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 16, 2001

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

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

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

Messenger: Please pray for 5 urgent intentions!



Messenger: Our Lord has asked us to pray for a special priest and three other special priests and His designated priests.

                  Please pray for the priestly newsletter and for the intentions on the prayer list at the end of the message.

Messenger: Please pray for an urgent intention, spread the blood of Jesus on them, consecrate their hearts, cast the devil far from them, and ask for a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit.

                  A second urgent intention is to pray for the mailing of the newsletter and all involved.  Please pray hourly if possible.

Messenger: A sister from Illinois requested 40 prayer manuals today.

Excerpt from March 12, 2001 Daily Message

Messenger:    The Printer of the Newsletter told
                us that if we paid the first
                $20,000 on the Newsletter bill he
                could print 200,000 Prayer
                Manuals by March 21. If you
                know anyone who can help 
                us please help us.

(End of Excerpt from March 12, 2001 Daily Message)

Excerpt from March 14, 2001 Daily Message


       Our Lord and Our Lady would
       like us to have a picture
       machine to circulate these
       pictures to the ends of the
       earth. Our Lord and Our Lady
       are giving these pictures
       for this reason. She is
       appearing to deliver  a message.
       She is appearing to tell us to pray,
       to have prayer chapters, to pray
       the rosary, to consecrate our
       hearts. The world must see
       this gift from heaven. Can
       you help us get a picture machine?

(End of excerpt from March 14, 2001)

Messenger:  These are the pictures from March 5, 2001 6:20 prayer meeting.

This is how Mary appeared at 
the beginning of the prayer meeting

Jesus appeared during the rosary.
This picture was taken toward the end of the prayer service.

Messenger:     We never know when we can have an accident.
                          We could cut ourselves and bleed to death.
                          We could have a car accident, 
                          we could be in a plane accident, caught in a fire,
                          we do not know what tomorrow brings.

                          Are we always living in the past 
                          wishing we were with other people
                          when we see clearly that it is God's will
                          we are with certain people today?
                          We miss the star studded sky.
                          We miss the precious moments He gives us now.
                          Today is the moment He gives to us right now.
                          Live in the present moment.
                          Live to serve Him, to love Him,
                          to be with Him as we share our lives with others.
                          When we love them we are loving Jesus.

                          But Jesus you say, I have so many memories from the past
                          and His voice is gentle and He says
Jesus speaks:  . . .What gifts I give and you miss them today
                          because you are always focused on something else.
                          I am with you at every moment.
                          My Heart is filled with such deep love for you.
                          I want you to love all others for Me,
                          to be My light in the dark night, 
                          to be the star that shines to all in the house.

Messenger:     The nights were black, the day seemed cold, the phone rang
Jesus speaks:  . . . Are you in this precious moment of feeling My presence with you
and then you are interrupted by the clanging sounds of the earth?
                          I never leave you.
                          It is in being aware of My presence always that will give you great peace.

Messenger:     And they came and it seemed as if in that moment my peace left me.
                         It was the call. It was pressure to meet an unexpected deadline.
                         It was in those moments that I cried to Him, Oh why did You test me so?
                         And I felt the comfort of His hand 
                         and the prayer that I prayed for it was what I had to do –
                         to surrender totally to Him.

                         And the night was dark and the day seemed cold and the phone rang
                         and yet within my heart was the peace and solitude 
                         of the moments I enjoyed alone with Him.

                         Pressure is but pressure that we experience sometimes
                         but the presence of the Divine God living within us
                         makes us turn from the troubles and feel peace.

Jesus speaks: I give to you My chosen one.
                        I am alive, I am alive, I am alive 
                        and I live in you in a special way 
                        when you are in the state of grace. 

                        Today I tested you and in that test you were brought closer to Me.
                        What seemed to be a hardship was in fact a gift, a special grace
                        I gave to you that our hearts would touch in a special way –
                        For I am God and I light up the dark night and touch the troubled soul.

Messenger:    He touched me and what once felt like darkness or doom
                        was turned to peace and joy and my heart was filled with light
                        as He acted in my soul with His grace.

Jesus speaks: 
     I am the light of the world.
        I appear to light up the dark night.
        Come to Me and I will give you peace.
        I am the way, the truth, and the life.

Jesus appeared February 5, 2001
        after the prayer service in the dark night.
        This picture was taken around 10:00 without a flash.

Jesus speaks: 
     I am the way, the truth, and the life.

     I am the light of the world.
     I come to light up the dark night.

        Priests will create little cities
        of light. Churches in which 
        the priest and/or people pray 
        My prayers in My Prayer Manual
        will help to create little cities of light.

Vision - Church in China


THE POWER is in the Eucharist.


Vision - Father Carter with his hand on the church


when at Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains

January, 1995


Mark 8: 11-13

The Pharisees ask for a sign from heaven

The Pharisees came up and started a discussion with him; they demanded of him a sign from heaven, to put him to the test. And with a profound sigh he said, ‘Why does this generation demand a sign? In truth I tell you, no sign shall be given to this generation.’ And, leaving them again, he re–embarked and went away to the other side.

Fr. Carter's Homily - February 14, 2000

The Pharisees, as we are told in today's gospel, were looking for a sign from Jesus, but they were looking for it with the wrong attitude. They were demanding a sign, and this is not the attitude the creature should have before the Creator. Everything good which we have, of course, is a gift of God, and we humbly beg and request His good things given to us, that He may continue to give them to us, but we never demand. And as far as seeking for signs, we do this according to His will as a way of confirmation on the path to eternal life. But we must always remember that God has given us, the Father has given us, an overwhelming sign of His love for us, of His call for us to become members of His family here and eternally so in heaven, and all other signs, if they are authentic, must fit into that one overwhelming absolute sign the Father has given us, and that is the incarnation of His Son. This is the sign, this is the Sacrament, that sign God has given to us, that in His graciousness, that in His mercifulness, that in His great love, He has entered this world in the most magnificent fashion through His Son taking it upon Himself a human nature. This is the sign, which we must always align ourselves to an absolute measure, and all other signs, if they are authentic, will lead us closer to this sign which is the word made flesh, Jesus. And out of that human nature, out of that incarnation which is the great sign of the Father's love for us, there is an aspect, a dimension of that human nature which in a very special way is sign, is symbol, and that is the Heart of Jesus. The Heart of Jesus is a summary type of sign, symbol of God's love having entered this world through Jesus and of God's wanting our love in return through and with and in Jesus. What a great gift is the sign, the symbol which is the Heart of Jesus. And yes as we said, that sign, that symbol of Jesus' Heart is not only a sign, a symbol of His great love for us, His life of love in all its aspects, including His great love for each of us, but it's a sign, it's a symbol which calls out for a response, because the sign does not achieve its end, its purpose as we are concerned unless we respond and follow Jesus on the path to salvation. And it is a sign which calls not only for our gift of self to God in love, but a gift of self to all others, for whom Jesus died. As John tells us, "Anyone who says ‘I love God’ and hates his brother, is a liar." (1 John 20) Everyone is in the image of God. All have been redeemed by the Precious Blood of Jesus. This is why we are called to love everybody as we respond to that great sign, that great symbol which is the Heart of Jesus. We really do not find ourselves fully unless we make a sincere gift of self to Jesus and through Him to the Father, in the Holy Spirit with Mary at our side and to our neighbor. We do not truly find ourselves unless we respond to this sign which is Jesus' Heart, we do not truly find ourselves unless we give ourselves. But we say, "It is so hard day after day, after day to keep giving myself as I know I should to God and to neighbor through Jesus." Of ourselves, of course, it is too hard. But with Jesus it's relatively easy. And of course we say it's too hard especially when we become so afraid and almost paralyzed with fear at times. This is one of the great obstacles to responding to the Heart of Jesus as we should, our fear, our being afraid, our being scared, allowing Satan to tie us up in the paralysis of morbid fear. Especially at those times we should recall what Jesus tells us in the Gospel of Mark. You remember how this scene goes. "When evening came, the boat was far out on the sea, and he was alone on the land. He could see that they were hard pressed in their rowing, for the wind was against them; and about the fourth watch of the night he came towards them, walking on the sea. He was going to pass them by, but when they saw him walking on the sea they thought it was a ghost and cried out; for they had all seen him and were terrified. But at once he spoke to them and said, ‘Courage! It’s me! Don’t be afraid.’" (Mark 6: 47-50) "‘Courage! It’s me! Don’t be afraid.’" (Mark 6: 50) This has been one of the great hallmarks, one of the great battlecries, if you will, of Pope John Paul II's reign as Pontiff. He tells us, "Do not be afraid." And if that man, who for some more than twenty years, has taken upon himself the great, awesome, overwhelming burden of the Papacy, if he can keep going forward with his great burden each day living off of these words, "‘Courage! It’s me! Don’t be afraid.’" (Mark 6: 50) certainly we, with the grace God gives to us, we can say these words to us, take them to heart, live by them and fulfill our mission in life, a mission which no one else can fulfill. Of course it's chiefly in the Eucharist, as we offer ourselves along with Jesus to the Father in the Spirit and as we receive Him in the sacrament of Communion, of the Eucharist, it is chiefly then that we should allow these words to penetrate most deeply into the center of our beings, because this is where we get the greatest grace to live by these words and the other words of the gospel. So as we respond each day to the great sign of the Incarnation and to an aspect of Jesus' human nature, which is His human Heart as symbol of His love, and as we try to respond in love let us remember these words, especially when we're scared, we're afraid, let us recall these words, "‘Courage! It’s me! Don’t be afraid.’" (Mark 6: 50)   


We have a special priest 

working with us in the 

Movement and many 

bishops and priests 

for many things especially 

the translations.


Shepherds of Christ Ministries                                           enclosed is two pictures
P.O. Box 193                                                                   I took of Mary March 5, 2001
Morrow, Ohio 45152-0193

Dear Donor,

I give my heart to Jesus and Mary with you in love.

I want to personally thank you for your donation to Shepherds of Christ Ministries.

If we pay the printer of the Newsletter $20,000
    for the Newsletter printing they will
    print 200,000 Prayer Manuals
    for about $18,000 by March 21, 2001.

All the Newsletters have been sent and soon
    75,000 priests will receive it.

They will call for Prayer Manuals. We have ordered
    only 100,000 Prayer Manuals because of funds.
Think of Prayer Manuals going to priests all over the
    world. All your donations help us do this.
    We are so grateful for your gift.

I love you so much, Thanks.

            Rita Ring

 Jesus speaks: My dear ones,

                       I ask you to pray as never before.
Tomorrow is Friday. Please pray
hourly. All of you, stay connected
between 12:00 and 3:00 to each
other in your hearts. Unite in
your hearts to the Holy Sacrifice
of the Mass.

                       Pray fervently for funds for
the Newsletter and Prayer Manuals,
I want my priests to order the
prayer manual and begin
Prayer Chapters.

                       Pray for Father Mike, Father
Laurentin, Special Bishops and
Archbishops, pray for a special man,
his son and all involved.

                       I love you with the deepest

Jesus asks us to pray for special things.
  Spread the Blood of Jesus, Consecrate their hearts,
                Cast the Devil far away, ask for the coming of the Holy

                1)  Pray for urgent intention and all involved.
                2)  Pray for Father Mike and Father Laurentin.
                3)  Pray for special Bishops and Archbishops
                4)  Pray for a special man and son,
                     and family and all involved.
                5)  Pray for all priests, Bishops and Cardinals
                     receiving the Newsletter.
                     Pray for grace for them to respond especially
                     by beginning prayer chapters.
                6)  Pray for the telephone operators.
                7)  Pray for communication and business in
                8)  Pray for people to respond to fund letters.
                9)  Pray for money to circulate pictures.


              10)  Pray for funds and grace.
              11)  Pray for all Shepherds of Christ apostles,
                     handmaids, servants.
              12)  Pray for availability Prayer manuals.
              13)  Pray for second priestly Newsletter Book.

Jesus speaks:
My dear people,

                    My Sacred Heart will Reign.

                    Pray on this Friday united
                       as never before for these

                    Pray on Saturday and continue

                    Oh My people pray and have faith.

                    I love you so much.




          I am but a little speck on this earth,
                 but with His might He can use me
                 to spread the devotion to His
                 Most Sacred Heart.

          Oh dear and precious Heart of Jesus
                 I give myself as completely as
                 possible to Thee so you will use
                 me to spread the devotion to the
                 ends of the earth for Your most
                 precious Heart.

          I am Rita your precious soul.

          Use me to help to spread this burning
                 devotion to the souls of this earth.

          I am yours, take me, use me as you

          I surrender myself to you.

          It is your might behind me, your power
                 that sends me. I am an Apostle of
                 the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I give
                 myself as completely as possible to

          Sacred Heart of Jesus I place my
                 trust in Thee.

          Father hear us please. We beg through
                the  intercession of Father Carter
                and Our Lady of Clearwater that 
                prayer chapters are started all over
                the world and the Priestly Newsletter
                gets there immediately with the
                Prayer Manual.

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

Mary speaks: I stood beneath the cross of my Son, and my Heart was in such pain for I saw Him before my eyes. I saw Him covered with blood. I saw Him die. My Heart, my children, my Heart to watch my Son, but my Heart, my Heart, how I suffered for my little children of the world that give in to this world and give up the love of my Son. O my little children of light, I give you this message. Carry this light into the darkness for your Mother Mary, for I stood beneath the cross and I cried. I cried for the little ones. I cried for the young ones, the ones that do not care and will lose their souls. How do I make you see for you will not listen to me? What can I do? I come. I appear. I beg. I plead. I give you these gifts from my Son, and you reject me. I do not deliver messages very often anymore for I have been ignored. The message is the same. You do not read the messages I have given to you. Please help me. Help the little children. I appear. I appear. I appear, and I am ignored. I stood beneath the cross, and I cried. I cried, and my Heart was in such anguish for my little children, for I am searching for them this day as I searched for the Child Jesus. Please, please help me. I cannot hold back the hand of my Son any longer. I am Mary, your Mother. I ask you to help my children. You are my children of light.

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

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

(End of Mary's Message)

A Note from the President of Shepherds of Christ:

If you are devoted to Our Lady's rosary, we need your help! A member of our ministry is very devoted to Our Blessed Mother and he is helping to teach us how to grow our volunteer rosary makers. He estimates that we will need approximately $37,000 this year for beads alone! This translates into 22,339,500 rosary beads (yes, 22 million beads) assembled by volunteers into 378 thousand rosaries. The biggest users of our rosaries are the Catholic schools, who requested more than 100,000 rosaries last year.

Can you help us? I appeal to you for funds, whether large or small. We give because we love God, we love our Blessed Mother, and we love souls. We will accept gifts in many forms, besides cash or check donations, we can receive gifts directly in the form of stocks or property. These gifts can offer large tax advantages to the donor and increase the monetary value of the gift to us. Also if you can help assemble rosaries we need your help! If you can help us in anyway, please call or write us. God Bless!

I love you,
John Weickert


A rosary can be used to pray for healing. It is powerful to unite our prayers to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and pray through the powerful intercession of Our Lady of Clearwater.

In times of trouble, for special prayer, we can use our rosary and pray as follows.

A Rosary for Healing or for Someone with Cancer.

On one Hail Mary bead or as many as you desire, say: 

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

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

May the cancer be uprooted and thrown into the sea.

We believe with all our hearts.

After the Glory Be — pray the following petition.

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

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

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

December 17, 2000, Mary speaks:

Help me to circulate my red and blue
    Rosary Books and the
    prayers my Son gives to you.

This is a gift we give you.
All the revelations are gifts given to you.
My Son is the Light of the World.
He is Jesus born in a stable.
Will you help me?
He is the Light of the World. Help me, help me
    reach my children of the world.

To order your Rosary Book fill out this form and send your donation to Shepherds of Christ Ministries, PO Box 193, Morrow, Ohio 45152-0193, Telephone: (toll free) 1-888-211-3041 or (513) 932-4451.

Name: _________________      Street: _____________________________

City:   _________________      State:   _________________ Zip: ________

Donation price:  $7 A   $15 A   $25 A   $50 A   $100 A   Other $_____ A

Messenger: Mary wants the Red Rosary Book printed. It will cost $12,000 - $14,000 to get them reprinted. Mary has asked us to always circulate them. They go with the apparition in Florida.

ROSARIES from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary

Messenger: The new Blue Rosary Book Volume II of Rosaries from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary has been printed. It cost $21,000. Please pray with us for funds.



Messenger: Pray for Ron, Fernando and Perry.

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

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

Please pray for one new very important intention.
Pray for the 5 urgent intentions.
Pray for the Pope and everyone we need to help us.
* Pray for the priestly newsletter, for funds for it and for all involved.
Pray for the taping of the priestly newsletter.
Pray for the reproduction of disks.
Pray for the Newsletter that went from China and Eden Prairie.
Pray for priests receiving the Newsletter for grace.
Pray for fund letters, all donors, and getting the right names. 
Pray for setting up telephone communications at the Morrow Center for priests receiving the newsletter and wanting the Prayer Manuals.
Pray for open communications within the Shepherds of Christ Ministries.
Consecrate Hearts of all Priests in the world saying Mass today.
Pray to see the vision of the Reign of the Sacred Heart and the Era of Peace.
Pray for the prison ministry.
Pray for Michael B.
Pray for the Documentary.
Pray for all mankind, Church and the world.
Pray to make amends to God for the sins of the men of this earth.
Pray to make reparation to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
Pray for Don, Don, Mike, Bob, Bob, Dave, Reggie, Bush, all donors and those who Jesus wants to help us financially.
Pray for Father Carter and the Jesuits, the people at Colombiere.
* Pray for 2 special priests.
* Pray for funds and grace.
Pray for designated priests, Fr. Mike, Fr. Laurentin, Fr. Joe, Fr. Lou B., Fr. Jim, Fr. Willig, Fr. Smith, Fr. Ken, Fr. Sevilla and all priests involved in the Imprimaturs translations including all bishops and all bishops over us. Pray for Bishop Ed, Fr. Don, Father at Tuesday Masses, Fr. Tom, Fr. Bill, all priests involved with Walter, Fr. Hagee and special priests, priests who help us in China, and priests who help us in Florida.
Pray for Father's sister Merle, for all of us servants, handmaids, apostles and vocations to all 7 categories.
Pray for the Internet team and the daily messages.
Pray for people reading the Internet.
Pray for prayer book, Mass Book II, and Daily Message Books.
Pray for all covers, pray for Cathy.
Pray for the elected officials.
Pray for an audience with the Pope.
Pray for all Jesuits involved, all those over us.
Pray for Mike and Dan.
Pray for the rights to the books, pray for Jesuits in Father's house.
Pray for the process of getting Father's books on the Internet.
Pray for money to reprint the books.
Pray for the Imprimatur on the Priestly Newsletter Book II.
Pray we can send it to all bishops and Jesuits.
Pray for Fernando, Ron, Joseph, Peter, Ed, Jane, Sonia, Don, Sue & Ken.
Pray for Perry and family and discernment.
Pray for all sub-centers and all out-of-state rosaries; Denver, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Toledo, St. Louis, Memphis and California.
Pray for the sisters' mailing, nursing home mailing, bus mailing.
Pray for Genevieve's daughter and Sheila's mom and the repose of the soul of Jerry's dad.
Pray for Paul and Joan discernment.
Pray for B & M and Tina and Terry, all printing jobs, companies involved.
Pray for 5th, the 13th, the 17th.
Pray hourly for the Rosary on the 5th & all attending and those traveling to Florida.
Pray for building up of Morrow, Ohio, Dale, Indiana, Toledo, Ohio, Sidney, Ohio, Iowa, and other sub-centers.
Pray for the Holy Spirit Center and all involved.
Pray for all our families, children in school, college mailing.
Pray for lots and lots of people to help us get prayer manuals and pictures.
Pray for Rosary Factory and rosary beads.
Pray for lots of rosary makers and rosaries for the schools.
Pray for Paul C., Margaret Mary, Steve and Sheila, Monica, Angie, Marian, Cathy, Joe, Nick, Mary, Emily, Joe, Doris, Dunkers, Joan R., Morgan, Mark, Walter, Janice, Mike A., Margaret, Ron, Harold, Scott, Nathan, Don,  Rosalie, and Dennis.
Pray for everyone who has asked us to pray for them.
Pray for Steve and Sheila and repairs.
Pray for Fred doing the paper and all involved in priestly "start-up".
Please pray for all Shepherds of Christ children.
Pray for Victor's son, Michael. (Victor and Frances)
Pray for Delores and organization of writings and other material.

Last revised March 7, 2001

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


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

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


Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How do you feel I can tell you more often of my love? 

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