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April 18, 2005

April 19th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 5 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries
for April 19th are Luminous.


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April 18, 2005

Messenger:         I love the Church so much.
                        We pray so deeply for the new
                        Holy Father and all cardinals

                            God impart to us your
                        grace we need to do your

                            We pray for this from the
                        depth of our heart united to
                        the Mass.

                        I miss the Churches of Rome.
                        The beauty of the walls of the Churches
                            filled with images of
                            God the Father, Son and
                            Holy Spirit, and the saints.
                            All of these images bring to my
                            heart the love so deeply of God,
                            the pictures of the mysteries --

                        Oh we show you these pictures because
                            Jesus sent us there -- a few days
                            before the pope was taken to the hospital
                            I received the message
                            to go to Rome and then when it was
                            all firmed up
                            the Holy Father went in the

                        My heart is in Rome --
                            I see the magnificence of the Vatican --
                            I love the devotion to our God
                            in this central place where
                            Catholicism has its center.

                        Every priest should go to Rome and
                            visit the Churches there where
                            pictures date back so far
                            to show us our history.

                        I need to express the love I have
                            ever greater for our Magnificent
                            Church --

                        The tradition is there --
                            people working to preserve this history --
                            to show us the gifts of the past --
                            the paintings,
                            the statues
                            the love for God and
                            the love for the saints --
                            St. Ignatius --
                            St. Xavier --
                            the Tiber River flowing so
                                beautifully before the Vatican --



April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger:        The gifts in the Vatican Museum




April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger      Pictures of Mother and child everywhere



April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger      Oh the joy of living these Divine
                                Mysteries in our lives --
                                especially the rosary 

                        Oh I thirst after these Churches showing
                            us our history -- the love of the
                            people of the past to build
                            these great Churches to honor
                            God --

                        Oh I loved the art of a man
                            centuries past that gave his
                            life painting for God --
                            sculpturing for God



April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger:      God is Magnificent


                       God is All Powerful


                        God is worthy of all praise --

                        We must build His Kingdom on
                            earth --

                        The devil is real --
                            He works in our imperfections
                                to keep us stuck --

                        God calls us to unity --
                                            to truth --
                                            to prayer

                        God calls us to see His love in
                            each other --
                            showing us His goodness
                            in those who help us.

                        God is Awesome

                        God lives in the people of
                            the earth --

                        What a gift how deeply
                            God the Father, Son and Holy
                            Spirit live in the graced soul.

                        I see the marble --
                        I see the beauty --
                        I see the magnificence
                            of the Churches and places of Rome--

                        Jesus wanted you to see this great
                            gift of the Churches of Rome --
                            the beauty of the setting --
                            to be there on Palm Sunday


Palm Sunday 2005



April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger:        The Holy Father blesses us all
                            with a palm --

                        Jesus wanted us to take this picture



April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger:            share it all with you --
                                so you would be there too

                        He blessed us all those last
                            days of his life.



April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger:        In his weakened state he came and
                            Jesus sent us to go take the
                            picture and for you to know
                            he blessed the whole Church
                            in a special way those
                            last days of his life.

                        The gift of these pictures of the Holy
                            Thursday Mass, the Mass of
                            the Last Supper --

                        The Holy Father, John Paul II, was
                            still with us


  Palm Sunday 2005


Palm Sunday - March 20, 2005


Palm Sunday - March 20, 2005


April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger:        One night I went over to St. Peter's Square early in the
                            week when few were around
                            and the Vatican was so beautiful
                            and the pope's light was on and I
                            prayed so deeply to God for our
                            mission in the Shepherds of Christ and I
                            cried asking God to please
                            help us -- I cried out to God
                            from the depth of my heart and
                            looked up at his window at his light,
                            the Holy Father --

                            I felt a stillness and in the darkness
                        the light of the Vatican pierced
                        the night so brightly and his room
                        light looked like a beacon of
                        hope for this world.

                            John Paul II is still our beacon
                        of hope for he is deeply united to us
                        and I pray now through his powerful
                        intercession and the intercession
                        of Our Lady of Clearwater and
                        Fr. Carter and I see the Reign of
                        the Sacred Heart in the hearts of
                        the people of this earth and the
                        triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart
                        is at hand --



April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger:        We must pray to the Holy Spirit
                        to give the grace to help this leader
                        to win who will lead the Church
                        into the place where we will all sing
                        of the Victory of Christ crucified/
                        resurrected from the dead.

                            This is the Feast of Victory
                        of Our Lord. God is. Despite
                        all the evil and darkness of the
                        world -- our prayers in the Shepherds of Christ
                        honoring Mary and Jesus and praying
                        for the priests, the Church and the world
                        are like candles in the dark night.
                        We have prayed for the priests,
                        the Church and the world for 11
                        years now at the direction of
                        Jesus --



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)




A message for the Earth from Jesus

January 22, 1998

    I am the Good Shepherd, these are My prayers, the prayers I give to help renew the Church and the world, all prayer chapters are asked to include these prayers (found in the Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual). As My Apostles and Shepherds I ask you to encourage all existing Chapters to try to encourage all existing prayer groups to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Encourage all Churches to pray these prayers. It is most urgent that the people of this earth concur with the Father's wishes to begin Prayer Chapters. This is an urgent request from the Good Shepherd. The flock will become one when they have given their hearts to Jesus and Mary. Encourage all priests to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Your world will be lighted with great light as the people of this earth pray these prayers.

    My promise is this to you My beloved earth: When you give your heart to Me and spread the devotion to My Sacred Heart, I will write your name In My Heart. I promise to give the greatest graces when you pray these prayers for renewal of the Church and the world and take all who pray them deeply into My Heart. The prayers I give will bring about the reign of My Sacred Heart and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart. I am Jesus Christ, this is My message of January 22, 1998, Please circulate this message to your world. I am the Good Shepherd, I know Mine and Mine know Me and they follow Me. Grace My Shepherds, I will give you the greatest graces for spreading these words to this earth and to your Church. I love you, I am Jesus Christ, the Son of Man, it is the Plan of the Father that Prayer Chapters are begun immediately and the Priestly Newsletter is given to all priests. The Voice of the Good Shepherd speaks through it.

end of January 22, 1998


April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger:       Please pray with us as Jesus
                            asked --



Prayer Manual


Excerpt from November 4, 2001 message

Jesus speaks:  To those who pray My prayers I
                        promise the following special

                                 - A deeper understanding of the 
                                     Divine Mysteries through fervent
                                     recitation of the litanies.

                                 - I promise a deeper love in your heart
                                     for your God and a deeper love
                                     for your fellowmen.

                                 - Those who pray the prayers fervently
                                    will experience a deep union 
                                    in My Heart and My Mother's heart,
                                    they will be given special insights
                                    into My unfathomable love for men
                                    and experience a thirsting within
                                    themselves to want to help souls
                                    through intercessory prayer and sacrifices.

                                 - They will have a deeper love of the Mass
                                    through this deeper consecration.
                                    [consecration to Their Hearts]

                                 - They will know Me more intimately.

                                 - They will want to live their lives to 
                                    help save souls.

                                 - They will have a deeper love for the priests shepherds.
                                 - They will have a deeper love and dedication
                                    to the Church. (I founded)

                                 - They will want peace on the earth.
                                 - They will want peace in their own hearts.

                                 - You will experience a fearlessness the more
                                    you pray the Holy Spirit Novena prayers
                                    given to you.

                                 - As you meditate on the scriptures you will
                                    understand more fully the plan of
                                    the Father to lead the souls into the
                                    great Reign of My Sacred Heart.

                                 - You and all who pray the Holy Spirit Novena
                                    and the Shepherds of Christ Prayers will be
                                    united in a deep oneness with each other
                                    and the souls of the earth.

                                 - The more you pray these prayers (both sets)
                                    you will live in the truth as you
                                    dwell in Our Hearts.

                                  - You will be given gifts of the Holy Spirit.

                                  - You and your family will be protected by
                                    My Precious Blood and your families
                                    will receive special protection
                                    against satan from fervent recitation
                                    of the prayers. (the Holy Spirit Novena
                                    and the Shepherds of Christ Prayers)

                                 - I promise to take you and the members of
                                    your family in a special way
                                    into My Sacred Heart. I will lavish
                                    you in the fires of My love.

                                 - The priests and the people of the Church and the world
                                    will receive special graces from the fervent
                                    recitation of these prayers. (both sets)

                                 - I will unite My people in a deeper love
                                    from the graces granted from
                                    fervent recitation of these prayers.

                                 - I give these prayers from My image site
                                    in Florida.
                                   I appear there daily as the Sacred Heart.
                                   Some see Me, some do not, but there
                                    is a special presence there.
                                   My Mother appears there for her children.

                                 - In the five years of her apparitions many
                                    souls who have come have been
                                    given special graces of conversion.
                                    Many have been given grace to lead
                                    them into a deeper love union with
                                    God and the Blessed Virgin.

                                 - The image site in Florida has touched
                                    the world.

                                 - I outpour great grace to those who come
                                    to the site.

                                 - There are tremendous graces of healing
                                    granted to all who come.

                                 - People who come rarely leave unchanged.
                                 - The grace granted works in their lives and in
                                    their hearts, long after they have gone.

                                 - A reminder of their visit only need be given
                                    and they experience a memory of
                                    that moment.

                                I ask you to circulate the prayers I have
                                    given, the Shepherds of Christ Prayers 
                                    and the Holy Spirit Novena prayers.

End of excerpt from November 4, 2001 message


April 18, 2005 message continues

Messenger:       Please let us all celebrate the Victory
                            of the Resurrection --
                            the joy of the Church given
                            to us by Christ -- His
                            precious bride




April 18, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:        A light has dawned on the
                        earth. I appeared in Clearwater
                        to tell you of the joy of the

                        Eucharist --



April 18, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:    A light in the darkness --

                        Your hearts are transformed
                            to hearts of love when you
                            come to Jesus and receive Him
                            in the Eucharist.

                        Pillars open like arms to you



April 18, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:    Come to the Church
                        Receive the gift of baptism

                        Come to the Eucharist
                        You are the children of God the Father.

                        Jesus gives you His Body to eat --



April 18, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:    You are children of God --
                    What an honor --

                    I am Mary your Mother --



Mother of the Church





April 18, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:      I am your Mother, Mary,
                        I love you more than any earthly
                            Mother --

                        Listen to my Son - Jesus --
                        His name is so sweet --

                        Come to my Immaculate Heart and




April 18, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:        I will take you to His
                            Sacred Heart --

                        I am Mary Immaculate,
                            Mother of the Eucharist --



April 18, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:    Oh my children, you have such
                            a gift in the priest and in
                            the Eucharist --

                        God has given you the Catholic Church
                            and it is a pillar in the dark night

                        Oh my little children I love you so
                            much --

                        Pray the prayers my Son has given you



Prayer Manual

April 18, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:    Begin  prayer chapters praying for
                            the priests, the Church and
                            the world.

                        Tell God how deeply you love Him.
                        Pray for the new Holy Father --


Psalm 23: 1-6

Yahweh is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
In grassy meadows he lets me lie.

By tranquil streams he leads me 
   to restore my spirit. 
He guides me in paths of saving justice 
   as befits his name. 

Even were I to walk in a ravine as dark as death 
I should fear no danger, for you are at my side. 
Your staff and your crook are there to soothe me. 

You prepare a table for me 
   under the eyes of my enemies; 
you anoint my head with oil; 
   my cup brims over. 

Kindness and faithful love pursue me 
   every day of my life. 
I make my home in the house of Yahweh
    for all time to come.




April 18, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:    Pray to God,


Ezekiel 34: 11-16

    “For the Lord Yahweh says this: Look, I myself shall take care of my flock and look after it. As a shepherd looks after his flock when he is with his scattered sheep, so shall I look after my sheep. I shall rescue them from wherever they have been scattered on the day of clouds and darkness. I shall bring them back from the peoples where they are; I shall gather them back from the countries and bring them back to their own land. I shall pasture them on the mountains of Israel, in the ravines and in all the inhabited parts of the country. I shall feed them in good pasturage; the highest mountains of Israel will be their grazing ground. There they will rest in good grazing grounds; they will browse in rich pastures on the mountains of Israel. I myself shall pasture my sheep, I myself shall give them rest–declares the Lord Yahweh. I shall look for the lost one, bring back the stray, bandage the injured and make the sick strong. I shall watch over the fat and healthy. I shall be a true shepherd to them."


John 10: 11-15

I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd is lays down his life for his sheep. The hired man, since he is not the shepherd and the sheep do not belong to him, abandons the sheep as soon as he sees a wolf coming, and runs away, and then the wolf attacks and scatters the sheep; he runs away because he is only a hired man and has no concern for the sheep. I am the good shepherd; I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for my sheep.


Excerpts from the Priestly Newsletter

November/December 1994

Chief Shepherd of the Flock

Yes, the Good Shepherd has laid down His life for His sheep. The Good Shepherd’s magnificent Heart, overflowing with love for His Father and all of us, was pierced so that the waters of our salvation might flow forth: “It was Preparation Day, and to prevent the bodies remaining on the cross during the sabbath—since that sabbath was a day of special solemnity—the Jews asked Pilate to have the legs broken and the bodies taken away. Consequently the soldiers came and broke the legs of the first man who had been crucified with him and then of the other. When they came to Jesus, they found he was already dead, and so instead of breaking his legs one of the soldiers pierced his side with a lance. And immediately there came out blood and water.” (Jn 19: 31-34).

Bonaventure, the Franciscan saint and doctor of the Church, comments on the pierced Heart of the Good Shepherd: “Then, in order that the Church might be formed out of the side of Christ sleeping on the cross…the divine plan permitted that one of the soldiers pierce open His sacred side with a lance. While blood mixed with water flowed, the price of our salvation was poured forth, which gushing forth from the sacred fountain of the heart gave power to the sacraments of the Church…”2

Another doctor of the Church, St. Augustine, also refers to the source of life which is the pierced Heart of Jesus: “On the cross he made a great exchange. There the purse which held our price was opened, for when the soldier’s spear opened his side, the price of the whole world flowed forth.”3

Finally, we have the words of the Church herself concerning the pierced Heart of Jesus. In the preface for the Mass of the Sacred Heart we read in part: “Lifted high on the cross, Christ gave his life for us, so much did he love us. From his wounded side flowed blood and water, the fountain of sacramental life in the Church. To his open heart the Savior invites all…to draw water in joy from the springs of salvation.”4

Yes, the Church reminds us that Jesus the Good Shepherd invites all to come to His open Heart, this Heart which symbolizes His love and calls for our love in return. The Church invites all to come to Jesus’ pierced Heart in order to be clothed with the graces which the Heart of Jesus longs to give us in abundance. We priests have the privilege and responsibility to lead the members of Jesus’ flock to the pierced Heart of Jesus in order that they may be showered with the graces which are necessary for their salvation and ongoing sanctification. As a good shepherd under Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the Flock, the priest has to lead the sheep to the only source of true nourishment, the pierced Heart of Christ. The more we priests ourselves dwell within the pierced Heart of Jesus, as the Church invites all to do, the more we are able to lead others to this sacred refuge and source of all spiritual nourishment. As we ourselves dwell within the pierced Heart of Jesus, Christ gives us an increased awareness of how much He loves each person with the most special and unique love. Jesus has chosen each priest to be a most special ambassador to spread the message of this overwhelming love of His Heart for each individual. The more we priests ourselves grow in the awareness of how much Jesus loves each of us as His priest-companions, the more we are able to teach to others the truth of Jesus’ special love for each individual. And the more we priests realize how much Jesus wants the love of each individual, the more we are also able to teach His truth to others.

Jesus suffered and died for the entire human race, but He did it in a manner which makes it true to say He also did it for each individual in a most special way. Notice how personalized St. Paul makes the redemptive suffering and death and love of Jesus. In the letter to the Galatians he does not use the plural, but the singular: “I have been crucified with Christ, and the life I live now is not my own; Christ is living in me. I still live my human life, but it is a life of faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” (Gal 2: 19-20).

2. Bonaventure, tr. by E. Cousins, Paulist Press, pp. 154-155.
3. The Liturgy of the Hours, Catholic Book Publishing Co., Vol. IV, 1727.
4. The Sacramentary, Catholic Book Publishing Co., p. 463.


April 18, 2005 message continues

Jesus speaks:    I call you to pray the morning



April 18, 2005 message continues

Jesus speaks:    I call you to spread the Morning Offerings --

                        Your days here go by with such swiftness --

                        I call you to pray as I have instructed
                            for the little ones coming up
                            today --

                        I give you the priest --
                            He is a gift given to us --
                            A priest is a gift from God --








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