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.

June 5, 2000

A Prayer for Intimacy with the Lamb, the Bridegroom of the Soul

Oh Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, come and act on my soul most intimately. I surrender myself, as I ask for the grace to let go, to just be as I exist in You and You act most intimately on my soul. You are the Initiator. I am the soul waiting Your favors as You act in me. I love You. I adore You. I worship You. Come and possess my soul with Your Divine Grace, as I experience You most intimately.

Messenger: Include Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center in 6:20 prayers. 

Messenger: My heart is one with His, I unite most intimately in the Mass. When I am with others of the world, I feel very close to them, but many times they leave Him out of their lives or think very little of Him.

The more one is in Him, the more I can unite to that person. Even a husband and wife, if they want to be really one, should each have a deep personal love union with God.

What did the Good Shepherd say?

John 10: 11 - 15

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

Messenger: Now see Jesus as the Good Shepherd and all the little sheep.

Hear Jesus tell Peter to feed His lambs and feed His sheep.

The priest is the shepherd that consecrates the bread and the wine.

I am fed with His Body and His Blood, I become one in Him.

Now listen to the words of the Bread of Life discourse.

John 6: 35-59

Jesus answered them:

I am the bread of life.
No one who comes to me will ever hunger;
no one who believes in me will ever thirst.
But, as I have told you,
you can see me and still you do not believe.
Everyone whom the Father gives me
    will come to me;
I will certainly not reject
anyone who comes to me,
because I have come from heaven,
not to do my own will,
but to do the will of him who sent me.
Now the will of him who sent me
is that I should lose nothing
of all that he has given to me,
but that I should raise it up
    on the last day.
It is my Father’s will
that whoever sees the Son
    and believes in him
should have eternal life,
and that I should raise that person up
    on the last day.

Meanwhile the Jews were complaining to each other about him, because he had said, ‘I am the bread that has come down from heaven.’ They were saying, ‘Surely this is Jesus son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know. How can he now say, “I have come down from heaven?” ’ Jesus said in reply to them, ‘Stop complaining to each other.

‘No one can come to me
unless drawn by the Father who sent me,
and I will raise that person up
    on the last day.
It is written in the prophets:
They will all be taught by God;
everyone who has listened to the Father,
and learnt from him,
comes to me.
Not that anybody has seen the Father,
except him who has his being from God:
he has seen the Father.
In all truth I tell you,
everyone who believes has eternal life.
I am the bread of life.
Your fathers ate manna in the desert
and they are dead;
but this is the bread
    which comes down from heaven,
so that a person may eat it and not die.
I am the living bread
    which has come down from heaven.
Anyone who eats this bread 
    will live for ever;
and the bread that I shall give
is my flesh, for the life of the world.’

Then the Jews started arguing among themselves, ‘How can this man give us his flesh to eat?’ Jesus replied to them:

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

This is what he taught at Capernaum in the synagogue.

Jesus speaks FIRMLY:

John 10: 14

I am the good shepherd;
I know my own 
and my own know me



Messenger: I see the blindness and the lack of connection to our God.

We cannot lose focus that it is God Who grants the grace to change the hearts.

The more we become one in Him and lay our lives down as the Good Shepherd did offering ourselves in consecration to our beloved God, offering ourselves as a holy sacrifice dwelling in the pure Hearts of the New Adam and New Eve, united to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the more that grace will be outpoured on the earth.

The way He has taught us in the Shepherds of Christ to pray, to stay united, to be one in Him at every moment will make the difference. We are shepherds of Christ staying united to the Mass at every moment, making an offering of our lives to Him. SHEPHERDS OF CHRIST - laying down our lives in consecration for the brothers.

Having ascended into heaven, He wants us to help continue the work He began here.

He offered sacrifice, He laid down His life for His precious souls, now we the apostles walk the earth and at every moment we offer our moments united to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass to the Father, being one with Jesus and in the Holy Spirit, through the powerful intercession of Mary, united to all the angels and saints, for grace and mercy.

Messenger: Only God's grace will open the eyes of the blind.

Before the chapter in John about the Good Shepherd, there is the story of the blind man.

How did the man see? Jesus made clay and smeared it on his eyes.

I am convinced that it is only God's grace that can change things. Pray the Morning Offering.

Morning Offering (for Shepherds of Christ Members)

My dear Father, I offer You this day all my prayers, works, joys and sufferings, my every breath, my every heartbeat, my every thought, all my actions, in union with Jesus in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, in the Holy Spirit. I pray the Holy Spirit is with me every second today, enlightening me to do the will of the Father and filling me with the fire of God's love.
I ask Jesus and Mary to be one in me in all that I do and I unite with all the angels and saints and souls in purgatory to pray continually to the Father for these intercessions, in this prayer, for this day.
For myself, I pray for grace-abundant grace, to know and love God more and more and to follow the will of the Father. I pray to the Holy Spirit to transform me in the heart of Mary to be more and more like Jesus. I pray that I can forever dwell in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. I pray for conversion of all those I hold dear who need conversion. I pray for each member of my family that they will be filled with Your abundant grace to grow in their knowledge and love of God.
I pray for all my friends that they will receive abundant grace to carry out the great plan of the Father, that they will grow forever closer to Jesus' Heart through Mary's heart, that we will all be led by the Holy Spirit to do His work, that we will, together, carry out the plan of the Father as He intends us to, to spread the love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary's heart to this world.
Jesus, I pray for myself so the Holy Spirit descends upon me and opens my heart to Your love so I will grow more and more deeply in union with You. I pray that I do not worry what other people think but try always to please the Father and do His will. I pray that I may help lead many to Your burning love.
I pray for the following people in particular that they will be filled with the Spirit and grow deeply in their union with You, that they will receive abundant graces to know, love and serve You more. (Include special friends by name...)
I pray for priests the world over, for the success of the Priestly Newsletter, the Chapters and for the finances needed for the Newsletter. I pray for the circulation of the Blue Book messages, rosary meditations and tapes. I pray for all those involved in the publication of these messages.
I pray that You will shower Your abundant graces onto the priests reading the Newsletter the people reading and hearing the Blue Book messages and Rosary Meditations and all of Fr. Carter's publications.
We pray for the intentions we hold deep within our hearts, for our families and friends, for those requesting our prayers. We pray for children the world over and for the souls in purgatory. We ask God to shower His abundant grace on us and the members of our Shepherds of Christ chapter so that we may grow more and more in our knowledge and love of God.
We consecrate ourselves to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. We pray for Father Carter, for Father Smith, for Rita Ring, and for John Weickert, for all leaders and helpers in the Shepherds of Christ Movement, for Shepherds of Christ Ministries, and Our Lady of Light Ministry. We pray for all those who are working in these ministries.
We bind ourselves and our children and our friends to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. We place the precious blood of Jesus on ourselves, and all we touch, so that we will be protected from the evil one. We pray to St. Michael to cast the devil into hell.
We love You, God, we love You, we love You. We beg that we may receive the grace to love You more and more deeply. We adore You, we praise You, our beloved Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Imprimatur: Most Reverend Daniel E. Pilarczyk
Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati

Morning Offering

My dear Father, I offer you this day all my prayers, works, joys, and sufferings in union with Jesus in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, in the Holy Spirit.
I unite with our Mother Mary, all the angels and saints, and all the souls in purgatory to pray to the Father for myself, for each member of my family, for my friends, for all people throughout the world, for all the souls in purgatory, and for all other intentions of the Sacred Heart.
I love You, Jesus, and I give You my heart. I love you, Mary, and I give you my heart.
Imprimatur: Most Reverend Daniel E. Pilarczyk
Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati
January 22,1997

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."

A Prayer before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

Let me be a holy sacrifice and unite with God in the sacrament of His greatest love.
I want to be one in Him in this act of love, where He gives Himself to me and I give myself as a sacrifice to Him. Let me be a holy sacrifice as I become one with Him in this my act of greatest love to Him.
Let me unite with Him more, that I may more deeply love Him. May I help make reparation to His adorable Heart and the heart of His Mother, Mary. With greatest love, I offer myself to You and pray that You will accept my sacrifice of greatest love. I give myself to You and unite in Your gift of Yourself to me. Come and possess my soul.
Cleanse me, strengthen me, heal me. Dear Holy Spirit act in the heart of Mary to make me more and more like Jesus.
Father, I offer this my sacrifice, myself united to Jesus in the Holy Spirit to You. Help me to love God more deeply in this act of my greatest love.
Give me the grace to grow in my knowledge, love and service of You and for this to be my greatest participation in the Mass. Give me the greatest graces to love You so deeply in this Mass, You who are so worthy of my love.

-God's Blue Book, December 27, 1995

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

Messenger: Many have changed the Commandments of God to fit their own needs and they believe they are right.

There is one authority - it is God, He gives us power. If we disconnect and do our own will we are like Eve in the garden.

I want to give you a message I received about Sunday Mass. This is most important with the vacations of summer coming.

June 5, 2000

Given June 4, 2000

Messenger: I overheard in church:

"My mother prayed for everyone, my mother loved everyone and prayed for them."

Jesus speaks: I call you to lay down your lives for the souls. That is what I did. I gave Myself for them.

One parent will allow children to skip Sunday Mass. When parents teach, they can teach the children wrong.

The third Commandment states that thou shalt keep holy the Sabbath day.

Holy Mother the Church has the authority by God. It is required that Catholics go to Mass on Sunday, to purposefully miss Mass on Sunday for other things is a grave sin.

When sick or for other serious reasons one may not be able to attend Mass, but the commandment in the Church states that Catholics have an obligation to attend Sunday Mass.

I ask you to read the Catechism concerning Sunday Mass.

Many this summer will skip Sunday Mass when on vacation when it would be very easy to attend the Mass.

The Church clearly states the requirements for Sunday Mass in the Catechism.

Sometimes it may be impossible, after all attempts are made to attend Sunday Mass, but the general attitude must be that Sunday Mass is required by the Church. To have the availability of Mass and to not go because of sporting events, etc., is not what the Church is teaching.

With the summer coming, you must ask yourself, "What did God mean when He said, 'Remember thou shalt keep holy the Sabbath Day?' ".

You cannot depend on other peoples' opinions to interpret the Commandments of God. You should go to a holy priest, one who sticks firmly to the Church's teachings.

Many people believe in abortion.

You must follow the official teaching of the Church.

There are circumstances in which you may be unable to attend church on Sunday. These can be considered with a holy confessor, one who sticks strictly to the teachings of the Church.

People going on vacation should be aware of the requirement of the Church and try as much as possible to attend Sunday Mass.

Many people feel they can miss Mass when on vacation on a Sunday and Saturday although Mass is readily available.

I love you, I am Jesus.

June 5, 2000

Given May 2, 2000

Commitment and Service

Jesus speaks: The one that commits, commits, to say you give, then take it back, and say you give, then take it back, is not being committed.

There are many games many people play.

There are many that are afraid of being abandoned, they cannot freely let one stay committed on his own, they try to hold on to everything so they won't be left out.

The one that gives freely - gives.

When you are making the rosaries and helping with the rosaries and the Movement, it is because you are pleasing Me and My Mother, not people in the Movement, not to be well thought of. It is to help get the rosaries in the hands of all Mary's children, you do it for Mary, you try to reach the school children for Mary.

You must realize, I give all a free will.

I do not force, I want them to come willingly, you should not try to figure out schemes that will make them commit.

I am God and I am in charge. I can send a wind that can blow your house away. Many times people think they have to do all the work. They do not see Me at work. They do not know My power.

I don't like you criticizing your brothers.

Let your yes say yes, and your no say no.

June 5, 2000

Given - May 5, 2000

Commitment and Service

Jesus speaks: I want you working as a community loving and serving God, working to get the job accomplished, not being jealous, not being the one with all the answers. You are following My plan. I have given these messages to follow My plan. All must put their heads together and serve Me in love. Then you will soar. It is the ones wanting to control and do it for their glory, that are jealous, that put a kink in the hose and stop a lot of productivity.

Leaders are under Me. They lead others as I direct. Leaders must stay connected to the top. Leaders do not go off on their own.

These are My messages to help bring about the Reign of My Sacred Heart.

Sorrowful MotherMary's Message from the Rosary of August 27, 1996

Mary speaks: I stood beneath the cross of my Son, and my Heart was in such pain for I saw Him before my eyes. I saw Him covered with blood. I saw Him die. My Heart, my children, my Heart to watch my Son, but my Heart, my Heart, how I suffered for my little children of the world that give in to this world and give up the love of my Son. O my little children of light, I give you this message. Carry this light into the darkness for your Mother Mary, for I stood beneath the cross and I cried. I cried for the little ones. I cried for the young ones, the ones that do not care and will lose their souls. How do I make you see for you will not listen to me? What can I do? I come. I appear. I beg. I plead. I give you these gifts from my Son, and you reject me. I do not deliver messages very often anymore for I have been ignored. The message is the same. You do not read the messages I have given to you. Please help me. Help the little children. I appear. I appear. I appear, and I am ignored. I stood beneath the cross, and I cried. I cried, and my Heart was in such anguish for my little children, for I am searching for them this day as I searched for the Child Jesus. Please, please help me. I cannot hold back the hand of my Son any longer. I am Mary, your Mother. I ask you to help my children. You are my children of light.

Song: O Lady of Light, shining so bright, be with us this day, guiding our way, O Lady, O Lady of Light.

Mary speaks: I appear to you as Our Mother of Sorrows.

(End of Mary's Message)


I _________________ give my heart to
You Jesus and Mary on this day

I promise to help spread the devotion to
the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.


Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How do I feel we can love one another more by engaging in loving speech and gestures that honor and respect the gift God gives to us in having one another to love?

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