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 2, 2006

March 3rd Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 8 Period I.
The Novena Rosary Mysteries  
for March 3rd are Glorious.

                 

Pray for the publication of Blue Book V.      

      

  

 

  

March 2, 2006  

Messenger:         When there is bizarre behavior the devil works
                         in that unpredictability -
                         A person is accountable for their behavior - they are
                        expected to live to do God's will - They operate in structure.

                       The Mass is an awesome gift - in being
                  one with Christ - we offer up the Holy Sacrifice
                  at Mass to the Father - the sacrifice of
                  Calvary sacramentally made present in the
                  Mass - It is a most pleasing sacrifice
                  praying - to help make reparation to God for the
                  sins of the human race. We are sorry that
                  we human creatures have offended God.
                  We unite with all the angels and saints in this
                  Holy Sacrifice and tell God we are sorry for
                  our sins and the sins of the human race.
                  We outpour our love and thanks and communicate
                  deeply with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

                      We long to be wrapped in that heavenly
                  embrace some day and we stop after communion
                  to just be so deeply united to our Divine God
                  truly present and in us.

                             We can beg in those 20 minutes after
                        communion that God showers His gifts
                        upon us giving us greater love for Him
                        and all men and greater knowledge of God - knowing
                        Him deeply in this intimacy.

                        Song:  Your Presence Pervades My Soul

Jesus says:         I long to be so close to you - I give
                      you Myself. I outpour My grace in these
                      precious moments with you.

Messenger:      Love is knowing the sweetness of God
                      given in the Eucharist.

                         Wrap my heart Oh Lord in Your embrace and
                      fill me with Your knowledge.

                     Where I was blind, let me see, I long for
                     Thee - your presence my precious God.

                      So awesome is this presence to have the
                     Divine God within us after reception of
                     the Holy Eucharist.

                     Oh priests are a treasure.

                     Song: A Priest is A Gift from God

 

 

                     Song:  Your Presence Pervades my Soul

 

                      Song:   God's Love

  

March 2, 2006 message continues

Jesus speaks:     Oh that you would show Me real love
                     from your heart. I long for this, I am
                     the bridegroom of your soul.

                     Sing: Oh Lord I am Not Worthy

                     Oh little love - you are so precious
                      indeed to Me -

                     Do not put anything before our love affair.
                     I want to be first in your life.
                     My servants, My handmaids are so precious to Me.

 

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.

     

March 1, 1998 - 5th Day

The Marriage of the Lamb

     What do I write today? Since that day, February 25th I have experienced the Bridegroom as He stands above me and strengthens me in this trial I have experienced. It has been a hellish experience to do the Father’s will, to stand firm for the truth when it would have been so much easier to laugh and to play as the world danced and I cried inside to stand behind the truth in this "Godless" world.

     They danced and played and whistled a tune on the flute and the Bridegroom was ignored at His own wedding. How indeed would it be if at the marriage the bridegroom was treated as if he were not present?

     We went to the altar, we received Him, the Lamb, the Bridegroom of our souls and then we ignored Him and went to laugh and play. We ignored Him and fed our faces.

     The tenderest love Our Divine Captain gives to us in giving Himself in the Mass. The Almighty God, the King of heaven and earth, gives Himself to us in the deepest spousal relationship and what happens here? We ignore Him and talk to mere humans with God in our breast.

     Let us make reparation to Him, Our Savior, for the ingratitude and indifference given to the King, the Lamb of God, Who was slain for our sins. They now have roped off my pew with a red chord and asked me to move my jacket as I prayed. Several ladies stand at the end of my pew and talk openly in church of the bishop to come in this church today. All the priests, the royal bridegrooms, anointed by the Lord, came out immediately after Mass and talked to the people, right in church. There was conversation and laughing at the beginning of Mass and at the end. A royal banquet, the Lamb was slain for our sins, now sacramentally made present here and who pays Him heed?

     They worship Him with fan-fare and trumpets, flutes and tambourines, but when the banquet is served, they all get up and rush from the table. Little focus is given to the King and royal Bridegroom of the soul. He is really ignored. Oh precious King, we love You, we worship You, we adore You, forever.

     I was unable to be intimately connected to Him today in a way that gave me happy feelings, but in my heart I know in the suffering there is no place to go but to Him.

     Preparation must be made. Time must be set aside for a person who is important in our lives. Time must be set aside to prepare for the Lamb, the Bridegroom of our soul. It begins with acts of surrender, saying the "Prayer for Union with Jesus", the consecration, and the "Prayer before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass".

     I love You, Jesus. In this suffering, I unite in Your passion and death. I love You, my Divine Lord, the Bridegroom of my soul.

  

 Prayer for Union with Jesus

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

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

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

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

-God's Blue Book, January 17, 1994

      

 

A Prayer before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

Let me be a holy sacrifice and unite with God in the sacrament of His greatest love.

I want to be one in Him in this act of love, where He gives Himself to me and I give myself as a sacrifice to Him. Let me be a holy sacrifice as I become one with Him in this my act of greatest love to Him.

Let me unite with Him more, that I may more deeply love Him. May I help make reparation to His adorable Heart and the heart of His Mother, Mary. With greatest love, I offer myself to You and pray that You will accept my sacrifice of greatest love. I give myself to You and unite in Your gift of Yourself to me. Come and possess my soul.

Cleanse me, strengthen me, heal me. Dear Holy Spirit act in the heart of Mary to make me more and more like Jesus.

Father, I offer this my sacrifice, myself united to Jesus in the Holy Spirit to You. Help me to love God more deeply in this act of my greatest love.

Give me the grace to grow in my knowledge, love and service of You and for this to be my greatest participation in the Mass. Give me the greatest graces to love You so deeply in this Mass, You who are so worthy of my love.

-God's Blue Book, December 27, 1995

 

 

    

  

 

 

  

 

 

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March 2, 2006 message continues

Jesus speaks:  Come to the retreat
                          You will be happy
                              March 10 - 13

                         I love you so much.

                         I will outpour My gifts to you.

                         Few came to My site March 1, 2006 -
                         Rita prayed and said she was so sorry,
                         but My Heart Bleeds -

                         My site should be packed on these anniversaries
                              and 5ths to help make reparation for the
                              evil deed done to My Mother's face image
                              God the Father gave you.

                         You don't get it - I give special graces
                              through My prayers prayed on these
                              dates when I ask you to come -
                              special graces are given from My
                              beautiful garden in Clearwater.

 

 

 

 

   

February 5, 2004

 

March 2, 2006 message continues

Jesus speaks:    I outpour My grace to you and the world from
                              My retreats in China led by
                              My Messenger -

                          I am there in a very special way.

                          I beg you to come and pray and sing and adore and
                              honor and love your God and help make
                              reparation for the blasphemies against
                              Mary and the terrible offenses by
                              the human race against God.

                          I have requested daily prayer services to
                              be live from the Centers and My daily
                              message is read daily on the radio
                              on the day it is received.
                              Tune into the radio and unite deeply
                              in prayer for the world.
                              Listen to the radio,
                       (Messenger:  the click is immediately
                              on the homepage - if you click the
                              China Church picture)

                          I beg you to help Me to secure the building
                              in Florida for the work I have
                              designated through My building and My
                              Movement Shepherds of Christ - I want these prayer
                              services nightly.

                              Mary appeared for 7 1/2 years in Florida -
                              My building, My garden should be packed
                              with people wanting to make reparation
                              for the sins of the world -

                          Look at the lack of priests -
                              The Mother of God appeared for 7 1/2 years -
                              you knocked off her head and now
                              no one even comes much to pray
                              with those in My Movement
                              at 6:20
                              You just don't get it.

 

 

March 2, 2006 message continues

Jesus speaks:   I have requested 12 years ago to print
                              My Blue Book 5

    

Excerpts from Blue Book V

  

December 4, 1994

Unconditional Love

Jesus: Do you know what it is to love someone and be treated coldly? Think of your most agonizing pain to your heart, think of Me loving so much those who totally neglected Me and hated Me to the point of death.

    It is in understanding the agonies of My Heart that you understand My immense love. Love gives unconditionally, love gives, love does not exist to receive only. It is in giving that you receive, but love gives.

Unconditional Love:

Sacred Heart with Cross and Fire

    Do you give this way? The heart is a symbol of love!

    My love burned for those who persecuted Me. You, My child, see My Heart open without the cross and crown of thorns — My Heart is open to the point it is overflowing with fire. It is the hour of My greatest mercy and My greatest love. I pour the open furnace of My divine love upon you. You are saturated by My love — divine love, I give to you!

    I wait, I watch, I want the love of My beloved souls!

    You hold personal love letters from Me to My beloved ones concerning this tremendous love. If the whole world does not believe, I want you to believe, how I, Jesus, love you this day. It is in your believing you will be drawn ever closer into the abyss of My love for you. You were tired, you are being tested as My soldier of love. Love is unconditional, love gives, love has itself rooted in God's love. He is the source. All other roads to love are second to His divine love. Oh, divine love, burning love, coming from My open Heart and you cry and run to this world.

    Rita, Rita, I write to be heard. I want these messages to circulate now. The delays will hold up the hearts that are dying for My love.

    Hearts are cold and hard and need to know My divine love. I beg you to take Me seriously. You are the apostles to spread the devotion to My Heart. I beg you to circulate these letters of My love. Every day the Eucharist is attacked more and more —- I am referred to as a "symbol".

    My true presence is attacked. People do not believe. Children are being taught the Eucharist is only a symbol.

    Every book is different. They need to circulate for the priests and sisters, they need to circulate for My faithful loved ones, they need to be published.

    I write to be heard. These messages are important to spread the devotion to My Heart. I beg you. They are important to understanding My relationship with My Mother. To hold up these books is to hold up the messages on the two Hearts. I beg you to circulate all the books. The fourth book is on the two Hearts and deep union, but the fifth book is a book of such deep love and understanding into My Sacred Heart.

    I beg you to spread these messages — all the messages. I will provide all money to publish books, three, four and five. The money is given so the proceeds from the books and songs can go to Shepherds of Christ. These books are needed for this ministry. People in the chapters need to read these books. I am asking you to take Me seriously. I write these messages for My beloved souls. I write these messages to spread devotion to My Heart and My Mother's Heart. The books are on disks and the money is provided. If you want your people to grow close to My Heart, you will publish these books of My deepest love. I beg, I ask, I plead, I am ignored. I am Jesus, your beloved Savior. I am thirsting for the love of souls. The Eucharist is being attacked. I remain with you in My deepest love. To hold up these messages is to hold up hearts that would know My love. I yearn, I thirst, I long for the souls to come to Me.

    I am Jesus. I beg you to spread these messages which lead to My Sacred Heart, from My Sacred Heart, for My Sacred Heart, through My Mother's Heart. My Heart will triumph with the greatest love, it is through Mary's Heart many will turn to Me. These messages are written from Me and My Mother to spread devotion to Our Hearts. It is in the rosary many will turn their hearts to such love. These messages are written from the Heart of My tender Mother and Myself. I beg you to spread these letters.

Song: Little Child

     

December 5, 1994

A Message Given to Father Carter

A Message given to Father Carter, December 5, 1994, two years before Jesus appeared on the cross with His mouth moving at the point of death.

Jesus: My beloved priest-companion,

    Please tell My beloved the following: I want all the Blue Books to be published through Shepherds of Christ Publications. I want them all to be published as quickly as is reasonably possible.

    Give ______ the message I gave to My beloved ______ on December 4. Tell ______ I love him with a special love, and that he is not to doubt My words. I pour out the great love of My Sacred Heart to all.

    I am Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the Flock.

      

  

March 2, 2006 message continues

Jesus speaks:      The Blue Book V is ready to be printed
                         funds are needed right away to do this -
                         $1/2 must be put up front
                         $1/2 when it is printed which can be
                         within a month.

                        So Deep is the Love of His Heart

                       Think of what the Blue Book has done
                          for your life,
                          So many are leaving the Catholic
                          Church - crying for love -
                          The Blue Books are My personal
                          love letters to souls-
                           when you read them, I outpour
                              My grace
                          One message can change someone's
                               life.

 

 

Mary G.

 
How has being a member of Shepherds of Christ has changed my life?

When I was a baby, we lived next door to a convent and I had 12 years of Catholic education. I married and lived Cincinnati eventually. After my civil divorce, my three younger children and I moved back to Price Hill in Cincinnati where I grew up. This time brought me the Catholic Charismatic experience.

Dad died in '86, and I moved away to a small town. Though I tried, I thought no Catholic church or prayer group met my needs so I attended Protestant prayer meetings and services. I found ministers and prayer groups that deeply love the Lord Jesus, and I would still be in these circles except that I went back to Cincinnati to visit. I hadn't told my old friends that I was no longer a practicing Catholic so I joined them when they attended charismatic functions. At one of these I was given Blue Book I.

Actually, someone tried to give it to me and I wouldn't take it saying, I had too much to read , so it was given to the friend I was staying with. When we got home and she was out of the room, I opened the book so I could congratulate myself for not accepting it.

That's Jesus! Jesus is speaking in this book! I read almost the whole book that night, then I ate humble pie and phoned the lady who had pressed me to accept it. I received it in a few days.

Back home I read and reread it. Jesus was speaking loud and clear and I went to the nearest church and made a confession and resumed my long neglected practice of daily Mass. I also began to go to the Shepherds of Christ chapter meetings in Morrow, Ohio, where I heard the call for volunteers to come to the Virgin Mary Site in Clearwater, Florida.

How well I understand God's words, "Your thoughts are not My thoughts!".

Changing my thoughts and my ways comes more slowly than changing my address, which is now Clearwater, Florida.

Though retirement isn't at all what I thought it would be, I wouldn't trade places with anyone at all.

 

Rosie R.


How has Shepherds of Christ changed my life?

The first time I opened God's Blue Book, I knew that Jesus was speaking to me! The message was just what I needed that day!

I had not attended daily Mass since Catholic High School, approximately 30 years previous. MY PRAYER LIFE had been practically non-existent -- attending Sunday Mass and calling on God during trials. In fact, the threat of my husband dying of cancer took me back to praying the rosary and praying novenas to the Blessed Mother. After he died I was at a loss, for I considered him my "rock". For the first time ever in my life, I began praying to do God's will. I had a career, but I felt in my heart that I didn't want to do that for the rest of my working life.

I was invited by a friend to make a Cursillo weekend and without hesitation, said yes. Following the grace-filled weekend, I entered the chapel for adoration and picked up the Blue Book, which I had ignored for weeks. I immediately fell in love with Jesus and my life began to change! With the help of Jesus through the Blue Book, along with daily Mass and Holy Communion and spending time after Communion with Jesus and time in prayer, I was able to work through my depression, which I had even denied existed.

After giving out many Blue Books to relatives and friends, I received an invitation to attend the first monthly Shepherds of Christ national prayer meeting at Tom A's farm held on October 13, 1996, with Rita leading a Live Rosary. I felt drawn to every meeting after that, and soon found myself in the core group at Morrow, Ohio, attending weekly prayer meetings with Live Rosaries. Through the use of the Blue Books, mostly in front of the tabernacle, weekly prayer meetings, and rosaries at Morrow, I have grown closer to Jesus than I ever thought possible.

I thank Jesus every day for His many graces and the deep love that He gives me to draw me closer and closer to Him. I also thank my spiritual Mother, Mary, with all my heart for her help when I turned to her in desperation and for the help she's given me throughout my life.

As an apostle working in Florida at Our Lady's Image Site, I have a great opportunity to spread the light and love of Christ to all I meet!!!

   

Mary by day
July 5, 2000

by night
July 5, 2000

  

March 2, 2006 message continues

Mary speaks: I appeared in Clearwater 7 1/2 years
                          and my head was knocked off -

                        Please come and pray as I have asked
                          on the 5ths on March 5th.

                       Ball games are packed - do you know
                          how it offends God the Father
                          who sent me and I was ignored and
                          my image head shot off.

                        Don't you get it.
                        God runs this earth -
                        So few come to pray and give
                        honor and love to God and My Son Jesus
                        appears there.

                                I want a sign NOW for my site in
                              Florida - can't someone help after
                              I appeared and now Jesus appears -
                              just do as we ask.

                      Help me reach my little children -
                      I am blasphemed, pray on First Friday,
                      First Saturday and come on the 5th.

                      You run the risk of World War III and you
                          won't listen - you act like
                          little blind men and don't
                          pray or come as I request
                          I am the Queen
                          of Peace.

                                      

  

March 2, 2006 message continues

Mary speaks:  Listen to the 6:20 prayers -
                     Begin a prayer chapter now.
                     Beg your God.
                     Go to Mass.
                     Help with the Blue Books -
                     tell them to open anywhere.
                     The world has ignored me and
                          my Son Jesus in
                          Clearwater -

   

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We must observe the Five First Saturday devotion:
- Communion, confession (within 8 days before or after the Saturday), recital of the rosary, meditating for 15 minutes on the mysteries of the rosary. All this is to be done in spirit of reparation.

 

 

Promises of Our Lord to those devoted to His Sacred Heart: 

  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.

    

March 2, 2006 message continues

Mary speaks:  Begin a prayer chapter.
                         Circulate My Son's Blue Books.

                         I am Mary your Mother, thank you for
                              responding to my request.

                         Listen to me
                          "Be Good"

                         Come on March 5, I will be there
                          in a special way -

                         Circulate the Blue Books

  

 

November 6, 1994

Strengthen Your Faith and Trust in Me  (excerpt)

Jesus:  ...Rita, Rita, you lack trust and faith. You play a safe game that keeps you so far from My Heart. See the Heart – open and on fire, that is the key to deeper life in Me. Deeper union with the one, true God. Deeper union with the Persons of the Trinity. Let go, let go, let go. Hold not back. LIVE TO DO GOD'S WILL. Believe, KNOW I AM ALIVE IN YOU.

    Experience My love. The ocean will flow with such force. You are afraid of being wrong, more so than ever before.

    Listen to Me and you will know deeper insight into My hidden mysteries, the mysteries into My Heart. I am teaching the world about My Heart in these letters of My love. I am teaching them the ways of this open furnace of love. It is through you and Fr. Carter this world will know My Heart. The infinite abyss of My love, given up for all. It is ablaze, it is on fire, it is as you see and no words can describe this Heart. It is the Heart that was pierced to save mankind from their sins. It is the Heart whereby flows life. I outpour My grace to you. Let go, child, you are holding up My work here. I cannot teach you if you hold back. You must believe I am talking to you!

 

   

   

 

October 14, 1994 - After Communion (excerpt)

Circulate These Rosary Meditations

Jesus: I call you to suffer with Me. Suffer with Me in love — this is what draws you closer to Me. Promote the rosary and the meditations on it. People pray the rosary and are missing Our lives. They do not think about Our lives. Teach the meditations to all, spread them, so they will be led by the Spirit to ponder the mysteries of Our lives. Do not listen to satan. I am calling you to spread this devotion and to entwine My love for all with the mysteries of the rosary. I am calling you to spread devotion to the Eucharist in the rosary. The rosary is a key to living according to the lives of Christ and Mary. I want you to promote the rosary and promote meditations on the rosary. If they learn one set of meditations, the Spirit will expound on those to lead them closer to My Heart through My Mother's Heart.

    I want you to circulate these meditations and lead the rosary this way. Tell them to learn them so they can later meditate on them and grow in their love of God. It is through Me and Mary's tender Heart that you, being led by the Spirit, will grow in your union with all three Persons of the Trinity. I am calling you this day to take this job so seriously. This will lead souls to love of God.

    I am your loving Savior. Every day My children should carry one picture of the stations or rosary with them and meditate on that during the day. Look at the picture and think about it. The Spirit will lead you into deeper knowledge of the lives of Jesus and Mary. I am Jesus. I want My people to know the great love My Mother and I have for them. The rosary is the key to meditating on My Life. The stations will lead them into deeper understanding of My Passion and love for them.

    Every day should be spent in union with the Mass, being offered throughout the world. Your day should center around your participation in the Mass. Your day is a constant surrendering of your will to the Father. It should be lived in constantly giving yourself to the Father, Son, Holy Spirit and Mary. In the Mass you should surrender yourself and offer yourself with Me, wholly and entirely, to the Father. This is the high point of your day - your sacrificing of yourself entirely to Him, being in union with Me in the Holy Eucharist. I come to you and we are one in this Sacrament. Your day should be a preparation for this event. Your life, centered around receiving Me in the Eucharist.

    I never leave you. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit dwell within you at all times in a special way if you are in the state of grace. Constantly focus on My interior presence within you. Within this lies your peace. I never leave you. I will never abandon you. What have you to fear? I am your God.

    My presence surrounds you. I am in your beloved brothers. Be Christ to one another. Live in My love as I live in you. Do not falter or become afraid. Do not give in to satan to trip you up. My presence surrounds you in each other and in your world. In the air, the sun, the leaves, the sky, in My creation! Be attuned to My Life, My presence surrounding you. I am Jesus, Son of the Living God, I give you this message. Heed My words and you will know peace and joy. I love you intently. I am on fire for love of you this moment.

Notes: Messenger: High feelings of love, overwhelmed with the love of the Trinity. Intellectual vision — something really special. I praise You Father, Son and Holy Spirit. I understood a little when Mary received the Magnificat and was filled with the Spirit. The Spirit fills me. I understood this mystery as I did the Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles. The Spirit permeates my being.

    It is in suffering that I am comforted. He who suffered and died for us asks us to share in His suffering. Meditate on one station a day, carry a picture with you.

    

 

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

      

  

Jiffy Sheet: 108 day Novena beginning December 14, 2005 to March 31, 2006

You will need:          1. This sheet
                                2. Holy Spirit Novena Book
                                3. Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual

I. Begin at 6:20 p.m. by singing, "Come Holy Ghost" (verse 1).

  1. Say, "I want to make a Spiritual Communion." 
  2. "I give my heart to Jesus and Mary with you in love." (This will unite us in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.) 
  3. Cast out Satan: "We cast Satan into the fires of hell, far from us, our families, our Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit."

Holy Spirit Novena and Rosary Novena Chart

Day: 1   2 4   5   7  
Period I Dec 14 - J 15 - L 16 - S 17 - G  18 - J 19 - L 20 - S 21 - G 22 - J
II 23 - L 24 - S 25 - G 26- J 27 - L 28 - S 29 - G 30 - J 31 - L
Period I Jan 1 - S 2 - G 3 - J 4 - L 5 - S 6 - G 7 - J 8 - L 9 - S
II 10 - G 11 - J 12 - L 13 - S 14 - G 15 - J 16 - L 17 - S 18 - G
Period I 19 - J 20 - L 21 - S 22 - G 23 - J 24 - L 25 - S  26 - G 27 - J
II 28 - L 29 - S 30 - G 31 - J Feb 1 - L 2 - S 3 - G 4 - J 5 - L
Period I 6 - S 7 - G 8 - J 9 - L 10 - S 11 - G  12 - J 13 - L 14 - S
II 15 - G 16 - J 17 - L 18 - S 19 - G 20 - J 21 - L 22 - S 23 - G
Period I 24 - J 25 - L 26 - S 27 - G 28 - J Mar 1 - L 2 - S 3 - G 4 - J
II 5 - L 6 - S 7 - G 8 - J 9 - L 10 - S 11 - G 12 - J 13 - L
Period I 14 - S 15 - G 16 - J 17 - L 18 - S 19 - G 20 - J 21 - L 22 - S
II 23 - G 24 - J 25 - L 26 - S 27 - G 28 - J 29 - L 30 - S 31- G
  1. Pray the Holy Spirit Novena using the Holy Spirit Novena Booklet.
  2. After the novena, read the appropriate meditation. For example: period 1, day 1; period 1, day 2; etc. This will continue until further indicated.
    • It is enormously important that you feel as a body praying together, asking for the special coming of the Holy Spirit.
  3. After the meditation say: "We consecrate the Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the Immaculate Heart of Mary."
  4. Ask that the Blood of Jesus be spread on the Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world.
  5. Begin the 6:30 p.m. prayer service as usual.

II. Begin the 6:30 prayer service

  1. Begin praying:  Dear Father in the name of Your Son Jesus, in the Holy Spirit, through the powerful intercession of the Virgin Mary, with all the angels and the saints and the souls in purgatory, we join in one mind and one heart and ask the Holy Spirit to come to all the world in a special way, especially to our priests. We pray all prayers for the priests and the renewal of the Church and the world and for the Shepherds of Christ intentions. By the precious Body and Blood of Jesus we cast out Satan far from this place, our families, the Shepherds of Christ Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world. We ask the Blood of Jesus be spread on us, the Shepherds of Christ Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world. We beg for grace and mercy for the world and wish to make reparation to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. We give our hearts to Jesus and Mary with all gathered here in love. We wish to be forgiven for offending one another. We love You God, help us.
  2. Sing A Song from Jesus.   Refrain:  "I come to you with greatest love, I am your loving Savior.  I am your God, I died for you, I come to you this day."
  3. Then begin the prayers of the Good Shepherd (Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual).
  4. Sing The Rosary song   Refrain:  "Oh the rosary, the rosary is the love of Their two Hearts,   Oh the rosary, the rosary is the love of Their two Hearts."
          1) Ave Maria, Ave Maria.
          2) Jesus we love You, Mary we love you.
          3) This is her peace plan, Children must pray it.
          4) We turn to Mary, She is the Queen of Peace.
          5) Oh Sacred Heart Divine, Oh Heart of Mary pure, Ave Maria, We love to pray it!
  5. Begin the rosary. Please use the Rosary Books and the Rosary Aves.  The important thing is to pray the prayers and the rosary at 6:30 p.m., if possible. (Rosary mysteries need to be according to the Rosary Novena.)
  6. Read the Ten Commandments.
      
    1.   I, the Lord, am your God. You shall not have other gods besides me.
    2.   You shall not take the name of the Lord, your God, in vain.
    3.   Remember to keep holy the Sabbath day.
    4.   Honor your father and your mother.
    5.   You shall not kill.
    6.   You shall not commit adultery.
    7.   You shall not steal.
    8.   You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
    9.   You shall not covet your neighbor's wife.
    10.   You shall not covet anything that belongs to your neighbor.
        
  7. Pray A Prayer of Thanksgiving then read the Daily Message for the day.

     

 

Holy Spirit Novena

DAILY NOVENA PRAYERS

Opening Prayer

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Dear Father, we come to You in the name of Jesus, in union with Him in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, in the Holy Spirit. We come to You united to the Child Jesus of Good Health and the Infant of Prague. We come to You in the perfect, sinless heart of Our Mother Mary, asking her powerful intercession, uniting ourselves to her holy tears. We come to You united to all the angels and saints, and the souls in purgatory.

Prayer for Holy Spirit

We pray for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit on us, to be baptized by the Holy Spirit, that He will descend mightily on us as He did on the Apostles at Pentecost. That the Holy Spirit will transform us from fear to fearlessness and that He will give us courage to do all the Father is asking of us to help bring about the Reign of the Sacred Heart and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart. We pray for the Holy Spirit to descend mightily on the Jesuits and the Poor Clares on the Shepherds of Christ leaders and members and on the whole Body of Christ and the world.

Protection by the Blood of Jesus

We pray that the Blood of Jesus will be spread on us, everyone in our families, and the Shepherds of Christ Movement, that we will be able to move steadfastly ahead and be protected from the evil one.

Healing

We pray for healing in body, mind, and soul and generational healing in ourselves, in all members in our families, and in all members of the Shepherds of Christ Movement, the Jesuit Community, the Poor Clares, the Body of Christ, and the world.

Prayer for Strength and Light

We adore You, oh Holy Spirit. Give us strength, give us light, console us. We give ourselves entirely to You. Oh Spirit of light and grace, we want to only do the will of the Father. Enlighten us that we may live always in the Father's will.

Eternal Spirit fill us with Your Divine Wisdom that we may comprehend more fully insight into Your Divine Mysteries.

Give us lights, Oh Holy Spirit that we may know God. Work within the heart, the spiritual womb of the Virgin Mary, to form us more and more into the image of Jesus.

Prayer to Be One with God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit

We long for You, Oh Spirit of Light, we long to know God, we want to be one with Him, our Divine God. We want to be one with the Father, know Him as a Person most intimately. We want to know the beloved One, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and live and dwell in Him at all times, every moment of our lives. We want to be one with You, Oh Spirit of Light, that You move in us in our every breath.

Prayer to Be One in Jesus

Let us experience life in the Sacred Heart of Jesus, so we can say as Saint Paul, "I have been crucified with Christ and yet I am alive; yet it is no longer I, but Christ living in me...." Let us live, united to the Mass, all through the day being one in Him. Let us be able to love and know in this elevated state of oneness with our God. We long for Thee, oh beauteous God, we love You, we love You, we love You. We praise You, worship You, honor You, adore You, and thank You, our beloved God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Prayer to Dwell in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary

We seek to be one in God, to live and dwell in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, our little heaven on earth, to experience life in the all perfect, pure, sinless heart of our Mother. We want the Holy Spirit to move in us and to be united to Jesus as the Bridegroom of our souls and be a most perfect sacrifice offered to the Father at every moment as we unite in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass around the world to help in the salvation of souls.

Prayer for the Holy Spirit and His Gifts

Come Holy Spirit, come, come into our hearts, inflame all people with the fire of Your love.

Leader: Send forth Your Spirit and all will be reborn.
All:  And You will renew the face of the earth.

We pray for the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, we ask for perfection in our souls to make us holy, holy souls likened to God.

Dear Holy Spirit, we give ourselves to You soul and body. We ask You to give us the Spirit of Wisdom, Understanding, Counsel, Fortitude, Knowledge, Piety, and Fear of the Lord.

Prayer for the Word Alive in Our Hearts

We know, dear Holy Spirit, the Word in His human nature was brought forth within the womb of the woman. We pray that His word will be brought forth in our hearts as He lives and dwells in us. We want the incarnation to go on in our lives. Dear Holy Spirit, work in us.

Little Prayers to the Holy Spirit

Dear Holy Spirit, help us not to be ignorant or indifferent or weak, help us to be strong with the love of God.

Dear Holy Spirit, please pray for our needs for us.

Dear Holy Spirit, help us to respect God and to avoid sin. Help us to live in the Father's will.

Dear Holy Spirit, help us to keep Your commandments and to respect authority. Help us to love all things as You will us to love them. Help us to want to pray and always serve God with the greatest love. Help us to know the truth. Help us to have the gift of faith, hope, and love. Help us to know what is right and what is wrong.

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.


First Period
Meditations Nine Days

  1. Romans 8:14-17

    All who are guided by the Spirit of God are sons of God; for what you received was not the spirit of slavery to bring you back into fear; you received the Spirit of adoption, enabling us to cry out, 'Abba, Father!' The Spirit himself joins with our spirit to bear witness that we are children of God. And if we are children, then we are heirs, heirs of God and joint-heirs with Christ, provided that we share his suffering, so as to share his glory.
  2. Romans 8:5-9

    Those who are living by their natural inclinations have their minds on the things human nature desires; those who live in the Spirit have their minds on spiritual things. And human nature has nothing to look forward to but death, while the Spirit looks forward to life and peace, because the outlook of disordered human nature is opposed to God, since it does not submit to God's Law, and indeed it cannot, and those who live by their natural inclinations can never be pleasing to God. You, however, live not by your natural inclinations, but by the Spirit, since the Spirit of God has made a home in you. Indeed, anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.
  3. 1 John 4:12-16

    No one has ever seen God, but as long as we love one another God remains in us and his love comes to its perfection in us. This is the proof that we remain in him and he in us, that he has given us a share in his Spirit. We ourselves have seen and testify that the Father sent his Son as Saviour of the world. Anyone who acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God remains in him and he in God. We have recognised for ourselves, and put our faith in, the love God has for us. God is love, and whoever remains in love remains in God and God in him.
  4. 1 John 4:17-21

    Love comes to its perfection in us when we can face the Day of Judgement fearlessly, because even in this world we have become as he is. In love there is no room for fear, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear implies punishment and no one who is afraid has come to perfection in love. Let us love, then, because he first loved us. Anyone who says 'I love God' and hates his brother, is a liar, since whoever does not love the brother whom he can see cannot love God whom he has not seen. Indeed this is the commandment we have received from him, that whoever loves God, must also love his brother.
  5. 1 John 4:7-11

    My dear friends, let us love one another, since love is from God and everyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. Whoever fails to love does not know God, because God is love. This is the revelation of God's love for us, that God sent his only Son into the world that we might have life through him. Love consists in this: it is not we who loved God, but God loved us and sent his Son to expiate our sins. My dear friends, if God loved us so much, we too should love one another.
  6. Acts of the Apostles 1:1-5

    In my earlier work, Theophilus, I dealt with everything Jesus had done and taught from the beginning until the day he gave his instructions to the apostles he had chosen through the Holy Spirit, and was taken up to heaven. He had shown himself alive to them after his Passion by many demonstrations: for forty days he had continued to appear to them and tell them about the kingdom of God. While at table with them, he had told them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait there for what the Father had promised. 'It is', he had said, 'what you have heard me speak about: John baptised with water but, not many days from now, you are going to be baptised with the Holy Spirit.'
  7. Acts of the Apostles 1:6-9

    Now having met together, they asked him, 'Lord, has the time come for you to restore the kingdom to Israel?' He replied, 'It is not for you to know times or dates that the Father has decided by his own authority, but you will receive the power of the Holy Spirit which will come on you, and then you will be my witnesses not only in Jerusalem but throughout Judaea and Samaria, and indeed to earth's remotest end.'

    As he said this he was lifted up while they looked on, and a cloud took him from their sight.
  8. Acts of the Apostles 1:12-14

    So from the Mount of Olives, as it is called, they went back to Jerusalem, a short distance away, no more than a Sabbath walk; and when they reached the city they went to the upper room where they were staying; there were Peter and John, James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Jude son of James. With one heart all these joined constantly in prayer, together with some women, including Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.
     
  9. Acts of the Apostles 2:1-4

    When Pentecost day came round, they had all met together, when suddenly there came from heaven a sound as of a violent wind which filled the entire house in which they were sitting; and there appeared to them tongues as of fire; these separated and came to rest on the head of each of them. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak different languages as the Spirit gave them power to express themselves.

Second Period
Meditations Nine Days

  1. John 14:21-31

    Whoever holds to my commandments and keeps them is the one who loves me; and whoever loves me will be loved by my Father, and I shall love him and reveal myself to him.'

    Judas-not Judas Iscariot-said to him, 'Lord, what has happened, that you intend to show yourself to us and not to the world?' Jesus replied:

    Anyone who loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we shall come to him and make a home in him. Anyone who does not love me does not keep my words. And the word that you hear is not my own: it is the word of the Father who sent me. I have said these things to you while still with you; but the Paraclete, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and remind you of all I have said to you. Peace I bequeath to you, my own peace I give you, a peace which the world cannot give, this is my gift to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid. You heard me say: I am going away and shall return. If you loved me you would be glad that I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I. I have told you this now, before it happens, so that when it does happen you may believe. I shall not talk to you much longer, because the prince of this world is on his way. He has no power over me, but the world must recognise that I love the Father and that I act just as the Father commanded. Come now, let us go.
  2. John 17:11-26

    I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep those you have given me true to your name, so that they may be one like us. While I was with them, I kept those you had given me true to your name. I have watched over them and not one is lost except one who was destined to be lost, and this was to fulfil the scriptures. But now I am coming to you and I say these things in the world to share my joy with them to the full. I passed your word on to them, and the world hated them, because they belong to the world no more than I belong to the world. I am not asking you to remove them from the world, but to protect them from the Evil One. They do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world. Consecrate them in the truth; your word is truth. As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world, and for their sake I consecrate myself so that they too may be consecrated in truth. 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.
  3. I Corinthians 15:20-28

    In fact, however, Christ has been raised from the dead, as the first-fruits of all who have fallen asleep. As it was by one man that death came, so through one man has come the resurrection of the dead. Just as all die in Adam, so in Christ all will be brought to life; but all of them in their proper order: Christ the first-fruits, and next, at his coming, those who belong to him. After that will come the end, when he will hand over the kingdom to God the Father, having abolished every principality, every ruling force and power. For he is to be king until he has made his enemies his footstool, and the last of the enemies to be done away with is death, for he has put all things under his feet. But when it is said everything is subjected, this obviously cannot include the One who subjected everything to him. When everything has been subjected to him, then the Son himself will be subjected to the One who has subjected everything to him, so that God may be all in all.
  4. Revelation 3:1-3,12,16-19

    'Write to the angel of the church in Sardis and say, "Here is the message of the one who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: I know about your behaviour: how you are reputed to be alive and yet are dead. Wake up; put some resolve into what little vigour you have left: it is dying fast. So far I have failed to notice anything in your behaviour that my God could possibly call perfect; remember how you first heard the message. Hold on to that. Repent! If you do not wake up, I shall come to you like a thief, and you will have no idea at what hour I shall come upon you.

    Anyone who proves victorious I will make into a pillar in the sanctuary of my God, and it will stay there for ever; I will inscribe on it the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem which is coming down from my God in heaven, and my own new name as well.

    '...but since you are neither hot nor cold, but only lukewarm, I will spit you out of my mouth. You say to yourself: I am rich, I have made a fortune and have everything I want, never realising that you are wretchedly and pitiably poor, and blind and naked too. I warn you, buy from me the gold that has been tested in the fire to make you truly rich, and white robes to clothe you and hide your shameful nakedness, and ointment to put on your eyes to enable you to see. I reprove and train those whom I love: so repent in real earnest.'
  5. Revelation 5:9-14

    They sang a new hymn: You are worthy to take the scroll and to break its seals, because you were sacrificed, and with your blood you bought people for God of every race, language, people and nation and made them a line of kings and priests for God, to rule the world.

    In my vision, I heard the sound of an immense number of angels gathered round the throne and the living creatures and the elders; there were ten thousand times ten thousand of them and thousands upon thousands, loudly chanting:

Worthy is the Lamb that was sacrificed to receive power, riches, wisdom, strength, honour, glory and blessing.

Then I heard all the living things in creation-everything that lives in heaven, and on earth, and under the earth, and in the sea, crying:

To the One seated on the throne and to the Lamb, be all praise, honour, glory and power, for ever and ever.

And the four living creatures said, 'Amen'; and the elders prostrated themselves to worship.

  1. Revelation 7:14-17

    I answered him, 'You can tell me, sir.' Then he said, 'These are the people who have been through the great trial; they have washed their robes white again in the blood of the Lamb. That is why they are standing in front of God's throne and serving him day and night in his sanctuary; and the One who sits on the throne will spread his tent over them. They will never hunger or thirst again; sun and scorching wind will never plague them, because the Lamb who is at the heart of the throne will be their shepherd and will guide them to springs of living water; and God will wipe away all tears from their eyes.'
  2. Revelation 12:1-8

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

    And now war broke out in heaven, when Michael with his angels attacked the dragon. The dragon fought back with his angels, but they were defeated and driven out of heaven.
  3. Revelation 14:1-7

    Next in my vision I saw Mount Zion, and standing on it the Lamb who had with him a hundred and forty-four thousand people, all with his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads. I heard a sound coming out of heaven like the sound of the ocean or the roar of thunder; it was like the sound of harpists playing their harps. There before the throne they were singing a new hymn in the presence of the four living creatures and the elders, a hymn that could be learnt only by the hundred and forty-four thousand who had been redeemed from the world. These are the sons who have kept their virginity and not been defiled with women they follow the Lamb wherever he goes; they, out of all people, have been redeemed to be the first-fruits for God and for the Lamb. No lie was found in their mouths and no fault can be found in them.

    Then I saw another angel, flying high overhead, sent to announce the gospel of eternity to all who live on the earth, every nation, race, language and tribe. He was calling, 'Fear God and glorify him, because the time has come for him to sit in judgement; worship the maker of heaven and earth and sea and the springs of water.'

    Revelation 19: 7-8

    let us be glad and joyful and give glory to God, because this is the time for the marriage of the Lamb. His bride is ready, and she has been able to dress herself in dazzling white linen, because her linen is made of the good deeds of the saints.'
  4. Revelation 21:1-10

    Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; the first heaven and the first earth had disappeared now, and there was no longer any sea. I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride dressed for her husband. Then I heard a loud voice call from the throne, 'Look, here God lives among human beings. He will make his home among them; they will be his people, and he will be their God, God-with-them. He will wipe away all tears from their eyes; there will be no more death, and no more mourning or sadness or pain. The world of the past has gone.'

    Then the One sitting on the throne spoke. 'Look, I am making the whole of creation new. Write this, "What I am saying is trustworthy and will come true."' Then he said to me, 'It has already happened. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give water from the well of life free to anybody who is thirsty; anyone who proves victorious will inherit these things; and I will be his God and he will be my son. But the legacy for cowards, for those who break their word, or worship obscenities, for murderers and the sexually immoral, and for sorcerers, worshippers of false gods or any other sort of liars, is the second death in the burning lake of sulphur.'

    One of the seven angels that had the seven bowls full of the seven final plagues came to speak to me and said, 'Come here and I will show you the bride that the Lamb has married.' In the spirit, he carried me to the top of a very high mountain, and showed me Jerusalem, the holy city, coming down out of heaven from God.

    Revelation 22:20

    The one who attests these things says: I am indeed coming soon.

    Amen; come, Lord Jesus.

Scriptural quotations are taken from The New Jerusalem Bible, Doubleday & Co.
Imprimatur granted by Cardinal Hume.

 

  

Shepherds of Christ Associates

PRAYER MANUAL

   

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.

  

 

 

       

FALMOUTH KENTUCKY
(back of card)

 

March 27, 1997 - Message from God the Father, 

We have sent you great gifts and they have not been accepted and obeyed. What is left but to send you greatest sufferings? I sent My Son to you. He has given you the most tender messages of His love (Tell My People, Rosaries From the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, & God's Blue Books) to bring about the Reign of His Most Sacred Heart. You have not appreciated the gift we have given you. I gave you your Mother. She appeared and she warned you. Falmouth is an example of the sufferings that will befall the earth. I sent you gifts from heaven and you continue to offend and ignore your God. I will chastise the earth with the greatest sufferings. You did not respond to the gifts, as did the people of Falmouth not respond to the gifts given. You will now receive the chastisement that will cause you to sit up and take notice. Falmouth is a warning to this earth.

January 18, 1997 - Message from God the Father, 

...I tell you to read the account concerning Noah. Nowhere in history has God been offended as He is this day by the sinful world. You will suffer a fate for the offenses against God.

...Mary appeared at Fatima to warn you, the sinful children, how they were offending God, but you did not listen. The war (WWII) did not change the hearts of many evil men. I warn you through My beloved daughter Mary. You did not heed her warnings. Disobedience against the mother I gave you displeases Me greatly. Mary is the Mother of all children. Mary is the gift from Me, but you are willful and abuse the gift I send you...Disobey My messenger, ignore your Mother, ignore the Son in these messages...My Plan will unfold through the Shepherds of Christ Movement. I am talking through these messages given by My Son and Mary to tell you how to accomplish this task of carrying out My plan.

February 10, 1997 - Message from God the Father, 

...Nowhere in the human history of man have I revealed and given such gifts as I have given to you in your movement (Shepherds of Christ). The plot is the same as the plot at the Holy Spirit Center and the Falmouth Farm. I am displeased, I am angered to address this issue any further.

I am the Father. I have spoken. …Satan has created this confusion because of the importance of the 13th (prayer meetings) and the completion of the Fatima Message. Nowhere, have I been so greatly offended, when I have given such gifts which ended in the Falmouth Farm being a (spiritual) disaster ...many souls are being lost.

March 3, 1997 - Falmouth floods when the Licking River overflows its banks and entire town is swamped. It is the town hardest hit by the flooding.

April 10, 1997- Message from God the Father, 

You must release this information. …I am asking the faithful to begin prayer chapters, centered in consecration, and praying the rosary… Lastly, but of major importance to the renewal of the Church and the world, I am asking that the Priestly Newsletter be made available in abundance, that the apostles spread these newsletters to the priests and encourage them to read them. I am asking the Priestly Newsletter Book be published as soon as possible and circulated to all priests and bishops in the United States. I am the Father. You must pray as never before and join in one mind and one heart...

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