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 30, 2004

March 31st Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 8 Period I.
The Novena Rosary Mysteries
for March 31st are Luminous.


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



Please come to Florida

April 5, 2004 for the

Prayer Service 6:20 pm



Dear Friends of the Building of the Two Hearts in Clearwater, Florida

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

We want to notify you of the terrible, abominable thing someone did to the face of Mary.

Here is a picture for you:

Last night as I stayed beneath the image, the whole front area was covered with a golden light.

I knew God was with me in this place.

I was covered in golden light.

It was awesome.

The face of Jesus could be seen so clearly in the image windows.

Here is a picture Joe Lee took of Jesus' face at 10:30 p.m.

  March 29, 2004 at 10:30 p.m.

Mary's Image appeared 7 years on the building here.

The purpose of the Marian groups were to lead people to Jesus through Mary. Jesus told Father Carter this. Jesus told Father Carter that the Shepherds of Christ was His Movement to help in the renewal of the Church and the world.

The Shepherds of Christ Movement, Jesus told Father Carter, was His Movement to lead people into deep intimacy with Him.

After so many Marian apparitions in the 20th century, Jesus told Father Carter this was His Movement, Shepherds of Christ, to lead to this deep bridal union He wants with His precious souls.

God gave us great gifts in allowing Mary to appear on the building for over 7 years.

Jesus' face remains with us and He has promised great graces to those who come and pray here. Special healing graces will be granted.

Jesus wants prayer chapters begun in Southern Florida.

If you live in Southern Florida, please pray these prayers with us.

Please continue to come to this site to help make reparation to God for the abominable deed done to the Virgin Mary.

July 5, 2000


February 5, 2001


April 5, 2001


Our main focus is:

      1. to circulate the newsletters of Father Carter to the priests

      2. to begin prayer chapters praying for the priests,
          the Church, and the world as Jesus told Father Carter

            part of a message given to Father Carter

13th Promise

Jesus speaks:  "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."

- July 31, 1994

      3. school rosary program to the schools 
          in the U.S. (homemade rosaries
          from rosary makers)

    We need your support now more than ever. It is very difficult to receive funds to maintain the building. Please come and pray and tell God we are sorry for this abominable thing and help us to continue these ministries Jesus gave to Father Carter.


Shepherds of Christ, P.O. Box 193 , Morrow, OH 45152   (toll free) 1-888-211-3041

Jesus wants us to help make reparation for the
offenses against Him and offenses against our
Mother Mary and to pray for the priests, the Church
and the world.
Please pray with us
March 30, 2004 ,   6:20 ,
           come to Morrow –
                        also this will be broadcast – please unite
                        in prayer.
            April 5, 2004 ,   6:20      9 year anniversary of 5ths
                                                Come to
Florida , Morrow,

St Ignatius/Shepherds of Christ retreat
officially begins Easter Monday at
6:20 China     4-12-2004

formally begins Easter Tuesday at
9:00 a.m.       4-13-2004
usual prayer service with Rita Ring
12:00-5:00               4-13-2004
Retreat is formally
4-13-2004 at 9:00 until 4-17-2004 at 3:00

Country Hearth Inn ( Madison , IN ) rooms $45 call early
also Holiday Inn (
Madison , IN )

Please come     MARCH 30     MORROW
                        APRIL 5        

                        APRIL 13-17  Retreat
                        APRIL 13       prayer service


October 13, 1994

The Birth of the Full Ministries
of the Shepherds of Christ

    "I wish to share with you part of a message which Jesus gave us on October 13, 1994. The message tells us about the expansion of the Shepherds of Christ movement:

    'My beloved priest-companion, today I come to you with another mission. I am asking you to establish Shepherds of Christ Ministries. At My request you have already begun the priestly newsletter, "Shepherds of Christ", and the prayer chapters, Shepherds of Christ Associates...

    'I am giving you this message on this day, the 77th Anniversary of the Great Apparition at Fatima, because of the close connection between the Shepherds of Christ movement and the Fatima message. The Fatima message is centered in devotion to My Heart and My Mother's Heart, especially in consecration to Our Hearts. Shepherds of Christ Ministries is also centered in devotion to Our Hearts. I will use Shepherds of Christ Ministries as a great instrument in helping to bring about the triumph of the Immaculate Heart and the reign of My Sacred Heart. When this occurs, My Church and the world will be experiencing the great era of peace promised by My Mother at Fatima.

    'Today, then, October 13, 1994, the 77th Anniversary of the Great Apparition at Fatima, marks the birth of Shepherds of Christ Ministries. I pour forth the great love of My Sacred Heart to all. I am Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the flock.'


- From In the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, Newsletter of Shepherds of Christ Associates
by Fr. Edward J. Carter S.J., Volume 1, No. 1, 1995. p. 2.

end of October 13, 1994 message given to Fr. Carter


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


Sincerely yours in Their Hearts,

Rita Ring

This is the website:

There are so many pictures on the website if you go into the website.

Donations can be sent to the Morrow Center:

              Shepherds of Christ Ministries
              P.O. Box 193
              Morrow, OH 45152

or call Morrow

              (toll free) 1-888-211-3041

credit cards are accepted



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 31, 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.


March 30, 2004



March 30, 2004

Messenger:         God shows us He is the Master.

                            God is the I am.

                            God is the Creator.

                            There is no power over Him.


                            Some people who have been disempowered
                                in childhood etc — work their whole
                                life trying to be on top.

                            A man who suffered abuse in childhood
                                may say in adulthood "I will never
                                be under anyone."
                                He may wish to have intimate
                                relationships, but will always
                                see himself as on top, powerful and
                                try to manipulate their significant
                                "others" by controlling and telling them
                                what to do.

                                When one understands that Power comes
                            from God and God works in structure
                            they will not feel threatened by subjecting
                            themselves to the authority of the Church,
                            for example, or recognizing the authority
                            of parents etc.

                                Some people think this way, they
                            go into a structured position, but
                            because of their own problems from
                            disempowerment somewhere in their
                            lives coupled with their strong-willed
                            prideful nature, they begin to have
                            competition with those in authority.
                            In such situations there is never peace
                            with that individual for they are in
                            a constant struggle of "power-over"
                            the authority, working out their own
                            issues of being one working in harmony,
                            in a structured setting for a common

                                When one goes to a bank for a job usually
                            there is the President, those managers etc.
                            The bank operates proficiently to do the
                            work at hand. All work together for this
                            goal hopefully.

                                God has all the Power. He gives us the
                            Church. He gives parents their children,
                            The parishes, the families should work
                            in harmony and in love working for
                            a common goal of promoting God's Kingdom.
                            Christ is the head of the Church.

Jesus speaks:      Say and Sing the Prayer for Union



Song: 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.

    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. (refrain)

    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.

    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. (refrain)

    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.

    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. (refrain)

    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.

    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. (refrain)

    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. (refrain)


Jesus said: I am the Way; I am Truth and Life...  John 14:6


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:          I am the Almighty God —
                                I am All Powerful —

                            Learn from the story in the beginning of
                                the Bible.


Genesis Chapter 3

   Now, the snake was the most subtle of all the wild animals that Yahweh God had made. It asked the woman, ‘Did God really say you were not to eat from any of the trees in the garden?’ The woman answered the snake, ‘We may eat the fruit of the trees in the garden. But of the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden God said, "You must not eat it, nor touch it, under pain of death." ’ Then the snake said to the woman, ‘No! You will not die! God knows in fact that the day you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like gods, knowing good from evil.’ The woman saw that the tree was good to eat and pleasing to the eye, and that it was enticing for the wisdom that it could give. So she took some of its fruit and ate it. She also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate it. Then the eyes of both of them were opened and they realised that they were naked. So they sewed fig–leaves together to make themselves loin–cloths.

   The man and his wife heard the sound of Yahweh God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from Yahweh God among the trees of the garden. But Yahweh God called to the man. ‘Where are you?’ he asked. ‘I heard the sound of you in the garden,’ he replied. ‘I was afraid because I was naked, so I hid.’ ‘Who told you that you were naked?’ he asked. ‘Have you been eating from the tree I forbade you to eat?’ The man replied, ‘It was the woman you put with me; she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it.’ Then Yahweh God said to the woman, ‘Why did you do that?’ The woman replied, ‘The snake tempted me and I ate.’

   Then Yahweh God said to the snake, ‘Because you have done this,

    Accursed be you of
    all animals wild and tame!
    On your belly you will go
    and on dust you will feed
    as long as you live.
    I shall put enmity
    between you and the woman,
    and between your offspring and hers;
    it will bruise your head
    and you will strike its heel.’

     To the woman he said:

     I shall give you intense pain
        in childbearing,
     you will give birth to your children
        in pain.
     Your yearning will be for your husband,
      and he will dominate you.

   To the man he said, ‘Because you listened to the voice of your wife and ate from the tree of which I had forbidden you to eat,

     Accursed be the soil because of you!
     Painfully will you get your food from it
     as long as you live.
   It will yield you brambles and thistles,
     as you eat the produce of the land.
   By the sweat of your face
     will you earn your food,
     until you return to the ground,
     as you were taken from it.
     For dust you are
     and to dust you shall return.’

   The man named his wife ‘Eve’ because she was the mother of all those who live. Yahweh God made tunics of skins for the man and his wife and clothed them. Then Yahweh God said, ‘Now that the man has become like one of us in knowing good from evil, he must not be allowed to reach out his hand and pick from the tree of life too, and eat and live for ever!’ So Yahweh God expelled him from the garden of Eden, to till the soil from which he had been taken. He banished the man, and in front of the garden of Eden he posted the great winged creatures and the fiery flashing sword, to guard the way to the tree of life.


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:         In the beginning of the Bible this
                            is given to you.

                                So many are so caught up in pride.
                            They do not want any structure, they
                            do not want anyone over them. They may
                            have deep seated problems in understanding
                            authority from childhood or just
                            weaknesses of deep rooted pride they
                            give into.

                                Sometimes in families one may be in
                            competition and disobedient, another
                            loving and working toward unity.
                            Such as the story of Cain and Abel.


Genesis 4: 1-10

The man had intercourse with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain. ‘I have acquired a man with the help of Yahweh,’ she said. She gave birth to a second child, Abel, the brother of Cain. Now Abel became a shepherd and kept flocks, while Cain tilled the soil. Time passed and Cain brought some of the produce of the soil as an offering for Yahweh, while Abel for his part brought the first–born of his flock and some of their fat as well. Yahweh looked with favour on Abel and his offering. But he did not look with favour on Cain and his offering, and Cain was very angry and downcast. Yahweh asked Cain, ‘Why are you angry and downcast? If you are doing right, surely you ought to hold your head high! But if you are not doing right, Sin is crouching at the door hungry to get you. You can still master him.’ Cain said to his brother Abel, ‘Let us go out’; and while they were in the open country, Cain set on his brother Abel and killed him. 

    Yahweh asked Cain, ‘Where is your brother Abel?’ ‘I do not know,’ he replied. ‘Am I my brother’s guardian?’ ‘What have you done?’ Yahweh asked. ‘Listen! Your brother’s blood is crying out to me from the ground.


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:      You are children of Adam and Eve.
                            I am the New Adam.
                            Mary is the New Eve.
                            You are the children of God.
                            I am All Powerful.

                            Say the Our Father —

The Our Father

    Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:          recognize the authority of the Father

                            Say the Hail Mary —


Hail Mary

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the Fruit of thy womb, Jesus. * Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:          honor your Mother as your mother.

                            Be like little children of the Father —
                                kind and docile.
                                Be humble like Mary —



Luke 1: 46-55

And Mary said:

My soul proclaims
    the greatness of the Lord
and my spirit rejoices
    in God my Saviour;
because he has looked upon
    the humiliation of his servant.
Yes, from now onwards
    all generations will call me blessed,
for the Almighty
    has done great things for me.
Holy is his name,
and his faithful love extends age after age
    to those who fear him.
He has used the power of his arm,
he has routed the arrogant of heart.
He has pulled down princes
    from their thrones
        and raised high the lowly.
He has filled the starving with good things,
    sent the rich away empty.
He has come to the help
    of Israel his servant,
        mindful of his faithful love
—according to the promise
    he made to our ancestors—
of his mercy to Abraham
    and to his descendants for ever.


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:      I have all the Power.
                            I created the sun and the moon.


January 4, 2004
Feast of Epiphany

January 5, 2004
during the prayer service


November 5, 2003
during the prayer service


November 5, 2003
during the prayer service


November 5, 2003
during the prayer service


November 5, 2003
during the prayer service


February 5, 2004
during the prayer service


March 5, 2004
during the prayer service


March 5, 2004
during the prayer service


March 5, 2004
during the prayer service


 January 5, 2004
Rita Ring, messenger, is seen in the picture as it showed up, unaltered.
during the prayer service


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:     Well all things come to an end.

                            Your time here on this earth will soon
                                be over and you will move to
                                another place.

                            I am the Alpha and the Omega.
                            Some people defile My Word.
                            Some desecrate images.
                            Some abuse Me in the great gift
                                given to you in the Holy Eucharist —

                            Some use My Name in vain.
                            Some do not respect Me as
                                the Son of God.

                            Some do not recognize God the

                            Oh you senseless race —
                            Oh how I love you and I watch
                                you pursue idle pursuits —
                                Oh My People I love you so
                                very much


        Today's readings

Numbers 21: 4-9

They left Mount Hor by the road to the Sea of Suph, to skirt round Edom. On the way the people lost patience. They spoke against God and against Moses, ‘Why did you bring us out of Egypt to die in the desert? For there is neither food nor water here; we are sick of this meagre diet.’ 

    At this, God sent fiery serpents among the people; their bite brought death to many in Israel. The people came and said to Moses, ‘We have sinned by speaking against Yahweh and against you. Intercede for us with Yahweh to save us from these serpents.’ Moses interceded for the people, and Yahweh replied, ‘Make a fiery serpent and raise it as a standard. Anyone who is bitten and looks at it will survive.’ Moses then made a serpent out of bronze and raised it as a standard, and anyone who was bitten by a serpent and looked at the bronze serpent survived.


John 8:21-30

   And I said to them:

   I am going away; you will look for me
   and you will die in your sin.
   Where I am going, you cannot come.

     So the Jesw said to one another, 'Is he going to kill himself, that he says, "Where I am going, you cannot come?"' Jesus went on:

   You are from below;
   I am from above.
   You are of this world;
   I am not of this world.
   I have told you already:
      You will die in your sins.
   Yes, if you do not believe that I am He,
   you will die in your sins.

    So they said to him, 'Who are you?' Jesus answered:

   What I have told you from the outset.
   About you I have much to say
   and much to judge;
   but the one who sent me is true,
   and what I declare to the world
   I have learnt from him.

     They did not recognise the he was talking to them about the Father. So Jesus said:

   When you have lifted up the Son of man,
   then you will know that I am He
   and that I do nothing of my own accord.
   What I say
   is what the Father has taught me;
   he who sent me is with me,
   and has not left me to myself,
   for I always do what pleases him.

     As he was saying this, many came to believe in him.


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:      I gave Moses the 10 Commandments


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.


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:      Many worshipped the molten calf —


Exodus 32: 15-24

Moses turned and came down the mountain with the two tablets of the Testimony in his hands, tablets inscribed on both sides, inscribed on the front and on the back. The tablets were the work of God, and the writing on them was God’s writing, engraved on the tablets. 

    When Joshua heard the noise of the people shouting, he said to Moses, ‘There is the sound of battle in the camp!’ But he replied:

    No song of victory is this sound, 
    no lament for defeat this sound; 
    but answering choruses I hear! 

    And there, as he approached the camp, he saw the calf and the groups dancing. Moses blazed with anger. He threw down the tablets he was holding, shattering them at the foot of the mountain. He seized the calf they had made and burned it, grinding it into powder which he scattered on the water, and made the Israelites drink it. Moses then said to Aaron, ‘What have these people done to you for you to have brought so great a sin on them?’ Aaron replied, ‘My lord should not be so angry. You yourself know what a bad state these people are in! They said to me, "Make us a god to go at our head; for that Moses, the man who brought us here from Egypt—we do not know what has become of him." I then said to them, "Anyone with gold, strip it off!" They gave it to me. I threw it into the fire and out came this calf!’


March 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:      My people, the stories are the same.
                                Man is sinning —
                                Sins of pride —
                                Failing to recognize authority —
                                Little children are being murdered —
                                you say "Who could do that?"

                                Who is your god?

                            When you are disempowered at work
                                you feel — do you try to get some
                                power elsewhere on an innocent

                            Are some always looking for a way to
                                raise up over everyone.
                                Mary Lou was driving in a hurry, the
                                speed-limit was 40 mph, the
                                officer pulled Mary Lou over she
                                was going 62.

                            She became indignant after she got
                                the ticket. She was not guilty she said.
                                She was going to go over the
                                officer to his boss and see if
                                she could hurt him, try to get him
                                in trouble.

                            Mary Lou was prideful. She used the roads —
                                her violation of the law could cause
                                her to hit a pedestrian or hurt an
                                innocent person.

                            Some people think they are never wrong,
                                because of pride they are ready
                                for a fight.

                            A young priest told the people about
                                the love of Jesus, he told the people
                                how Jesus would like them to
                                stay and pray after Mass.
                                Joan Jones was an old hard woman
                                who wanted things her way.

                            She was used to the talking right in
                                Church after Mass, sometimes she
                                herself sold raffle tickets inside
                                the Church itself.

                            The young priest said that there should
                                not be talking in Church before
                                the Blessed Sacrament.

                            Some people told jokes after Sunday Mass,
                                talked about sewing, sports, whatever,
                                they laughed loud and it sounded
                                like a party.

                            Joan Jones had a wealthy life style —
                                she wore lots of jewelry and gave
                                generously to the Church and
                                the Archdiocese.

                            She also liked to sell tickets for breakfasts
                                right in Church.

                            She felt she was above the priest.
                                He was young and "too holy" for her she

                            She went to the Bishop over the priest
                                and caused a lot of trouble for
                                the new-sincere-priest.

                            Joan wanted things her way, she thought
                                I can go over him to get her way.
                                He had the authority in that
                                Church, but she went over his
                                head to the Bishop to try to
                                get him removed.

                            Do you know people who do this?
                                Some sit in a place while services,
                                business is being carried on and plot
                                how they will put those in authority
                                down to get their own way.
                                Many are ready to go to authority over
                                others to try to get power.

                            I work in structure. Sr. Carol was in
                                charge of a convent. Fr. Mike in
                                charge of the parish. Sr. Carol had
                                authority over many things, some
                                people were always trying to go over
                                Sr. Carol's head and going to the
                                priest to get their way. This I
                                call the "sandwich effect."

                            Children use this many times with parents,
                            For example Mom tells a child they 
                                cannot go out after
                                dinner and they must do their homework.
                                Mom has to go to the Church for a meeting.
                                While she is gone, the child goes to the
                                dad and asks for permission to go to
                                a friend's soccer game.
                                Then the child can act like the mom
                                gave "no-directions" at all and they
                                are innocent.

                            Trying to lie ones way into getting
                                their own way with authority opens
                                up bad habits of manipulation
                                that can hurt a person life-long.

                                I have all the power —
                                I work in structure.
                                I am the Almighty Divine God —
                                You are the children of Eve —

                            Look at all the stories in the Bible
                                and the willfulness of the people —
                                the sins of pride —
                                the barrenness that was made
                                    plenty — through My Power —

                            TRUST IN ME

                            DO GOOD and

                            PRAY FOR GRACE

                            TO BE HUMBLE

                            AND DO GOD'S WILL.

                            Soon your days on this
                                earth will be ended.






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