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.

May 8, 2005

May 9th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 6 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries
for May 9th are Joyful.


May 8, 2005

Mary speaks:     On this Mother's Day I write to you

                                I am Mary your Mother and I love
                            you so much.

                                Your Father allowed me to appear
                            to you to lead you to my Son Jesus.



May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:          My heart is one with Jesus.
                                Ask God to make our hearts one.
                            I love you so much my beautiful
                            children. I want to press you tenderly
                            next to my heart. I want you to know
                            how you are always loved by me
                            your mother.



May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:      Giving your heart to me and to Jesus
                            will help you to do the Father's will
                            and lead you to real happiness.



May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:         On this special feast of the Ascension
                            I want to give you a special gift
                            to ponder.



                        Luke 1: 46-55

And Mary said:

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


May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:      I said yes.

                            Jesus wants you to say "yes" to Him.

                            Satan wants you to give into negative
                                thinking -- a soul rooted in
                                Jesus is "other" focused --


Prayer for Union with Jesus

    Come to me, Lord, and possess my soul. Come into my heart and permeate my soul. Help me to sit in silence with You and let You work in my heart.

    I am Yours to possess. I am Yours to use. I want to be selfless and only exist in You. Help me to spoon out all that is me and be an empty vessel ready to be filled by You. Help me to die to myself and live only for You. Use me as You will. Let me never draw my attention back to myself. I only want to operate as You do, dwelling within me.

    I am Yours, Lord. I want to have my life in You. I want to do the will of the Father. Give me the strength to put aside the world and let You operate my very being. Help me to act as You desire. Strengthen me against the distractions of the devil to take me from Your work.

    When I worry, I have taken my focus off of You and placed it on myself. Help me not to give in to the promptings of others to change what in my heart You are making very clear to me. I worship You, I adore You and I love You. Come and dwell in me now.

-God's Blue Book, January 17, 1994


May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:      The retreat begins in China, Indiana
                                night of May 11, all day May 12,
                                May 13 and ending on Pentecost --
                                May 15 5:00 China time

                            You come to pray so deeply that the
                                world will be as your Heavenly
                                Father desires --

                            Jesus wants all united with this retreat
                                in prayer and in your morning

                            Great grace is outpoured by God
                                during these retreats --

                            Those not at China are asked to deeply
                                stay united through their morning
                                offering, at work, on the Shepherds of Christ radio,
                                . . . but to deeply stay united in
                                your hearts.

                            Very soon, hopefully before the Feast
                                of the Sacred Heart and Immaculate
                                Heart, the Priestly Newsletter
                                (Messenger: on Mary and the Eucharist)
                                will be circulated to 72,000 priests.
                                This is very important to Jesus.
                                The prayers during the retreat
                                will help this happen.
                                You are asked to stay united and
                                    pray so deeply for this --
                                all united as a body.



May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:          The retreat goes on for 4 days in
                            China, the Eucharist is exposed.
                            The focus is the Spiritual Exercises
                            of St. Ignatius and the Mysteries of the



May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:      Friday, May 13, 2005 is the 88th
                                anniversary of my first appearance
                                at Fatima.

                            This Priestly Newsletter given 88 years later is a
                                major part of bringing to completion
                                my mission begun at the
                                beginning of the Century.


Act of consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus 
and the Immaculate Heart of Mary

"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!

"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."


May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:      My heart is one with the Heart of my

                            We want your heart to be one with Ours
                                to dwell deeply in Our Hearts,
                                to live in God's will.

                            I appeared as Our Lady of Clearwater to
                                lead you to this mission of my
                                Son Jesus and to take you to
                                the depth of His Heart.




May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:          There you will know Him ever
                                more and know His burning love
                                for you.

                                His Heart is an open furnace on
                                fire for His precious souls.

                            I am Mother of the Universe, I write
                                this message to you this day that
                                you will help Us reach the priests
                                with this Newsletter on
                                Mary and the Eucharist.

                            I am Mary your Mother --

                            This Newsletter is a Newsletter on the
                                love of Our Two Hearts and the
                                oneness of Our Hearts.

                            My Son gives you Himself in the Eucharist
                                My Son outpours His love to you



May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:      My Son Jesus ascended into heaven and
                                He left behind you to do His

                            I am with you. I am Mary, your Mother


July 5, 2000


May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:      My Son Jesus is with you


February 5, 2001


May 8, 2005 message continues

Jesus speaks:     Pray during this retreat for
                                the Reign of My Sacred Heart and
                                the Triumph of My Mother's Immaculate

                            I want you to have this Priestly Newsletter
                                in the hands of My priests
                                by the Feast of My Sacred Heart and
                                the Feast of My Mother's Immaculate Heart.

                            I am truly present in the Eucharist --



May 8, 2005 message continues

Jesus speaks:     I am your Savior --

                            I am the Savior of the World --

                            The Father sent Mary, My Mother
                            to Clearwater.

                                Show the little ones her picture,
                            Mary is not gone. (WALLETS)

                                You can go to the place in
                            Clearwater where My face appears
                            and pray for healing.

                            You can have your picture taken
                                with a live video of Mary   



May 8, 2005 message continues

Jesus speaks:         taken May 5, 2005 before a
                                live video --

                            You can order this live video
                                May 5, 2003


                                15th Nursing Home
                                January 5, 2002

May 8, 2005 message continues

Messenger:        Come to China also to have your
                                picture taken.

Mary speaks:     May 13, 2005 will be the 88th
                                anniversary of Mary's
                                apparition at Fatima

                            On October 13, 1994
                                Jesus gave Fr. Carter this message
                                    on the 77th anniversary of
                                    the 6th apparition at Fatima --


October 13, 1994

The Birth of the Full Ministries
of the Shepherds of Christ

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

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

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

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


May 8, 2005 message continues

Mary speaks:     This day May 13, 2005 will be an
                                important day of prayer in
                                China, Indiana.

                                Prayers from retreat begin 8:00 China time
                                                                    9:00 Cincinnati time

                                Mass will be celebrated -- 12:00 China time

                            In the evening there will be a
                                slide show of Rome in the
                                community building.

                            Others will be praying before the
                                exposed Eucharist in Church.

                            Pictures will be taken on May 13,
                                a late lunch-dinner will be provided.
                                Statutes and pictures of the Vatican will
                                be available --

                            Framed pictures can be bought at our centers.

                            These other pictures unframed can be ordered and sent to you.


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                            Sing Song: Go


Excerpts from The Spirituality of Fatima

by Father Carter, S.J.


May 13, 1917 

    "Do not be afraid, I will do you no harm..... I am from Heaven.

    "I have come to ask you to come here for six months in succession, on the 13th day, at the same hour. Later on, I will tell you who I am and what I want

    "Are you willing to offer yourselves to God and bear all the sufferings He wills to send you, as an act of reparation for the sins by which He is offended, and in supplication for the conversion of sinners?

    "Pray the Rosary every day in order to obtain peace for the world, and the end of the war." (8)


June 13, 1917

    "God wishes you to remain in the world for some time because He wants to use you to establish in the world the devotion to my Immaculate Heart. I promise salvation to those who embrace it, and their souls will be loved by God as flowers placed by myself to adorn His throne." (10)


July 13, 1917

    "During her appearance in July, Our Lady, in answer to Lucia's plea, promised that in October she would work a great miracle so that all might believe and know who she was. Again, the Mother of God told the children to sacrifice themselves for sinners and to say many times, especially when making a sacrifice, this prayer: "O my Jesus, I offer this for love of Thee, for the conversion of poor sinners, and in reparation for all the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary." (11)

    "During this same July apparition, Mary showed the three children a vision of Hell. She told them:

    "You have seen Hell, where the souls of poor sinners go. To save them, God wishes to establish, in the world, devotion to my Immaculate Heart. If people do what I tell you, many souls will be saved and there will be peace.

    "The war (World War I, then raging) is going to end. But if people do not stop offending God, another and worse one will begin in the reign of Pius XI. When you shall see a night illuminated by an unknown light [January 2, 1938], know that this is the great sign that God gives you that He is going to punish the world for its many crimes by means of war, hunger, and persecution of the Church and the Holy Father. (12)

    "To prevent this, I shall come to ask for the consecration of Russia to my Immaculate Heart and the Communion of Reparation on the five first Saturdays. If my requests are granted, Russia will be converted and there will be peace. If not, she will scatter her errors throughout the world, provoking wars and persecutions of the Church. The good will be martyred, the Holy Father will have much to suffer, and various nations will be destroyed....

    "But in the end, my Immaculate Heart will triumph, the Holy Father will consecrate Russia to me, Russia will be converted, and a certain period of peace will be granted to the world." (13)


August 19, 1917

    She told them she was greatly displeased by the action of the mayor. As a result, the miracle promised for October would not be as impressive as originally planned. (15)


September 13, 1917

    More than 30,000 people were present in September, and saw a shower of mysterious white petals fall to within 10 feet of the ground before dissolving into the air. Many also saw the globe of light bearing the Lady come to rest atop the tree, and the branches bend as though someone were standing on them. Later, they saw the cloud depart into the east, from whence it had come.(16)


October 13, 1917

    I am the Lady of the Rosary. I have come to warn the faithful to amend their lives and to ask pardon for their sins. They must not offend Our Lord any more, for He is already too grievously offended by the sins of men. People must say the Rosary. Let them continue saying it every day.(17)

    While the people in attendance were beholding the great Miracle of the Sun, the three young visionaries, and they alone, were privileged to see striking visions in the heavens:

    As Our Lady had promised, St. Joseph had come with the Holy Family and had blessed the world. Then, Our Lady appeared as the Mother of Sorrows, accompanied by her Divine Son, Who also blessed the world. Finally, Lucy had seen the Blessed Virgin, dressed in the brown robes of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, crowned as Queen of Heaven and Earth, holding a brown Scapular in her hand, with her infant Son upon her knee. However, in none of these visions had any of the figures spoken to the children. (18)

    Besides the messages associated with the major Fatima apparitions, there were other revelations given by Our Lady. Before Jacinta died, she told of other messages given her (during her illness) by Mary:

    More souls go to Hell because of sins of the flesh than for any other reason.

    Certain fashions will be introduced that will offend Our Lord very much.

    Many marriages are not good; they do not please Our Lord and are not of God.

    Priests must be pure, very pure. They should not busy themselves with anything except what concerns the Church and souls. The disobedience of priests, to their superiors and to the Holy Father, is very displeasing to Our Lord.

    I can no longer restrain the hand of my Divine Son from striking the world with just punishments for its many crimes.

    If the government of a country leaves the Church in peace and gives liberty to our Holy Religion, it will be blessed by God.

    Tell everybody that God gives graces through the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Tell them to ask grace from her, and that the Heart of Jesus wishes to be venerated together with the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Ask them to plead for peace from the Immaculate Heart of Mary, for the Lord has confided the peace of the world to her. (19)


8. Frere Michael de la Trinite', The Whole Truth about Fatima 
(Buffalo: Immaculate Heart Publications, 1989), pp.112-114.
9. For background material on Fatima, I am particularly indebted to 
    Our Lady of Fatima's Peace Plan from Heaven
(Rockford: TAN 
    Books and Publishers, Inc., 1983). p.30.
10. Ibid., p.3.
11. Ibid., pp.3-4.
12. Ibid., pp.4-5.
13. Ibid., p.5.
14. Rev. Edward Carter, S.J., Mother at Our Side: Mary's Role in 
        the Spiritual Life
(1993: Faith Publishing Co., Milford, Ohio), p.21.
15. Our Lady's Peace Plan, op cit., p.6.
16. Ibid., p.6.
17. Ibid., p.7.
18. Ibid., p.8.
19. Ibid., pp.9-10.


Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus

My dear fellow Associate Members,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

end of Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart message





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