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May 8, 2010

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

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                May 8, 2010

 

                Sing: We Have Been Told

   

John 15: 12-17

This is my commandment:
love one another,
as I have loved you.
No one can have greater love
than to lay down his life for his friends.
You are my friends,
if you do what I command you.
I shall no longer call you servants,
because a servant does not know
the master’s business;
I call you friends,
because I have made known to you
everything I have learnt from my Father.
You did not choose me,
no, I chose you;
and I commissioned you
to go out and to bear fruit,
fruit that will last;
so that the Father will give you
anything you ask him in my name.
My command to you
is to love one another.

     

Colossians 2: 12

You have been buried with him by your baptism; by which, too, you have been raised up with him through your belief in the power of God who raised him from the dead.  

   

                Paul went on very many difficult
                    journeys —

                God was leading Paul

                Paul was proclaiming the Good News

    

Colossians 3: 1

Since you have been raised up to be with Christ, 
you must look for the things that are above, 
where Christ is, sitting at God's right hand.

   

John 15: 18-21

If the world hates you,
you must realise that it hated me
    before it hated you.
If you belonged to the world,
the world would love you as its own;
but because you do not belong to the world,
because my choice of you
    has drawn you out of the world,
that is why the world hates you.
Remember the words I said to you:
A servant is not greater than his master.
If they persecuted me,
they will persecute you too;
if they kept my word,
they will keep yours as well.
But it will be on my account
    that they will do all this to you,
because they do not know
    the one who sent me.

   

                We are the family God has chosen —
                 God wants us to be His witnesses
                    of hope in the world —

                Paul was brave
                Paul loved God
                Paul was on fire to serve God —

                When we see all the places Paul
                    went on his journey we are
                    amazed —

                We are amazed at his writings
                    how God used Paul to do
                    so much —

                How God used Peter —

                We see in the Gospel when
                    Peter was with Christ —
                    he was imperfect, but he
                    loved Jesus —

                Peter denied Christ 3 times —

                Jesus asked Peter 3 times if
                    he loved Him —

                We see in yesterday's Gospel,
                    Jesus calls us to love
                    God and love others —

                Jesus is our friend
                Jesus laid down His life
                    for us —

                Jesus loves us so very much —

                He does not call us slaves —
                    He calls us friends —

                When we love others — we
                    are loving Jesus —

         

 

 

October 1, 1994

God Calls Us to Love

John 13:34

I give you a new commandment: love one another; you must love one another just as I have loved you.

Matthew 7:7

Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you.

Messenger: Dear Jesus, I stand at the door of Your Heart and knock to come in. I want entry - to be lost totally and entirely in Thee. I want to be sheltered inside of Your Heart and wrapped deeply in Your infinite love.

Jesus: I call you, child, to love. Love is rooted in Me. I gave My all for love of you. I held nothing back. Love gives freely for the good of the other. Love exists to draw the other closer to God. If your relationship with your brother in anyway separates you from God, it is not love.

    Love is not haughty, love does not demand its own way, love exists to lead the other to closer union with Me. I loved you to My death. I gave to you My all! I ask you to give your all for your beloved brothers. In loving them, you are loving Me. I live in your brothers. How can you love Me who you do not see, if you do not love your brother who you see.

    I am the way. I am the truth. I am the life. I give that you will know Me and know how to love one another. Love your brothers as I have loved you. When they persecute you and holler every evil word against you, love them. This is My way - to lay down My life for My friends.

John 13:34

I give you a new commandment: love one another; you must love one another just as I have loved you.

Messenger: And to those who heeded His words, their lives were lived in peace and love and they experienced joy in their hearts, for true love brings peace and true love gives joy to the heart of the beholder. It is in loving that you receive, it is in giving that you are rendered to and it is in following the way of Christ that we are led into a life of everlasting happiness.

Jesus: I have not gone. I live with you this day. I am in your brothers. Love them as I have loved you.

Messenger: And He sent them such blessings in such abundance and  they knew a little of His unending mercy and love.

      

October 6, 1994

A Song from Jesus

Jesus: I came as a little child. I was born that you would have life. I came as a little child. I lived. I loved. I preached. I showed you the way. My Mother cared for Me and all My needs. St. Joseph raised Me as a father who cared for his child.

Messenger: I came. I find joy and peace in love. I must love all my brothers. Who am I that God loves me? The more I focus on His love, the greater my peace. I must feel His presence within me at all times. I must let Him operate me when I am with others.

Messenger: A Song from Jesus was given October 7, 1994.

    On October 7, 1994, Jesus told me to write a song to be sung after Communion for a Mass at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center on October 8, 1994. I told Him I couldn't write music. He said, "You will not do it, I will." My daughter and I sat at the piano bench and in five minutes Jesus gave me the words and music to A Song from Jesus. This is His love song to you.

October 2, 1994

You Are the Father’s Creation

Jesus: I come to you in one another. Let not your hearts be hard, let your hearts be as little children, tender and pure. They do not hold grudges, they love each other, they love themselves.

    You are the creation of My beloved Father. You were created with such dignity and love. I died for you. I gave My life that you would share My life. Oh, My child, pray to the Holy Spirit to open your eyes, to let you see where you are blind, to open your hearts to the ways of God. Pray to Him to sanctify you.

    You are called to be Christ to one another. Your hearts have turned hard. Your ways are not My ways. My way is always to love. My ways are to give. My ways are to see in your brother the creation of the Father, so beautiful, so uniquely created.

    Each child is a gift from God to this world. Each child is a gift of unique love, given by the Father. You were uniquely created. You are so loved. Pray to know your specialness to God. It is in realizing His love for you that you will love your brothers.

Messenger: We are all brothers in Christ. God is our Father. We are all one.

Jesus: Join, My little ones, in such love. It is in loving that you will be at peace. Love of each other creates joy in your hearts. Pray for the grace to know and love God more. It is in this knowledge and God's love that you will be My light that shines in the darkest night.

    I am the Way, I am the Truth. I am the Life! To live in Me you must come to know and love Me. Follow My ways. My ways are the ways of truth. My ways are not always the easy way, they are the ways of love.

    If you are to be joined in your hearts, you must love every man. Every man is your brother. You must put on Christ in all your ways. Would Christ act as you are acting?

    I love you so much. It is in meditating on My love for you that you will love your brothers.

    I put you on this earth to love one another. Pray to the Spirit to know My ways. I am Jesus, Son of the Living God. I truly come to bring you new life. It is in Me you will have the light of life. I love you so, the Father loves you so, the Spirit wants to live in your hearts and make you alive with the love of God. Pray to Mary to lead you through her loving heart into such love of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

    My child, come to My ever burning Heart. I do not love you one moment and forget you the next. I am forever burning brightly for you. I never falter. I am forever on fire for love of you. If you forget Me, I never ever forget you, I love you so much.

    

October 1, 1994

I Feed the Hungry Soul

Jesus: Another person cannot feed your hungry soul. You search, you seek. Your starved soul craves only that which I can give. When your heart is searching for love, come, My sweet dear child, into My Heart. My Mother will take you to the deepest recesses of My Heart. There you will know such comfort - in My Heart on fire for love of you this day.

    You are a child of dignity. You are precious to Me. You are the creation of the Father. I gave the last drop of My blood for you. This is love - you need grace to realize the immenseness of God's love. You are so special to God, all three Persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Mary loves you so much.

    You can never be satisfied on this earth. If you find the dearest mother, father, lover, friend, they will not fill you with the love your soul craves. To find Me is to seek Me. You will not be satisfied on this earth.

    You, My child, experience longing for My intense love. I love you to want Me. This is how I long for love of each precious soul. I long for them with the most tender Heart, beating and breathing with fire. I never falter. I never grow dim. I am the same, with the same burning love. Come to Me and jump into My precious Heart. I love you so much.

 

From September 5, 2002

Messenger:     Fr. Carter:

                        "God told me to spread the Blue Book
                                  Messages and Rosary Meditations
                                   they are as much mine as Rita's."

                            "God told me to do all I could to help
                                   her get these writings out."                   
 

 

October 5, 1994

God the Father Loves Me

Messenger: Father, I adore You. I lay my life before You, how I love You. I have been realizing the Father's love so much this morning and the Gospel reading was on the "Our Father".

Prayer:

Father, you created me with such tender uniqueness and love. You have a plan for my life. Father, I give myself entirely to You. I give You my life.

    The concept of the Father and His tremendous love makes me feel so warm inside. He is a loving Father that created us and gave His only Son for us. He loves us so much. To realize His love and Jesus' love and the Holy Spirit's love makes my heart feel so very full and warm inside.

    All the love I have yearned for seems to fill me when I realize how He is forever guarding and watching and loving and caring for me. He is my loving Father. No person on this earth can give me this paternal love as He, God, gives to me!

    It is in surrendering my whole self in the Mass that I am free. I offer myself to the Father with Jesus. What a sacrifice! What freedom and love for me!

    The freedom comes in living only for the love of my precious God. I act for love of my beloved Jesus. If satan tries to taunt me, I focus on why I live, I live to love Jesus, and show His love in me.

    I fall so short, but I constantly keep trying to focus on the oneness of the one Triune God. God is in me. God dwelling in me gives me my peace.

    Jesus stood His passion and death. He knew the Father's love. Jesus died in perfect peace! No one can ever take away my union with God. That is what gives me peace and joy - realizing the love God has for me and I have for God! Love is the answer. Love is the answer to peace and joy. Love centered in God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit — Words are too weak to explain it. We are so blessed to have the love of God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit!

    A child needs love. The Father loves us so much. As the little child that sits on their Father's lap, I know the Father pours out His love to me. So many of us did not get the love we needed from our earthly fathers even though they meant to love us. The Father loves us so perfectly, our heavenly Father. He created us. God loved us so much to give us life. He made us and He loves us. He loves us with the dearest love. He loves all He creates. We are His beloved children. Go to the Father. He loves us so much.

The Our Father

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

    I give myself totally over to the Father as a little child does to their father, always sure of His great love for me. Total surrender in the Mass. Jesus gave Himself as a sacrifice. I give the Father my life. I am the child, He is my loving Father. I entrust my life to my "Dad".

    My beloved Father, I see Him as my Father as a little child might sit on their father's lap and put their head on the father's chest. The Father is not harsh. He is loving and approving. He loves me. He made me. He gives me His love. He accepts the love I give to Him. There is no wall, there is union. I am His beloved child. He loves me, He made me...such bonding with my beloved Father!

Jesus: You are, Rita, the child of My Father. He loves you as the most loving Father. He is God. You cannot even fathom the love He pours out to you! He wants you to be all He created you to be. He gave you so many gifts and talents to do His work. He wants you to use these talents and do His work, His plan, He makes clear to you in your heart. As a child that follows their parent's commands, you are not happy when you do not follow His will. He loves you so much. He wills what is best for you.

    And you, My little one, will be with Him some day in such union in heaven. Today you must pray to grow in His love. It is the key to your peace and joy. It is in realizing His plan and His love that you will have this great peace inside, He dwells within your heart. Turn to Him always, your beloved Father - He loves you so much!

Messenger: To think of the love of the Holy Spirit, I want to cry. It fills me so much. I am engulfed in such fullness. To ponder the love of the Holy Spirit makes me feel so full in my love for God the love I have for the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. I feel overwhelmed to the point of tears. I feel His life burning inside of me as if I could burst. I am filled with such love I cannot express it, I am filled ——

    Think of Mary when she cried out the Magnificat and when the Apostles were filled with the Holy Spirit on the first Pentecost!

    The presence of God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit within me make me want to shout for joy. This is the Good News: Jesus has died, He has risen. God lives: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, in our hearts, with such love this very day! This is what it is all about. This is what we live for. This is what we die for. This is the one, Triune God within us. What shouts of exultation for Their presence within. God is with us - we know God in one another and in His creation.

Jesus: You will know peace, love and joy as you grow in your knowledge and love of the one, Triune God. Such fullness, through Mary!

Messenger: I feel as if I am flying high with Their immense love within me. To know God is to love God. He is love. The Holy Spirit sets me on fire, our Blessed Lady takes me to her Son. Impart to me, Oh Spirit, Your love and the Fire of this love, active and alive within my very soul! I know God within me, I know God's burning love within my very soul.

Alleluia, Alleluia!

  

October 8, 1994

October 8, 1994

You Should Do All Things with Love

Messenger: This message was given the day after I received A Song from Jesus.

Jesus: Whatever you do, you should do with much love. I come, little one and I teach you such lessons. Some lessons you do not see. I teach you again and again, with much grace. You begin to see My work I have for you to do. Pray for the grace to know and love Me more. It is in your union with Me you will find such peace. As your love grows for God and Mary, your love grows for others. You cannot love Me and hate your brother. I call you to new life. I call you to oneness with Me.

    I am Jesus, the Son of God. Surrender your whole being, offer yourself as a sacrifice, whole and complete, to the Father at every Mass. Offer Him all you are, your love and good works. Offer yourself wholly and completely with My Body and Blood - this is the most pleasing sacrifice to the Father.

    Every day offer yourself to the Father in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass being offered around the world for all your intentions. Say the Morning Offering with your children. Pray and offer your day so you will know and love God more.

    Do not let satan talk in your head. Always love your brothers. See the God Who created them when you talk to them. See the love the Father has for them. See My love to die for them. See the Spirit Who wants to be alive in them. Do not give in to satan.

    I am in charge. I support you. I love you. I watch out for you. I am the Almighty God. You do nothing on your own. Your brother depends on Me. Realize your frailties. Praise your Father in heaven lavishly. Praise God. We want to be praised by you!

    I am your beloved Jesus and I love you so much.

 

October 9, 1994

Be Christ to Each Other

Jesus: My little one, be of a clean heart. Be with Me. You must take time to be with Me. My love is surrounding you. You do not fear. I am Jesus. I am your Savior. You live to love God and do the will of the Father.

    I am forever with you. All you do must be acts of love. Put on Me. In all your actions, put on Me. Love, love, love. Interior peace comes from God dwelling within you.

    Put on Christ. Be Christ to one another. Be as I would be to your brothers. You are My blessed one. Do not fear. Just put on Christ. Be so connected to the God Who lives within. Total peace. Total love. Total presence. We are at the helm.

    As you operate with others, be Christ to each other. Love one another. Your heart must be forever connected to Me. Feel My presence within your heart. I dwell within you now. Easy does it. I am dwelling within you. You are living to love God, to serve God in this world, to be Christ to others as We dwell in you.

    Each person you encounter is very dear to Me and I love them so. Love them. See My beautiful creation in them. See Me loving them so much. See beyond the negative acts. This person is My beautiful creation.

    I am the God of Jacob, of Joseph, of all your ancestors. I talk to you here. Do not worry. Do not fret. Put satan behind you and let My love come forth to this world.

    Calm, peace, joy, love always. If you always love, you have peace and joy. I am Jesus, come to Me, My sweet ones. I live in you, live in My love. Alleluia, Alleluia.

        Song: I Love You Jesus

 

        Song: I Am Your Sacred Heart

 

October 11, 1994

Take Shelter From the Rain in My Heart

(Messenger: I saw a vision in my heart of a little wet child standing by a tree in the storm in a dark night. Just a little light, enough to see the child.)

Jesus: You are this little child. You are in the storm. The wind and the rain are beating down on you. You are cold. You are wet, as wet as you can be. You stand by a tree and the wind beats against you and the rain pounds harder.

    My child, My child, there is such shelter in My most Sacred Heart. Come into My Heart, child. You will be protected from the wind that blows so hard on you. You will be out of the rain. It may pound down all around you, but your refuge is found in My Heart. My Heart is a burning furnace of love. See yourself, little child, stand by the tree and whimper and you want to go it alone? Let My Mother lead you by the hand. You, little child, come with Mary, your Mother. Let her take you to the shelter of My Heart.

John 14:6

I am the Way; I am Truth and Life....

    There is not life without Me. My life I give to you that you will have life and have it abundantly. Today I give you My very own Heart on fire for love of you. Come to Me through Mary's pure and tender Heart. We will shelter you in the darkest storm.

Messenger: When I am filled up with Your love, Lord, I do not whimper as a little child. I am filled with love and peace and joy. Take me, Mary, to the Heart of your very dear Son and place me there forever in a little pocket surrounded by His ardent love. I want to be lost deeply in the recesses of this Heart. How deep do you place me in His Heart? I want to be surrounded by the immense love of Father, Son and Holy Spirit and know, Mary, you are so closely united in this Heart!

    This is the comfort in the dark, windy, wet night. This is my refuge. This is my life. This is the closest I can come to heaven on earth - to be united in such love with the Trinity and Mary!

    Help me to let go of it all and come as a little child, running from the rain to the warmest shelter. A roaring fire, warmth, dry clothes and light - the light radiated by the Heart of Jesus. In the darkness I find my light in You. Alleluia. Praise God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Love to my beloved Mother. This is bliss.

     

October 11, 1994

Surrender to Me

Jesus: I call you to love. I call you to love as I have loved. To grow in the life I have given you, you must be open to receive My grace and you must comply with the will of the Father.

    I pour out to you such gifts of My love. I want to share My life with you. I love you so dearly. Each one of you here is so precious to Me.

    Know that I never leave you. satan will constantly tell you that what you feel when you are close to Me is not so. What you feel, this drawing to be ever closer to Me, is real!

    I am Jesus, your Savor. I truly died for you. I would die for you this very day. I gave My flesh! I gave My Blood! I give Myself to you - no less present this day as the day I died on the cross.

    I am Jesus. I am your Savior. I am in your midst this very day. I come to you and ask you to trust in Me. I ask you to surrender yourselves entirely. Surrender yourselves entirely to the Father at every Mass. Offer yourselves with My precious Body and Blood to the Father.

    My song, A Song From Jesus was given 4 days before this message.

Song: A Song From Jesus

Messenger: Hold not back. He loves you so much. He created you. He molded each of you as a special work of art into the beautiful creation you each are. There is not another person like you. There is not another person that can love God as you do. There is not another person that can give to this world what He created you to do. If you hold back yourself, your love from Him and this world, the world will suffer from the loss of your gifts.

Jesus: You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill will shine with the light of God's love through you. You will reflect the love of My burning Heart from your being.

Song: Let your light shine for all the world to see. All will see the good you do and give your Father praise.

      

October 11, 1994

Father Forgive Them, They Know Not What They Do

Jesus: When the Holy Spirit comes upon you, He fills you with the fire of God's love. Do not be angered at any man. To be angry destroys your peace, your love. You cannot love and be angry. Put your problems at the foot of the cross and offer them to the Father with My precious Body and Blood. Stand there with Mary. Offer up your troubles to the Father with love. Let Him dissolve your problems.

    Love mends. I loved those who crucified Me. Is your anger more justified? I loved them. Love is forgiveness and caring for the other. Forgive your brother. Pray for him and his needs.

Messenger: It is in giving that we receive. We are raised to deeper life in Him. We must love God and love one another.

Jesus: Come to Me. Sit with Me in front of the tabernacle and let Me mend your hurt heart. Receive Me in the Eucharist and be healed. It is only in Me that you find peace, love and joy. I give you a new commandment — love one another as I have loved you. Do you fight with your brothers or do you think thoughts of how they have wronged you? Do you not hear Me say, "To enter heaven, you must love. Love God above all things and love your neighbors as yourself?"

    Oh, listen, My little ones. Peace in your heart is found only in love. Listen to Me. Pray for your brothers. Pray to the Father through the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Pray to the Spirit to help you silence satan. Pray united to the Mass. Cast satan into hell, bind him up and send him away. Pray the rosary. It is a weapon against him. He hates the rosary. He will try to stop you from praying.

    Your brothers need love. I want to love through you. Will you answer My call to love the unloving? Will you see beyond the exterior of your brother to the person created by God the Father?

    Why, children, do I tell you over and over again? You are like little children that need to learn. I am your teacher. You are going to My school to learn My lessons of love. Are you realizing what I am calling you to? Do you try to act as I showed you? To My death, I loved those who crucified Me. I came, I showed you the way. Meditate on My life. It is through Me that you will be led to happiness.

    I am the way, I am the truth, I am the life. I am Jesus, the Son of God. I love you with the deepest love. I came to call you to love your brothers. Will you answer My call?

    Come to the endless furnace of love found in My Heart. I love you so much!

 

October 12, 1994

Father, I Give Myself

Messenger: Lord, let me die to myself, let me go to the pure heart of Mary so I can say, it is no longer I who live, but He who lives in me. You gave Your all for love of us. I give to You, my beloved Lord, myself, placed lovingly in the arms of Your Mother. I give my life to You to love Your beloved ones.

Song: Dream the Impossible Dream, Until I Am Laid to My Rest.

    There is peace in surrender.

John 3:16

Yes, God so loved the world
that he gave his only Son,
that whoever believes in him may not die
but may have eternal life.

Messenger: He shows us surrender. Look at Him laying lifeless in His Mother's arms under the cross. His dead body. He showed us the way to surrender!

    Let me be forever wrapped in the arms of Your loving Mother, as she wrapped You under the cross, Lord. I give myself totally and entirely to You. Father, I give myself to You. Please accept my sacrifice. I want to live in You, Lord, for You, Lord, and with You, Lord.

    See Jesus laying in the arms of His dear Mother under the cross. This was the will of the Father. Jesus died for us and rose on the third day. Jesus knew the Father's love. The Father loved us so much to give His only Son for us. Jesus loved us so much to die for us. The Holy Spirit loves us. Look at Him under the cross:
    The Father to give His Son.
    The Son to die for us.
    The Spirit loves us so much and
    Mary is our beloved Mother.

  

         

October 12, 1994

To His Death He Did the Father's Will

Messenger: Think of her holding Him under the cross — total surrender to the point of death. He gave the last beat of His Heart.

    Does He ask us for little things? Do we want to do the Father's will? He showed us how He obeyed the Father's will — look at Him, lifeless in Mary's arms. This is doing His Father's will — this is knowing the Father's love. This is me seeing Jesus and knowing His love for us. He died for us — the Father's love for us — He gave His Son!

Jesus: This is My life, given up for you, My beloved ones. I am Jesus, I am your Savior, I am Who Am and I gave Myself. I did the will of the Father I died for love of you.

    Do you know Me? Study My ways. I come to show you the way. I did the Father's will. Do you follow His will? I came to show you the way. I am the way, I am the truth, I am the life. I love you. I died for you. Live to love. Love those I died for. Don't say no, I want you to love your brothers for Me. Your mission is to love more than anything and do the Father's will. To My death I loved My attackers. You love those who are cruel. They are the creation of My Father, they are precious to Me. Live to love, My dear ones. You are so loved by Me.

    My dear ones, I love you, as a warm bath. I bathe you with My love. Feel the warmth surround you. Feel this security and know My love.

    I am your ardent lover, on fire for love of you, this day.

Song: A Song From Jesus

Messenger: Peace:

    How do we grow in peace?
    Peace comes from doing the Will of the Father.
    Peace comes from dying to self.
    Peace comes in loving God — in living for
    His love and not for ourselves.

    We are so special to God. He created us. We do not need to prove ourselves. We are special because the Father created us.

    Peace comes with realizing the Father's will.
    When I resist His will, I am unhappy. I must do always the Father's will to be happy.

    Christ had perfect peace, even to dying on the cross.

    No matter what they did to Him, He accepted it. He knew the Father's will. He knew the Father's love.

    Spirit, help me to know you more and love you more. I am thirsty for the love of God. Fill me with your gifts.

Song: God's Love

  

  

From the Priestly Newsletter Book III - 2000 Issue 3 p. 44-47
 

The Father's Will for Us  - Our Source of Peace

  • Pope John Paul II instructs us: "The Church, as a reconciled and reconciling community, cannot forget that at the source of her gift and mission of reconciliation is the initiative, full of compassionate love and mercy, of that God who is love (see 1 John 4:8) and who out of love created human beings (see Wisdom 11:23-26; Genesis 1:27: Psalms 8:4-8)…He created them so that they might live in friendship with Him and in communion with one another.

"God is faithful to His eternal plan even when man, under the impulse of the evil one (see Wisdom 2:24) and carried away by his own pride, abuses the freedom given to him in order to love and generously seek what is good, and (instead) refuses to obey his Lord and Father. God is faithful even when man, instead of responding with love to God’s love, opposes Him and treats Him like a rival, deluding himself and relying on his own power, with the resulting break of relationship with the One who created him. In spite of this transgression on man’s part, God remains faithful in love.

"It is certainly true that the story of the Garden of Eden makes us think about the tragic consequences of rejecting the Father, which becomes evident in man’s inner disorder and in the breakdown of harmony between man and woman, brother and brother (see Genesis 3:12 ff; 4:1-16). Also significant is the Gospel parable of the two brothers (the parable of the ‘prodigal son’; see Luke 15:11-32) who, in different ways, distance themselves from their father and cause a rift between them. Refusal of God’s fatherly love and of His loving gifts is always at the root of humanity’s divisions.

"But we know that God…like the father in the parable (of the prodigal son), does not close His heart to any of His children. He waits for them, looks for them, goes to meet them at the place where the refusal of communion imprisons them in isolation and division. He calls them to gather about His table in the joy of the feast of forgiveness and reconciliation.

"This initiative on God’s part is made concrete and manifest in the redemptive act of Christ, which radiates through the world by means of the ministry of the Church." 13

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13. Pope John Paul II, as in Celebrate 2000!, Servant Publications, pp. 140-141.

 

 

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.
For all souls in purgatory.

end of Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart

       

    

October 12, 1994

You Are Very Dear to Me

Jesus: I am the Lord, your God. You shall not have any gods before Me, not man, not possessions, not yourself. I want to be first in your life. You ask Me for greater union, union is achieved through surrendering to self, of yielding to the will of God. You cannot surrender and hold on at the same time. Let go and it will carry you deeper into My loving arms. There is nothing that happens that I do not allow. I am allowing this for a reason. Through your compliance to the Father's will, through your surrender, you are drawn closer to My Heart.

    You, My child, are very dear to Me. I guard your life. You give yourself to the Father, to the Holy Spirit, to Me, to Mary, then let go. Do not ever be angry at your brothers. They are My precious ones. See in their eyes the creation of the Father! Pray for a pure heart. Pray to be sanctified through the Spirit. Pray for this holiness.

    Life is not easy. To get to heaven you must walk a narrow path, with bumps along the way. Will you walk over the rocks and still love? This is the test - to be so rooted in Me you will walk with love, always!

    It is in your trials you learn to love always, all your brothers, even when you feel you have been wronged and hurt. I am Jesus. I love you so much. Surrender and be drawn closer to My Heart. You offer yourself, then fight to let go? Give your all. See Me as I died on the cross, I gave all My Blood. I gave the last beat of My Heart! I treat you so gently. You surrender. Be thankful for all the blessings you have, this very day.

    The Eucharist is such a gift I give you. This day, I, Jesus, give you Myself. Such love I pour out to you. It offends Me to see you so focused on other things, I am God and I give you a heart on fire for love of you and you balk. Oh, child, union with Me is dying to oneself. Consecration is a giving of yourself. Give and you will receive. It is in your surrendering to Me and My ways that the Father can mold you into His special creation. You will be tested in fire and you will come forth My specially molded child. I am Jesus, come to Me and be free!

 

October 12, 1994

Jesus Loved Those Who Put Him to Death

Messenger: You loved those who persecuted You. You loved those who put You to death. You said nothing, You were silent. You love all souls unconditionally, no matter what their sins. You love all men. You see the creation of the Father behind their faults. You love them despite their faults.

    Who am I to not love every man? My job is to love and obey You and Your will.

Jesus: My little child, you will grow. You will prosper in My love, I never leave you. I am forever with you, guarding your way. All I send you is in greatest love. Draw close to My Heart. I love you so much.

Song: A Song From Jesus

 

Promises of Our Lord to those devoted to His Sacred Heart: 

    1. I will give them all the graces necessary in their state of life.
    2. I will establish peace in their homes.

    3. I will comfort them in all their afflictions.
    4. I will be their refuge during life and above all in death.
    5. I will bestow a large blessing on all their undertakings.
    6. Sinners shall find in My Heart the source and the infinite ocean of mercy.
    7. Tepid souls shall grow fervent.
    8. Fervent souls shall quickly mount to high perfection.
    9. I will bless every place where a picture of My Heart shall be set up and honored.
    10. I will give to priests the gift of touching the most hardened hearts.
    11. Those who promote this devotion shall have their names written in My Heart, never to be blotted out.
    12. I promise you in the excessive mercy of My Heart that My all-powerful love will grant to all those who communicate on the
        first Friday in nine consecutive months the grace of final penitence; they shall not die in My disgrace nor without receiving
        their sacraments; My divine Heart shall be their safe refuge in this last moment.

   

October 16, 1994 - Feast of Margaret Mary - 4: 45am

Always Love

Messenger: No matter what you have done, my brother to me or my children, I must forgive and live only to love. I see Him under the cross in Mary's arms. He loved, He never lost His peace. His Heart pierced with a lance. He gave His all. She gave her all, to do the will of the Father and to love.

Jesus: Love when they hate you, it is a great act of love when you love those who hate you and holler slander against you.

    Trust Fr. Carter totally.

    I am the way, the truth and the life. I never ever leave you abandoned. Focus on Our great love. No person can ever take away the burning love you have in your breast.

    Love, Love, Love. Show no anger for any misdeed. Love your child and show them My way. Your child is very special to Me and will suffer much, but will learn the lessons your child needs to learn to do My great work.

    Spend time talking and being with your child. I am Jesus, I am the Son of God, your face must reflect your deep love for Me. Put on the face of love, deep, deep love of God. My face was gentle because I loved. Love and total surrender to the Father's will. You are being guarded.

Messenger: My interior love for the Holy Spirit is overwhelming. I just love God so much. I cried so hard tonight in church, I want to be so united to God — Such longing to be united to Jesus and Mary - there is this longing. I wanted Jesus so much and I love Him. I just love Him so very much. I keep seeing the pictures, Christ condemned to death, Christ under the cross, Christ carrying the cross. It was not an accident I saw Christ carrying the cross yesterday (vision). He knew the Father's love. Jesus was doing the Father's will.

    Mary suffered so always doing the Father's will, Mary received a crown in heaven.

 

October 16, 1994

Mary Queen of Heaven and Earth

Messenger: We meditate on Mary going up to heaven and being crowned. All she suffered, all she silently endured with greatest love. She showed us the way, she was humble, she was always there, she was more in the background. She was with Jesus. Mary always did the will of God. God loved Mary so much to pick her. Mary was taken up to heaven, she was crowned Queen of heaven and earth.

    Mary was clothed as the sun, the moon under her feet and twelve stars around her head.

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.

Messenger: Mary suffered so, she did the Father's will always. Mary loved. Mary was so beautiful. Her love made her more beautiful. Mary knew the love of God. She knew the love of the Father and Jesus and Holy Spirit. I love God so much and I am filled with God's love, it is that, that sustains me. Though the earth be shaken and the sun cease to shine, the love of God interiorly will sustain us.

    Jesus knew the Father's love, see Him under the cross, in Mary's arms. Mary knew the Father's love - see Mary holding Jesus. Father please help me to know Your love. I love You so much. Spirit, I feel Your love so alive in my heart, I love You so much, I feel Your love so strong within me. Mary always knew the love of her Spouse the Holy Spirit, burning and on fire. The love of the Holy Spirit burns within my breast, His fire is aglow and radiant. I feel His gifts in my life. God is all powerful. I feel God's presence in me. I know His life within me. God's life enabling me to act for the love of God. His love is not inactive, but active, alive within me. Mary was filled with the Holy Spirit and cried out the Magnificat. The Apostles received the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. God's presence pervades my soul and fills me and fills my very being. I am wrapped in the fire of His love, active and alive within my soul.

    Oh Spirit, I love You so much, I love You and Jesus and Mary and the Father. I love You so much, I am elated at Your presence within me. Your love permeates my soul! ALIVE, FIRE!! EXPLODING inside of me.

    God's life is alive in me. LOVE!

Song: Your Presence Pervades My Soul

 

June 1, 2000 -  MONTH of the SACRED HEART

A Burning Heart I give you

    SORROWFUL MYSTERIES

(to be used on June 2, 2000)

(PRAY ON RED IMAGE ROSARY IF AVAILABLE)

  

Agony in the garden

Jesus: 

  1. 1. I loved you so much I gave Myself for you.

  2. 2. You do not fully comprehend how real I am.

  3. 3. You wander a barren desert.

  4. 4. You make this world your God.

  5. 5. This is My Mission to help bring about the Reign of My Heart.

  6. 6. Look at My red rosary, think of the drops of red Blood I shed in the garden for you.

  7. 7. Blood coming from My pores.

  8. 8. Blood mixed with water.

  9. 9. You are the temple of the Holy Spirit.

  10. 10. I give you such dignity - you do not comprehend.

   

  

Scourging at the Pillar

Jesus:

  1. 1. I was whipped for your sins of hatred and disharmony, the stubborn ways you act that come from deep in your heart.

  2. 2. Look at My red rosary, think of My Precious Blood I shed for you.

  3. 3. My Heart is an endless furnace of love.

  4. 4. The men were full of hatred in their hearts, they whipped Me and I loved them so much.

  5. 5. I love the souls today that laugh at Me and make fun of Jesus, fun of My Name, that raise themselves indignantly over Me.

  6. 6. They whip Me today, the way they treat Me.

  7. 7. They tear My Flesh.

  8. 8. My Heart beats for My beloved ones.

  9. 9. I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

  10. 10. Look at the picture of My Heart on Blue Book II - It is a furnace of endless love.

    

  

Crowning with Thorns

Jesus:

  1. 1. In this month of the Sacred Heart spend time reading My personal love letters to you in My Blue Books.

  2. 2. Hear Me whisper My gentle words of love.

  3. 3. See My red Blood pour down My cheeks from the thorns. Look at the red rosary, think how much I love you. Carry it with you. Look at My picture, think of My deep love. Let My Sacred Heart remind you of My burning love.

  4. 4. Look at My Mother's picture on the building. God loves you so much, He gave you this gift of Mary on the building. Are you grateful?

  5. 5. See My pierced head.

  6. 6. See the Blood on My cheek.

  7. 7. See the Consecrated Host in the Mass.

  8. 8. See My Blood poured out for you.

  9. 9. Gaze upon the Exposed Eucharist.

  10. 10. I am there, I remain with you in such love.

    

  

Carrying of the Cross

Jesus:

  1. 1. A heavy cross I carried on My back.

  2. 2. Why do you think you should not suffer?

  3. 3. My Blood was red, My Heart is a symbol of My great love.

  4. 4. My walk to Calvary was painful.

  5. 5. I paid the price for the sins of today.

  6. 6. Do you have to go with the world? Quit watching the filthy movies and the dirt on television.

  7. 7. It hurts My Heart to see you won't take a stand for Me.

  8. 8. Don't visit places where people are sinning. It hurts My Heart that you do that.

  9. 9. My Heart bleeds when you say yes when you mean no, and no when you mean yes. Don't confuse matters, that is from Satan. Tell the truth.

  10. 10. I called you to be an Apostle of My Sacred Heart. Will you serve Me?

  

  

Crucifixion

Jesus:

  1. 1. My dear soul, I love you to say to Me when receiving the Eucharist, "I scarce can breathe when You come into Me."

  2. 2. My dear soul, I do love you so, so much, see My red Blood shed for you.

  3. 3. My dear soul, see My bleeding hands and feet.

  4. 4. My dear soul, look at the crucifix.

  5. 5. My dear soul, the most important thing you do everyday is going to Mass and receiving Me.

  6. 6. My dear soul, tell others of the gift of Myself in the Eucharist.

  7. 7. My dear soul, do you like favors, ice cream, candy? My dear soul, I give you Myself, I am the Son of God.

  8. 8. My dear soul, during this month of the Sacred Heart, pray this rosary, look at My red rosary, think of My drops of Blood. Oh My soul, it is Blood I shed for you.

     

  9. 9. Unite to the Mass at every moment. Feel united as a body.

  10. 10. My dear soul, My Mass is a gift I give to you. Love your priests, pray for them, the Church and the world. Oh My dear soul, the more you do for Me the more you will unite to Me. I am the Chief Shepherd of the Flock, I give My prayers to you. I will give the greatest graces to anyone who says My prayers and promotes My prayers. Churches that have prayer chapters, even small, will experience the greatest grace. They will turn into little cities of light, run by Me to give honor to Me and devotion to My Eucharistic Heart. I will bless abundantly all churches which have prayer chapters. In this month of June, the month of My Sacred Heart, I implore you to spread My prayer chapters. This is My plan to help enormously to renew the Church and the world.

    I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God, Chief Shepherd of the Flock. My Heart is on fire for love of you, I loved you to My death on the cross. What did I think of on the cross? I thought of you. I knew you by name, I gave Myself as a sacrifice for you. Oh I love you, I am the Sacred Heart, I love you so much. My Heart is a burning furnace of love.

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Acts 15: 1-2, 22-29

Then some men came down from Judaea and taught the brothers, 'Unless you have yourselves circumcised in the tradition of Moses you cannot be saved.' This led to disagreement, and after Paul and Barnabas had had a long argument with these men it was decided that Paul and Barnabas and others of the church should go up to Jerusalem and discuss the question with the apostles and elders.

Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose delegates from among themselves to send to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas, known as Barsabbas, and Silas, both leading men in the brotherhood, and gave them this letter to take with them: 'The apostles and elders, your brothers, send greetings to the brothers of gentile birth in Antioch, Syria and Cilicia. We hear that some people coming from here, but acting without any authority from ourselves, have disturbed you with their demands and have unsettled your minds; and so we have decided unanimously to elect delegates and to send them to you with our well-beloved Barnabas and Paul, who have committed their lives to the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Accordingly we are sending you Judas and Silas, who will confirm by word of mouth what we have written. It has been decided by the Holy Spirit and by ourselves not to impose on you any burden beyond these essentials: you are to abstain from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from the meat of strangled animals and from illicit marriages. Avoid these, and you will do what is right. Farewell.'

 

Revelation 21: 10-14, 22-23

In the spirit, he carried me to the top of a very high mountain, and showed me Jerusalem, the holy city, coming down out of heaven from God. It had all the glory of God and glittered like some precious jewel of crystal-clear diamond. Its wall was of a great height and had twelve gates; at each of the twelve gates there was an angel, and over the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of Israel, on the east there were three gates, on the north three gates, on the south three gates, and on the west three gates. The city walls stood on twelve foundation stones, each one of which bore the name of one of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

I could not see any temple in the city since the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb were themselves the temple, and the city did not need the sun or the moon for light, since it was lit by the radiant glory of God, and the Lamb was a lighted torch for it.

       

John 14: 23-29

Jesus replied:

Anyone who loves me will keep my word,
and my Father will love him, 
and we shall come to him
and make a home in him.
Anyone who does not love me
    does not keep my words.
And the word that you hear
     is not my own:
it is the word of the Father who sent me.
I have said these things to you
while still with you;
but the Paraclete, the Holy Spirit,
whom the Father will send in my name,
will teach you everything
and remind you of all I have said to you.
Peace I bequeath to you, 
my own peace I give you, 
a peace which the world cannot give, 
    this is my gift to you. 
Do not let your hearts be troubled 
    or afraid. 
You heard me say: 
I am going away and shall return. 
If you loved me you would be glad 
    that I am going to the Father, 
for the Father is greater than I. 
I have told you this now, 
    before it happens, 
so that when it does happen 
    you may believe. 
 

May 13, 2007

INTRODUCTION - The first followers of Christ were all Jewish.  They continued to follow their Jewish customs and traditions.  When Gentiles also started to believe in Jesus, there was conflict.  Many Jewish converts insisted that Gentiles had to adopt Jewish ways if they wanted to consider themselves followers of Jesus.  The problem arose especially in Antioch, in Syria, one of the four largest cities in the Roman Empire and racially quite diverse. The setting for our first reading is in Antioch.  

HOMILY - I have to tell you a couple of cute stories about moms.  Mary was on the way to visit her mother.  She had her teenage daughter in the car with her and on the way she commented to her daughter, “Dear, your skirt is a little short isn’t it?  Her daughter gave her that look: “Oh Mom!”  When she arrived at her mother’s house, she came in and her mother remarked to Mary: “Dear, your neckline is a little low, isn’t it?”  Once a mom, always a mom.!

A working mom was out of town at a business conference and, not having a cell phone handy, she called home collect.  Her young son answered the phone and the operator spoke: “I have a Betty Smith on the phone.  Will you accept charges?”  He dropped the phone and ran into the kitchen to where his father was and screamed out: “They got mom and they want money.”  No amount of money can measure the value of a good mom.” 

Today is Mother’s Day and I wish a blessed day to all our mothers and grandmothers and substitute mothers.  Friday we honored Mary, Jesus’ mother and ours, and that’s why the statue of Mary is here today.  It’s an appropriate day to remember Mary our mother. 

The events described in our first reading occurred about the year 50 A.D.  If you think this issue is irrelevant, consider what the Church might be like today if the apostles decided that all converts to Christ had to follow Jewish ritual, feast days and dietary laws.  The nations, by and large, might have rejected Christianity and we would still be worshipping pagan gods. Perhaps we would be avoiding pork and insisting our baby boys be circumcised. We might be learning to read the Old Testament in Hebrew and keeping other Jewish traditions and customs.  Notice how the Apostles introduced their decision: “It is the decision of the Holy Spirit, and ours too…”  This has always been the belief of the Church whenever the bishops gather in council together with the Holy Father.  It is an important concept especially today when so many people think they do not need any authority in the Church telling them what’s right or wrong.  Christ gave his Spirit to his Church to lead us to holiness. 

I want to talk especially about heaven today.  Today’s second reading is an excerpt from the book of Revelation where heaven is described.  At the time this book was written, the early Christians were suffering under a bitter persecution.  It was written to give them encouragement and hope.  The description of heaven (a.k.a. the heavenly Jerusalem) is awesome.  If you get out your bibles, you will get much more of a description of the heavenly Jerusalem than our brief reading today gives us.  In those days a city was surrounded by a wall to protect the inhabitants of the city from wild animals and enemies.  The wall of the heavenly Jerusalem was high, 1500 miles high, and broad, 1500 miles in four directions, forming a perfect cube.  The wall was over 200 feet thick.  Quite a bit of protection there.  The foundation stones for the wall were various gems on which the names of the twelve apostles were written, showing the city is founded on the apostles.  We’ve all heard jokes about what happens at heaven’s gate, but notice there are twelve gates.  The gates of the city, open in all four directions, indicate that God's kingdom is open to all people. The gates are each made of a single pearl (thus the term: the pearly gates).  The gates have inscribed on them the names of the twelve tribes of Israel indicating the Old Testament roots of our faith.  The dimensions of the city would be about half the size of the United States!  That’s some city.  The size symbolizes the multitude of people that will fill God's kingdom.  The city was pure gold, clear as glass, and the streets of the city were pure gold.  I’ve told this joke before about the guy who made a deal with God. He asked God to allow him to take one thing with him when he died.  God said okay, so he chose to take all his gold with him.  When he died and arrived in heaven, lugging his satchel of gold, St. Peter asked him what he was going to do with that big bag of pavement.  Of course all this is symbolic.  It’s the Bible’s best attempt to describe the glory of heaven.  The city is described as coming down out of heaven from God.  It other words, God is its source, and it is not here yet, but it’s on its way for those who are faithful.

The city is without a temple for we will experience God directly.  No temple will be needed.  It needs no light for it’s source of light is God, who is the fullness of light.  The gates are never shut during the day, and since it is always day, the gates are never shut.  That means God holds out his invitation to all who will answer.  But it also tells us not everyone answers.  No one evil shall enter the city.  They have shut themselves out.

In our common way of thinking of heaven, we picture God deciding on who comes in or who doesn’t.  This is a simple way of expressing a more abstract truth. A life of holiness will lead to happiness and a life of wrongdoing will lead to unhappiness.  In reality, however, it is not God who decides who gets in and who doesn’t.  That decision is made by each of us.  That is what today’s gospel teaches us.  Something has to happen in a person’s life before they can “get into” heaven.  Heaven has to “get into” them.   Jesus tells us “whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him.”  Having God in us, living in us, animating us with his grace, loving us with his infinite love, uniting us with one another through his Spirit is what will constitute the glory of heaven.  Instead of worrying whether we will be “in” or “out,” our focus should be on whether and to what extent we are letting God “in,” having time for him, serving him or whether we’re too busy to pray or to give him our time or our service. 

     

 

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 Divine Mercy

22"

$125  
 Angel

22"

$100  
 St. Philomena

20"

$100  
 St. Philomena

16"

$65  
 St. Joseph

18"

$65  
 St. Francis

18"

$65  
 St. Anthony

18"

$65  
 St. Rita

18"

$65  
 St. Therese

18"

$65  
 Pieta - Color 15" $75  
 Pieta - Marble 15" $75  
 Holy Family

12"

$60  
 St. Padre Pio - standing

12"

$40  
 St. Padre Pio - sitting

8"

$50  
 St. Rita

12"

$40  

 Divine Mercy

12"

$40  
 St. Claire

12"

$40  
 Limpias

8"

$25  
 Our Lady of Guadalupe w/glass

28"

$500  
 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel w/glass

24"

$500  

 Immaculate Heart of Mary w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Immaculate Heart - Ivory w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Infant of Prague w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Our Lady of Grace w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Our Lady of Lourdes w/glass  

 24"

$500  
 Sacred Heart of Jesus w/glass

 24"

$500  
 Sacred Heart -Blessing w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Sorrowful Mother w/glass

 24"

$500  
 Immaculate Heart of Mary w/glass

18"

$300  
 Immaculate Heart - Ivory w/glass

18"

$300  
 Sacred Heart of Jesus w/glass

18"

$300  
 Our Lady of Lourdes w/glass  

18"

$300  
 Our Lady of Grace w/glass

18"

$300  

 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel w/glass

18" $300  
 Our Lady of Guadalupe w/glass

12"

$200  

 Fatima w/glass

11"

$150  

 Fatima w/glass

 18"

$250  
 Pilgrim Virgin w/glass

 12"

$160  
 Pilgrim Virgin w/glass 15" $200  
 Pilgrim Virgin w/glass 18" $250  
 Pilgrim Virgin w/glass

27"

$450  


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Guiding Light - Cycle A
The Word Alive in Our Hearts

$10.00


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Focusing on the Word

$10.00
 

Guiding Light - Cycle C
Feed My Soul

$10.00

 

Fr. Carter's Books
  

Priestly Newsletter Book I

12 Newsletters
July 1994 - June 1996

$12.00


Priestly Newsletter Book 2

17 Newsletters
1996 - 1999

$12.00
 

Priestly Newsletter Book 3

4 Newsletters & Prayers
2000

$12.00

Response to God's Love



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Messages given
by Jesus and Mary 1994

Tell My People
$10.00
 


The Pain and the Joy

$10.00

Synopsis of the Spiritual Life

Spirituality Handbook
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Priestly Newsletter on CD
2000 - Issue 1

$10.00


Priestly Newsletter on CD
2000 - Issue 2

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Fr. Pasquini's Books
   

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Prayers and Meditations

$10.00

In Imitation of Two Hearts

For those suffering or
in Nursing Homes
 
$10.00

Light, Happiness and Peace

Journeying through traditional
Catholic Spirituality

$10.00

Medicine of Immortality

Prayers and Meditations - will assist the reader in growth toward a deeper understanding of the mystery of the Eucharist

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Ideal for RCIA, Adult & Youth Bible Study, Homeschooling, Catholic
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Shepherds of Christ Newsletters
9 Newsletters
2006 - 2008

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Authenticity DVD
Prayers on the Ocean

$10.00
 

Nursing Home Mass DVD

$10.00

Consolation DVD

$10.00

Medicine of Immortality
Read by Rita Ring

2 CDs - $17.00

In Imitation of Two Hearts DVD

$10.00


 

Consolation CD
by Fr. John

$8.00
 


 

Nursing Home Mass CD

$8.00
 

Holy Spirit Novena DVD

$10.00 

Divine Mercy Chaplet DVD

$10.00 

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Teachings to Lift You Up

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God’s Blue Book 4
The Love of the Hearts of
Jesus and Mary

$5.00
 


God’s Blue Book 2
The Fire of His Love

$10.00
 

God’s Blue Book 5
So Deep Is the Love of His Heart

$5.00


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Love God, Love One Another

(Fr. Carter's favorite)
$10.00
 


God’s Blue Book 6
He Calls Us to Action

$10.00
 

  

 

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Rosaries from the
Hearts of Jesus and Mary

$10.00
 

Rosaries from the
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$12.00

Rosary Meditations for
Parents and Children's

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Mysteries of Light 1

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Mysteries of Light 2

$5.00


Little People & Elderly Rosary Book

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Coloring Book
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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)

 

  

 

  


 

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Jesus told us to repair it

which we have been doing.

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