bridegroom of your hearts is ignored. Think of a bride running away to K-Mart two minutes after her wedding. "What could be so important?," you ask. "What is wrong with her head!?"

Little ones, what is wrong with the heads of My faithful who attend daily Mass and do not know they still have Jesus, the Son of God, in their hearts when they run to the food stores. There I am going up and down the grocery aisles while they make useless conversation-right outside the church-while I am still actively in their chest!

Tell your brothers about Communion. It has become an insignificant event! I am God and I am in the host you receive. God, God, God. Where is your honor for this King? Where is your head? I, Jesus, Lord, am in your hearts and you run from the church to pump your gas. Such indifference! Such disrespect and irreverence! I am God, My loved ones. I am the bridegroom of your soul and you leave the wedding for a trip to the gas tank. I am so offended. I, in My great love, come to you. God enters you and you run from My altar with such irreverence! Believe Me, nothing you do all day will compare to the Son of Man in your breast. I am God and I enter your body and you are so irreverent. You don't even know what treasure you possess.

Get this message out about My True Presence. Tell them, My faithful ones, that I am very displeased by their indifference to Me in Holy Communion. Stay and sit with Me. Sit in silence after Communion. My magnetic attraction draws you to the altar, then you miss the most important event in your day. It is your union with Me, your silence after Communion, your quiet resting in My arms, that will change your life. I am so loving and I long to dole out My gifts after Communion.

Know, My loved ones, Jesus, Son of the Living God is there the same as He was the day He died on the cross, and you walk away with Him Who loves you so much in your breast.

Sit with Me. Be silent. Spend time with Me after Communion. You do not talk to Him Whom you love. You just melt into each other's arms. Let Me join My heart to your heart after Communion. Don't ever run from the church. I am God, truly present there. All you faithful, become aware of My True Presence in Holy Communion and in the tabernacle. Tell all about this and how I am there out of such love and I have so much to give them.

If I, Who am God, came and was born a helpless baby, a human being; if I, Who am God, died a brutal death for you with full knowledge of all My sufferings before I did it; if I, Who am God, rose from the dead and then ascended into heaven to My Father; if I, Who am God, am present in the tabernacle and Communion and if I love you so much as to go through all this for you, then why do you not realize what I, Who am God, would give to you when you receive Me and sit in front of the tabernacle!

I am God!! What is wrong with your heads! Tell My people the treasure you possess. All else here is empty. I am Who am. I am God! I dwell among you and you run to worship other gods. God is not far off. He is in your midst as a prisoner of love and He awaits you in all your unworthiness. But you are dumb! You look for empty treasures and you find empty treasures. In your emptiness you begin an avid search for the answer to a stalking soul, when the treasure you seek is God and He longs for your union with Him!

Tell your brothers they thirst for God and He is waiting. Quit your idle pursuits, your empty hearts. Crave the Savior. You turn your backs and search a barren desert for that which is right in front of your face!

It is in making known God's True Presence in the Eucharist that much healing takes place. Many starving souls are fed for the first time when they realize that Jesus, God, is truly present there! They have given lip service to Jesus in the Eucharist, but have no idea in their hearts what a treasure they possess. Spread the doctrine of the True Presence. Make My love and My availability known to your blind brothers. Bow yourselves before My altar. Be in awe of God, truly present there. Kiss My sanctuary. Don't ever talk in church about anything. Respect God Who is there. Have reverence for Me in My tabernacle. Kiss the floor. Bow. Be reverent!

You must speak about this every chance you get. When people take time to be with Me, then I can change their hearts. Tell all who go to Communion about what a treasure they possess. Pray for your brothers. It is your goodness that pleases Me. I will hear your prayers, spoken from a good heart. Strive after holiness and strive to please Me every minute. Your devotion pleases My aching heart. Do not falter in your love of Me. Let it grow with Me in Communion and in front of the tabernacle. Silence is the key. Be silent and be with Me, little loved one.

end of December 29, 1993

       

  

A message for the Earth from Jesus

January 22, 1998

    I am the Good Shepherd, these are My prayers, the prayers I give to help renew the Church and the world, all prayer chapters are asked to include these prayers (found in the Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual). As My Apostles and Shepherds I ask you to encourage all existing Chapters to try to encourage all existing prayer groups to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Encourage all Churches to pray these prayers. It is most urgent that the people of this earth concur with the Father's wishes to begin Prayer Chapters. This is an urgent request from the Good Shepherd. The flock will become one when they have given their hearts to Jesus and Mary. Encourage all priests to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Your world will be lighted with great light as the people of this earth pray these prayers.

    My promise is this to you My beloved earth: When you give your heart to Me and spread the devotion to My Sacred Heart, I will write your name In My Heart. I promise to give the greatest graces when you pray these prayers for renewal of the Church and the world and take all who pray them deeply into My Heart. The prayers I give will bring about the reign of My Sacred Heart and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart. I am Jesus Christ, this is My message of January 22, 1998, Please circulate this message to your world. I am the Good Shepherd, I know Mine and Mine know Me and they follow Me. Grace My Shepherds, I will give you the greatest graces for spreading these words to this earth and to your Church. I love you, I am Jesus Christ, the Son of Man, it is the Plan of the Father that Prayer Chapters are begun immediately and the Priestly Newsletter is given to all priests. The Voice of the Good Shepherd speaks through it.

end of January 22, 1998

  

July 4, 1996

   This message was received before a live statue of the Sorrowful Mother after Communion.
   Message from Jesus: "Peace will abound when nations, churches, families and individuals are consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary."
   "Fr. Carter is a pillar of light to the dark world. This is the explanation of the photo. It is through him, I will turn darkness to light. Circulate this message with the picture. Encourage all to consecrate their hearts to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart of Jesus, to join the Shepherds of Christ Chapters, and the Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Movement to pray for your Church and your world. 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 Saturdays. It is through your prayers and sacrifices many souls will be helped to 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."
   As you look at the picture, you see Fr. Carter's arm and hand on your left. This picture of Fr. Carter was taken July 2, 1996 at the Tuesday Shepherds of Christ Meeting at Tom Arlinghaus' Farm.

end of July 4, 1996 message

           

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Chapter Meeting Prayer Format

The prayer format below should be followed at chapter meetings of Shepherds of Christ Associates. All prayers, not just those said specifically for priests, should include the intention of praying for all the needs of priests the world over.

1. Hymns. Hymns may be sung at any point of the prayer part of the meeting.

2. Holy Spirit Prayer. Come, Holy Spirit, almighty Sanctifier, God of love, who filled the Virgin Mary with grace, who wonderfully changed the hearts of the apostles, who endowed all Your martyrs with miraculous courage, come and sanctify us. Enlighten our minds, strengthen our wills, purify our consciences, rectify our judgment, set our hearts on fire, and preserve us from the misfortunes of resisting Your inspirations. Amen.

3. The Rosary.

4. Salve Regina. "Hail Holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To you do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To you do we send up our sighs, our mourning, our weeping in this vale of tears. Turn, then, most gracious advocate, your eyes of mercy toward us and after this, our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of your womb, Jesus, O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary."

5. The Memorare. "Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help, or sought your intercession was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto you, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. To you I come, before you I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but, in your mercy, hear and answer me. Amen."

6. Seven Hail Marys in honor of the Seven Sorrows of Mary. Mary has promised very special graces to those who do this on a daily basis. Included in the promises of Our Lady for those who practice this devotion is her pledge to give special assistance at the hour of death, including the sight of her face. The seven sorrows are:

(1) The first sorrow: the prophecy of Simeon (Hail Mary).

(2) The second sorrow: the flight into Egypt (Hail Mary).

(3) The third sorrow: the loss of the Child Jesus in the temple (Hail Mary).

(4) The fourth sorrow: Jesus and Mary meet on the way to the cross (Hail Mary).

(5) The fifth sorrow: Jesus dies on the cross (Hail Mary).

(6) The sixth sorrow: Jesus is taken down from the cross and laid in Mary's arms (Hail Mary).

(7) The seventh sorrow: the burial of Jesus (Hail Mary).

7. Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us.
God, the Father of heaven, have mercy on us.
God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.
God, the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us.

Holy Mary, pray for us (repeat after each invocation).
Holy Mother of God,
Holy Virgin of virgins,
Mother of Christ,
Mother of the Church,
Mother of divine grace,
Mother most pure,
Mother most chaste,
Mother inviolate,
Mother undefiled,
Mother most amiable,
Mother most admirable,
Mother of good counsel,
Mother of our Creator,
Mother of our Savior,
Virgin most prudent,
Virgin most venerable,
Virgin most renowned,
Virgin most powerful,
Virgin most merciful,
Virgin most faithful,
Mirror of justice,
Seat of wisdom,
Cause of our joy,
Spiritual vessel,
Vessel of honor,
Singular vessel of devotion,
Mystical rose,
Tower of David,
Tower of ivory,
House of gold,
Ark of the Covenant,
Gate of heaven,
Morning star,
Health of the sick,
Refuge of sinners,
Comforter of the afflicted,
Help of Christians,
Queen of angels,
Queen of patriarchs,
Queen of prophets,
Queen of apostles,
Queen of martyrs,
Queen of confessors,
Queen of virgins,
Queen of all saints,
Queen conceived without original sin,
Queen assumed into heaven,
Queen of the most holy rosary,
Queen of families,
Queen of peace,

Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world, spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world, graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Pray for us, O holy Mother of God, that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray: Grant, we beseech You, O Lord God, that we Your servants may enjoy perpetual health of mind and body and, by the glorious intercession of the blessed Mary, ever virgin, be delivered from present sorrow, and obtain eternal joy. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

We fly to your patronage, O holy Mother of God. Despise not our petitions in our necessities, but deliver us always from all dangers, O glorious and blessed Virgin. Amen.

8. Prayer to St. Joseph. St. Joseph, guardian of Jesus and chaste spouse of Mary, you passed your life in perfect fulfillment of duty. You supported the Holy Family of Nazareth with the work of your hands. Kindly protect those who trustingly turn to you. You know their aspirations, their hardships, their hopes; and they turn to you because they know you will understand and protect them. You too have known trial, labor, and weariness. But, even amid the worries of material life, your soul was filled with deep peace and sang out in true joy through intimacy with the Son of God entrusted to you, and with Mary, His tender Mother. Amen. --(Pope John XXIII)

9. Litany of the Sacred Heart, promises of the Sacred Heart.

Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of heaven, have mercy on us (repeat after each invocation).
God the Son, Redeemer of the world,
God the Holy Spirit,
Holy Trinity, one God,
Heart of Jesus, Son of the eternal Father,
Heart of Jesus, formed by the Holy Spirit in the womb of the Virgin Mother,
Heart of Jesus, substantially united to the Word of God,
Heart of Jesus, of infinite majesty,
Heart of Jesus, sacred temple of God,
Heart of Jesus, tabernacle of the Most High,
Heart of Jesus, house of God and gate of heaven,
Heart of Jesus, burning furnace of charity,
Heart of Jesus, abode of justice and love,
Heart of Jesus, full of goodness and love,
Heart of Jesus, abyss of all virtues,
Heart of Jesus, most worthy of all praise,
Heart of Jesus, king and center of all hearts,
Heart of Jesus, in whom are all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge,
Heart of Jesus, in whom dwells the fullness of divinity,
Heart of Jesus, in whom the Father is well pleased,
Heart of Jesus, of whose fullness we have all received,
Heart of Jesus, desire of the everlasting hills,
Heart of Jesus, patient and most merciful,
Heart of Jesus, enriching all who invoke You,
Heart of Jesus, fountain of life and holiness,
Heart of Jesus, propitiation for our sins,
Heart of Jesus, loaded down with opprobrium,
Heart of Jesus, bruised for our offenses,
Heart of Jesus, obedient even to death,
Heart of Jesus, pierced with a lance,
Heart of Jesus, source of all consolation,
Heart of Jesus, our life and reconciliation,
Heart of Jesus, victim of sin,
Heart of Jesus, salvation of those who hope in You,
Heart of Jesus, hope of those who die in You,
Heart of Jesus, delight of all the saints,
Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Jesus, meek and humble of heart, make our hearts like unto Yours.

Let us pray: O almighty and eternal God, look upon the Heart of Your dearly beloved Son and upon the praise and satisfaction He offers You in behalf of sinners and, being appeased, grant pardon to those who seek Your mercy, in the name of the same Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, world without end. Amen.

Promises of Our Lord to those devoted to His Sacred Heart
(these should be read by the prayer leader):

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

(2) I will establish peace in their homes.

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

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

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

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

(7) Tepid souls shall grow fervent.

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

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

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

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

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

10. Prayer for Priests. "Lord Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the Flock, we pray that in the great love and mercy of Your Sacred Heart You attend to all the needs of Your priest-shepherds throughout the world. We ask that You draw back to Your Heart all those priests who have seriously strayed from Your path, that You rekindle the desire for holiness in the hearts of those priests who have become lukewarm, and that You continue to give Your fervent priests the desire for the highest holiness. United with Your Heart and Mary's Heart, we ask that You take this petition to Your heavenly Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit. Amen"

11. Prayer for all members of the Shepherds of Christ Associates. "Dear Jesus, we ask Your special blessings on all members of Shepherds of Christ Associates. Continue to enlighten them regarding the very special privilege and responsibility you have given them as members of Your movement, Shepherds of Christ Associates. Draw them ever closer to Your Heart and to Your Mother's Heart. Allow them to more and more realize the great and special love of Your Hearts for each of them as unique individuals. Give them the grace to respond to Your love and Mary's love with an increased love of their own. As they dwell in Your Heart and Mary's Heart, abundantly care for all their needs and those of their loved ones. We make our prayer through You to the Father, in the Holy Spirit, with Mary our Mother at our side. Amen"

12. Prayer for the spiritual and financial success of the priestly newsletter. "Father, we ask Your special blessings upon the priestly newsletter, Shepherds of Christ. We ask that You open the priest-readers to the graces You wish to give them through this chosen instrument of Your Son. We also ask that You provide for the financial needs of the newsletter and the Shepherds of Christ Associates. We make our prayer through Jesus, in the Holy Spirit, with Mary at our side. Amen"

13. Prayer for all members of the human family. "Heavenly Father, we ask Your blessings on all Your children the world over. Attend to all their needs. We ask Your special assistance for all those marginalized people, all those who are so neglected and forgotten. United with our Mother Mary, we make this petition to You through Jesus and in the Holy Spirit."

14. Prayer to St. Michael and our Guardian Angels:

"St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do thou, O prince of the heavenly hosts, by the power of God, cast into hell Satan and all the other evil spirits who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen."

"Angel of God, my guardian dear, to whom God's love commits me here, ever this day be at my side, to light and guard, to rule and guide. Amen."

15. Pause for silent, personal prayer. This should last at least five minutes.

16. Act of consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

"Lord Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the flock, I consecrate myself to Your most Sacred Heart. From Your pierced Heart the Church was born, the Church You have called me, as a member of Shepherds of Christ Associates, to serve in a most special way. You reveal Your Heart as a symbol of Your love in all its aspects, including Your most special love for me, whom You have chosen as Your companion in this most important work. Help me to always love You in return. Help me to give myself entirely to You. Help me always to pour out my life in love of God and neighbor! Heart of Jesus, I place my trust in You!

"Dear Blessed Virgin Mary, I consecrate myself to your maternal and Immaculate Heart, this Heart which is symbol of your life of love. You are the Mother of my Savior. You are also my Mother. You love me with a most special love as a member of Shepherds of Christ Associates, a movement created by your Son as a powerful instrument for the renewal of the Church and the world. In a return of love, I give myself entirely to your motherly love and protection. You followed Jesus perfectly. You are His first and perfect disciple. Teach me to imitate you in the putting on of Christ. Be my motherly intercessor so that, through your Immaculate Heart, I may be guided to an ever closer union with the pierced Heart of Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the flock."

17. Daily Prayers. All members should say the Holy Spirit prayer daily and make the act of consecration daily. They should also pray the rosary each day. They are encouraged to use the other above prayers as time allows.

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MANUAL DE ORACIONES

Español/Spanish

                Formato para la Oración en las Reuniones de los Grupos

El siguiente es el formato de oración que se deberá seguir en las reuniones de los capítulos de los de los Asociados de los Pastores de Cristo. Todas las oraciones-y no solo las que se hacen específicamente por los sacerdotes-deberán hacerse con la intención de orar por todas las necesidades de los sacerdotes del mundo entero.

1. Himnos. Los himnos podrán ser cantados en cualquier momento del tiempo dedicado a la oración en la reunión.

2. Oración al Espíritu Santo. "Ven, Espíritu Santo, Santificador todopoderoso, Dios de amor, que llenaste a la Virgen María de gracias, que cambiaste admirablemente los corazones de los apóstoles, que le comunicaste a tus mártires un milagroso valor, ven y santifícanos. Ilumina nuestras mentes, fortalece nuestras voluntades, purifica nuestras conciencias, rectifica nuestro juicio, pon fuego en nuestros corazones, y presérvanos de la desgracia de no hacerle caso a tus inspiraciones. Amén."

3. El Rosario.

4. La Salve. "Dios te salve, Reina y Madre, Madre de Misericordia, Vida y dulzura y esperanza nuestra. Dios te salve, a ti llamamos los desterrados hijos de Eva. A Ti suplicamos gimiendo y llorando en este valle de lágrimas. Ea, pues, Señora y abogada nuestra. Vuelve a nosotros Tus ojos misericordiosos, y después de este destierro muéstranos a Jesús, fruto bendito de Tu vientre. ¡Oh clemente! ¡Oh piadosa! ¡Oh dulce Virgen María! Ruega por nosotros, santa Madre de Dios. No desprecies las súplicas que te dirigimos en nuestras necesidades. Antes bien, líbranos de todo peligro, Virgen gloriosa y bendita. Ruega por nosotros, santa Madre de Dios para que seamos dignos de alcanzar las promesas de nuestro Señor Jesucristo. Amén."

5. El Acordados. "Acordaos, oh piadosísima Virgen María, que jamás se ha oído decir que ninguno de los que han acudido a vuestra protección, implorando vuestro auxilio, reclamando vuestra asistencia, haya sido desamparado. Animado por esta confianza, a vos acudo oh Madre Virgen de las Vírgenes, y gimiendo bajo el peso de mis pecados me atrevo a comparecer ante Vos, Madre de Dios. No desechéis mis súplicas, antes bien escuchádlas y acogedlas benignamente. Amén."

6. Siete Avemarías en honor de los siete dolores de María. María ha prometido gracias muy especiales para aquellos que la honran de esta manera diariamente. Incluida entre estas promesas de Nuestra Señora para aquellos que practican esta devoción, está su compromiso de otorgar especial asistencia a la hora de la muerte, incluso de ver su faz. Los siete dolores son:

(1) Primer dolor: La profecía de Simeón (Ave María).
(2) Segundo dolor: La huida a Egipto (Ave María).
(3) Tercer dolor: La perdida del niño Dios en el Templo (Ave María).
(4) Cuarto dolor: Jesús y María se encuentran en el camino a la Cruz (Ave María).
(5) Quinto dolor: Jesús muere en la Cruz (Ave María).
(6) Sexto dolor: Jesús es bajado de la Cruz y puesto en los brazos de María (Ave Maria).
(7) Séptimo dolor: Jesús es enterrado (Ave María).

7. Letanías de la Santísima Virgen.

Señor, ten piedad de nosotros. Cristo, ten piedad de nosotros.
Señor, ten piedad de nosotros. Cristo, óyenos.Cristo, escúchanos.
Padre Celestial, ten piedad de nosotros.
Dios Hijo, Redentor del mundo, ten piedad de nosotros.
Dios Espíritu Santo, ten piedad de nosotros.
Santísima Trinidad, que eres un solo Dios, ten piedad de nosotros.
Santa María, ruega por nosotros (se repite despuéde cada invocación).
Santa Madre de Dios,
Santa Virgen de las vírgenes,
Madre de Cristo,
Madre de la Iglesia
Madre de la divina gracia,
Madre Purísima,
Madre castísima,
Madre siempre virgen,
Madre inmaculada,
Madre amable,
Madre admirable,
Madre del Buen Consejo,
Madre del Creador,
Madre del Salvador,
Madre de la Iglesia,
Virgen prudentísima,
Virgen digna de veneración,
Virgen digna de alabanza,
Virgen poderosa,
Virgen clemente,
Virgen fiel,
Espejo de justicia,
Trono sabiduría,
Causa de nuestra alegría,
Templo del Espíritu Santo,
Templo lleno de gloria,
Modelo de entrega a Dios,
Rosa mística,
Torre de David,
Torre de marfil,
Casa de oro,
Arca de la Nueva Alianza,
Puerta del cielo,
Estrella de la mañana,
Salud de los enfermos,
Refugio de los pecadores,
Consoladora de los afligidos,
Auxilio de los cristianos,
Reina de los ángeles,
Reina de los patriarcas,
Reina de los profetas,
Reina de los apóstoles,
Reina de los mártires,
Reina de los confesores,
Reina de las vírgenes,
Reina de los santos,
Reina concebida sin pecado original,
Reina elevada a los cielos,
Reina del Santísimo Rosario,
Reina de familias
Reina de la paz,
Cordero de Dios, que quitas el pecado del mundo, perdónanos, Señor.
Cordero de Dios, que quitas el pecado del mundo, ten piedad de nosotros.
Ruega por nosotros, Santa Madre de Dios, para que nos hagamos dignos de las promesas de Cristo.

Oración: Concede, Señor y Dios nuestro, a tus siervos gozar de perpetua salud de alma y cuerpo; y por la gloriosa intercesión de la bienaventurada siempre Virgen María, líbranos de las tristezas presentes y llévanos a gozar de las alegrías eternas. Te lo pedimos por Cristo Nuestro Señor. Amén.

Bajo tu amparo nos acogemos, oh Santa Madre de Dios, no desprecies las súplicas que te dirigimos en nuestras necesidades, antes bien, líbranos siempre de todos los peligros, oh Virgen gloriosa y bendita. Amén.

8. Invocación a San José. "San José, guardián de Jesús y casto esposo de María, tu empleaste toda tu vida en el perfecto cumplimiento de tu deber. Tu mantuviste a la Sagrada Familia de Nazaret con el trabajo de tus manos. Protege bondadosamente a los que se vuelven confiadamente a ti. Tu conoces sus aspiraciones y sus esperanzas. Ellos se dirigen a ti porque saben que tu los comprendes y proteges. Tu también supiste de pruebas, cansancio y trabajo. Pero, aun dentro de las preocupaciones materiales de la vida, tu alma estaba llena de profunda paz y cantó llena de verdadera alegría debido al íntimo trato que gozaste con el Hijo de Dios que te fue confiado a ti a la vez a María, su tierna Madre. Amén." -- El Papa Juan XXIII

9. Letanías al Sagrado Corazón de Jesús, Promesas del Sagrado Corazón.

Señor, ten piedad de nosotros. Cristo, ten piedad de nosotros.
Señor, ten piedad de nosotros. Cristo, óyenos. Cristo, escúchanos.
Dios, Padre Celestial, ten piedad de nosotros (se repite despué de cada invocación).
Dios Hijo, Redentor del mundo,
Dios, Espíritu Santo,
Santísima Trinidad, que eres un solo Dios,
Corazón de Jesús, Hijo del Eterno Padre,
Corazón de Jesús, formado en el seno de la Virgen Madre por el Espíritu Santo,
Corazón de Jesús, unido sustancialmente al Verbo de Dios,
Corazón de Jesús, templo santo de Dios,
Corazón de Jesús, tabernáculo del Altísimo,
Corazón de Jesús, casa de Dios y puerta del cielo,
Corazón de Jesús, horno ardiente de caridad,
Corazón de Jesús, santuario de la justicia y del amor,
Corazón de Jesús, lleno de bondad y de amor,
Corazón de Jesús, abismo de todas las virtudes,
Corazón de Jesús, digno de toda alabanza,
Corazón de Jesús, formado en el seno de la Virgen Madre por el Espíritu Santo,
Corazón de Jesús, unido sustancialmente al Verbo de Dios,
Corazón de Jesús, templo santo de Dios,
Corazón de Jesús, tabernáculo del Altísimo,
Corazón de Jesús, casa de Dios y puerta del cielo,
Corazón de Jesús, horno ardiente de caridad,
Corazón de Jesús, santuario de la justicia y del amor,
Corazón de Jesús, lleno de bondad y de amor,
Corazón de Jesús, abismo de todas las virtudes,
Corazón de Jesús, digno de toda alabanza,
Corazón de Jesús, Rey y centro de todos los corazones,
Corazón de Jesús, en quien se hallan todos los tesoros de la sabiduría, y de la ciencia,
Corazón de Jesús, en quien reside toda la plenitud de la divinidad,
Corazón de Jesús, en quien el Padre se complace,
Corazón de Jesús, de cuya plenitud todos hemos recibido,
Corazón de Jesús, deseado de los eternos collados,
Corazón de Jesús, paciente y lleno de misericordia,
Corazón de Jesús, generosos para todos los que te invocan,
Corazón de Jesús, fuente de vida y santidad,
Corazón de Jesús, propiciación por nuestros pecados,
Corazón de Jesús, triturado por nuestros pecados,
Corazón de Jesús, hecho obediente hasta la muerte,
Corazón de Jesús, traspasado por una lanza,
Corazón de Jesús, fuente de todo consuelo,
Corazón de Jesús, vida y resurrección nuestra,
Corazón de Jesús, paz y reconciliación nuestra,
Corazón de Jesús, víctima por los pecadores,
Corazón de Jesús, salvación de los que en ti esperan,
Corazón de Jesús, esperanza de los que en ti mueren,
Corazón de Jesús, delicia de todos los santos,
Cordero de Dios, que quitas el pecado del mundo, perdónanos Señor.
Cordero de Dios, que quitas el pecado del mundo, ten piedad de nosotros.
Jesús, manso y humilde de Corazón, haz nuestro corazón semejante al tuyo.

Oración: Oh Dios todopoderoso y eterno, mira el Corazón de tu amantísimo Hijo, las alabanzas y satisfacciones que en nombre de los pecadores te ofrece y concede el perdón a éstos que piden misericordia en el nombre de tu mismo Hijo, Jesucristo, el cual vive y reina contigo por los siglos de los siglos. Amén.

Promesas de Nuestro Señor para los devotos de su Sagrado Corazón
(deberán ser leídas por el que guía la oración):

(1) Les daré todas las gracias necesarias en su estado de vida.
(2) Estableceré la paz en sus hogares.
(3) Los consolaré en todas sus aflicciones.
(4) Seré su refugio en su vida y sobre todo en la muerte.
(5) Bendeciré grandemente todas sus empresas.
(6) Los pecadores encontrarán en Mi Corazón la fuente y el océano infinito de misericordia.
(7) Las almas tibias crecerán en fervor.
(8) Las almas fervorosas alcanzarán mayor perfección.
(9) Bendeciré el hogar o sitio donde esté expuesto Mi Corazón y sea honrado.
(10) Daré a los sacerdotes el don de tocar a los corazones más empedernidos.
(11) Los que propaguen esta devoción, tendrán sus nombres escritos en Mi Corazón, y de El, nunca serán borrados.
(12) Yo les prometo, en el exceso de la infinita misericordia de mi Corazón, que Mi amor todopoderoso le concederá a todos aquellos que comulguen nueve primeros viernes de mes seguidos, la gracia de la penitencia final; no morirán, en Mi desgracia ni sin recibir los sacramentos; Mi divino Corazón será su refugio seguro en este último momento.

10. Oración por los Sacerdotes. "Señor Jesús, Pastor Supremo del rebaño, te rogamos que por el inmenso amor y misericordia de Tu Sagrado Corazón, atiendas todas las necesidades de tus sacerdotes, pastores del mundo entero. Te pedimos que retomes en Tu Corazón todos aquellos sacerdotes que se han alejado de tu camino, que enciendas de nuevo el deseo de santidad en los corazones de aquellos sacerdotes que han caído en la tibieza, y que continúes otorgando a Tus sacerdotes fervientes el deseo de una mayor santidad. Unidos a tu Corazón y el Corazón de María, te pedimos que envíes esta petición a Tu Padre celestial en la unidad del Espíritu Santo. Amén."

11. Oración por todos los Asociados de los Pastores de Cristo. "Amado Jesús, Te pedimos tus bendiciones especiales sobre todos los Asociados de los Pastores de Cristo. Continua iluminándolos sobre el privilegio y responsabilidad tan especial que les has otorgado a los miembros de este movimiento tuyo: Asociados de los Pastores de Cristo. Atráelos todavía más cerca de Tu Corazón y del de tu Madre. Permíteles que comprendan más y más el gran y especial amor de Sus Corazones por cada uno de ellos como individuos únicos. Concédeles la gracia de corresponder a tu amor y al amor de María con un mayor amor de parte suya. Al habitar en tu Corazón y en el Corazón de María, atiende abundantemente todas sus necesidades y las de sus seres queridos. Hacemos esta plegaria por Ti al Padre, en el Espíritu Santo, con María nuestra Madre a nuestro lado. Amén."

12. Oración por el éxito espiritual y financiero del Boletín Sacerdotal. "Padre, te pedimos tu bendición especial sobre el Boletín Sacerdotal, Pastores de Cristo. Te pedimos que abras los corazones de los sacerdotes que lo lean a las gracias que deseas concederles a través de este instrumento escogido de Tu Hijo. También te pedimos que nos proporciones los medios económicos necesarios para editar el boletín y Asociados de los Pastores de Cristo. Hacemos nuestra oración por Jesús, en el Espíritu Santo con María a nuestro lado. Amén."

13. Oración por todos los miembros de la familia humana. "Padre Celestial, te pedimos tus bendiciones sobre todos los niños del mundo entero. Atiende todas sus necesidades. Te pedimos tu especial asistencia para todos los marginados, los que están descuidados y olvidados. Unidos con nuestra Madre María, te hacemos esta petición a Ti, por Jesús, en el Espíritu Santo. Amén."

14. Oración a San Miguel y nuestros Angeles de la Guardia:

"San Miguel Arcángel, defiéndenos en la lucha. Sé nuestro amparo contra las asechanza y perversidad del demonio. Reprímale Dios, pedimos suplicantes, y tu príncipe de la milicia celestial arroja al infierno a Satanás y a demás espíritus malignos que vagan por el mundo para la perdición de las almas. Amén."

"Ángel de mi Guardia, mi dulce compañía, no de desampares ni de noche ni de día. Amén."

15. Pausa para oración personal y en silencio. Que tenga una duración de al menos cinco minutos.

16. Acto de consagración al Sagrado Corazón de Jesús y al Inmaculado Corazón de María.

"Señor Jesús, Supremo Pastor, yo me consagro a tu Sagrado Corazón. De tu Corazón traspasado nació la Iglesia, la Iglesia a la cual me has llamado, como miembro de los Asociados de los Pastores de Cristo, a servir en una forma muy especial. Tú revelas Tu Corazón como un símbolo de Tu amor en todos los aspectos, incluyendo Tu amor muy especial hacia mi, a quien has escogido como Tu compañero en éste tan importante trabajo. Ayúdame a corresponder siempre a Tu amor. Ayúdame a entregarme totalmente a Ti. Ayúdame siempre a derramar mi vida en amar a Dios y mi prójimo! Corazón de Jesús, pongo mi confianza en Ti!

"Amada y bendita Virgen María, yo me consagro a tu maternal e inmaculado Corazón, este Corazón que es símbolo de tu vida de amor. Tú eres la Madre de mi Salvador. Tú eres también mi Madre. Tú me amas con amor muy especial como miembro de Asociados de los Pastores de Cristo, una cruzada creada por Tu Hijo, como un instrumento poderoso para la renovación de la Iglesia y el mundo. Correspondiendo al amor, yo me entrego totalmente a tu amor maternal y protección. Tú seguiste a Jesús perfectamente. Tú eres Su primer y perfecto discípulo. Enséñame a imitar en ante poner a Cristo. Sé mi maternal intercesora, para que, a través de tu Corazón Inmaculado, sea conducida a una unión más cercana al Corazón herido de Jesús, Pastor Supremo del rebaño."

17. Oraciones diarias. Todos los miembros deberán hacer el acto de consagración diariamente. También deberán rezar el rosario cada día. Los exhortamos a que recen las oraciones aquí mencionadas, si el tiempo lo permite.

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            Réunion du Chapitre Format de prières

Le format de prières que l’on trouvera ici est celui qui doit être normalement suivi aux réunions de chapitre des Associés des Pasteurs du Christ. Les prières devraient toujours être faites aux intentions de tous les prêtres du monde, et non seulement à celles spécifiquement recommandées pour certains prêtres.

1. Hymnes. Les hymnes peuvent être chantés à n’importe quel moment durant la réunion réservé à la prière.

2. Prière au Saint-Esprit. Viens, Esprit Saint, Sanctificateur tout puissant, Dieu d’amour, qui remplit de grâces la Vierge Marie, qui changea le coeur des apôtres de façon magnifique, qui dota tous tes martyrs d’un courage miraculeux, viens nous sanctifier. Eclaire nos pensées, fortifie notre volonté, purifie notre conscience, rend droit nos jugements, réchauffe notre coeur et préserve nous de résister à tes inspirations. Amen.

3. Le chapelet.

4. Le Salve Regina. "Salut, ô Reine, Mère de miséricorde, notre vie, notre doceur et notre espérance, salut. Enfants d’Eve, malheureux exilés, nous élevons nos cris vers toi; nous soupirons vers toi, gémissant et pleurant dans cette vallée de larmes. Ô notre avocate, tourne donc vers nous tes regards miséricordieux, et au sortir de cet exil montre-nous Jésus, le fruit béni de tes entrailles. Ô clémente, ô charitable, ô douce Vierge Marie. Amen."

5. Le Memorare. "Souviens-toi, ô très pieuse Vierge Marie, qu’on n’a jamais entendu dire qu’aucun de ceux qui ont eu recours à ta protection, qui ont imploré ton assistance et réclamé ton secours, ait été abandonné. Animé d’une pareille confiance, je resours à toi ô Vierge des vierges. Je me présente devant toi, pécheur repentant. Ne rejette pas mes prières, ô Mère du Verbe, mais écoute-les favorablement et daigne les exaucer. Amen."

6. Les Sept "Je te salue Marie" en honneur des Sept Douleurs de Marie. A ceux et celles qui s’acquittent de cette dévotion tous les jours, Marie a promis de les assister au moment de la mort. Voici les sept douleurs de Marie:

Note: On récite le "Je te salue Marie" après chaque invocation.

(1) Première douleur: la prophétie de Siméon.

(2) Deuxième douleur: la fuíte en Egypte.

(3) Troisième douleur: l’égarement de Jésus au Temple.

(4) Quatrième douleur: La rencontre de Jésus et Marie sur le Chemin de la Croix.

(5) Cinquième douleur: Jésus meurt sur la croix.

(6) Sixième douleur: Jésus est descendu de la croix et remis à sa Mère..

(7) Septième douleur: Jésus est mis au tombeau.

7. Litanies de la Sainte Vierge Marie.

Seigneur, prends pitié de nous. Ô Christ, prends pitié de nous.

Seigneur, prends pitié de nous. Christ, écoute-nous. Ô Christ, exauce-nous.

Père céleste qui es Dieu, prends pitié de nous.

Fils, rédempteur de monde, qui es Dieu, prends pitié de nous.

Esprit Saint, qui es Dieu, prends pitié de nous.

Trinité sainte, qui es un seul Dieu, prends pitié de nous

Sainte Marie, prie pour nous. (repris après chaque invocatíon).

Sainte Mère de Dieu,

Sainte Vierge des vierges,

Mère du Christ,

Mère de l’Eglise,

Mère de la divine grâce,

Mère très pure,

Mère très chaste,

Mère toujours vierge,

Mère sans tache,

Mère aimable,

Mère admirable,

Mère du bon conseil,

Mère du Créateur,

Mère du Sauveur,

Vierge très prudente,

Vierge vénérable,

Vierge digne le louange,

Vierge puissante,

Vierge clémente,

Vierge fidèle,

Miroir de justice,

Trône de la sagesse,

Cause de notre joie,

Vase spirituel,

Vase d’honneur,

Vase insigne de dévotion,

Rose mystique,

Tour de David,

Tour d’ivoire,

Maison d’or,

Arche d’alliance,

Porte du ciel,

Etoile du matin,

Salut des infirmes,

Refuge des pécheurs,

Consolatrice des affligés,

Secours des chrétiens,

Reine des anges,

Reine des patriarches,

Reine des prophètes,

Reine des apôtres,

Reine des martyrs,

Reine des confesseurs,

Reine des vierges,

Reine de tous les saints et saintes,

Reine conçue sans le péché originel,

Reine du très saint Rosaire,

Reine des familles,

Reine de la paix,

Agneau de Dieu, qui enlèves le péché du monde, pardonne-nous Seigneur.

Agneau de Dieu, qui enlèves le péché du monde, exauce-nous, Seigneur.

Agneau de Dieu, qui enlèves le péché du monde, aies pitié de nous.

Prie pour nous Sainte Mère de Dieu, afin que nous soyons dignes des promesses du Christ.

Prions: Nous te prions, Seigneur, de nous accorder, à nous tes servíteurs, de jouir toujours de la santé de l’âme et du corps, et, par l’intercession de la bienheureuse Marie toujours vierge, d’être délivrés des tristesse du temps présent et du goûter les joies éternelles. Par Jésus Christ, notre Seigneur. Amen.

Ô glorieuse et Sainte Mère de Dieu, nous implorons ta protection. Ne rejette pas les prières que nous t’adressons dans nos difficultés, mais délivre-nous toujours de tout danger. Amen.

8. Prière à Saint Joseph. Bienheureux Saint Joseph, gardien de Jésus et chaste époux de Marie, tu t’es appliqué ta vie durant à accomplir la volonté du Père. Tu as pourvu aux besoins de la Sainte Famille par le travail de tes mains. Nous te prions de protéger ceux qui se tourne vers toi en toute confiance. Tu connais leurs aspirations, leurs difficultés et leurs espoirs; et ils se tournent vers toi parce qu’ils savent que tu les comprends et que tu les protégeras. Toi aussi, tu as connu les épreuves, le labeur et les ennuis. Mais, malgré les inquiétudes de la vie quotidienne, ton âme était rempli d’une paix profonde et éprouvait une joie sincère dans l’intimité du Fils de Dieu dont tu avais la garde, et avec Marie sa très Sainte Mère. Amen. —(Le Pape Jean XXIII)

9. Litanies et promesses du Sacré Coeur.

Seigneur, prends pitié de nous. Christ, prends pitié de nous.

Seigneur, prends pitié de nous. Christ, écoute-nous. Christ, exauce-nous.

Père céleste qui es Dieu, prends pitié de nous. (repris après chaque invocation).

Fils, rédempteur du monde, qui es Dieu,

Esprit Saint, qui es Dieu;

Trinité sainte, qui es un seul Dieu,

Coeur de Jésus, Fils du Père éternel,

Coeur de Jésus, formé par le Saint Esprit dans le sein de la Vierge Mère,

Coeur de Jésus, uni substantiellement au Verbe de Dieu,

Coeur de Jésus, majesté infinie,

Coeur de Jésus, temple saint du Seigneur,

Coeur de Jésus, tabernacle du Très-Haut,

Coeur de Jésus, maison de Dieu et porte du ciel,

Coeur de Jésus, fournaise ardente de charité,

Coeur de Jésus, sanctuaire de la justice et de l’amour,

Coeur de Jésus, plein d’amour et de bonté,

Coeur de Jésus, abîme de toutes les vertus,

Coeur de Jésus, très digne de toutes des louanges,

Coeur de Jésus, roi et centre de tous les coeurs,

Coeur de Jésus, dans lequel se trouvent tous les trésors de la sagesse et de la science,

Coeur de Jésus, dans lequel réside toute la plénitude de la divinité,

Coeur de Jésus, objet des complaisances du Père,

Coeur de Jésus, dont la plénitude se répand sur nous,

Coeur de Jésus, le désiré des collines éternelles,

Coeur de Jésus, patient et très miséricordieux,,

Coeur de Jésus, libéral pour tous ceux qui t’invoquent,

Coeur de Jésus, source de vie et de sainteté,

Coeur de Jésus, propiciation pour nos péchés,

Coeur de Jésus, rassasié d’opprobres,

Coeur de Jésus, broyé à cause de nos péchés,

Coeur de Jésus, obéissant jusqu’à la mort,

Coeur de Jésus, percé par la lance,

Coeur de Jésus, source de toute consolation,

Coeur de Jésus, notre vie et notre résurrection,

Coeur de Jésus, notre paix et notre réconciliation,

Coeur de Jésus, victime des pécheurs,

Coeur de Jésus, salut de ceux qui espèrent en toi,

Coeur de Jésus, espérance de ceux qui meurt dans ton amour,

Coeur de Jésus, délices de tous les saints,

Agneau de Dieu, qui enlève les péchés du monde, pardonne-nous, Seigneur.

Agneau de Dieu, qui enlève les péchés du monde, exauce-nous, Seigneur.

Agneau de Dieu, qui enlève les péchés du monde, prends pitié de nous.

Jésus, doux et humble de coeur, rends nos coeurs semblables au tien.

Prions: Dieu tout-puissant et éternel, regarde le Coeur de ton Fils bien-aimé; sois attentif aux louanges et aux satisfactions qu’il te rend au nom des pécheurs. Apaisé par ces divins hommages, pardonne à ceux qui implorent ta miséricorde, au nom de ce même Jésus Christ, ton Fils, qui vit et règne avec toi pour les siècles des siècles. Amen.

Promesses de Notre Seigneur aux dévots de Son Sacré Coeur 
(à être récités par celui ou celle qui préside la prière):

(1) Je leur donnerai toutes les grâces nécessaires pour leur état de vie.

(2) J’établirai la paix dans leurs foyers.

(3) Je les consolerai dans leurs malheurs.

(4) Je serai leur refuge durant leur vie et surtout à leur mort.

(5) Je bénirai de façon spéciale toutes leurs entreprises.

(6) Mon Coeur sera pour les pécheurs une source infinie de miséricorde.

(7) Les âmes tièdes deviendront ferventes.

(8) Les âmes ferventes atteindront les sommets de la perfection.

(9) Je bénirai tous les lieux où un portrait de mon Divin Coeur sera exposé et honoré.

(10) J’accorderai aux prêtres le don de toucher les coeurs les plus endurcis.

(11) Ceux qui feront la promotion de cette dévotion seront inscrits dans mon Coeur de façon permanente.

(12) En vertu de mon amour tout puissant, je promets d’accorder à tous ceux qui communieront neuf premiers vendredis du mois consécutifs la grâce de ne pas mourir impénitents; ils ne mourront pas éloignés de moi et sans recevoir les sacrements. Mon divin Coeur sera leur refuge aux derniers moments de leur vie.

10. Prière pour les prêtres. "Seigneur Jésus, Grand Pasteur du troupeau, nous prions pour que dans l’amour et la miséricorde de ton Sacré Coeur, tu assistes tes prêtres-pasteurs du monde entier. Nous te prions d’attirer à ton Coeur tous les prêtres qui se sont éloignés de ta voie. Donne aux tièdes le désir de sainteté et aux fervents, le désir d’une sainteté plus grande. Unis à ton Divin Coeur et au Coeur Immaculé de Marie, nous te prions de porter notre demande à ton Père céleste dans l’unité du Saint Esprit. Amen."

11. Prière pour tous les membres Associés des Pasteurs du Christ. "Jésus, nous te demandons de bénir tous les membres du mouvement Associés des Pasteurs du Christ. Continue à les instruire des privilèges et des responsabilitiés que tu as assignés à ce mouvement. Rends-les toujours plus près de ton Coeur et du Coeur de ta Sainte Mère Marie. Fais qu’ils réalisent toujours plus l’unique et grand amour de ton Coeur pour chacun d’eux. Accorde-leur la grâce de correspondre à ton amour et à celui de Marie, par un amour grandissant. Que leur présence dans ton Coeur et celui de Marie obtienne pour eux-mêmes et pour les leurs un soutien assuré dans tous leurs besoins. Nous te prions de soumettre notre demande à ton Père du ciel, par l’Esprit Saint et avec Marie notre Mère. Amen."

12. Prière pour le succès spirituel et financier de la Lettre aux Prêtres. "Père, nous implorons tes bénédictions spéciales pour notre Bulletin aux prêtres, Pasteurs du Christ. Nous te prions d’accorder aux prêtres qui le lisent les grâces que tu leur destines par l’intermédiaire de cet instrument de choix de ton Fils. Nous te prions également de pouvoir être assurés du support financier nécessaire pour le maintien de notre Bulletin et du mouvement Associés des Pasteurs du Christ. Nous te prions par Jésus Christ et l’Esprit Saint, en union avec la Vierge Marie. Amen."

13. Prière pour tous les membres de la famille humaine. "Notre Père du ciel, nous te prions de bénir tous tes enfants du monde entier et de subvenir à tous leurs besoins. Nous te prions spécialement pour toutes les personnes marginalisées, et celles qui sont négligées et laissées pour compte. Unis à notre Mère Marie, nous te prions par Jésus et l’Esprit Saint. Amen."

14. Prière à St. Michel et à notre Ange Gardien:

"St. Michel Archange, défends nous dans le combat. Sois notre protecteur contre la méchanceté et les embûches du démon. Que Dieu lui commande, nous t’en supplions. Et toi, Prince de la milice céleste, par le pouvoir qui t’a été confié, précipite au fond des enfers Satan et les autres esprits mauvais qui parcourent le monde pour la perte des âmes. Amen."

"Et toi, Ange du ciel, que Dieu a chargé de veiller sur moi, sois mon compagnon pour me conduire et me protéger, sois ma lumière et mon gardien aujourd’hui. Amen."

15. Moment de silence pour une prière personnelle. - au moins cinq minutes. 

16. Acte de consécration au Sacré Coeur de Jésus et au Coeur Immaculé de Marie.

"Seigneur Jésus, Pasteur de ton troupeau, je me consacre tout entier à ton Sacré Coeur. L’Eglise est née de ton Coeur transpercé, cette Eglise que tu m’a appellé à servir de façon spéciale, en tant que membre des Associés des Pasteurs du Christ. Tu nous révèle ton Coeur comme symbole de ton amour inépuisable, et de ton amour pour moi que tu as choisi comme ton compagnon pour cette oeuvre importante. Aide-moi à toujours t’aimer comme je dois. Aide-moi à me donner tout entier à toi. Aide-moi à me dépenser par amour de Dieu et du prochain. Coeur de Jésus, je mets ma confiance en Toi.

"Bienheureuse Vierge Marie, je me consacre à ton Coeur Immaculé et maternel, symbole de ta vie d’amour pour nous. Tu es la Mère de mon Sauveur, et ma Mère. Tu m’aimes spécialement comme membre des Associés des Pasteurs du Christ, un mouvement créé par ton Fils pour être un instrument puissant du renouveau de l’Eglise et du monde. En retour de cet amour, je me consacre entièrement à ton amour et à ta protection maternelle. En suivant Jésus parfaitement, tu es devenue son premier et parfait disciple. Enseigne-moi comment revêtir le Christ. Que la médiation maternelle de ton Coeur Immaculé m’obtienne d’être de plus en plus intimement uni au Coeur transpercé de Jésus, éminent Pasteur de son troupeau."

17. Prières quotidiennes. Tous les membres devraient réciter la prière au Saint-Esprit et l’acte de consécration tous les jours, ainsi que le Chapelet. On suggère qu’ils se servent des autres prières selon le temps disponible.

end of Livret de prières - Françias  

     

 

with Imprimatur

  

Associados dos Pastores de Cristo

MANUAL DE ORAÇÕES

Publicações dos Pastores de Cristo
Madison, Indiana - U.S.A.
El Paso, Texas - U.S.A.
Moncton, New Brunswick - Canada|
Paraíba do Sul - R.J. - Brasil

   

Orações para Encontros Capitulares

Estas orações abaixo devem ser observadas nas reuniões capitulares dos Associados dos Pastores de Cristo. Todas as orações, e não somente aquelas que são rezadas especificamente pelos sacerdotes, devem incluir a intenção de rezar por todas as necessidades dos sacerdotes do mundo inteiro.

1. Hinos. Os hinos podem ser cantados a qualquer momento das orações durante a reunião.

2. Oração ao Espírito Santo. Vinde, Espírito Santo, Santificador Todo-Poderoso, Deus de Amor, que inundastes de graça a Virgem Maria, que maravilhosamente transformastes os corações dos apóstolos, que dotastes os mártires com uma coragem milagrosa, vinde e santificai-nos. Iluminai nossas mentes, fortalecei nossas vontades, purificai nossas consciências, retificai nossas decisões, abrasai nossos corações e livrai-nos do infortúnio de resistir às vossas inspirações. Amém.

3. O Terço do Rosário

4. Salve Rainha. Salve, Rainha, Mãe de Misericórdia, vida, doçura e esperança nossa, salve! A vós bradamos, os degredados filhos de Eva. A vós suspiramos, gemendo e chorando neste vale de lágrimas. Eia, pois, advogada nossa, esses vossos olhos misericordiosos a nós volvei, e, depois deste desterro, mostrai-nos Jesus, bendito fruto do vosso ventre, ó clemente, ó piedosa, ó doce sempre Virgem Maria. Rogai por nós, santa Mãe de Deus, para que sejamos dignos das promessas de Cristo. Amém.

5. Memorare. "Lembrai-vos, ó piedosíssima Virgem Maria, que jamais se ouviu dizer que algum daqueles que têm recorrido à vossa proteção, implorado o vosso socorro e invocado o vosso auxílio, fosse por vós desamparado. Animado, pois, com igual confiança, a vós, ó Virgem, entre todas singular, como minha Mãe recorro; de vós me valho e, gemendo sob o peso dos meus pecados, me prostro a vossos pés. Não desprezeis as minhas súplicas, ó Mãe do Filho de Deus humanado, mas dignai-Vos ouví-las propícia e alcançar-me o que vos rogo. Amém."

6. Sete Ave Marias em honra das sete Dores de Maria. Maria prometeu graças muito especiais àqueles que fizerem esta oração diariamente. Incluídas nas promessas de Nossa Senhora para aqueles que praticarem esta devoção está a sua garantia de uma assistência especial na hora da morte, incluindo a visão de sua face. As sete dores são:

(1) A primeira dor: a profecia de Simeão (Ave Maria)
(2) A segunda dor: a fuga para o Egito (Ave Maria)
(3) A terceira dor: a perda do Menino Jesus no templo (Ave Maria)
(4) A quarta dor: o encontro de Jesus e Maria no caminho da cruz (Ave Maria)
(5) A quinta dor: Jesus morre na cruz (Ave Maria)
(6) A sexta dor: Jesus é descido da cruz e colocado nos braços de Maria (Ave Maria).
(7) A sétima dor: o sepultamento de Jesus (Ave Maria)

7. A Ladainha de Nossa Senhora:

Senhor, tende piedade de nós.
    Jesus Cristo, tende piedade de nós.
Senhor, tende piedade de nós. Jesus Cristo, ouvi-nos.
    Jesus Cristo, atendei-nos.
Deus Pai do céu, tende piedade de nós.
Deus Filho, redentor do mundo, tende piedade de nós.
Deus Espírito Santo, tende piedade de nós.
Santíssima Trindade, que sois um só Deus,
    tende piedade de nós.

Santa Maria, rogai por nós (repita depois de cada invocação)
Santa Mãe de Deus,
Santa Virgem das virgens,
Mãe de Jesus Cristo,
Mãe da divina graça,
Mãe puríssima,
Mãe castíssima,
Mãe imaculada,
Mãe intacta,
Mãe amável,
Mãe admirável,
Mãe do bom conselho,
Mãe do Criador,
Mãe do Salvador,
Mãe da Igreja,
Virgem prudentíssima,
Virgem venerável,
Virgem louvável,
Virgem poderosa,
Virgem benigna,
Virgem fiel,
Espelho de justiça,
Sede de sabedoria,
Causa de nossa alegria,
Vaso espiritual,
Vaso honorífico,
Vaso insigne de devoção,
Rosa mística,
Torre de marfim,
Casa de ouro,
Arca da aliança,
Porta do céu,
Estrela da manhã,
Saúde dos enfermos,
Refúgio dos pecadores,
Consoladora dos aflitos,
Auxílio dos cristãos
Rainha dos anjos,
Rainha dos patriarcas,
Rainha dos profetas,
Rainha dos apóstolos,
Rainha dos mártires,
Rainha dos confessores,
Rainha das virgens,
Rainha de todos os santos,
Rainha concebida sem pecado original,
Rainha assunta ao céu,
Rainha do santo rosário,
Rainha das famílias,
Rainha da paz

Cordeiro de Deus, que tirais os pecados do mundo,
    perdoai-nos, Senhor.
Cordeiro de Deus, que tirais os pecados do mundo,
    ouvi-nos, Senhor.
Cordeiro de Deus, que tirais os pecados do mundo,
    tende piedade de nós, Senhor.
Rogai por nós, Santa Mãe de Deus,
    Para que sejamos dignos das promessas de Cristo.

Oremos: Concedei a Vossos servos, nós Vo-lo pedimos, Senhor Deus, que possamos sempre gozar da saúde da alma e do corpo e, pela gloriosa intercessão da bem-aventurada Virgem Maria, sejamos livres da presente tristeza e alcancemos a eterna alegria. Por Cristo Nosso Senhor. Amém

Nós recorremos à vossa proteção, ó Santa Mãe de Deus. Não desprezeis as nossas súplicas em nossas necessidades, mas livrai-nos sempre de todos os perigos, ó Gloriosa e Bendita Virgem. Amém.

8. Oração a São José. São José, guardião de Jesus e casto esposo de Maria, vós passastes vossa vida no perfeito cumprimento do dever. Vós sustentastes a Santa Família de Nazaré com o trabalho de vossas mãos. Protegei bondosamente aqueles que cheios de confiança se voltam para vós. Vós conheceis seus desejos, suas dificuldades, suas esperanças; e eles se voltam para vós porque sabem que vós os compreendereis e protegereis. Vós, também, conhecestes as provações, trabalhos e cansaços. Mas, mesmo no meio das preocupações da vida material, a vossa alma estava cheia de profunda paz e cantava a verdadeira alegria através de uma grande intimidade com o Filho de Deus a vós confiado, e com Maria, sua Mãe compassiva. Amém. —(Papa João XXIII)

9. Ladainha do Sagrado Coração de Jesus.

Senhor, tende piedade de nós. Jesus Cristo, tende piedade de nós.
Senhor, tende piedade de nós. Jesus Cristo, ouvi-nos. Jesus Cristo, atendei-nos.
Pai Celeste, que sois Deus, tende piedade de nós. (repetir depois de cada invocação)

Filho, Redentor do mundo, que sois Deus,
Espírito Santo, que sois Deus,
Santíssima Trindade, que sois um só Deus,
Coração de Jesus, Filho do Pai Eterno,
Coração de Jesus, formado pelo Espírito Santo no seio da Virgem Mãe,
Coração de Jesus, unido substancialmente ao Verbo de Deus,
Coração de Jesus, de majestade infinita,
Coração de Jesus, templo santo de Deus,
Coração de Jesus, tabernáculo do Altíssimo,
Coração de Jesus, casa de Deus e porta do Céu,
Coração de Jesus, fornalha ardente de caridade,
Coração de Jesus, receptáculo de justiça e de amor,
Coração de Jesus, cheio de bondade e de amor,
Coração de Jesus, abismo de todas as virtudes,
Coração de Jesus, digníssimo de todo o louvor,
Coração de Jesus, rei e centro de todos os corações,
Coração de Jesus, no qual estão todos os tesouros da sabedoria e ciência,
Coração de Jesus, no qual habita toda a plenitude da divindade,
Coração de Jesus, no qual o Pai põe todas as suas complacências,
Coração de Jesus, de cuja plenitude todos nós participamos,
Coração de Jesus, desejado desde toda a eternidade,
Coração de Jesus, paciente e de muita misericórdia,
Coração de Jesus, rico para todos os que Vos invocam,
Coração de Jesus, fonte de vida e de santidade,
Coração de Jesus, propiciação por nossos pecados,
Coração de Jesus, saturado de opróbrios,
Coração de Jesus, esmagado de dor por causa de nossos pecados,
Coração de Jesus, feito obediente até a morte,
Coração de Jesus, atravessado pela lança,
Coração de Jesus, fonte de toda consolação,
Coração de Jesus, nossa vida e ressurreição,
Coração de Jesus, nossa paz e reconciliação,
Coração de Jesus, vítima dos pecadores,
Coração de Jesus, salvação dos que em vós esperam,
Coração de Jesus, esperança dos que morrem em Vós,
Coração de Jesus, delícia de todos os santos,

Cordeiro de Deus, que tirais os pecados do mundo, perdoai-nos, Senhor.
Cordeiro de Deus, que tirais os pecados do mundo, ouvi-nos, Senhor.
Cordeiro de Deus, que tirais os pecados do mundo, tende piedade de nós, Senhor.
Jesus, manso e humilde de Coração, fazei nosso coração semelhante ao vosso.

Oremos: Deus onipotente e eterno, olhai para o Coração de Vosso Filho diletíssimo e para os louvores e satisfações que Ele, em nome dos pecadores, vos tributa; e aos que imploram a vossa misericórdia, concedei benigno o perdão em nome do Vosso mesmo Filho Jesus Cristo, que Convosco vive e reina em união com o Espírito Santo, Deus por todos os séculos dos séculos. Amém.

Promessas de Nosso Senhor aos devotos do seu Sacratíssimo Coração (estas promessas devem ser lidas pelo líder das orações):

(1) Eu darei aos devotos do meu Coração todas as graças necessárias a seu estado.

(2) Trarei e conservarei a paz em suas famílias.

(3) Consolá-los-ei em todas as suas aflições.

(4) Ser-lhes-ei refúgio seguro na vida e principalmente na morte.

(5) Lançarei bênçãos abundantes sobre seus empreendimentos.

(6) Os pecadores acharão em meu Coração a fonte e o oceano das misericórdias.

(7) As almas tíbias tornar-se-ão fervorosas.

(8) As almas fervorosas elevar-se-ão em pouco tempo, a uma alta perfeição.

(9) A minha benção pousará sobre as casas em que se achar exposta e venerada a imagem do meu Sagrado Coração.

(10) Darei aos Sacerdotes o poder de tocar os corações mais endurecidos.

(11) As pessoas que propagarem esta devoção terão seus nomes inscritos para sempre em meu Coração.

(12) Eu te prometo na excessiva misericórdia do meu Coração que o meu Todo-Poderoso Amor concederá a todos que comungarem na primeira Sexta-feira de nove meses consecutivos a graça da penitência final; eles não morrerão o meu desagrado, nem sem receber os Sacramentos; o meu Coração será para eles um refúgio seguro naquele último momento.

10. Oração pelos Sacerdotes. "Senhor Jesus, Pastor-Chefe do Rebanho, nós pedimos no grande amor e misericórdia do Vosso Coração que atendais a todas necessidades dos Vossos Pastores-Sacerdotes em todo o mundo. Nós pedimos que o Senhor atraia de volta ao Vosso Coração todos aqueles sacerdotes que seriamente se extraviaram do Vosso caminho, que possais reacender o desejo de santidade nos corações daqueles sacerdotes que se tornaram mornos, e que continueis a dar aos Vossos Sacerdotes fervorosos o desejo da mais alta santidade. Unidos ao Vosso Coração e ao Coração de Maria, Vos pedimos que leveis este pedido ao Pai Celestial que vive na unidade do espírito Santo. Amém."

11. Oração por todos os membros dos Associados dos Pastores de Cristo "Querido Jesus, nós vos pedimos Vossas graças especiais para todos os membros dos Associados dos Pastores de Cristo. Continuai a iluminá-los quanto ao privilégio e responsabilidade especiais que o Senhor lhes concedeu como membros do Vosso movimento, Associados dos Pastores de Cristo. Atraia-os sempre para mais perto do Vosso Coração e do Coração de Vossa Mãe. Concedei-lhes que possam sempre mais compreender o amor tão grande e especial dos Vossos Corações por cada um deles individualmente. Dê-lhes a graça de corresponder ao Vosso amor e ao amor de Maria com um amor que lhes é próprio cada vez maior. Amém."

12. Oração pelo sucesso espiritual e financeiro do boletim informativo sacerdotal. "Pai, nós Vos pedimos Vossas bênçãos especiais sobre o boletim informativo sacerdotal, Pastores de Cristo. Nós Vos pedimos que o Senhor abra os sacerdotes-leitores às graças que o Senhor quereis lhes dar através deste instrumento escolhido de Vosso Filho. Nós, também, Vos pedimos que Vós providencieis pelas necessidades financeiras do boletim informativo e dos Associados dos Pastores de Cristo. Nós Vos pedimos por Jesus, no Espírito Santo, com Maria ao nosso lado. Amém."

13. Oração por todos os membros da família humana. "Pai Celestial, nós Vos pedimos Vossas bênçãos por todos os vossos filhos espalhados por todo o mundo. Cuidai de todas as suas necessidades. Nós Vos pedimos a vossa ajuda especial por aquelas pessoas marginalizadas, por todos que são negligenciados e esquecidos. Unidos a vossa Mãe Maria, nós Vos queremos fazer este pedido por Jesus e no Espírito Santo. Amém."

14. Oração a São Miguel e aos nossos Anjos Guardiães.

"São Miguel Arcanjo, defendei-nos na batalha. Sede nossa salvaguarda contra as maldades e armadilhas do demônio. Que Deus o repreenda, nós humildemente Vos pedimos, e vós, príncipe das milícias celestes, pelo poder de Deus, lançai no inferno Satanás e todos os outros espíritos malignos que andam pelo mundo procurando a ruína das almas. Amém."

"Anjo de Deus, meu querido guardião, a quem o amor de Deus me confiou, esteja hoje e sempre ao meu lado para me iluminar e guardar, governar e guiar. Amém."

15. Pausa para silencio e oração pessoal. Deve-se ficar pelo menos uns cinco minutos.

16. Ato de consagração ao Coração de Jesus e Imaculado Coração de Maria.

"Senhor Jesus, Pastor-Chefe do Rebanho, eu me consagro ao vosso Sacratíssimo Coração. Do vosso coração traspassado a Igreja nasceu, a Igreja que Vós me chamaste, como membro dos Associados dos Pastores de Cristo, a servir de maneira muito especial. Vós revelastes o Vosso Coração como símbolo do Vosso Amor em todo os aspectos, incluindo o Vosso Amor especialíssimo por mim, que Vós escolhestes como Vosso companheiro neste trabalho importante. Ajude-me sempre a vos amar em retorno. Ajude-me a dar-me inteiramente a Vós. Ajude-me sempre a dar minha vida pelo amor a Deus e ao próximo. Coração de Jesus, eu coloco a minha confiança em Vós".

"Querida e Bendita Virgem Maria, eu me consagro ao Vosso Coração Imaculado e Maternal, este Coração que é um símbolo de Vossa vida de Amor. Vós sois a Mãe do meu Salvador. Vós sois também, minha Mãe. Vós me amais com um Amor especial como membro dos Associados dos Pastores de Cristo, um movimento criado pelo Vosso Filho como poderoso instrumento de renovação da Igreja e do mundo. Em retorno de Amor, eu me dou inteiramente ao Vosso Amor e proteção maternais. Vós seguistes Jesus perfeitamente. Vós sois a sua primeira e mais perfeita discípula. Ensinai-me a Vós imitar neste revestir-se de Cristo. Sede minha intercessora materna, através do Vosso Coração Imaculado, para que eu possa ser conduzido a uma união sempre mais íntima com o coração traspassado de Jesus, o Pastor-Chefe do Rebanho."

17. Orações Diárias. Todos os membros deve rezar diariamente a oração ao Santo Espírito e fazer um ato de consagração diário. Eles devem, também rezar o Terço do Rosário cada dia. Eles são animados a usar as orações acima conforme o tempo permita.

end of Manual de Orações - Português

              

  

   Excerpt from Priestly Newsletter 2001 #1  

I Lay Down My Life for My Sheep

I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd 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 as soon as he sees a wolf coming, and runs away, and then the wolf attacks and scatters the sheep; he runs away 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 10:11-15)1

Yes, the Good Shepherd laid down His life for us. And it is in this that we must lay down our lives daily in the Morning Offering, offering all we do as a sacrifice united to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and great grace will be released for souls. We can identify with Him in this that we offer everything we do in trying to please Him and serve Him as a sacrifice united to the Mass. The more we tell others to pray the Morning Offering, the more people will lay down their lives for souls and the more grace will be released for the troubled hearts.

Jesus’ Heart is pure and holy, our hearts are tainted.

Mary’s Heart is pure and sinless. The more we unite our offering with Their pure and holy Hearts, the more pure our offering and the greatest grace will be released for the troubled souls.

Souls, it is souls He came to save. Do we want to identify with our beloved Savior? Then we must not miss an opportunity to lay down our lives as a sacrifice for His precious souls.

Oh, how His Heart burned with love for the souls when He mounted the cross, covered with Blood and gave Himself as a sacrifice for souls.

Yes, the Good Shepherd laid down His life for His flock and we as His faithful shepherds must lay down our lives for His flock today.

There are millions of elderly that cry out daily, "Oh, God why am I here today?" In giving them a small card as simple as the ones that follow, they can offer their lives for souls which can help bring down great grace for the souls of this earth.

Say daily

God, I give you my life in union
with the Mass as an offering for
the souls, the Church and the
priests

Help us!

      



Your life is so important for souls, 
you can help bring down great grace.

 

      

Morning Offering

My dear Father, I offer you this day all my prayers, works, joys, and sufferings in union with Jesus in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, in the Holy Spirit. 

I unite with our Mother Mary, all the angels and saints, and all the souls in purgatory to pray to the Father for myself, for each member of my family, for my friends, for all people throughout the world, for all the souls in purgatory, and for all other intentions of the sacred Heart.

I love You, Jesus, and I give You my heart. I love you, Mary, and I give you my heart. Amen.

Imprimatur: Most Reverend Daniel E. Pilarczyk, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, January 22, 1997. (applies to this prayer only)


Offering Our Lives to God

Written May 29, 2000:

When we come to Mass we make an offering of ourselves, all our sorrows, wounds, joys, our complete selves. We see our lives and we put ourselves in Mary’s Heart, ask to make the offering in greatest purity. In His Heart we offer the sacrifice IN HIM and WITH HIM.

We become one with Him as deeply as possible. We dwell in His most perfect Heart offering sacrifice to God for our sins and the sins of men. Our whole being is very active in the Mass as we realize more the power of this Sacrifice most worthily offered. We want to give ourselves as completely as possible, our past, all of ourselves, now become so one in the moment of sacrifice as we become one in Him pleading and begging to our God for purification, for help, for love of Him and all others. We give thanksgiving, worship and honor to Him, our whole being given as a sacrifice on the altar IN His pure and holy Heart. Being in the Immaculate Heart of our Mother, we offer sacrifice for the Church and the world.

We offer every precious moment of our lives, united to the Masses around the world, being one in Jesus. Every moment is a moment of sacrifice united to God. This is what we do in the Morning Offering.

The pages of the book of our lives are being written. These moments of our lives are so dear to God, for we offer our lives as a sacrifice for souls.

Are we spending the precious moments of our lives offering sacrifice to God for His honor and glory and giving our lives as a sacrifice for souls?

Write a short page every day or the following day, similar to an examination of conscience, seeing the good (so much good we accomplish we overlook, so many precious moments of joy we forget) and the times we were troubled.

The devil tries to keep us focused on the problems.

We are His shepherds, helping to shepherd His flock, there is so much good we can accomplish every day.

We should write a short page every day, date it, read over it when we are troubled, keep it in a book, see how many joyful moments we have every day.

Give them to God as a bouquet of flowers placed at His feet on that last day, the pages of the life of our book.

We will want all pages to be done in love, all for the honor and glory of God.

 

 


Through Him, With Him
and In Him

We should pray the prayer from Jesus before His bitter passion.

I pray not only for these but also for those who through their teaching will come to believe in me. May they all be one, just as, Father, you are in me and I am in you, so that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe it was you who sent me. I have given them the glory you gave to me, that they may be one as we are one. With me in them and you in me, may they be so perfected in unity that the world will recognise that it was you who sent me and that you have loved them as you have loved me.

Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, so that they may always see my glory which you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world. Father, Upright One, the world has not known you, but I have known you, and these have known that you have sent me. I have made your name known to them and will continue to make it known, so that the love with which you loved me may be in them, and so that I may be in them. (Jn 17: 20-26)

Jesus’ Heart is on fire for love of us.

God the Father loves us so much, give Him the moments of our lives as a sacrifice.

Peace, Love, Oneness – One Body In Him.

Our prayers are answered. We must pray from the depth of our hearts. Giving ourselves in consecration to Jesus, consecrating our hearts to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Offer sacrifice.

Put the flowers as gifts beneath the throne of God.

Plead and beg for souls.

Offer sacrifice. Be united as a body.

And the bell tolls.

Do you hear the bells toll?

The moments of our lives we cannot live again.

We are here to love and honor God and to serve Him, to prepare ourselves for the life hereafter and to help others get there.

He is the Son of God.

He showed us how to be children of the Father.

He laid down His life for His flock.

He is the Good Shepherd.

We lay down our lives in our Morning Offering.

We lay down our lives and unite to the perfect Sacrifice of the Savior.

The moments go by with such swiftness and now here is the day, the kids are grown, the grandchildren have come, and we still say, "TOMORROW I will be about my union with God."

There are so many precious moments that could have been united as a sacrifice for special grace for ourselves and others.

When He was here on earth, He merited grace by His life and death.

We need to tap into this grace our Divine Savior came to earth to gain for us.

We must tap into this sacrifice.

The moments of our lives tick away. There are millions of souls in nursing homes that could be offering up their lives for souls. We have to unite ourselves and reach them, all the souls that will hear us and unite to this Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. He is the Head, we are the members of His body, the Church. We must be united in the Mass, praying every moment together, being one in Him in this Holy Sacrifice so that great grace will be released.

All our most difficult trials, when we endure them with love, can help to bring down great grace.

The moment is now.

The bell is tolling.

I can only live in this moment.

I must unite it to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, praying for souls.

Every moment, whether of joy or suffering, can be a moment of grace being released for our needs, for the salvation of souls, to make reparation to God, to honor and love Him and obey Him.

OUR LIVES ARE INDEED PRECIOUS, every moment, a moment that our Father gave us as a child of God for His honor and glory.

Alleluia – God, help us unite as a body.

Alleluia – God, help us to see ourselves all one as the family of the Father with Mary our loving Mother.

How will the page of our book look for the Father? Whether we write or not, we lived it as He willed or we lived it against His will.

Were our moments, moments to give Him honor and glory, to help promote the kingdom, to help save souls and lead others to God? Did the moments help us have a higher place in heaven? Did we mature more in our love relationship with God?

Here are the flowers over the bed where Father Carter died. Before he died he requested these news-letters be continued with his writings. Father Carter wrote 17 books and 33 newsletters in the 33 years he wrote during his life. Father Carter very carefully helped prepare this writing in those last days so his writings will continue. THE MISSION given to him by God to reach the priests was twofold.

His mission was to reach the priests with these newsletters centered in consecration and to begin prayer chapters centered in consecration to pray for the priests and the renewal of the Church and the world.

His desire being that his writings be published in future newsletters and along with other articles, that prayer chapters be begun praying these prayers.

Tapes are available with this newsletter and Father Carter, himself, prays these short prayers he gave to us in the prayer manual for this purpose. A prayer manual is enclosed. Also on the tapes, another priest reads the powerful writing of Father Carter on Grace.

In the last three months of his life, he firmly directed how he desired the newsletter to be continued.

Our precious moments are to be petals of flowers we give to our Father for that last day.

The moments of our lives are being written. He has them all recorded in our book of life.

August 8, 1946.

Today is the day I was born into the world.

What a glorious day it was, for I came and had the opportunity to gain heaven and help others do likewise.

The bell tolls.

The long night will soon be over.

A new spring day buds forth.

In the fall, the leaves give way to winter and soon we see the days are gone and past. How did we love and serve the Lord?

The trees are barren, the trees are in full bloom – the years go by, the seasons change, a small sore, a big blockage in the heart, soon the long hard nights come to a close and the glory of the long days waited, arrives. God gives His people what is their due.

How did we love and serve our God? How did we promote the kingdom on earth?

How did we live?

How did we follow in the Good Shepherd’s footsteps and lay down our lives for our friends?

I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd 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 as soon as he sees a wolf coming, and runs away, and then the wolf attacks and scatters the sheep; he runs away 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: 11-15)

    end of excerpt from priestly newsletter 2001 #1

  


       

      

      

Excerpt from Priestly Newsletter 1998 - ISSUE FOUR

    Shortly before he was to die from cancer, Joseph Cardinal Bernardin left us these inspiring words about peace: "It is the first day of November, and fall is giving way to winter. Soon the trees will lose the vibrant colors of their leaves and snow will cover the ground. The earth will shut down, and people will race to and from their destinations bundled up for warmth. Chicago winters are harsh. It is a time of dying.

    "But we know that spring will soon come with all its new life and wonder.

    "It is quite clear that I will not be alive in the spring. But I will soon experience new life in a different way...

    "What I would like to leave behind is a simple prayer that each of you may find what I have foundGod's special gift to us all: the gift of peace. When we are at peace, we find the freedom to be most fully who we are, even in the worst of times. We let go of what is non-essential and embrace what is essential. We empty ourselves so that God may more fully work within us. And we become instruments in the hands of the Lord."
3


Notes:

3. Joseph Cardinal Bernardin, The Gift of Peace, Loyola University Press, pp. 151-153.
    


end of excerpt from Priestly Newsletter 1998 - ISSUE FOUR

  

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Messenger:     The week the sex crises first hit the
                            US and the Newsweek Magazine
                            hit the mail boxes —
   
                               Fr. Carter's Priestly Newsletter Book II
                            with Red Prayer Manual reached
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Messenger:     Priestly Newsletter sent to 75,000 priests
                            in the world — 6 times a year
                            this book is from
                            September/October 1996 to the end of 1999.

                            Fr. Carter writes on the Priesthood —
                                the Eucharist — with quotes
                                from scripture and the Vatican  

  

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A message for the Earth from Jesus

January 22, 1998

    I am the Good Shepherd, these are My prayers, the prayers I give to help renew the Church and the world, all prayer chapters are asked to include these prayers (found in the Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual). As My Apostles and Shepherds I ask you to encourage all existing Chapters to try to encourage all existing prayer groups to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Encourage all Churches to pray these prayers. It is most urgent that the people of this earth concur with the Father's wishes to begin Prayer Chapters. This is an urgent request from the Good Shepherd. The flock will become one when they have given their hearts to Jesus and Mary. Encourage all priests to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Your world will be lighted with great light as the people of this earth pray these prayers.

    My promise is this to you My beloved earth: When you give your heart to Me and spread the devotion to My Sacred Heart, I will write your name In My Heart. I promise to give the greatest graces when you pray these prayers for renewal of the Church and the world and take all who pray them deeply into My Heart. The prayers I give will bring about the reign of My Sacred Heart and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart. I am Jesus Christ, this is My message of January 22, 1998, Please circulate this message to your world. I am the Good Shepherd, I know Mine and Mine know Me and they follow Me. Grace My Shepherds, I will give you the greatest graces for spreading these words to this earth and to your Church. I love you, I am Jesus Christ, the Son of Man, it is the Plan of the Father that Prayer Chapters are begun immediately and the Priestly Newsletter is given to all priests. The Voice of the Good Shepherd speaks through it.

end of January 22, 1998  

    

Given to Father Carter
on the Feast of St. Ignatius

July 31, 1994

Words of Jesus to Members of
Shepherds of Christ Associates:

"My beloved priest-companion, I intend to use the priestly newsletter, Shepherds of Christ, and the movement, Shepherds of Christ Associates, in a powerful way for the renewal of My Church and the world.

"I will use the newsletter and the chapters of Shepherds of Christ Associates as a powerful instrument for spreading devotion to My Heart and My Mother's Heart.

"I am calling many to become members of Shepherds of Christ Associates. To all of them I will give great blessings. I will use them as instruments to help bring about the triumph of the Immaculate Heart and the reign of My Sacred Heart. 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."

- Message from Jesus to Father Edward J. Carter, S.J., Founder, as given on July 31, 1994,
feast of Saint Ignatius Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits)

end of July 31, 1994 message given to Fr. Carter

    

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Jesus speaks:    I ask you not to focus on the
                                things at the bottom of the
                                mountain, but to focus on
                                praying for your problems —

                            praying as I have directed for
                                the priests, the Church and
                                the world.


  

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Jesus speaks:    They hung Me on a tree —
                            I suffered for your sins —
                            I died on the cross —

  

  

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Click here to read messages from Jesus.Surrender

March 10, 1994

Jesus: This is surrender. I want your all. I do not want you attached to any person or any thing. I want you completely dependent on Me. Do I teach you such lessons on how attached you are to others and things? I have all the answers. If I do not tell you, you do not need to know. You want your will. My will I make known to you in front of the tabernacle. I have spoken here.

Surrender is doing the will of God and it is not your deciding and doing your will. I want your all. I want you to do those things the way I tell you. It is not the way you want to do them. Sweet surrender, only to find I want more. Look at My position on the cross. Did I ask you to die for Me? I ask you to do My Will. I ask you to surrender. I ask for time in front of the tabernacle. I ask for love. Watch this world go up in your face. Then where are your possessions, the things you held on to? You only have limited vision. I know all things.

I am so tired. You do not give but bits and pieces. You hold on to what you want and give Me some. I want your all. I want total surrender. I showed you how to surrender when I died on the cross. I am not asking for this. I am asking for you to do My will. You are so attached to pleasing people that you do not see the whole picture. I make My ways clear here. You do not listen. You do what you think is a good thing and you do not even come to Me. I want your all. I want surrender.

R. Love includes giving up what you don't want to give up. Love is saying, "Yes, Lord", even when you would rather do it your way. It is in your surrender and love of God that you teach mighty lessons to those around you. You teach by your being in love with Jesus. I love you, Jesus. I give of My bounty, not little bits and pieces I stingily let go of. Jesus, my Lord, my God, my All, how can I love You as I ought? Do I give My all, or do I say, "Oh, Lord, you can't mean that you want this," and hold on to what I want.

Do I hold on to people and don't even know it, or do I put You first, Lord, above all persons, places and things? I see how really attached I am to everything, things I do not even know I am attached to. It is easy to give lip service to surrender and tell God to possess our soul and make me selfless, but do I really mean it? This is what keeps us from increased union with Him! It is in total surrender, of living for love of Him and Him alone, that we are free. And what freedom! The bittersweetness to let go, to find freedom from all we hold on to! The things we hold on to most are what keeps us from our increased union with Him.

"Oh, not that, Lord! Oh, do I look at your crucifix and see You letting go?" You held not one thing back. Your arms open wide, nailed to the cross! Total surrender!

What does He ask of me today that I want to hold on to? Holding on to things stops my freedom. To be totally free, I must let go. I cannot hold on and let go at the same time. Freedom is obtained in letting go. See yourself with your arms tight, holding on to all you possess.

Jesus: I call you to surrender. Open your arms as I did when I died on the cross. Let all your sacred worldly possessions drop around you and you will experience the joy of being free, united only to Me, of letting go and knowing that I, God, tend to your every need. To My death on the cross I loved you and I love you this way this very day. Let go and give it all to Me. I will care for you far better than you could for yourself. I am God and I love you more than you can love yourself.

Jesus is dead, hanging on the cross, arms outstretched. His feet are not even on the ground. He is hanging by nails on a piece of wood. What do we hold on to? He wants us in midair in total surrender. Oh, little ones, how you squander your possessions. How you hold on to people. How you won't let go. See Me in total surrender.

I gave My very life for you. What do you hold on to, My little ones? Little bits and pieces you give to Me and you hold tight to your lives. They will be up in smoke and all that will remain will be the things of God. Not one pair of shoes do you take with you, only your love, given to God and others.

end of March 10, 1994 message

              

Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus

  
My dear fellow Associate Members,

Jesus is calling special apostles to join a new division of the Shepherds of Christ Movement. Here is a message from Jesus given to Father Carter:

My beloved priest-companion, I am requesting that a new prayer movement be started under the direction of Shepherds of Christ Ministries. I am asking for volunteers who are willing to pray before the Blessed Sacrament for one hour, twice-weekly. Members of the Shepherds of Christ prayer chapters, as well as others, are to be invited to join this movement.

These apostles are to pray for the intentions I am giving you. For part of the hour they are to use the prayers of the Shepherds of Christ Associates Handbook. They may spend the rest of the hour as they so choose.

I will use this new prayer movement within My Shepherds of Christ Ministries in a powerful way to help in the renewal of My Church and the world. I will give great graces to those who join this movement. The name, Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus, is to be given to this movement.

I am inviting My beloved Rita Ring to be coordinator for this activity.

I pour out the great love of My Sacred Heart to all. I am Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the flock.

    This is indeed a special calling for us to unite in one heart with His Eucharistic Heart and pray for the following intentions:

  1. For the spread of the devotion to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary culminating in the reign of the Sacred Heart and the triumph of the Immaculate Heart.
  2. For the Pope.
  3. For all bishops of the world.
  4. For all priests.
  5. For all sisters and brothers in the religious life.
  6. For all members of the Shepherds of Christ Movement, and for the spread of this movement to the world.
  7. For all members of the Catholic Church.
  8. For all members of the human family.
  9. For all souls in purgatory.

          

He Remains with Us, Truly Present
   
    God sees us as one family, His beloved creatures. He loves us each with the deepest personal love. He sees us united. It is our love for one another that pleases Him. There is not division in God. He loves each of us and knows our uniqueness. He loves all of us as His creatures. We are all members of His holy family. He wants all His children to inherit the Kingdom of God.
 
   I find refuge by dwelling within His most precious Heart. I feel the inner glow, the heat. I feel the calm beating of His heart. It is there I am wrapped in His burning love. It is there I am united deeply to my most beloved Father. It is there I am joined with the permeating, moving action of the Holy Spirit.

    It is my refuge, in this dark and troubled world. It is my heaven on earth, to be joined in love with all He has created, to have perfect peace and know God's chamber of peace and love.

    I see the darkness, the vileness of this world, and I go to His Heart. I see, with rose-colored glasses. I see as He wants us to see with eyes of love. I want to love and see as He sees. It is in this deepest chamber of His Heart that I have found the Kingdom of God on earth, for He has said, the Kingdom of God is within you. The Kingdom of God, our little heaven on earth, is in dwelling deeply within Their Hearts. In His Heart is love and in His Heart is peace, in His Heart we are all one as He intends us to be. "But to the man who told him this Jesus replied, 'Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?' And stretching out his hand towards his disciples he said, 'Here are my mother and my brothers. Anyone who does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother." (Matt: 12:48-50)1 We draw in our beloved sisters and brothers by the love that radiates from our eyes, our gentle touch, our loving concern.

    Strip yourself of the attachments to this world. Find peace in the freedom of living according to His will, living *In Him, *in this magnificent Heart.

    He came, He walked the earth, for love of us. He took on a human body. He gave His adorable Heart that we could live *In Him. He no longer walks this earth, He gives us Himself in the Holy Eucharist. He gives us a human *heart, pierced with a lance, crowned with thorns and holding the cross. The way to this fiery furnace, the way to life in Him, is through much suffering and pain. We identify with Him in all our actions, all our joys and sufferings, united to Him as we live our lives in Him. We walk the Passion, we feel the joys, the deep love in His Heart for His Mother, for all His beloved creatures. We carry out His life in our life.

    I am Yours, my Lord. I love You with my whole heart, my whole soul, my whole being. I have found the Kingdom of God on this earth. I have found life in You. When I see the darkness in this troubled world, I go to the deepest, hottest chamber of Your Heart and I am bathed in your abundant love. I take with me my troubled brothers in my heart and I plead for their return to their God who is all worthy of all honor and love and adoration.

    I am Yours, Lord, I consecrate my heart to You to live forever in this holy place. I want to die to all that is not of You, that I can be united in the deepest way to You, that my heart will know Your love, that as I live in this world I can truly say, "It is no longer I who live, but He who lives in me."

    O, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, I give You my all. I come to You surrounded by the pure and loving heart of Your Mother. I know You won't refuse me in my wretchedness when I come to You in the heart of Your beloved Mother.

    The Holy Spirit permeates the very depth of my soul and I enter into the deepest chamber of His fiery Heart. It is there I feel so little, as a little child, and I unite to my most beloved Father. I feel in Your fiery heart the presence of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, in the deepest, whitest chamber, in the center of the deepest love. I unite with God and I know my dwelling in You is truly a little heaven on earth.

    The Kingdom of God is at hand. There will be an era of peace. We will all be one in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. We will be one happy family where there will only be love: love of God and love of one another.

    And the city shone with the brightest light for within their hearts they knew the love of God and it radiated into the world. There was no longer darkness that covered the earth, but light, radiating from those dwelling within the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. And the star shone over His bed at Bethlehem. He is truly the light of the world and the light shone in the darkness and all who came to this light lived in the light and lived according to the light.

    It is in this that we trust, that in all the darkness of the world that the light will shine when men are dwelling in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

    And, He says: I am the way, the truth and the life. He who abides in me will have the light of life. He came, He was born a baby, He died on a cross, but as He hung on that cross on Calvary, He was the light that shone as the brightest light to the world, withered, beaten and bloodied. He was the brightest light in the darkened sky. It was through His death all men were promised a chance for real life, for eternal salvation.

    And the light came forth from the tomb in power and glory, adorned in bright, glistening light. He stood before them with His glorified wounds: His pierced Heart of endless love and He gave them the newness of life-life in Him. The light shone in the darkness. He gave them a sharing in His Divine Life through Baptism and ascended into heaven to prepare a place for us, but He remained with us, truly present, in His Eucharistic Heart. He feeds us with His own Body and Blood. He gives us the Bread of Life. He is the Savior of the World and we live in newness of life because God first loved us!

- Rita Ring, February 23, 1996

     


 

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                        Retreat today — March 10
                            tomorrow — March 11
                            next day — March 12
                            Sunday — March 13

  

9 days before corner fell
off old seminary on
Lucia's birthday

  

Picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

My Heart Aches for You

March 13, 1994 5:45 p.m.

R. I was overtaken by an intense unrest. I was compelled to go to the tabernacle. I felt such suffering, suffering that Jesus suffered so for us and that everyone is so busy about their lives. Suffering for the indifference to Him and how He loves us despite our neglect! It was awful. I felt as I had on Christmas.

Jesus: I am the Lord, thy God. Thou shalt not have any gods before Me. I must be first in your life.

R. If you place any woman, man, children, food, clothing or any other little things above Him, you are not doing His will.

Jesus: I died for you, sweet one. I allow you to suffer. This is suffering. You are given this to know how I suffered. You I only give such little things. I suffered, sweet one. I suffered, bloodied, bruised and beaten. Blood rolled down My cheeks. My head was pierced with sharp thorns. They spat on Me. They whipped Me. They beat Me on My head, My precious head. They hit Me on My thorns and the pain was so intense--the piercing thorns! I was slapped hard by these senseless ones. Oh, such evil in the hearts of those who beat Me, the Son of God!

My whole Body ached from head to toe. I suffered so, My child. You will never know how I suffered for love of you. I am God and I loved all My precious ones to My death--and they ignore Me!

Oh, how I suffer from this wounded heart. They will never know what love I have to give them. They will never know how I, God, love them. They are so busy with their worldly lives!

You must tell them how I wait for them. I wait. I want them to come and I will give them such love! Tell them, Rita, tell them! Your discontent is from what emotions I give you and you keep them inside. I want all to know Me and My love. I am crying out to you, little one. Tell them, tell them. Do not waste any time. I am crying out for you to spread this message. I want you to tell all of My love and how I am waiting. Emotion! Emotion! I am crying out to you in your heart!

I long for their love. I died for them. How do I make them know if you, to whom I speak, hold back? I want you to get the messages out, child.

I loved all My beloved ones to My death. I love you this way this day. I am Jesus. I am begging you to not hold back this emotion.

Oh, child, My beloved ones are blind and are going down the road that leads to nowhere. You must preach My message. You must distribute My letters. You must tell all how I wait here!

Go to My faithful ones. Spread the messages at the Center. Keep them in your car. You will be called on in an instant and I will speak My message to My beloved ones through you.

Ready yourself for a big boom. No one is listening. I am crying out to you. Prepare your brothers. They are in darkness. Their souls are dying inside of them. Some come to Me with such indifference in Communion.

I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I am on fire for love of them. I am Jesus Christ, Son of the Living God. I call you to this state of urgency. Move your friends by this urgent letter. There is no more time to waste. I call you all here to deliver this message personally to you. I am Jesus. I am begging each of you to spread My message. Tell them of My ardent love. In each moment you waste, souls will be lost.

I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I am your God. I am calling to you. Will you listen or will you be numb to My pleading? I yearn for your love. Come and sit with Me every day. Sit in front of My tabernacle so I can give you what you need. Pray the Prayer for Union with Jesus.

I am Jesus, the Son of God. I cry out to you to preach My love. Spread these messages. Tell all you meet that I, Jesus, am alone. I am in your midst and I love you this very day. I wait for you in the tabernacle. Come and be with Me every day. This is all that you need. I give you everything. All will work when you come to Me to get your supplies.

Come to Mass and Communion daily. I wait for you to come and be in union with Me. I want to be so close to you. I love you all and I am asking you each to busy yourself about your love affair with Me. Make Me first in your life. Give Me all you are. Pray My Prayer for Union all through the day.

It is your union with Me that will change this world. You will light the lights of the souls in darkness. They will see the might of God in your soul. Energy will be emitted from your very being. You will be as you are, My most important workers, just in your being, if you surrender and be about our love affair!

It's so simple. Come to Me, be united in Communion, pray with Me in silence after Communion, pray to the Holy Spirit for all of His gifts. Pray, lay hands on each other for strength. I am Jesus. I am alive. I will live in you in such a way that you will do such wonders, just in your being more in love with Me.

I love you all dearly. Open yourselves. Be selfless and let Me possess your soul! I love you. Jesus

end of March 13, 1994

      

      

March 13, 1997
  
THE SORROWFUL MYSTERIES

   

Song:  I Am Your Sacred Heart

Song:  Little Child

 

The Agony in the Garden

1. Most of the messages that I receive from Jesus, I just hear a few words and then the message comes as I speak.  I do not know what He will say through me. A lot is reflection, some from the Holy Spirit.  Most of the content of the rosary is this way. On some occasions, He has asked me to read certain excerpts from a book. Today He has asked me to have with me God’s Blue Book II in which a lot will come from that when I read something and also from the Apostles Manual. However, most that I receive is received as I sit here from Jesus, and I speak as He speaks through me. I do not know what He will say. I just am used as the instrument to deliver the message to you.

2. This is from the Apostles Manual. This is a letter that I wrote to Jesus. “My whole life is to be like You, but I am so imperfect. Dying to myself is such a struggle because I want to get down from the cross and hold on to my old ways.

I see You on the cross, Jesus, with Your hands opened wide and the way You hung. You endured it until the end. Three agonizing hours. You did not get down and You gave Your all. In humbleness, I will admit my faults and grow to be more like You. Oh, God, I can't get down from the cross and put the old imperfections back on.

When You light the way and show me how evil I am, I have to go all the way to the death of the imperfections as much as possible. I cannot get off the cross and keep any of them. I want to be like You, but I fall so short of true holiness. I only know I really, really love You and I want to be like You. When You were beaten raw, You loved those who hated You. Oh, our way is so hard. I don't want to open myself up to those who have hurt me, but I know I should.

Jesus: I tell you, you must die to your selfish ways and love. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE. Admit your failings so you can die to them.” (Apostles Manual, February 28, 1997, A Love Letter to Jesus)

3. And so what do I see all through the sorrowful mysteries, but the surrender of our Almighty God. I see Him as He kneels in the garden. He is alone there, for the apostles slept. And He surrendered, surrendered always to the will of the Father. How many times in our life do we know that there is something very difficult that we must do, but it is very hard for us. And so we struggle, we struggle trying to do what God is telling us to do and what we want to do. It is in doing His will that we will have peace and joy. Many times it is very difficult to do those things that He asks of us. But in order to have peace and oneness with Him, we must comply to the will of the Father and do as He asks.

4. Jesus speaks:  I opened Myself, I opened Myself for you, My beloved ones.  I gave, I gave Myself to My death on the cross. 

Look at Jesus today. In the Eucharist He gives Himself to us. It is as if we would give ourselves to someone, to open ourselves wide, to share ourselves and they would walk away and treat us with much indifference. The Almighty God is all perfect love and He gives Himself to us freely in the Eucharist. He gives Himself to us in the greatest love. He is longing and He is waiting for us to come to Him in Holy Communion to unite in this most intimate way with our Divine Savior. And so many walk away immediately after they have received Communion, the gift of love given by the all perfect God. He gives Himself and people walk away and they do not treasure this great gift that He gives to us.  Let us look deep into our hearts and let us think of the gifts God has given to us. Let us think of the gift that God is here present at this very moment, in this most holy place, the Almighty God, the same Jesus that knelt in the garden, that sweat blood, that carried His cross, that hung on His cross. He is here, the same Jesus that rose from the dead, that ascended into heaven, He is here and He remains with us. Hear Him. He calls out to me and to you, “So few souls come to Me with a heart that is filled with such love and I am longing and I am waiting for them to come and to share themselves with Me.”

5. Feel the anguish of our beloved Savior in the garden as He kneels. And He knows of all of the souls that He loved so, the souls that He would give Himself to in the Holy Eucharist and they would leave and would not even recognize the great gift that He gave to them. How His Heart hurt with immense pain in the Passion, suffering within His Heart for wanting their love, wanting them to share this most intimate time with Him. He gives Himself so intimately to them in the Holy Eucharist. And they walk away as if the gift is nothing, and they talk of senseless things.

6. I remember this so well. It was February the 28th, 1994 . 

Note: It was noisy right after Communion. He was upset.

R. Jesus, truly is in our midst! It is the fire of His love in our breasts that will warm the cold heart.

Jesus: How can you, in your indifference, walk from Me when I am truly present in your body? How can you, when you see Me hanging on the cross out of love for you, walk away when I, God, love you so much as to come and be inside of your body?

You are ignorant because you are busy for all the wrong things. If you, My little ones, were busy about our love affair, I would teach you all you need to know, but you busy yourself with such nonsense.”  Jesus lamented and lamented the loss of the souls that were leaving the chapel. He cried out. It sounded as if in greatest pain and anguish for the souls that were leaving, when He wanted so much intimacy with them. (God's Blue Book II, February 28, 1994 After Communion, God Is There In Holy Communion)

7. This is what this is about. Our Lady promised at Fatima that there would be this great era in which the Sacred Heart of Jesus would reign and her Immaculate Heart would triumph. In this great era, it will be an era in which man will know such intimacy with God far beyond any that we know at this time.  He is revealing these secrets to us, the secrets of His Heart so that we will be more intimate with Him. And He is giving to us a great grace to be ever closer to Him. He promised Father Carter in a message that He gave to him, when he began the Shepherds of Christ movement as Jesus requested, that He would give to the members of the Shepherds of Christ movement abundant graces to be ever closer to His Heart and to the heart of His Mother. Jesus’ Heart, let us focus on this burning heart of love.  Let us see it clearly before our eyes. This is the Almighty God. He is here in this room with us at this very moment and He wants our love.

8. So much our beloved Savior suffered. He sweat blood. It is love He wants from us. For He has said many times before in these rosaries, His greatest anguish was not the wounds to His body during the Passion but it was the wounds to His most Sacred Heart. Think of yourselves. Think of how it is if you break a leg. You are inconvenienced, you suffer from the pain.  But think of how it is when you love someone and you are hurt by this love, how your heart is in such pain. Jesus has said in rosary after rosary, “My greatest agony was not the wounds to My body, but it was the suffering to My most Sacred Heart, the heart that loves and wants to be loved.’

9. And so why are the football games so crowded? Why do people spend so much money to go to hear singers but our Almighty waits many times in the tabernacles of this world waiting for the precious souls to come? It is in this chapel that we should tell Him how fervently we love Him, the King of all kings on His throne in the tabernacle, that we should open up our heart at this moment and thank the Almighty God for the gift of Himself given to us.

10. We are as blind men and we do not see. Jesus speaks to us in the scriptures. Some of the language is veiled. We must go to the heart of our Mother and pray to the Holy Spirit that we will see more and more, that we will know our beloved God more and more. For to know Him is to love Him. We must pray for the light to shine in our hearts, the light of knowing God and loving Him with the most fervent love.           

            Song between decades: “I come to you with greatest love…”

 

The Scourging at the Pillar

1. This is an excerpt from the Mass Book. In this experience, I was given the great intensity in the presence of God and I wrote on December 17th, 1995 ,  

“I touched eternity, and in that embrace, I knew all the waiting was worth the glory. You enveloped my being, and I was truly merged in the Divine Presence. I was merged in Your being. I existed IN You, with You, in the highest union with You, although I knew I was still distinct from You.

I was fused and absorbed in You, feeling complete and satisfied.

This is heaven on earth: to be merged as one with Divinity, although remaining distinct from God, to take our feeble hearts, our lowly status and to unite ourselves with the Divine, Almighty, powerful God and in this union to be meshed with Him, that His power dominates and our humanity reaches its heights of fulfillment in this union, in this oneness with Him.” (Mass Book, December 17, 1995 , The Earth Stopped and Touched Heaven)

2. “The place Jesus took me was into the deepest recesses of His Heart. I was enveloped in His burning love. It was a red room with heat and an intense glow. I was swept away in this embrace, and I only existed in Him. The power of the Almighty God enveloped me, and I only existed in Him. There was no fear, for I was existent in this Almighty Being. My heart was wrapped in the eternal embrace of this Supreme Being. The security, the power I know was His deep presence in which I existed.” (Mass Book, December 18, 1995, In the Deepest Recesses of His Heart)

3. And so He stood at the pillar. They had bound Him and they came to Him with their whips. They came forth to our beloved Jesus, our lover, and they whipped Him and they tore His flesh. And did He give? Yes, He gave. He gave His flesh, He gave His blood, He gave His all. He came to this earth, the Almighty God in greatest love for man, and He gave Himself.  He gave Himself as a sacrifice to His death on the cross and He gives to us this day Himself.  And how do we treat this great gift that the Almighty God gives to us?  What about the gifts that God is giving, the gift that He gives, His precious Son? He gives Himself to us in the Holy Eucharist. And how do we treat Him when we receive Him? Do we give Him our love? Do we tell Him how much we love Him? Do we spend the time after communion, the time that is so precious when He imprints on us knowledge of Himself, the most intimate knowledge of the Almighty God, the great gift given to us. Do we relish this time with Him after Communion and realize that it’s in that time the Almighty God will shower us with His divine life. And He will give us knowledge of Himself, special knowledge in this great act of intimacy and union with the Almighty God. This will be the era of great intimacy. When men will not run from church, when they will be so united in such intimacy to the Almighty God, where their hearts will burn for they will love God beyond everything else and they will love each other as the Father intends us to love. Think of this. All of us being united, loving God with such intense love and being one with each other where we care for each other, where we are not trying to get ahead of people we are just genuinely loving each other, as brothers, as the Father intended us to do. This will be this great era when men will know that they are truly brothers in Christ, where they will love God with the most fervent love and when they will love each other.

4. And how can we help? We can help by giving ourselves to the hearts of Jesus and Mary. We can pray this prayer every day for union with Jesus. We can go to Him in the holy sacrifice of the Mass and give ourselves, give ourselves as completely as we can, as a sacrifice, united with Jesus in this sacrifice to the Father.

5. And so why are we not one? Why is there such separation between us? We must die to our imperfections. We must go to Him in the holy sacrifice of the mass and surrender, give ourselves. And at that point of consecration, as we unite to His sacrifice to the Father, that we will ask to die to our imperfections, that we will pray to be more and more like Him. The more we are like Him, the more we will be one with each other. For it is because of our imperfections that we are separate from one another. We must die to our imperfections to be more like Him.

6. And so I say, “But Jesus, I do not want to give for I hurt. It hurts so many times when I give, and I give, and I give and I am rejected and unaccepted. But I see Jesus at the pillar with His hands tied and I see them whip Him and I see as His flesh is torn that He gave His flesh indeed for love of me. This is love. It is the gift of self given.

7. The word that I have heard all morning is “surrender, surrender, surrender.”  “Surrender to Me.” So I opened up the Blue Book and Jesus spoke to me in the Blue Book. “Oh, sweet surrender to the will of God, to know that He, too, uses this to our greater love of Him! All that we experience is to strengthen our relationship with Him! It is in these periods of longing that we realize how much we truly love Him.” (God's Blue Book II, February 4, 1994, After Mass The Ache in Your Heart Is for Union with Jesus)

8. And I open to another place in the Blue Book and He said, “The will of The Father I make clear to you. You want that security the world says you should have. The world is not secure. It is built on a sinking ship. It may look secure, but in one instant your ship could sink and if you are counting on yourself, what will you do?” (God's Blue Book II, January 18, 1994, 4:40 a.m. I Want Both Feet Off the Ground)

9. We hold on, we hold on to so many things that we do not even realize that we are attached to. Look at Jesus. They tied Him to the pillar, the Almighty God. At any moment, He could have released Himself. But for greatest love of us He allowed Himself to be tied to a pillar, to be beaten, to be bloodied. He surrendered Himself for love of us.

10. There are so many messages that Jesus gave in the second Blue Book on surrender. Let us look at our Almighty God, the Almighty God, all powerful, knowing all things, Almighty comes into this world a helpless baby in the womb of a woman.  He is tied to the pillar, the Almighty God. He is bound in a little baby body, He is bound to the pillar. He is hung on the cross and nailed to the cross. He is bound to the cross but we do not want to surrender. We do not want to give for we do hold on to things. We want that little bit of security that the world tells us that we must have. And He says to us, “I am the Almighty God. I am all powerful. I gave Myself for love of you. I allowed Myself to be tied to the pillar and to be nailed to the cross. I gave Myself to you. I died for you. I gave Myself for love of you and you are afraid, you are afraid to let go and let me run your life. I want union with you. I am asking you this day to pray the Prayer for Union With Jesus to give yourself as a sacrifice to unite to My sacrifice and to offer yourselves to the Father.” 

Song between decades: “I come to you with greatest love…”

 

The Crowning With Thorns

1. We even hold on to our imperfections. We do not give ourselves as we should to Jesus and let Jesus work in our hearts. We think that we are in control of everything, that we are able to rid ourselves of these imperfections. We must give ourselves to Jesus and willingly want to give up the imperfections. We must pray for His grace to help us.

2. I opened up the Blue Book again and Jesus spoke to me. And He says, “Do not dwell on how you should be perfect, that you are not and are disappointing to Me. That is Satan! You are not perfect. Admit it with humility. You are a creature that thinks of yourself. Selflessness is a constant struggle. Pray for strength and help to become selfless. This is how it is achieved. You do not do it. You pray and practice discipline in yourself. You are not perfect and I love you always. I love you in your faults, just as I love you when you are good. I love you unconditionally. It is pride to think you are perfect. You are not perfect. You are constantly struggling with the ego part of you. Pray to be absorbed in My heart. Pray for union with Me. Pray to die to yourself and remain only in My love.” (God's Blue Book II, February 20, 1994 6:30 a.m., Focus Only on the Love of Jesus)

3. And so I struggled and I struggled and I went to Him and I cried. And I said to Jesus, “Jesus, will You help me?” And He told me, He told me in a message on December 22nd that He would bring the shepherds to their knees. And that He has. Since December the 22nd, 1996 , He has brought me to my knees and He has brought me to the Blue Books in a way that I have never used them before.  For the answers are truly found from Jesus in these Blue Books. And He speaks to us, His words of love. And in His words of love He gives to us teachings in order to live in holiness, in order to live in loving God more and loving one another.

4. I am sorry so many times when I see myself fall and I keep going to Him more and more. But I am realizing more and more that it is in the holy sacrifice of the Mass,  it is in uniting in that sacrifice with Jesus to the Father, that at that moment when I give myself to Him, that I will die to many imperfections if I surrender and let go. For it is in that moment, I feel His presence so strong.  And then He gives Himself to me in the Holy Eucharist and He wraps me in His Divine love and it makes me cry.  For to have the presence of the Almighty God is greater than all treasures to be found on this earth. And I hear Him lament about the souls that run from the church after Communion. And I understand more fully what it is to give yourself and to be hurt, what it is for Jesus to give Himself completely, the Almighty God to us and to be treated with such indifference and  such lack of love from the cold hearts that exist in this world.  The hearts are, oh, so cold in this world today. But the Heart of Jesus is warm and on fire for love of men. And He is giving us the grace and He is giving us these messages that our hearts too will be turned to hearts of love and on fire for Him.  For He is alive and He is truly present in this room with us and He is longing for our love. Will we turn our hearts over to Him, will we surrender and give ourselves, or will we remain as the cold hearts in this world?  For He longs for a heart that is filled with love to come to Him and to share their love with Him.  He is alive and He wants our love.

5. I would like to read to you from March of 1994. This was exactly three years ago today and I remember this as if it happened only minutes ago. For I went to church and my heart was in such anguish and suffering as He allowed me to suffer so many times for the souls that do not love Him. And I went there and I heard Jesus call out. He says,

Jesus speaks: I died for you, sweet one. I allow you to suffer. This is suffering. You are given this to know how I suffered. You I only give such little things. I suffered, sweet one. I suffered, bloodied, bruised and beaten. Blood rolled down My cheeks. My head was pierced with sharp thorns. They spat on Me. They whipped Me. They beat Me on My head, My precious head. They hit Me on My thorns and the pain was so intense--the piercing thorns! I was slapped hard by these senseless ones. Oh, such evil in the hearts of those who beat Me, the Son of God!

My whole Body ached from head to toe. I suffered so, My child. You will never know how I suffered for love of you. I am God and I loved all My precious ones to My death--and they ignore Me!

Oh, how I suffer from this wounded heart. They will never know what love I have to give them. They will never know how I, God, love them. They are so busy with their worldly lives!

You must tell them how I wait for them. I wait. I want them to come and I will give them such love! Tell them, Rita, tell them! Your discontent is from what emotions I give you and you keep them inside. I want all to know Me and My love. I am crying out to you, little one. Tell them, tell them. Do not waste any time. I am crying out for you to spread this message. I want you to tell all of My love and how I am waiting. Emotion! Emotion! I am crying out to you in your heart!

I long for their love. I died for them. How do I make them know if you, to whom I speak, hold back? I want you to get the messages out, child.

I loved all My beloved ones to My death. I love you this way this day. I am Jesus. I am begging you to not hold back this emotion.

Oh, child, My beloved ones are blind and are going down the road that leads to nowhere. You must preach My message. You must distribute My letters. You must tell all how I wait here!” (God's Blue Book II, March 13, 1994, My Heart Aches for You)

6. And I went from the church and I was in such suffering as He allowed me to suffer. Every Sunday I would go to the church from 5-6 (p.m.). And He said He allowed me to suffer on Saturday and Sundays especially, because of the neglect He received from so many that went to church on Sunday and did not even have a thought for Him when He gave Himself to them.

7. Jesus speaks:  And so I cry out to you this day, My beloved ones. I am asking you to help to spread the messages in God’s Blue Book Two. For in this book I am telling My beloved souls of My burning love for them. It is in these letters that they will know that I am alive and that I am waiting and that I am longing, that I am truly present in the tabernacle and I give Myself to them in the Holy Eucharist. And I long for those moments after communion, for those moments when you come and you spend this time with Me and you tell Me how much you love Me. I am Jesus. I am alive and I am waiting for you. Will you spread this message to the far ends of the earth? There will be a time when men will love Me with the greatest love. Many souls will be lost. I am calling you, the apostles, to carry this message to the ends of the earth and to tell men of the fire of My love, the fire that will warm their hearts. So many will know the fire of hell, the fire of everlasting damnation. What you do with your life this day, how you spend your life helping to spread this message to the world will make the difference to so many souls for I am magnifying all of your efforts. And the souls will know My love because you went into the world and told the world how I loved them.

8. And the King will reign on His throne. All will come and they will worship and adore Him. They will kiss the ground and bend low. They will prostrate themselves and they will know God in a way that they have never known God before. And they will have the most intimate love affair with the Almighty God sharing in His deep burning love for them.

9. Hail Mary…

10. Hail Mary…  

Song between decades: “I come to you with greatest love…”

 

The Carrying of the Cross

1. This is a message from August the 23rd, 1993. Jesus spoke, “

Jesus speaks: I thought of My intense love for you -- that many would go to heaven because of My suffering -- and I continued to the top of the hill. At the top they laid Me on the cross and with a big hammer nailed My hands to it. It was the worst (suffering) yet. My hands were nailed with big nails and the big hammer. Then, as if that weren’t enough, with a big nail they nailed through both feet.

Then they lifted the cross and banged it into (a hole in) the ground. My shoulders ached from how I hung. My head bobbed and My neck ached and they laughed and said, "Now save Yourself." I hurt so much! I suffered this way for hours -- which seemed like forever -- and they glared at Me and laughed! My Mother watched in such agony.

For love of you, to My death I gave you My Body. My child, I shed My Blood and gave you My life that you might be with Me forever in heaven -- not for a day, a month or a year, but forever with Me in heaven.

I am the true Bread come down from heaven. He who eats My Flesh will have life forever. For the drink I give you is My Blood and food you eat is My Body. Who would lay down his life for a friend? I did, for you. I love you this much, child. Forget about those who reject you. You have My life that I gave you and I give you life eternal.”  (Blue Rosary Book, August 23, 1993, On His Passion)

2. And so He carried the cross on His back laden with our sins. He suffered for us. Do you know what it is to suffer for another? Do you know what it is?  Do you know how it was for Jesus to carry the weight of the sins of the world on His back?

3. Think of how we feel when somebody makes us mad, if they can make us mad. But we feel as if someone hurt us or someone did something to us. Think of how we feel inside. Jesus willingly took on the cross, He took on the weight of the sins of the world. He carried the sufferings on His back.

4. And how does He tell us that we are to love one another? He tells us that we are to love one another as He loved us. And how did He love us? He gave His life for us. Do we love our brothers that we would give our life for them?

5. Jesus speaks:  It is in the cross, it is in the crosses that I give to you that you learn the lessons that I want to teach to you. But so many abandon the cross and they do not learn a lesson. And so I must try to teach them again.  You must bear with your crosses and you must identify with My cross. You must realize that it is in carrying your crosses that you learn the greatest lessons in dealing with the people that irritate you, the people that make you suffer, that you learn how to love. I am teaching you this day in your life, in all of the circumstance of your life, you are being taught My lessons of love. I am molding you and shaping you into My soldiers of love. Do not give up the cross. You must love, you must not be angry with your brother. You must love them when they hurt you and when they persecute you. I am teaching you the way to love.

6. But we kick and we holler and we complain and we give our cross many times to others, when we could carry the cross ourselves and we could gain much grace. But it is so hard. And He says, “It is hard. Look into My eyes as I carried the cross. See the blood as it rolled down My face, as it rolled into My eyes. See the cross as I carried the cross and fell to the ground and My chin hit the earth. See the cross as they poked at Me and I scarcely could move, but I got up and I continued to the hill where they crucified Me.”

How are you this day? Do you give up your cross or do you carry the cross?  For it is in the cross that there is the glory. It is in the death that there is the life.  It is in the darkness that there is the light and although we can not see for we feel our eyes are crusted over and we are blinded. Slowly, very slowly the light steals across the sky and we see the brightness of the new day. Slowly, very slowly as we struggle through the deepest cave, there is the opening at the end where the light shows through. He allows us many times to suffer and then we go to Him in front of the tabernacle and after communion and in one second He outpours His most intimate love and it was as if all the suffering was worth those moments of intimacy when He gave us His special divine touch. For He is alive, He is alive and He is giving to us great grace to draw us ever closer to His heart on fire for love of us. Oh, Jesus, how I love Thee. But it is so hard so many times. I love Thee with all my heart and I want to be so close to you.  But I see myself struggle and I hear you say to me, “No one is perfect.  I am giving to you the grace to handle all the difficulties in your life. You will struggle. I love you, I love you however you come to Me.” And I know this, for He has revealed this to me.  I know that the more I go to the holy sacrifice of the Mass, the more that I truly beg Him to help me to die to my imperfections, that He will help me, that He will help me. I depend on Him.

7. God knows that we are not perfect. And at the beginning of every Mass we tell Him how sorry we are for our sins. I remember one time going to Mass and feeling so unworthy. And I went and then they said to be sorry for our sins and to say, “Lord, have mercy, Christ, have mercy, Lord, have mercy.” And I thought, “Jesus wants me to offer myself as a sacrifice.  But in this mass, I can tell Him how I am a sinner and I am sorry for my sins.” I want to be a holy sacrifice, I want to unite with Him, I want to be like Him. But it is a struggle, it is truly a struggle. But I know after the dark, dark, black, black night that there is the morning light. After the death, there is the resurrection. And He outpours His life to us and we know Our Divine Lord lives.

8. Jesus speaks:  My beloved ones, Satan is a prowling lion that is prowling this earth wanting to devour you. He wants your soul and he wants the souls of all My beloved ones. I am aiding you in helping to spread My love, in helping to spread the Shepherds of Christ movement. You must pray for the priests. Pray fervently for the priests. Pray as Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus.  You must pray your prayers as often as you can. Pray as often as you can before the tabernacle. It is through your prayers that many things will be accomplished.

I know, Jesus, what you are asking of us is to spread this movement to the far corners of the earth. And I know that the bombs are flying and the bombs will fly. And I know that Satan works on the weakest link to help stir up much confusion and division. He works on the people that do not have a fervent prayer life. Satan works in order to try to stop us. For he does not want the movement to spread and he does not want souls to love God and he wants souls for hell. So I know this from what Jesus has told us, that we must pray fervently, seriously at least an hour a day, alone with Jesus in greatest intimacy for as long as we assume our role as apostles. As long as we go out, Satan will work on us to try to stop us and it is the ones that are not spending the intimate time with Jesus that he will use. This time is so precious with our beloved Jesus, preferably before the tabernacle, if not at home, to spend some quiet time with Jesus every day. For it is in that time that He helps us to sort out the information that we have taken in and He gives us the knowledge that we need to know how to handle the problems in our life.

9. It is in this time alone with Him, if we write to Him, if we read His letters in the Blue Book, if we spend time just being with Him that we will learn about intimacy with Jesus, that our life with Him will change more and more into a greater intimacy after communion and during the mass. For we will know Him as a Person that truly loves us.

10. Hail Mary…  

Song between decades: “Oh burning heart, Oh love divine…”

Jesus speaks:

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

 

Jesus Dies on the Cross

1. This is from the Mass Book, December the 19th, 1996, There is a Man on the Cross. “God wants union with us. He wants fire. Many try to love God with a cold heart. They tell Him words that they think they should say that are loving.

When one loves, they do not need to be prompted to say words. From the depth of their being they cry out their words of love. It is a cry from within, from the fire within their chest, behind the words. The words are burning in their chest and must be released because of the fire behind them.

We are as blind men. We do not see the great gifts that God gives to us. It is as if we stand by the shore of the sea and throw little words at Jesus. We must not be afraid to jump into the water and be completely immersed in His love. He was consumed with such love for us. He gave Himself to His death on the cross.”  (Mass Book, December 19, 1996, There is a Man on the Cross)

2. “There is a man on a cross and he tells us so many things. He does not have to speak. When we study Him on the cross, He speaks to us with His pierced hands. ” (Mass Book, December 19, 1996, There is a Man on the Cross)

3. “His head covered with blood, His body withered and beaten. He speaks to us of His undying love. Oh, beloved Savior, I am blind. I am selfish. I do not see the great reservoir of love that you give to Me. I see the man dying on the cross. How do I see Him?” (Mass Book, December 19, 1996, There is a Man on the Cross)

4. “Do I see the body of a man, a live man? Do I see His labored breath? Do I see His chest move as His Heart beats within? Do I see the real skin of a man? Do I see the real blood He shed? Do I see the light that silhouettes His withered body? Do I see the Light of the World? Do I see the tender skin of an infant laid on bare wood in the manager and then the torn, lacerated, bloodied skin of this man?

This is love! There is a man on the cross. There is a child born to us today. He is the Light of the World. His light is shining in the darkness, but people do not see. They see the wood, but they view it for the beauty it will create in their newly decorated living rooms.

The cross is not a thing of the past, the cross is with us today. We carry it on our backs as He showed us we would, but we try to take it off and throw it away.

It is in the cross there is the resurrection. It is by meditating on the crucifix, we see His undying love. We must open up our eyes and see. Pray for vision to see clearly the man Who gave Himself for love of us, Our Divine Lord.”  (Mass Book, December 19, 1996, There is a Man on the Cross)

5. It is in the death that there is the resurrection. It is after the dark night that we see the light of day. It is in going to the holy sacrifice of the mass and uniting in this sacrifice with Jesus to the Father that we are transformed more and more and that we unite, in the deepest intimacy with Him, in the Holy Eucharist. We are to be soldiers of love, soldiers that are going across this earth with hearts that are warm and are filled with love. There are many cold hearts in the world.  If we go to the world and we are confronted by these cold hearts and we clam up and we close up, we will not spread His light and His fire into the darkness.  We must realize that love is giving, that we must give when it hurts, that we must give, and give, and give. There is a man that is hanging on the cross and He does not speak any words. But if we study His body, if we see His arms outstretched and nailed with the nails, we will see that He gave His all to His death, He gave the last drop of His blood and the last beat of His heart.

6. Jesus speaks:  Can I count on you, My beloved ones? Will you carry the message of My love into this world? Will you carry the message of My burning heart to the cold hearts? For so many people have turned almost into robots, the way that they talk to one another. I want love and oneness, I want you to be one.

7. It is in the Shepherds of Christ movement as we give our hearts to Jesus and Mary that we unite in this oneness in Their Hearts. It is in the Holy Eucharist that He gives Himself to us, that we become one in Him, and that we become so united with one another.

8. This is from Ezekiel (34: 11-16) “For the Lord Yahweh says this: Look, I myself shall take care of my flock and look after it. As a shepherd looks after his flock when he is with his scattered sheep, so shall I look after my sheep. I shall rescue them from wherever they have been scattered on the day of clouds and darkness. I shall bring them back from the peoples where they are: I shall gather them back from the countries and bring them back to their own land. I shall pasture them on the mountains of Israel, in the ravines and in all the inhabited parts of the country. I shall feed them in good pasturage; the highest mountains of Israel will be their grazing ground. There they will rest in good grazing grounds; they will browse in rich pastures on the mountains of Israel .  I myself shall pasture my sheep, I myself shall give them rest -- declares the Lord Yahweh. I shall look for the lost one, bring back the stray, bandage the injured and make the sick strong. I shall watch over the fat and the healthy.  I shall be a true shepherd to them.”

9. We are the Shepherds of Christ Associates. We are the apostles that He is calling this day to carry out this mission, to carry the light into the darkness, to pray for the priests, to pray for the renewal of the church and the world. It is through our prayers, our prayers and our prayer chapters, it is through our prayers in front of the tabernacle, in doing what He has asked us to do as Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart, that this will be accomplished. For Satan is so strong. Jesus gave Himself to His death on the cross. This is Jesus’ instrument to help in the renewal of the church and the world. He is asking us to give ourselves and to help spread this movement to the far corners of the earth.  And He will give to us great grace that we will be ever closer to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary and we will know this intense love and we will know Him, in the deepest love, within our hearts. And we will be joined in one mind and one heart, as the Father intended. For this is how God wants us to be. The Father look to the earth, He wants to see us as one happy family. Jesus gave Himself to His death on the cross for love of us. He has told us that we must love God and love one another. Jesus does not want cold hearts, words spoken from the surface. He wants us to love Him with our whole heart, our whole soul, and our whole being, to love one another with the deepest love, and to give ourselves.  For love is giving. For we see that He is love and He gave His all to His death on the cross.

10. Our strength is in Him. We must go to Him. He is the power, He is the might we must give ourselves. We must surrender ourselves. It is in going to the Holy Eucharist, particularly that He outpours His grace to us. It is in spending those moments after Communion that He implants on us special intimate knowledge of Himself.

Jesus speaks:  I give to you these secrets, these secrets of My heart, in these messages that I have not revealed before in human history to help bring about the reign of My most Sacred Heart. This will be a time of great intimacy. I am asking you to help to spread My messages of love to the far ends of the earth, to help Me to spread these letters of love. You are My apostles. Will you say “no”? I have called you by name. You are My chosen one. I am giving to you grace that has not been given to the greatest saints. You will know a time of great intimacy with Me. Will you help Me, My beloved ones, to spread My letters of love to this earth?

There will be one flock and one shepherd. The King will reign on His throne and all will bow down and fervently love Him. They will kiss the earth and they will love one another with the greatest love. There will not be this separation and this division. We will be one happy family as the Father intended. For He came and He gave Himself for love of us. This is love. There is a man hanging on the cross and He does not speak a word. But if we study the cross, we will know a little more of how He loves us.  

Song:  “I come to you with greatest love…”  

Jesus speaks:  I am asking you to read the messages from God’s Blue Book II, to read the messages on surrender. You must realize that you are not doing the work that I am the one that is doing the work through you.

end of March 13, 1997 Rosary

     

March 10, 2005 message continues

Messenger:     Fr. Carter led the Rosary at
                            the old seminary

 

 

 

 

 


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