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.

April 30, 2003

May 1st Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 6 Period II.
The Novena Rosary Mystery
for May 1st is Sorrowful.



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payment. Can somebody 

please help us?


Envelopes are ready

to be mailed for priests

but we don't have

any postage money.


We need money for the
Spanish speaking priestly mailing.

You can put it on your credit card,

call Morrow.

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The Nursing Home Video

January 5, 2003 

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We urgently, urgently need

funds for the priestly mailing!

Please help us!


We still owe Banta 

$2,000 for shipping 

of the Blue Books



Here is the schedule for our web radio
May 1, 2003.

4:00 a.m. - Mass

4:37 a.m. - November 13, 1996 Live Rosary

5:57 a.m. - Songs from Jesus

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

7:23 a.m. - Grace by Father Carter
                    read by Father Mike Paraniuk

8:31 a.m. - August 20, 1996 Rosary
                    from the Mass Book

9:43 a.m. - Spirituality Handbook
                    read by Father Carter

11:17 a.m. - January 13, 1996 Live Rosary

12:47 p.m. - Newsletter 2001 Issue 2
                    read by Father
Mike Paraniuk

3:26 p.m. - Songs from Jesus

4:00 p.m. - Mass

4:37 p.m. - Tell My People
                    read by Father Carter

6:08 p.m. - Songs from Jesus

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

7:23 p.m. - Spirituality Handbook
                    read by
Rita Ring

8:38 p.m. - Choose Life

9:40 p.m. - Mary's Message

10:37 p.m. - Response to God's Love chapter 1

11:35 p.m. - Messages from December 12, 2002 
                    feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

12:23 a.m. - Newsletter 2000 Issue 1
                    read by Father

1:42 a.m. - Love Songs and Messages
                    October 1, 1994

2:46 a.m. - Rosary of Light led by Rita Ring

3:40 a.m. - Songs from Jesus

4:00 a.m. - Mass




April 30, 2003

Messenger:         Jesus rose from the dead.

                            Jesus ascended into heaven.

                            Jesus is the New Adam.

                            Mary is the New Eve.

                            I love these liturgies and this time of year.

                            Fr. Carter got the message he would receive

                                messages for the public on Holy Saturday

                                Night April 2, 1994.

                            Fr. Carter began the Shepherds of Christ Movement

                                at the direction of Jesus.

                                He published very few written messages,

                                he wrote few up and gave them out.

                                Fr. Carter said Jesus directed him all day

                                    what to do with the Movement.

                                He said he had the bridal union with Christ

                                    where he was so one with Him. He was deeply

                                    united to Mary. 

                                That is how he directed me that we were

                                    united to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary at all times

                                    dwelling deeply in Their Hearts as Jesus

                                    directed this Movement He wanted formed.

                                Fr. Carter was faxing and involved in this Movement

                                    to the very end.

                                When this picture was taken by John the President

                                    we were in the Faber house 4 days before

                                    his death, when he left for Columbiere.


December 14, 2000
4 days before Father Carter's death


April 30, 2003 message continues

Messenger:               John and I then went there on the day of his


                                    I have the tape from my answering machine of

                                        him asking for a bottle of water for the


                                    I have the used bottle I have kept. I gave him

                                        a bottle of water he blessed and was holy


                                    In his room was his banana, he always had a

                                        banana with him. 




April 30, 2003 message continues

Messenger:         He carried out his banana in a little sack

                                with handles when he went to China to say Mass.

                                Fr. Carter loved saying Mass in China, Indiana our

                                Eucharistic Center. 

                                (here is a couple of pictures on the way)






April 30, 2003 message continues

Messenger:             He told me how very important China was to Jesus

                                and how much Jesus wanted him to say Mass there.

                                Jesus gave him messages to say Mass twice a

                                week in the year 2000.

                                He was so sick at the end and determined to go

                                    for the Blessed Mother's birthday September 8, 2000.

                                Here is his homily — his last homily he gave live

                                    in China.


September 7, 2000 September 7, 2000


Father Carter's last homily

in China, Indiana

September 8, 2000


Matthew 1: 18-23

Joseph adopts Jesus as his son

This is how Jesus Christ came to be born. His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph; but before they came to live together she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit. Her husband Joseph, being an upright man and wanting to spare her disgrace, decided to divorce her informally. He had made up his mind to do this when suddenly the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because she has conceived what is in her by the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son and you must name him Jesus, because he is the one who is to save his people from their sins.’ Now all this took place to fulfil what the Lord had spoken through the prophet:

Look! the virgin is with child
    and will give birth to a son
whom they will call Immanuel,

a name which means ‘God–is–with–us’.


Father Carter's homily

    We notice that the Church in Her liturgy for the celebration of the birthday, the Birth of Mary, immediately puts her with Jesus:

    "She will give birth to a son and you must name him Jesus, because he is the one who is to save his people from their sins." (Mt 1:21) – words from today's Gospel.

    And so the Church reminds us that Mary was born for the sake of Jesus. Again, in celebrating her birth, the Church links her very, very directly with Jesus. Yes, this is the reason for her birth: to be Mother of Jesus, and in doing that, everything else about her takes its proper place.

    And just as Mary was dedicated entirely to Jesus and to His cause, we in giving her a birthday present of the highest value can only promise her, "Mary, as you were completely dedicated to Jesus, help me be completely dedicated to Him. You were His first and perfect disciple. Teach me to imitate you in the putting on of Christ."

end of Father Carter's homily


April 30, 2003 message continues

Messenger:             So much of Fr. Carter's life was influenced by his

                                    deep union with Mary.

                                He always said "I'm just a little baby in Mary's




April 30, 2003 message continues

Messenger:         Our writings are a joint effort of what God did

                                through each of us, Father Carter a holy Jesuit

                                priest, so devoted to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary

                                and me, Mother of 4, teacher, musician.

                            The influence of God's Blue Books were in Fr. Carter's

                                life. In talks he gave to the members of the Shepherds

                                of Christ he told them they were to live by the Blue

                                Book Messages, he said they were as much his as mine.

                            He said the Priestly Newsletters were a joint effort

                                because he was so influenced by the messages     

                                I received.

                            As I grew deeper and deeper in my love of Father, Son and

                                Holy Spirit, I grew under his guidance. The Movement

                                was formed by our two messages.

                            We never let up. Father kept pushing ahead with the

                                Newsletters and my messages. He prayed every day at

                                Mass for the publication of the Red Rosary book

                                before it came December 17, 1996 when Mary appeared.


December 17, 1996
book shipped from printers



December 17, 1996
Mary appeared on the building
in Clearwater, Florida


April 30, 2003 message continues

Messenger:         Father prayed every day at Mass so we could buy the 

                                building in Florida. We leased it for 2½ years. We 

                                got the loan on the last business day of the 

                                second millennium.

                            Fr. Carter always said to me, "I'm not going to be here 

                                forever, you and John are going to have to run the

                                Movement." He used to tell me to pray we would die on

                                the same day and now I know why, He is gone and I 

                                know God has called me to be this great apostle

                                of His Sacred Heart and deliver the messages to

                                run the Movement.

                            Here is an excerpt from Fr. Carter's message in his own




April 30, 2003 message continues

Messenger:         We do have the help of a very good priest daily and another

                                too at times, besides other priests that help us.

                            Nothing is written and released on videos or audios without

                                consulting a priest first.

                            A priest listens to the live rosaries on the internet.

                                I never thought God would take Fr Carter and leave

                                John and me, but we do have a priest that

                                helps us daily.

                                Our biggest problem is money, like this mailing,

                            people just don't understand how important

                            Fr. Carter's and my writings are to the renewal of

                            the Church and the world.

                                Fr. Carter discerned so many writings about the

                            Mass and the Virgin Mary. So much insight

                            into the hidden mysteries.

                                Jesus is like the Person in God's Blue Book.

                            Jesus is like that. He is God. He is love. He is

                            truly present in the Eucharist. We do not pray

                            for the priests as we need to and the Church.

                            We need to pray for the hierarchy in the Church —

                            We need to pray as Jesus told Fr. Carter in this



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



April 30, 2003 message continues

Messenger:             Well, I think Father Carter knew he was going

                            to die and John and I would be left. He told

                            me to make Emily the next person in charge

                            and God the Father picked Joe Lee and Father

                            picked Doris to do his mail. His mail was his gold

                            I wish he could have opened the letters from the pope

                            and all the Cardinals, Archbishops and Bishops and

                            priests about his book. He has a better view of the mail

                            now then both me and Doris. We have letters about 4"

                            thick in a binder from hierarchy in the Church

                            thanking us for Fr. Carter's book.

                                I don't think we realize how important

                            our calling of Shepherds of Christ is to Jesus.

                                Look at Mary's image. We can become accustomed

                            to this gift given to us. We should be so grateful

                            that God has given us this building to take care

                            of it for Him and help spread His messages to

                            help bring about the Reign of His Sacred Heart

                            and Triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart.

                                Oh Jesus, I am sorry if we have acted like

                            this gift of Mary on the building and this

                            Movement is ordinary.

                                Every day I feel closer to God and am

                            so deeply united to heaven. I feel I know

                            more and more about what it really is to be

                            His messenger and I want to please Him

                            and help the souls to know the message of

                            His burning love-on fire for love of them.

                            I know Jesus more deeply as my beloved spouse,

                            I am one with Him at night and all through

                            the day, I operate in this deep union with

                            Him as Fr. Carter talked about "mystical

                            marriage". It isn't like a physical marriage —

                            It is a deep union with Him in my soul. It is

                            a deeper realization about how important

                            every minute of every day and night is to His


                                In the moments of suffering, correction,

                            writing messages, in joy with others and in

                            my satisfaction working or whatever I do —

                            there is oneness and a peace, that God is with

                            me in all things and I am completely dependent

                            on Him. I must trust in Him. My joy is in

                            Him, my joy is in the words He speaks to

                            me in the messages, that are gifts from Him,

                            My joy is in going to the web and praying as I

                            watch the live image of Mary or watching

                            the video of the gift of January 5, 2003.

                                I am not afraid, I am shook up from the

                            wreck, there are as He told me problems every

                            day to handle. To ignore a problem is foolish if 

                            addressing it can help us grow in greater union

                            with God and one another and help us do the work

                            to reach more souls.

                                I am grateful for His gifts to me, to us. I

                            am grateful for the Mass Videos and Nursing Videos

                            and especially the Rosary Ave Videos and DVD's 

                            for May.

                                God has given us these gifts.

                                It is a gift to live and be in the moment

                            whatever it is He allows us to experience. The

                            great gift is life with Him in the deepest

                            union for all eternity.

                                Oh God, I love you so much. I see the



Oh Burning Heart, Oh Love divine, how
sweet You are to Me. I see the host, I
know You're here to love and care for me.


I know Your love a little now, so
dear You are to me. Come give me life,
abundant life, I thirst to be with Thee.

I cannot say. There are not words to
say what my heart feels. I love You so, I
scarce can breathe when You come into me.

Your tender Heart, Oh how it beats for
love of each this day. I want to give You
all my love, surrender totally.



                                Even His songs are gifts He gives to us.



April 30, 2003 message continues

Messenger:             Suffering is a gift if we deal with it the

                            right way because it can lead us deeper and deeper

                            into life in Him.

                                Suffering can help us get out of a trap

                            we are in because we know we have

                            to change something, but it should

                            be God's will, not ours.

                                Do you see the one who plans and plans,

                            but forgets to really let go and let God

                            tell us what He wants.

                                What do you want God?

Jesus speaks:        People can become dependent on others

                            complaining — Rescuers — Some never look

                            at themselves — they are too busy criticizing

                            others — When someone has shown signs

                            of improving, why do you put a ringer

                            in their progress because you see

                            only yourselves and what you are thinking?

                            Pray to see with My eyes. Build up My Kingdom

                            and My Movement — Don't be so prideful —

                            Every one is imperfect !!

                            I know your faults and your sins.

                            Don't raise yourself above others —

                                thinking, "they are sinners,

                                I am a saint."

                            Be truthful —

                            FIRST TO THINE OWN

                            SELF BE TRUE

                        Don't act like Eve in the

                            garden —

                        The devil wants you to try to be above


Genesis Chapter 3

 The Fall

   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.


Revelation 19: 5-10

Then a voice came from the throne; it said, ‘Praise our God, you servants of his and those who fear him, small and great alike.’ And I heard what seemed to be the voices of a huge crowd, like the sound of the ocean or the great roar of thunder, answering, ‘Alleluia! The reign of the Lord our God Almighty has begun; let us be glad and joyful and give glory to God, because this is the time for the marriage of the Lamb. His bride is ready, and she has been able to dress herself in dazzling white linen, because her linen is made of the good deeds of the saints.’ The angel said, ‘Write this, "Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding feast of the Lamb," ’ and he added, ‘These words of God are true.’ Then I knelt at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, ‘Never do that: I am your fellow–servant and the fellow–servant of all your brothers who have in themselves the witness of Jesus. God alone you must worship.’ The witness of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.


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