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I appear my children on this former bank building in Florida, Our Lady Clothed with the Sun.

 April 16, 2006 - Easter

April 17th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 8 Period II.
The Novena Rosary Mysteries  
for April 17th are Luminous.

     

 

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April 16, 2006

 

Jesus is Risen!

  

  

It was deleted from Blue Book I.

July 17, 1993 

You Are Carried By Angels 

Jesus:  I am your God and I am not far from you ever. You have moved from Me as you become busy. Each day you need to be alone with Me. Just as you eat food, you need to be close to Me or you will have a wanting and longing in your heart.

    I am waiting for you to come to Me, each day, and I am always here. Nothing should be more important than this private union with Me. You are very distracted by things I do not want. 

    I want you to spread My work, but I will guide you. I will do My own work; you can go at a slow pace. I will work in you if you let Me. Calm yourself; soak in My presence; be alone with Me in your heart. Let the distractions of this world pass you by; let go.

Sing:  Little Child

Jesus:  Just stay close to Me and you will know how to act. 

    The devil creates your confusion. I want you calm, present to your children, having fun and private prayer with them. You can do more work this way. Be there for your children -- be ready for them; be available - pray with them, pray to Me. Be calm, My child, be calm. Time is short. You spend time with your children - treasure each moment as a special gift you have been given. Savor its quality -- do not be busy and not there for them. Be there, talk to them and be close to them. Your job is with them praying to Me, with them and by yourself. 

    Be calm, My child; soak in My presence. I am peace. I am love. I work in My peace -- it is all easy -- no need to fret and fume and feel tight inside. Lose yourself inside; let go. You aren't going anywhere any faster for being all keyed up. You get no more done for walking around keeping yourself busy. Work is accomplished when you are not busy. There is always something that ought to be done. You need to focus on Me; write to Me; take time for Me; be with Me; love Me; make Me the Center of your Life and all those other things fall into line. You have three jobs: Me, your children and praying with them. 

    I don't want you busy, I want you at peace. Calm yourself. Calm your heart, soak your heart in a bath of white clouds, it is soothing, it is restful. My clouds are full of light; My burden is light.  Place your yoke on Me; walk away free, really free. This is not lip service, it is walking on air.  Feel your steps as you lift yourself up from the valley of darkness. You have transcended into the air and the light. You travel lightly; you are engulfed in a sea of peace and you run and not grow weary; you walk and your path is green; you have no cares as a child who just goes their way and lives in the moment.  

    The Kingdom of God is within you; soak in My light, My lightness -- let Me fill you with My grace and let yourself go. Let go of drudgery. Every minute is planned by Me; live it to the fullest. Worry not about the past or what will come in the future. Place YOUR TRUST IN ME. Come unto Me all who are weary and I will comfort you. Your burdens have been made light and your love is restored in My sea of love. Let Me fill you; lift yourself and be carried by the angels and you are anew, full of light, full of lightness, full of My grace, full of Me. 

    Why do you worry? Does it add even one second to this life? This life is not why you are here. You are here to do My work for Me; My work is not busy work, it is peace and love and joy. It is Trust in He who put you there. I have put you on this earth to love, honor and obey Me. All else is not of Me. You honor and love and obey Me when you love those around you and spread My light. That is your job -- being Me to a world in which many have forgotten Me. 

I love you Jesus - Love, Rita!!

  

From Blue Book I - not published

 

July 19, 1993

Let Go and Let Me Run Your Life

Jesus:  I am your God and I am with you. Let go and let Me run your life. I am with you now in your confusion and your doubt. I will be by your side to guide you in all that you do. Be attentive to all that I tell you. Listen to My words. Do not discount anything that you hear. I am guarding your life and watching out for you. Soak in My presence. Know My hand is in everything you do. I am Jesus, your loving God and I love you so much. Do you believe, My child, that I will really watch out for you? Concentrate on My love for you, soak in My presence, see My face. My hand is in your life. You must know that in your heart. I love you. 

    I am truly this close to you. What you feel is My presence. From this day forward, put doubts away and confidence must abide in your head. This is very offensive to Me after all I have written to you. Believe -- you are My precious child. Believe and enjoy the love of the One, True God. A Heart on fire with love for each of you, My heart is ablaze with infinite love and it is endless.  Know that all Power comes from Me and I am by your side, watching, guarding and loving you. Oh, why do you doubt Me and look for assurance in these earthly people and possessions? Listen to Me; I am the Way, the Truth and the Life. All life comes from Me, through Me, with Me and in Me. You must turn all your cares to Me and let go of these earthy obsessions. 

    Throw your doubts out the window, focus on Me: My words, My voice, My presence, My truth, the will of My Father, and Love! All these lead to the peace and joy of the heart, other things can lead you away from Me and therefore be to your detriment. My ways are right; many other ways are not of Me. I am THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE. Anything that leads you away from Me you should not follow. My paths are direct and sure. Open your heart up, to let Me light your way. Take the blinders from your eyes. What good does it do a blind man to walk the wrong road -- he goes nowhere that leads him anywhere. He must follow the right path or he is lost. You do not want to be a lost child -- take the blinders off your eyes, follow only My path, open your heart and let Me lead the way. You don't want to be lost. I lead you down the right path to everlasting life. You will never lose your way if you open yourself up to Me and surrender to all that I have planned for you. 

    I am God, the God of Jacob, Joseph, Abraham and all your Fathers. 

Song:  Little Child

  

August 16, 1993

Messenger:  Dear Jesus, Please come to me and write to me now, I really need to be alone with You and hear Your words, please talk to me.

Jesus speaks:  My dear child, put your fear and anxiety aside. You are coming for My truth. I am the Truth. I live in you and you are watered by My words of truth. Deception is very troublesome to you when you live in My truth. On any scale deception is not at all funny. I know you cannot watch a movie anymore, it is not of God. Do not give in to the ways of this world. Feed yourself with only that which is of Me. Turn your entire life over to Me, trust in My ways and make them your own. Read and reread each letter, go back to your old letters, know them by heart so My words and thinking will become engraved in you. You must speak from My truth. You must be filled with My wisdom. You must not falter or wonder, but be confident in these words I write to you. My work for you is to speak My truths. You must study them and know all I have taught you. Those are your lessons. All that is not of Me will become so foreign, you will want only to choose My way, but you must teach yourself with My letters. I am the WAY, the TRUTH and the LIFE and he who abides in Me will have the light of life. The life I give you is not of this world. It is rooted in My words and My truth. Only I can teach you My truths. This world is so full of error. Unless you keep constant in My teachings by reading My words, you will go astray. My words are the food by which you are nourished and fed. My words are your drink, they are your food, they are your all. You will run and not grow weary, you will fly like an eagle. Joy will abound in your heart and you will know that true joy comes only from Me. All other joy is momentary. My joy is everlasting and full to the brim, You, My child, can have this joy if you stay fixed in My words. Savor them and decipher all their meanings for you, this is your truth, this is your victory over Satan’s lies. This is how you will help others to know Me. Your instructions are very clear, My child. STUDY each letter and try to understand all of its contents. They are words meant for you so you can speak these truths to others. It is not by chance you were chosen by Me, My child. You are a teacher, you are convincing in all you believe in. Believe in these letters and memorize My teachings until they flow from you as from your very soul. You must put aside your doubts now. Keep these letters by your side. Your life here will be always put into perspective. You will not get caught up in foolishness, or worry for any reason. I AM HE, I AM here. Your work is clear, study and learn My words so they become engraved in you. Speak of My words to all. I am the Way, the Truth and the Life and you are My messenger. I speak the truth to you that you will speak the truth to all. No time to wait, time is so short. Be busy studying My teachings now. Keep them in your purse, underline and read them again and again. These are not just for you, they are teachings of My love for all My children. Each child needs to be told about My love. Reach as many as possible through your speech. I am by your side, giving you what you need. The crooked ways are made straight, the weary are sent away in rest. Your voice will be My tool to reach many. Make yourself like jello. I will form you into what I want you to be. You must remain formless and be molded by Me. I am this close to you, My child. You will take some knocks, but you will be the key to unlock many doors. Use you I will, let all busy things behind. Focus on Me at every moment. This is My desire for you to speak My truth. I will be with you, little one, do not be afraid. I will tell you the way.

Messenger: Oh my Jesus, how You want me to do this I do not know. Show me how it is to come about or put me somewhere and I will now study Your words for me. For He made me humble and taught me His ways, which are the only ways to go. All other ways are not of any account. His way is the way to victory, the cross that leads us to glory, joy and peace in this life and glory and salvation in the world to come. He bound up my foolish ways and taught me His truths. My tongue was made clean, and my heart was full of His love. He cast away my doubts and fears and filled me with the gifts of the Spirit. His light He shined deep into my soul and He washed me in His Blood and I was made ready to do His work, an honor that I do not deserve, but long to fulfill for Him, my God, my All, my Jesus. Him I love and He has bestowed on me a great dignity. With love and respect He clothed me and made my broken heart and soul whole in Him. I am the fortunate one to know this one, true magnificent God. I bow in awe at all His greatness.

    I am in awe at His love for us all. In our lowliness and sin He reached out and clothed us with dignity and showered us with His love and we were like the flowers after the rain, blessed by Him in His greatness. We are His children, Alleluia, Alleluia. Praise the Lord. Amen.

 

 

 

Jesus has risen!

April 16, 2006

Messenger:      

                         Jesus rose triumphant --
                      white, sparkling pure --
                      glorified.

                        He was in the tomb for
                      3 days.

                         He dropped the burial cloth --

                         Death has no power over Jesus.

                         We say Jesus rose -- rose usually means upward --
                         Dropping cloths.
                         He came from the belly of the earth.

Jesus speaks:  Now some people carry a
                       problem with them wherever they
                       go and their presence creates tension.

                       They have tension -- they are working out
                        their problems wherever they are.

                         They have to work out their
                      problem -- it is them.

                         Division in the family can be
                      worked out wherever they go.

                         Mom and dad are separated -- they may feel
                       they must win the children. The
                       fight is always in them.

                         Where others have joy and
                      love -- operating in peace
                      they come to announce confusion,
                      where stability once was -- for them
                      commitment is weaning -- authority
                      challenged -- tension acted out --
                      new house -- same tension --

                         Men thinking women should
                      be under will try to establish
                      male dominance with chide
                      remarks -- trying to make others look
                      incompetent -- provoking arguments --
                      trying and trying to play a game
                      of control and victory --

                         The President of the United States has
                      suffered and suffered --
                          he tries to do things for the good
                      of the people.

                          A man focused on male dominance
                      will try to take control right away --
                      trying to make a woman look weaker --

                          He may flirt with some
                      women -- a play thing -- for his
                      enjoyment and make demeaning remarks to,
                      another woman, a married well loving woman to
                      get his dominance --
                          to him he thinks women are always
                      under men.

                          If the fight is in a person, they
                      have the problem -- when they are
                      around they are working it out
                      in that circle, causing tension,
                      confusion and stirring up lack
                      of peace and harmony.

                          A person in competition
                      is in competition i.e. over the
                      temperature in the car, directions,
                      attacking structure to be on top --

Messenger:      Jesus is the head -- He
                         rose --

                         Come from the belly of the
                         earth --
                         and rose.

 

1 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.

 

Messenger:         A woman who is unsettled inside may
                        always be looking for dominance in the
                        family -- they may say something, ask a
                        question and giving them information
                        then is used to put the person down.

                            The woman has the problem -- she
                        is focused in being high and the
                        other person in the family being
                        low, "dumb".

                            A person that rolls their eyes in
                        front of another -- showing stupidity
                        of another to another person -- has
                        a real spiritual problem themselves.
                        Making oneself over others by focusing
                        on them, asking questions and then using
                        information to make "fun" of another is
                        not like Jesus -- it is just plain cruel.

                            Some people give advice -- they just
                        have lots of advice to give.

                            Children of alcoholics in alcoholic
                        families don't like to go home on holidays many times --
                        if they were made the scapegoat by members
                        of the family. They may have to get away
                        from the family for a while for recovery.
                        Many children of alcoholics know that going home
                        may throw them into a relapse if
                        they are not strong and worked through
                        their pain and forgiveness and love.

                            What the point of Jesus' message this
                        day was this.

                            A person who has division in their heart,
                        a fight in their heart, competition,
                        lacks peace -- can enter a party of
                        people with tension and they will act
                        out their hurtful ways on innocent
                        others. Many times these people are so
                        very prideful and isolated they don't
                        ever see themselves and their tension --
                        stirring up trouble attitudes.

                            What is in the heart is what
                        is acted out in interaction. If
                        peace, harmony, love and joy is there
                        it will come out, if another tries to
                        provoke, control, cause disharmony,
                        is unsettled inside, lacking joy
                        and love -- when they interact what
                        is in them comes out -- and they try
                        to cover it up by making others look
                        responsible.

                            A porcupine that brushes up
                        against babies skin will prick
                        it.

                            One baby screamed for hours and
                        the other baby -- unattended to because
                        of the tension -- fell on their face
                        hurting their nose and head. The first
                        child screaming, full of tension
                        really caused the second baby's
                        accident.

                            Baby #2 wore the wounds. Baby --
                        toddler #1 was the one causing
                        a ruckus.

                            People in dysfunctional homes,
                        broken marriages, can wear wounds
                        for ever and subject their unsettled
                        pain and lack of joy on others
                        if they can get away with it.

                            It is simple what's in the heart
                        is what is acted out.

                            A man may be so use to tension and
                        lack of peace, division and a fight
                        that he doesn't even know how
                        awful it is to put up with the
                        control, manipulation, lies and
                        games and yet pride, monetary
                        control -- whatever, may give him
                        the ability to continue his sordid
                        ways.

                            God wants peace and love in our hearts.
                        When old wounds are not worked through
                        in love and recovery they act like big
                        tree logs in a running stream --
                        all the leaves and junk get caught
                        up on them and until they are removed
                        they hurt the flow of everyone who
                        wants to pass there.

                            A plastic spoon got caught in
                        my dishwasher -- it had to be removed
                        to work.

                            As long as a person with old wounds
                        can work them out on others they
                        hurt more and more people and probably never get
                        better -- more and more days are lost,
                        more and more debris is clogged around
                        the old logs. Big blockages -- any one
                        wanting to pass can get torn up.

                            Partners in alcoholic marriages
                        can get in such a bind that one tries
                        to force the other to act out their pain --
                        "I have no pain -- I will work on you --
                        create problems for you" (passive-aggressive)
                        and "watch you cry, then I feel better" -- they may say --
                        there is always some kind of control
                        that keeps the victim stuck -- if
                        it continues it gets more demented and
                        more people are affected and hurt.

                            Let's drop the cloths -- let's
                        rise up to a purer life -- come out
                        of these dysfunctional holes --
                        quit trying to possess people.

                            I write this message at the direction
                        of the Lord on this Easter. Let's come
                        out of the tombs -- now --
                        drop the wraps --
                        let people doing God's will do it --

                            There is so much evil in the world --
                        God gave us the Our Father --
                        people who give with an anchor
                        to hurt, is not what
                        God wants --

                        Many people suffer because of the
                            actions of others --

                        Jesus showed us how He
                            obeyed the will of His
                            Father -- to His death on
                            the cross --

                        God wants us to do His will and people
                            scream and shout and disobey --
                            over something little
                            rather than do His will.

                        Do we even know the message
                            of this Season?

                            Dying to self.

                            Rising in Him.


Messenger:      Acting out frustration and pain
                            on innocent others is wrong.

                         Let the grace of this Easter Season
                            help us to be set free --

                        It is wrong to shoot another person
                            with weapons, with anger inside,
                            the taking of another innocent life.

                        People that project their pain on others
                            through manipulation are forcing
                            invisible weapons on innocent others.

                                    

 

 

 

God's Blue Book 6

    

January 17, 1995
Feast of St. Anthony

Transcribed from a tape as Jesus and Mary appeared.

A LIVE ROSARY
 

Joyful Mysteries

    


The Annunciation

1.  R.  The angel Gabriel asked Mary to be the Mother of Jesus.

2.  R.   Mary was filled with the Holy Spirit and the Word was made flesh.

3.  R.  Jesus is the mediator between God and man.

4.  R.  God the Father loved us so much that He sent His only Son into the world!

5.  R.  Think of God becoming man!

6.  John 3: 16

For this is how God loved the world: 
he gave his only Son, 
so that everyone who believes in him 
    may not perish 
but may have eternal life.

7.  R.  Jesus came to show us the way so that we could model ourselves after Him.

8.  R.  We can model ourselves after Mary and after Jesus.

9.   Sing:  God's Love

10.  Sing:  The Rosary Song

 

The Visitation

1.  R.  Mary went to visit her cousin Elizabeth who was with child in her old age as the angel had told her.

2.  R. When she arrived at Elizabeth's, the babe in Elizabeth's womb leapt with joy at the sight of Mary and Jesus in Mary's womb.

3.  R.  Mary was filled with the Holy Spirit and cried out with a loud voice the Magnificat.

4.  Song:   My soul rejoices in God My Savior. My Spirit finds its joy in God the Living God.

5.  Luke 1: 48

because he has looked upon
the humiliation of his servant.
Yes, from now onwards
all generations will call me blessed

6.  R.  Because God Who is mighty hath done great things to me and Holy is His Name

7.  R.  How the Father loved us so that He sent His only Son into the world so that we could be saved from the sin of Adam!

8.  R.  Think of the goodness of the Father to create us in His own image and likeness

9.  R.  We have a special sharing in His life through baptism.

10.  R.  The incarnation goes on in us.

     

 

The Birth of Jesus

1.  R.  The child Jesus was born in a stable in such poverty because there was not room for Him in the Inn.

2.  R.  With greatest love He comes into the world and He takes on a human nature.

3.  John 1: 14

The Word became flesh,
he lived among us,
and we saw his glory,
the glory that he has from the Father
   as only Son of the Father,
full of grace and truth.

4.  Luke 2: 4-5

So Joseph set out from the town of Nazareth in Galilee for Judaea, to David’s town called Bethlehem, since he was of David’s House and line, in order to be registered together with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child.

5.  Luke 2: 6-7

Now it happened that, while they were there, the time came for her to have her child, and she gave birth to a son, her first–born. She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger because there was no room for them in the living–space.

6.  R.  The womb of the Virgin Mary is that which held our Precious Savior.

7.  R.  Jesus is no less present this day in the tabernacle than He was in Mary's womb.

8.  R.  Mary, from all women, was chosen to be the Mother of God!

9.  Song:  O Holy Dwelling Place of God

10.  Song:  Silent Night

      

 

The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple

1.  Luke 2: 21

When the eighth day came and the child was to be circumcised, they gave him the name Jesus, the name the angel had given him before his conception.
 

2.  Luke 2: 33-35

As the child’s father and mother were wondering at the things that were being said about him, Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, ‘Look, he is destined for the fall and for the rise of many in Israel, destined to be a sign that is opposed— and a sword will pierce your soul too—so that the secret thoughts of many may be laid bare.’ 

3.  R.  And a sword, too, shall pierce your heart, O Mary.

4.  R.  See the eyes of Mary as they look into the eyes of Jesus. The intimacy between this Son and His Mother! The love that the two Hearts of Jesus and Mary have for each of us!

5.  R.  From the prophecy of Simeon that Mary knew He would go through such immense sufferings. As she held Him as a baby, as she took care of Him as a child; always before her eyes were the sufferings that she knew her Precious Child would undergo.

6.  R.  See the eyes of Jesus and Mary as They peer into each other's eyes. All through Their life, from the beginning of His young life to when He had risen from the dead, see through the eyes of Mary the life of Jesus. How well her Heart knows the Heart of Jesus.

7.  R.  With the immense knowing and loving of Jesus all in her heart, see her as her eyes gaze into Jesus' eyes on Calvary.

8.  R.  See Mary as she stands under the cross, and Her Beloved Son hangs in such agony with greatest love for each one of us. See through the eyes of Mary, the life of Jesus: a Mother as she beheld the child Jesus; a Mother as she watches Him hang to His death on the cross.

9.  Song:  See the Eyes that Look at Mary

10.  Song:  God's Love

      

 

 

The Finding of Jesus in the Temple

1.  R.  When Jesus was twelve years old they took Him to the temple for the feast of the Passover.  

2.  R.  When they had left, Jesus was left behind.

3.  R.  Joseph's and Mary's hearts in such sorrowing to realize that the child Jesus was not with them, return in search of Jesus.

4.  R.  After searching, they found the child Jesus, and He was teaching the doctors in the temple.

5.  R.  You, O Mary, are Our Beloved Mother. Lead us ever closer to the Heart of your Beloved Son. Help so we may never be lost and lose our way from what is most important in our life, which is our goal to reach Heaven and to be ever united with Jesus, the Father and the Holy Spirit. Lead us tenderly, O Mary, through your Immaculate Heart, to Your Son, Jesus, so that we may one day experience such union with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit for ever and ever in Heaven.

6.  Song:  See the Eyes that Look at Mary

7.  R.  Such union between this Son and His Mother. How Mary's Heart knew the Heart of Jesus. And how she knows today how to lead us ever closer to this burning, Divine Love of His Heart. Mary, forever place us in the deepest recesses of your Son's Sacred Heart. Lead us to His Heart.

8.  R.  Through the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus, may we be led to greater and greater participation in His Life.

9.  R.  The Heart of Jesus is overflowing with Divine Love for each and every one of us!

10.  John 6: 53-58

Jesus replied to them:

In all truth I tell you,
if you do not eat
   the flesh of the Son of man
and drink his blood,
you have no life in you.
Anyone who does eat my flesh
   and drink my blood
has eternal life,
and I shall raise that person up
   on the last day.
For my flesh is real food
and my blood is real drink.
Whoever eats my flesh
   and drinks my blood
lives in me
and I live in that person.
As the living Father sent me
and I draw life from the Father,
so whoever eats me
   will also draw life from me.
This is the bread
   which has come down from heaven;
it is not like the bread our ancestors ate:
they are dead,
but anyone who eats this bread
   will live for ever.

 

Jesus and Mary both appeared.

This rosary was prayed at 6:30 p.m. just prior to the Shepherds of Christ meeting. Many people were present. Rita led the rosary.

 

 

January 18, 1995

Recorded live  -- transcribed from a tape.

Mary and Jesus appeared.

Glorious Mysteries
 


The Resurrection

1.  R.  Jesus died and was locked in the tomb for three days, and on the third day He rose from the dead as He foretold. Death has no power over Him.

2.  R.  Out of greatest love for each one of us, God the Father sent His only Son into this world so that we would be saved from our sins and inherit eternal life.

3.  R.  On the third day Jesus rose from the dead.

4.  Sing:  Glory, Glory, Glory Lord

R.  The more we open our hearts to God the more He can operate and permeate our being.

Galatians 2:19-20

I have been crucified with Christ and yet I am alive; yet it is no longer I, but Christ living in me. The life that I am now living, subject to the limitation of human nature, I am living in faith, faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.

5.  R.  Let the Spirit live in us.

6.  R.  Love unites with Love. We have to empty our hearts and be pure of heart; rid ourselves of the debris and come from a place where we have let go of anger, hatred and surrender ourselves to the hand of God that wants to operate within our being.

7.  Song:  Come Holy Ghost

R.  Jesus gave to the apostles the power to baptize. In baptism we become children of God and heirs of Heaven

8.  Sing:  Jesus Christ is Risen Today

9.  Matthew 28: 1-8

After the Sabbath, and towards dawn on the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala and the other Mary went to visit the sepulchre. And suddenly there was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled away the stone and sat on it. His face was like lightning, his robe white as snow. The guards were so shaken by fear of him that they were like dead men. But the angel spoke; and he said to the women, ‘There is no need for you to be afraid. I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here, for he has risen, as he said he would. Come and see the place where he lay, then go quickly and tell his disciples, "He has risen from the dead and now he is going ahead of you to Galilee; that is where you will see him." Look! I have told you.’ Filled with awe and great joy the women came quickly away from the tomb and ran to tell his disciples.

10. Sing:  I am the Bread of Life.

     

The Ascension

1.  R.  Jesus gave to the apostles the power to forgive sins.

2.  Luke 24: 50

Then he took them out as far as the outskirts of Bethany, and raising his hands he blessed them.

3.  R.  Jesus came to give us life. In Him we know His peace, His joy, and His love, as He died on the cross in perfect peace because He knew the Father's love.

4.  Luke 24: 51

Now as he blessed them, he withdrew from them and was carried up to heaven. 

5.  R.  And the apostles who watched were in utter amazement at Jesus ascending into Heaven. But He loves us so very, very much that He remains with us this day in His Divinity and humanity in the Eucharist, no less present than the day He was carried in Mary's womb and hung on the cross,

6.  R.  Jesus is our Mediator with the Father.

7.  Song:  I Am the Bread of Life

8.  Jesus:  I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God who came to this earth to save men from their sins. I come to you this day to fill you with My grace. To give you My Divine Love, I want to penetrate your soul and be joined in such union with you. Open your hearts to the power of My Divine Love.

9.  John 6: 53-58

Jesus replied to them:

In all truth I tell you,
if you do not eat
   the flesh of the Son of man
and drink his blood,
you have no life in you.
Anyone who does eat my flesh
   and drink my blood
has eternal life,
and I shall raise that person up
   on the last day.
For my flesh is real food
and my blood is real drink.
Whoever eats my flesh
   and drinks my blood
lives in me
and I live in that person.
As the living Father sent me
and I draw life from the Father,
so whoever eats me
   will also draw life from me.
This is the bread
   which has come down from heaven;
it is not like the bread our ancestors ate:
they are dead,
but anyone who eats this bread
   will live for ever.

10.  Song:  I Love You Jesus

    

The Descent of the Holy Spirit

1.  Acts 1: 5

John baptised with water but, not many days from now, you are going to be baptised with the Holy Spirit.’

2.  Acts 2: 1-3

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. 

3.  R.  And they were transformed from fear to fearlessness to go out and preach the Gospel, and all that heard understood all that they said.

4.  Song:  Now We Remain

5.  R.  Spirit, descend upon us and fill us with the fire of Your love so that we may be transformed from fear to fearlessness; to have the courage to go out and preach the Gospel; to stand in a cold world and to stand up for the love of God which is on fire in us.

6.  R.  Fill us now, Holy Spirit. Descend upon us and give us the courage to do the work for which the Father intended us, to spread His Love through the world.

7.  R.  And the Holy Spirit descended upon them and they went out to spread His love throughout the world.

8.  R.  Let the Holy Spirit move us to be this active force that is ever operating in our being. So it is no longer we who live but He who lives in us.

9.  John 6: 54

Anyone who does eat my flesh
   and drink my blood
has eternal life,
and I shall raise that person up
   on the last day.

10.  Sing:  Glory, Glory, Glory Lord
       Sing:  Come Holy Ghost

Song between decades:  Come Holy Spirit

     

The Assumption of Mary into Heaven

1.  R. Mary was taken up into heaven body and soul.

2.  R.  It is through modeling ourselves after the lives of Jesus and Mary that we more closely grow into the image and likeness of Jesus.

3.  R.  Mary was a spotless virgin, conceived without sin -- the Immaculate Conception. Mary was a human person. Mary is Jesus' Mother. Jesus has given to us Mary as our model to follow.

4.  R.  Mary's heart knows her beloved Son so well and pondered His ways. It is she who leads us to this deep, deep intimacy with Jesus; she who loves Him so deeply; and she who knows how to lead us to this deep love of Jesus.

5.  The Holy Spirit

Jesus: "My beloved friend, tell My people to pray daily to the Holy Spirit. They are to pray for an increase in His gifts. My people must realize that the Holy Spirit comes to transform them. The Spirit desires to transform you more and more according to My image. Those who are docile to His touch become increasingly shaped in My likeness. He performs this marvel within Mary's Immaculate Heart. The more one dwells in My Mother's Heart, the more active are the workings of the Spirit. The Spirit leads Mary to place you within My own Heart. In both Our Hearts, then, your transformation continues. The more you are formed after My own Heart, the more I lead you to the bosom of My Father. Tell My people all this. Tell them to pray daily for a greater appreciation of these wondrous gifts. I am Lord and Master. All who come to My Heart will be on fire to receive the gifts of the Spirit in ever greater measure! I love and bless My people!"

Reflection: The Holy Spirit is given to us to fashion us ever more according to the likeness of Jesus. And the more we are like Jesus, the more Jesus leads us to the Father. Do we, each day, pray to the Holy Spirit to be more open to His transforming influence? Do we strive each day to grow in union with Mary? The greater our union with our Mother, the spouse of the Holy Spirit, the greater is the transforming action of the Holy Spirit within us.

6.  Song:  Immaculate Mary

7.  Act of consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

"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."

8.  Act of consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

"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!

9.  Sing:  Hail Holy Queen

10.  Mary:  O my children you are so loved that you have a Father that loves you; that you have a Mother that loves you.

Jesus:  I gave Myself for you. Open your hearts wide. Let the Spirit penetrate your being. Let Me share My love with you.

I am Jesus Christ, your Savior, and in your midst this very day.

Song between decades:  Come Holy Spirit ...

       

 

       Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven and Earth

1.   Revelation 12: 1

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.

2.  R.  This is our Beloved Mother -- the Mother who mothered Jesus, stood by Him as He died on the cross. And she stands by us this day at every second waiting to be so close to us and to lead us to the Heart of her Beloved Son.

3.  R.  Mary who shared Jesus' life from the time of conception until He ascended into Heaven, now reigns with Him as Queen of Heaven and Earth for ever and ever.

4.  John 3: 16

For this is how God loved the world: 
he gave his only Son, 
so that everyone who believes in him 
    may not perish 
but may have eternal life.

5.  R.  Mary is the Mother of the Church.

6.  Song:  May the angels lead you into paradise. May the martyrs greet you on the way. May you see the face of the Lord, this day. Alleluia, Alleluia.

7.  R.  And we long for such union with Jesus each time we go to communion.

8.  R.  The Church is the body of Christ. We want everlasting union with God in heaven.

9.  R.  Jesus loves us.

10.  R.  Mary loves us.

 

Mary and Jesus appeared.

Rita, Cathy, Joe, another woman and Marty were present.

  

  

January 21, 1995
Feast of St. Agnes

Transcribed from a live rosary tape as Mary appeared.

Glorious Mysteries
 


The Resurrection

1.  R.  Death has no power over Jesus.

2.  R.  Jesus came that we might have life and have it to the full.

3.  R.  Life is not life if it not rooted in Jesus.

4.  R.  Jesus gives to us a special sharing in His life in baptism.

5.  R.  If we remain in the state of grace the Trinity: the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, dwell within us in a special way.

6.  R.  As we breathe, as our hearts beat with every thought that we have, Jesus wants to be one in us so that it is no longer we who live, but He who lives in us.

7.  R.  Jesus gives to us the Eucharist this day. He outpours His grace. He is present in His Divinity and humanity; no less present than the day that He rose from the dead.

8.   Song:  I am the Bread of Life

9.  R.  With deepest love for each one of us, Jesus remains with us in the Eucharist and longs for us to come and to spend time with Him and to be with Him.

10.  R.  Jesus wants to share His Life with us. Jesus wants to give us His love.

Song between decades:  Come Holy Spirit

     

 

The Ascension

1.  R.  Jesus gave to priests the power to baptize and to forgive sins.

2.  Luke 24: 50

Then he took them out as far as the outskirts of Bethany, and raising his hands he blessed them.

3.  R.  And Jesus raised His arms and ascended into Heaven and a cloud took Him out of sight.

4.  R.  And they were awestruck as they looked from the field below and they were filled with fear to see their Beloved Jesus leave.

5.  R.  They locked themselves in the upper room.

6.  R.  We do not realize how real this world of God is: because we do not see it, we may not think that it is this real, that He controls our every breath, our every heartbeat.

7.  R.  God has all the power. Death has no power over Jesus.

8.  R.  We do not realize how powerful He truly is.

9.  R.  When we are living in the Father's Will, we are acting according to His plan.

10.  R.  What a beautiful world it would be if every person here were living according to the Father's Will, loving each other, and loving God.

Song between decades:  Come Holy Spirit

       

 

The Descent of the Holy Spirit

1.  Acts 1: 5

John baptised with water but, not many days from now, you are going to be baptised with the Holy Spirit.’

2.  R.  And there appeared over their heads parted tongues of fire.

3.  R.  And they were transformed from fear to fearlessness.

4.  Excerpt from Response to God's Love, Chapter 1, by Father Edward Carter, S.J.

   ...In reference to Christianity, God himself is the ultimate mystery. Radically, God is completely other and transcendent, hidden from man in his inner life, unless he chooses to reveal himself. Let us briefly look at this inner life of God.

    The Father, in a perfect act of self-expression, in a perfect act of knowing, generates his son. The Son, the Word, is, then, the immanent expression of God's fullness, the reflection of the Father. Likewise, from all eternity, the Father and the Son bring forth the Holy Spirit in a perfect act of loving.

    At the destined moment in human history, God's self-expression, the Word, immersed himself into man's world. God's inner self-expression now had also become God's outer self-expression. Consequently, the mystery of God becomes the mystery of Christ. In Christ, God tells us about himself, about his inner life, about his plan of creation and redemption. He tells us how Father, Son, and Holy Spirit desire to dwell within us in the most intimate fashion, how they wish to share with us their own life through grace. All this he has accomplished and does accomplish through Christ. St. Paul tells us: "I became a minister of this Church through the commission God gave me to preach among you his word in its fullness, that mystery hidden from ages and generations past but now revealed to his holy ones. God has willed to make known to them the glory beyond price which this mystery brings to the Gentiles—the mystery of Christ in you, your hope of glory. This is the Christ we proclaim while we admonish all men and teach them in the full measure of wisdom, hoping to make every man complete in Christ" (Col 1:25-28).  

5.   The Holy Spirit

Jesus: "My beloved friend, tell My people to pray daily to the Holy Spirit. They are to pray for an increase in His gifts. My people must realize that the Holy Spirit comes to transform them. The Spirit desires to transform you more and more according to My image. Those who are docile to His touch become increasingly shaped in My likeness. He performs this marvel within Mary's Immaculate Heart. The more one dwells in My Mother's Heart, the more active are the workings of the Spirit. The Spirit leads Mary to place you within My own Heart. In both Our Hearts, then, your transformation continues. The more you are formed after My own Heart, the more I lead you to the bosom of My Father. Tell My people all this. Tell them to pray daily for a greater appreciation of these wondrous gifts. I am Lord and Master. All who come to My Heart will be on fire to receive the gifts of the Spirit in ever greater measure! I love and bless My people!"

Reflection: The Holy Spirit is given to us to fashion us ever more according to the likeness of Jesus. And the more we are like Jesus, the more Jesus leads us to the Father. Do we, each day, pray to the Holy Spirit to be more open to His transforming influence? Do we strive each day to grow in union with Mary? The greater our union with our Mother, the spouse of the Holy Spirit, the greater is the transforming action of the Holy Spirit within us.

6.  Song:  Come Holy Ghost

7.  Song:  Spirit of the Living God

8.  R.  The Father has this plan for each one of us that is unfolding, help us to be so close to Jesus, to the Spirit and to the Father so that we are ever aware of exactly what it is that He wants us to do. For this is our quest: to serve God, to love God and to be one with God so that we may forever be united with God in Heaven.

9.  R.  Holy Spirit, transform us more and more into the image of Jesus in Mary's heart.

10.  R.  The Father, Son and Holy Spirit are One.

   

The Assumption of Mary into Heaven

1.  R.  Mary was taken body and soul into heaven.

2.  R.  Imagine her joy to be forever united with her Beloved Son in the courts of Heaven.

3.  R.  Imagine her joy to be in heaven with the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

4.  Sing:  The Rosary Song

5.  R.  Mary leads us to such intimacy in the Heart of her Most Precious Son.

6.  R.  To rest, as a child, in the Heart of our Beloved Savior, Jesus Christ is my joy!

7.  R.  Jesus calls us to this union this day. Jesus wants to be so close to us, to share His Most Sacred Heart with us and all the burning love that He pours out, especially in the Eucharist. Jesus outpours His love and His grace when we receive Him in Communion and sit in front of Him in the Tabernacle!

8.  Song:  I Love You Jesus

9.  Song:  Immaculate Mary

10.  R.  Mary is forever by our side as she walked by Jesus on Calvary. She is here this day; she has not left and she walks by us. 

      

The Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven and Earth

1.  Revelation 12: 1

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.

2.  R.  Mary, who carried the child Jesus in her womb, who cared for Him all through His little life, who walked beside Him during the Passion, who saw Him after the resurrection and stood as He ascended into Heaven, now reigns with her Beloved Son in the courts of Heaven.

3.  R.  Jesus remains with us in the Eucharist in His Divinity and humanity. Mary walks forever by our side to lead us closer and closer to the Most Sacred Heart of her Beloved Son!

4.  R.  We want to get to heaven.

5.  R.  And our hearts are thirsting for this union with the one Triune God which will only be obtained when we go to Heaven.

6.  R.  My soul is thirsting for You, O Lord, my God.

7.   Psalm 42: 1

                        As a deer yearns 
                            for running streams, 
                        so I yearn 
                            for you, my God. 

8.  R.  For we will be united with the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit in the courts of Heaven in such deep union for ever and ever and ever if we love and serve the Lord.

9.  R.  Divine Love! We only scratch the surface. We can spend all eternity with God.

10. Song:  May the angels lead you into Paradise. May the martyrs greet you on the way. May you see the face of the Lord this day. Alleluia, Alleluia!

 

The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary 

1.  The Prophecy of Simeon.   Mary's heart is torn from the time that Simeon told her that Jesus and she would suffer. Every time she looked at her Beloved Child, she saw before her the prophecy of Simeon. And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!

2.  The Flight into Egypt.   Joseph and Mary were forced to flee in the night with the Child Jesus. And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!

3.  The Loss of the Child Jesus.   And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary. As you gaze so tenderly into the eyes of your Beloved Son who was dripping with blood and wounds with a heavy cross on His back laden with the sins of the world. And in that look is the sharing of the Two Hearts with deepest love for one another. Help us to grow closer and closer, Mary, in intimacy with you and your Son; to know more and more your love so that we may unite closer and be closer to Jesus and be led to the Father. And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!

4.  Jesus and Mary meet on the Way to the Cross.   And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!

5.  Jesus Dies on the Cross.  All that suffering that you endured, you ask us to see through your eyes your Beloved Son as He hung on the cross. Lifeless, He hung for three hours. He held nothing back; He gave us His all. And He asks us this day to spread this love this day to the world that is hurting and needs this love. Holy Spirit give us courage, fill us with Your fire to do the work to which we are called. Cast the devil away. Spread each one of us with His Most Precious Blood. And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart O Mary as you stood under the cross and watched your Son as He hung to His death.

 6.  Mary receives Jesus' lifeless Body under the Cross.   And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!

7.  Jesus is Placed in the Tomb.   And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!

 

Mary was so beautiful when she appeared. Rita, Cathy and Joe and Marty were present for the Rosary.

 

   
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