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 26, 2004

March 27th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 4 Period I.
The Novena Rosary Mysteries
for March 27th are Luminous.


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.



Schedule for March 27, 2004

4:00 a.m. - Mass

4:37 a.m. - Sorrowful Rosary January 26, 1995
                    from the Red Rosary Book

5:56 a.m. - Songs from Jesus

6:20 a.m. - 6:20 prayers led by Father Carter
                 Holy Spirit Novena
                 Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual

7:24 a.m. - Sorrowful Rosary Aves

7:57 a.m. - Lenten Songs & 
                  Stations of the Cross

9:17 a.m. - Seven Sorrows

9:31 a.m. - Newsletter 2000 Issue 2 
                    (Suffering: A Source of Life)

11:06 a.m. - Lenten Songs & 
                  Stations of the Cross

12:26 p.m. - Sorrowful Rosary March 21, 1995
                    from the Red Rosary Book

1:13 p.m. - Nursing Home #15

1:51 p.m. - Spanish Songs
                    sung by Fernando

2:27 p.m. - Lenten Songs & 
                  Stations of the Cross

3:47 p.m. - Songs from Jesus

4:00 p.m. - Mass

4:37 p.m. - Sorrowful Rosary January 26, 1995
                    from the Red Rosary Book

5:55 p.m. - Songs

6:20 p.m. - 6:20 prayers led by Father Carter
                 Holy Spirit Novena
                 Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual

7:24 p.m. - Lenten Songs & 
                  Stations of the Cross

8:45 p.m. - Sorrowful Rosary March 17, 1995
                    from the Red Rosary Book

9:37 p.m. - Mary's Message

9:43 p.m. - Sorrowful Rosary August 20, 1996
                    from the Mass Book

10:55 p.m. - Lenten Songs & 
                  Stations of the Cross

12:15 a.m. - Seven Sorrows

12:29 a.m. - Live Rosary February 13, 1997

1:52 a.m. - Choose Life

2:54 a.m. - Lenten Songs & 
                  Stations of the Cross

4:00 a.m. - Mass



Rosary makers - we need your help please!

We have school orders that need to be filled

 and lack rosaries to fill them.



The next apostle, associate,
Shepherds of Christ / St. Ignatius Retreat
will be April 12, 2004 (at night)
thru April 1
7, 2004



There will be a healing rosary 

at Morrow - March 30, 2004.

Please come to Morrow!



Please come to Florida

April 5, 2004 for the

Prayer Service 6:20 pm



March 26, 2004 5:50pm

March 26, 2004

March 26, 2004

March 26, 2004 9:30pm


March 26, 2004


March 26, 2004

My dear friends,  

    I give my heart to Jesus and Mary with you in love. Today is the anniversary of a great vision I had on March 26, 8 years ago. Little did I know what that would mean. This account of this vision is enclosed.  

    On March 26, 1994 ten years ago I talked to Fr. Carter for the first time at length at the Faber House. He said he thought I was a genuine locutionist. He had already discerned most of Blue Book I. This was 4 days after the corner fell off the old seminary.  

    How far we have come from then. The birth of the Shepherds of Christ Ministries came from the old seminary, Mary appeared to me daily from the old seminary and Jesus and Mary gave me the messages in the Red Rosary Book from the old seminary.  

    Ten years ago
    Since we have sent the Newsletter around the world to 86,000 priests, the prayers are in 6 languages with the Imprimatur, prayer chapters are all over the world and we have put the rosary (made by the rosary-makers) in the hands of so many children as Mary requested.  

    God the Father sent Mary as a Messenger to us to deliver these writings to the earth to help renew the Church and the world and to pray for the priests.  

    Jesus still appears as you see in the enclosed pictures. Mary appeared to lead us to Jesus. Mary appeared to lead us to her Son’s Movement. Read the Message (given to) Fr. Carter July 31, 1994 (enclosed) and the message I received when Mary appeared to me early on August 1, 1994 the next day. I remember so clearly the vision and the message of Mary at the old seminary – it was early, early, about 6:20AM  

    The Shepherds of Christ Movement is Jesus’ Movement to help to bring to completion the mission Mary began at Fatima.  

    After Mary appeared to me over 500 times, daily, in an old seminary, she continued to appear to me on the 5ths until Jesus appeared at the point of death December 5, 1996 (12 days before Mary appeared in Clearwater, Florida). Enclosed is the sheet of her apparitions to us on the 5ths as I did the 5th prayer services. April 5, 2004 is the 9th anniversary of these monthly meetings as requested by Mary. If you cannot come to Florida, Morrow or China tune in on the Shepherds of Christ radio and pray with us, if you can’t get the radio pray with us if you can at home or Church. Let’s pray for grace for the world to hear and answer this call of Mary and Jesus in the Shepherds of Christ Movement. Let’s pray for grace for our priests, the Church and the world. Let's pray at 6:20 yellow book (Holy Spirit Novena) and red book 6:30 as Jesus has instructed us. Let’s tell God we are sorry for the neglect of the image by some in Florida and we are sorry for the offences against the Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart.  

    We need your support. After this abominable thing done to this image, we still see the face of Jesus pleading on the window in Clearwater, Florida. Hear the message in the stations given to us from Him, I heard Him speak them February 22, 1995 and I cried so hard, I received them in the Holy Spirit Chapel at the old seminary.  

    Mary begged us to reach the schools, to help pay for the building the summer of 2001 when I went to the building on September 5, 2001, the window was almost black. Jesus gave me the enclosed message the day September 6, 2001. This was before the horrible incident September 11, 2001 (5 days before).  

    Jesus wants us to reach the priest with the Priestly Newsletter Book III and the Treasury Book, and Jesus wants us to own the Building in Clearwater outright. We had to close the Rosary Factory September 11, 2002 because of funds.  

    Mary wants us to reach the children with the rosaries.
    Please help us. Thanks for your support.  

With love in Their Hearts    

Rita Ring




March 26, 1996

Very carefully discerned by Fr. Carter

Messenger:  I came to All Saints Church before a beautiful Monstrance of gold that contained Our beloved Savior. He was adorned in light, the altar beneath shone with the brightest light and the cross behind was entirely silhouetted with the same celestial light. I was overwhelmed with the presence of God and cried deeply from the awe of it all.

    To be so aware of the Almighty God truly present in His splendor and glory—to know the presence of God, to see the glistening of the gold and the light and reflection of the cross behind Him—my beauteous love—words do not exist to describe the rapture of a heavenly embrace! I cry because of the immense awe within my being to know Him. God truly present in His majesty and glory and oh, God, I behold the presence of a heavenly court. You opened wide the heavens and lifted up the veil and I knew You in Your splendor and glory. I behold God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

    "I am the Way, the Truth and the Life." He is the Almighty God. He shows us the celestial lights with which He will light this earth. Many must surrender their hearts to His Heart and Mary's heart. It is in surrendering, the Spirit will move in the hearts of men and the light of God will shine on the darkened earth. Not with a light that you comprehend, but a light that is divinely granted—a light beyond all lights, a vision beyond all visions. It takes the surrender of minds and hearts to God. The Spirit cannot move in us when we are in control. Surrender and give Him our heart and He will make us fishers of men.

    We are His apostles in the Shepherds of Christ Movement. He is sending us out into the world to light the hearts with His burning love. We are chosen by Him and He is giving us abundant graces to grow in our union with Him. He will light this world with His burning love. Our hearts must be open. We must surrender and let go and reach beyond the senses, reach with our hearts. Pray for faith, pray for the vision of God.

Note:  I cried all through this writing, having the presence of God and being in great ecstasy to behold Him. May God touch your heart and may His Spirit move within you. May you be filled with the grace of God to surrender and let Him accomplish a great work within you.

    And I was filled on high with His miraculous light and He reached down and spoke within me. I was filled as never before and knew the presence of God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Note:  As I finished, the bells at All Saints Church rang at 9:00 A.M. As I began to experience the immense splendor, the bells of 8:00 rang. Words do not express anything that I saw or experienced or know from this ecstasy. This was the greatest and the first of three visions, which defined clearly to me our role in the Shepherds of Christ Movement. Jesus defines clearly the role of Fr. Carter in this great mission given to him by the Father.

For Fr. Carter from Jesus:

Jesus speaks:  To him who has eyes to see, they will see - not with earthly vision, but with the eyes of faith, and to him who has ears to hear, he will hear with the fluttering of the Spirit moving within him.

    I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. I am the Almighty God. I say to the rocks to fall and they fall and to the grass, grow, and it grows, and to the sun, shine, and it shines. I give to you My love in these letters. Filled with My love, you will conquer this earth, not with weapons and powder or force, but with fires of My love. The fire will wipe out the hatred in the cold hearts and the earth will be covered with My celestial light. The earth will rock and I will appear in the heavens adorned in power and glory and the contrite hearts will be saved. I came to separate the sheep from the goats, the light from the darkness. I come and no one pays Me heed.

    To you, My beloved son, Father Carter, I have sent you on a mission to spread this fire that will cover this earth. The hearts of men will turn from their sick and desolate ways to hearts gentle as a little lamb.

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

    I have written your name, Fr. Carter, in My Heart, never ever to be blotted out and this earth will be renewed with the fire of God's love through you. You are My beloved priest-son, forever, according to the order of Melchizedek. Most holy and most sacred are your hands that consecrate the Host and write My precious newsletter for My beloved priest-sons. You are never unguarded. You are held within the deepest chamber of My Heart, and you will spread My love to the priest-sons of this earth.

    I am Jesus. You will spread My love to all souls on this earth. I love you with the tenderest burning love. I am Jesus, your beloved Savior.

end of March 26, 1996 message


March 26, 2004 message continues

Messenger:         Today is Tom Arlinghaus' birthday
                                March 26



March 26, 2004 message continues

Messenger:         Received at Tom's Farm August 27, 1996


Mary's Message
from the Rosary of August 27, 1996

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

end of Mary's Message, August 27, 1996







March 26, 2004 message continues

Messenger:         Here is the face of Jesus on the glass
                                in Clearwater


February 5, 2001


April 5, 2001                                                        


  March 5, 2002


Given to Father Carter
on the Feast of St. Ignatius

July 31, 1994

Words of Jesus to Members of
Shepherds of Christ Associates:

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

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

"I am calling many to become members of Shepherds of Christ Associates. To all of them I will give great blessings. I will use them as instruments to help bring about the triumph of the Immaculate Heart and the reign of My Sacred Heart. I will give great graces to the members of Shepherds of Christ Associates. I will call them to be deeply united to My Heart and to Mary's Heart as I lead them ever closer to My Father in the Holy Spirit."

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

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


March 26, 2004 message continues

Messenger:         Very early, early morning as Mary
                                 appeared to Me at the old seminary


August 1, 1994

Pray For The Success Of The Priestly Newsletter - 
Shepherds of Christ

Messenger: The following is the first official message I received before the statue of Mary at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center. It is a personal message for Father Carter.

Mary speaks: (in front of the glowing statue of Our Lady of Sorrows) I am the Immaculate Heart. My Heart is glowing for love of all my beloved children. I am your most loving Mother. I am with you this day. Pray for the success of the priestly newsletter Shepherds of Christ. I am guarding your way. You will receive such graces to accomplish this task! Grace from God is so abundantly bestowed on you and will lead to the success of this endeavor! Pray for this cause at the Center. The priests will lead the people to the love of My beloved Son. This is no little task. It will take many prayers and graces. Pray hard, little one. Your prayers will change many hearts.

I am Mary, your Immaculate Mother. I bring this message to My beloved priest-son.

end of August 1, 1994 message



Mark 12: 10-11

Have you not read this text of scripture: 

The stone which the builders rejected 
has become the cornerstone; 
this is the Lord’s doing, 
and we marvel at it ?’


March 26, 2004 message continues

Messenger:         Mary pleaded for funds for the
                                school rosary program and the
                                building payment the summer of 2001.  

                            This is how Mary appeared on the
                                building on September 5, 2001. 

                            The whole window was dark after all the
                                5ths when we were given the beautiful
                                rainbow images, the golden lighted
                                apparation of Jesus and Mary the window
                                September 5, 2001 looked like this


September 5, 2001


March 26, 2004 message continues

Messenger:         When I returned to Cincinnati I went to
                                the tabernacle, attended Mass, prayed
                                for an hour after Communion pleaded
                                and begged for funds and begged Jesus
                                to speak to me to give us direction --

                            On September 6, 2001 Jesus spoke
                                strongly to me

                           This was 5 days before
                                September 11, 2001


Excerpt from September 6, 2001 

Jesus speaks:        You must pray for your donors.

                        I appeared and my mother appeared

                            for the whole world.

                        The apparition is not appreciated.

                        The fact you cannot even make

                            the rent payment for the

                            building is proof.

                        So much money in the world and the

                            state of Florida.

                        Look at your news on television.

                        Look at what the news is on the

                        MARY HAS APPEARED ON THE
                            BUILDING FOR 5 YEARS AND
                            YOU DO NOT EVEN TAKE 

                        It is not the responsibility of 100
                            people to support such a vision.

                         It is a gift from God.

                         This shows you the focus of men
                            and your news.

                         Your eyes are blind.

                         I ask today September 6, 2001 to

                             see Our images and to help

                             do what We have asked you to do.

                         These messages are important.

                         You have ignored Me.

                         THE PRAYER CARDS, Prayer for Union
                            with Jesus, Prayer Before the Holy
                            Sacrifice of the Mass, Say daily card,
                            morning offering, Shepherds of Christ
                            Prayer manuals, Holy Spirit Novena book,
                            rosary meditations are gifts from God.

Messenger:        Jesus also said "All materials

                             used for the school rosary program

                             printed by B&M have helped the

                             school children."

Jesus speaks:      The Priestly Newsletter is a gift from God.

                         Because of these prayers your world

                             is a better place.

                         If B&M closes and the printing stops -

                             your world will be affected.

                        Again I repeat, these revelations and

                            materials are for the world.

                        Mary appears the Lady clothed in gold

                            for the world.

                        Very, very few are helping to do what I ask.

                        My movement is to help the priests, the
                            Church and the world, it is a gift.

                        Because of My movement, the world is a
                            better place.

                        You will feel the effects if the printing stops.

                        I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus, I speak here.

end of excerpt from September 6, 2001


March 26, 2004 message continues

Messenger:         On September 8, 2001 Mary gave me
                                this message on her birthday at the
                                old seminary as she appeared to me.

September 8, 2001


                            Here was a prayer I was
                                given to the Father


Excerpt from January 29, 2004

God the Father speaks:

                        Pray like this - say:

                            Dear Father, in the name of Your
                        Son Jesus, in the Holy Spirit, I give
                        you myself at this moment —
                        united to the Holy Sacrifice of the
                        Mass —
                        Oh Father, I love You so much and
                        I thank You for Your gifts to me.
                        Oh Father, You are so good.
                        Oh Father, help me.

                        Dear Father I pray through the
                        powerful intercession of Our
                        Lady of Clearwater and Father Carter.
                        I pray in union with the saints
                        and the souls in purgatory.

                        Oh Father, I love You, I love
                            You, I love You and beg
                            for Your mercy.

                        Oh Father, please forgive the
                            human race for their sins,
                            we are sorry for offending
                            God, please Father outpour
                            Your grace and Your mercy —
                            help us to be united in love
                            as You desire.

                                Dear Father cast the devil far
                            from us and spread us with the
                            Blood of Your Divine Son.

                            Oh Father please protect us
                                from the snares of the devil.

                            Please protect our children.
                            Please help us now, Father,
                            We pray for this particular need.
end of prayer





10 Years Ago - March 22, 1994



"I thought then they
would listen"

                        Rita Ring


../SCHOOL/pdficon.gif (224 bytes)   Prayer Manual

Prayers Jesus gave to Fr. Carter to pray for the priests, the Church and the world (in 6 languages with Imprimatur)


Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus

My dear fellow Associate Members,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

end of Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart message







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