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July 23, 2007

July 24th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 2 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries  
for July 24th are Glorious.


Rita will be here in Florida to do
the Sidney Rosary
Tuesday July 24, 2007 6:20pm
Please tune in!
Retreat in China
August 10th - 13th
Retreat in Florida

August 19th - 22nd

August 19th is the 90th anniversary

of Mary's apparition at Fatima

after the children were jailed.

August 22nd is the Queenship of Mary.

Rita will be here to sign books.


July 23, 2007


Sidney Rosary June 26, 2007

Joyful Mysteries


                    His truth is marching on

                Sing: Battle Hymn of the Republic

                    His truth is marching on

                    God help Your truth to be in
                        the world — so people will
                        not be taught untruth

                    We want truth —
                    We want the world to live in the
                        truth —

                    Sing it for truth!

                    His truth is marching on!

                    For our family who taught us —

                    For Church that taught us about
                        truth —

                    Thank You God
                    Hear us God
                    Help us God
                    We want the truth to be taught.

                Say Glory Be honoring Father, Son and Holy Spirit


                The Annunciation

                    God hear our prayer for the Shepherds of Christ
                        we need $17,500 in postage
                        Help us to send the Newsletter.

                Sing Song:  Be Not Afraid

                God we love You

                Help us to not be afraid

                Help us to spread this instrument
                    of truth —
                    with all the falsity in the
                    world — help us to spread
                    this instrument of truth

                The Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary and asked
                    her to be the Mother of God

                Jesus came in the womb of the Virgin
                    Mary through the power of the Holy Spirit
                    Jesus took on Flesh —

                Jesus came and gave His life for the
                    precious souls

                Oh God help us to see how our
                    mission is more than a couch potato
                    when You have given us the sacrament
                    of baptism and the commission to go
                    out and spread the Good News —

                    Help us God
                    Help us in this mission

                    Outpour Your grace for funds
                    Outpour Your grace for all you have
                        called to answer this vocation
                        in the Shepherds of Christ.

                Help us to be bitten by the fire of
                    the Heart of Jesus and

                To be empowered for the sake of
                    souls —

                "If you pass through raging waters
                    in the sea — you shall not

                No matter how hard it is
                No matter how hard it seems the devil
                    can press down and
                    try to bring confusion in a
                    tense moment —

                    God is always with us

                We have to look into the bloody face
                    of Jesus like Mary did —
                    We have to see His Heart on fire
                        for love of His precious souls

                    We have to say "yes" because
                        God has called us

                    We are soldiers in this war —

                    We are members in the body of Christ

                    God is with us through every trial.

                Say Hail Mary

                Sing: Angel Gabriel

                Are you afraid?

                Do you feel people might make fun
                    of you if you stand-up for the

                Is it really, really hard?

                God forgive us for our fear when we are
                    supposed to speak out and we just
                    don't do it —

                Help us! Help us!


Luke 1: 26-38

The annunciation

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the House of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. He went in and said to her, ‘Rejoice, you who enjoy God’s favour! The Lord is with you.’ She was deeply disturbed by these words and asked herself what this greeting could mean, but the angel said to her, ‘Mary, do not be afraid; you have won God’s favour. Look! You are to conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you must name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his ancestor David; he will rule over the House of Jacob for ever and his reign will have no end.’ Mary said to the angel, ‘But how can this come about, since I have no knowledge of man?’ The angel answered, ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will cover you with its shadow. And so the child will be holy and will be called Son of God. And I tell you this too: your cousin Elizabeth also, in her old age, has conceived a son, and she whom people called barren is now in her sixth month, for nothing is impossible to God.’ Mary said, ‘You see before you the Lord’s servant, let it happen to me as you have said.’ And the angel left her.


                Glory to God in the Highest and peace
                    to His people on earth.

                Say Hail Mary

                Sing: Ave Maria

                    Mary we love you, our Mother —
                    We love you —
                    You are so sweet to us

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                And Mary loved the Father so much —
                    she said "Yes" to the Father
                                "Yes" to the Father

                Mary lived according to the Father's will —

                    In this lies our peace —
                    Doing the Father's will

                    Mary was sinless
                    Mary didn't have these tendencies to
                        jealousies, to anger

                    We are to be one
                    In heaven They are one

                Mary's song may have been this song

                    Sing: Dwelling Place

                    We adore you Father, Son and Holy Spirit

                May God come and find our hearts
                    filled with love and joy,
                    knowing peace in hearts —

                May we be rooted in love —
                May we be filled with His grace —
                May we have peace and joy
                    in our hearts —
                    because the Father is always
                    loving us.

                Our Father help us —
                May we be rooted in love —
                May God find a dwelling place in
                    our hearts —
                We love You God with all our
                    hearts —
                We love you Mary —
                Thank you for saying yes —

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Listen to the pitter pat of the rain —
                    God waters the earth —
                    God outpours His grace to us —
                    Hear us God we love You
                    We are not perfect that is for sure,
                        but we still love You

                Sing: Glory and Praise to Our God


                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                    Glory be...

                Oh My Jesus...


                The Visitation

                Hear the sound of soft music —
                God has watered our barren land —
                Now His rivers run abundantly for
                    anyone to drink —

                Hear the rain falling to the thirsty

                God strengthens us —
                He imparts to us His wisdom
                God help to not be enslaved by
                Open up your portals and let us
                    be people of prayer and faith

                Say Our Father

                Say Hail Mary

                    God help us to be united to You - every
                        moment of every day —
                        God help us —

                We give ourselves God
                We love You God —

                We love You God
                We want to be one with You God

                We praise You Father, Son and Holy
                    Spirit to help us do this work —
                    We need help to send this Newsletter —

                Please God help us to send the Newsletter
                Please God help us

                Hail Mary full of grace

                We send this instrument of truth —
                    the voice of the Good Shepherd to our
                    beloved priests —
                    with a network of prayer —
                God help us —

                Hear the rain go pitter - pat
                    And hear the plaintiff cry of your
                    Shepherds of Christ sending the Newsletter —
                    spreading the Voice of the
                    Good Shepherd and sending
                    this network of prayers
                    for our priests, the Church
                    and the world —

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Say Hail Mary

                Glory Be


                The Birth of Jesus

                China is like a little Bethlehem
                We send this prayer from here before
                    the exposed Eucharist to all the
                    world —

                Oh God please help us —
                Please God — we love You

                In China, Indiana we have cows
                    and sheep —

                    I was in the yard in China, which
                    is surrounded by creeks and I heard
                    some big cow



                    The property surrounding the church
                        is lined with
                        creeks and trees

                    I thought the cow was in the creek
                        he was so loud —



                    The music of the cows - was the music
                        the Father willed would be played
                        at the birth of Jesus, the Son
                        of God-made-man

                    The beast of the earth were there making
                        their music and providing the music
                        for the birth of the Savior —

                Sing: China Song

                Sing: A Song from Jesus

                The beasts provided the warmth for
                    the Savior
                    We are now in China with the
                    Newsletter on Prayer with the
                    prayer manual stacked high
                    waiting for the postage

                If you are out there you can help us
                    spread this voice of the Good
                    Shepherd an instrument of
                    truth with the prayer manual
                    with prayers giving great devotion to the Hearts
                    of Jesus and Mary through the litanies
                    and praying for the priests — the
                    Church and the world —
                    A network of prayer — through the
                    Bishops for their priests.

                To me being a Catholic is like going to
                    the top of the Church, top of a
                    high roof and shouting
                    "Have you heard the good news"

                Sending the Newsletter is even more
                    powerful than this —
                    these Bishops want it for their

                Mary asked for this at Fatima —
                    that dioceses be consecrated to
                    the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

                We send the Newsletter and they say
                    "boy, this is really good news"
                And then they say what can we do to
                let the world know the "Good News"

                and we say

                help us spread the Good News by spreading
                    the Newsletter — every other month —
                    and help us with this mailing to
                    spread the prayer manual —
                    so there is this net-work-of-prayer —
                    all over the world — praying for the priests,
                    the Church and the world.

                So when satan is pressing down there
                    will be this grace being poured
                    out all over the world for the
                    priests, the Church and the world
                    from these prayer chapters.

                Christ went to the cross —
                    He mounted it for His precious souls —
                    Can't we even pray these prayers
                        for the priests, the Church and the world —

                Jesus the chief priest —
                    gave His life in love for the
                    precious souls He died for

                Jesus gave us the Church —
                    from His pierced Heart the Church
                    was born

                Our priests are dwindling —
                    I went on a trip and there was
                    no week day Masses —
                    one early Mass on Sunday

                Christ's body was beaten for the precious
                    souls He died for

                Song: A Song from Jesus

                We will be stronger members and love
                    the Church and the priest and the souls
                    so much more from praying these


13 Years Ago




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)



                We must be strong branches in the
                    Body of Christ —
                    living in Him

                We are attached to the vine
                His life is alive in us
                We are filled with His life

                In a world where satan has his
                    poison oak out there —

                Satan wants us to get caught up —
                We are attached to the vine
                    we are bearing the succulent fruit

                Hear me Oh giant coastland
                And come to the Feast

                For God gives to us the gift of the
                    Eucharist, the Body and the Blood
                    of Jesus in which we are
                    fed and nourished —
                    in which we grow to be the strong
                    branches — so filled with His
                    life in us

                Hear me Oh giant coastland
                    The Son of God-made-man is with
                    us today —

                What a gift the Church is
                For we drink at the fountain of His life
                And we feast at His table

                Hear me for it is the "Good News"
                    that I shout from the roof tops

                The baby Jesus came
                    conceived in the womb of the Virgin
                    through the power of the Holy Spirit

                    not as a high and mighty
                    but He came as a little sweet baby
                        with gentle coos
                        tender eyes
                        and precious smiles

                    His little Heart consumed with
                        love for His precious souls

                Oh Sacred Heart of Jesus
                    help the whole world to be within Your precious Heart
                    that where there is darkness and pain
                    where there is sin
                    that men's hearts will be turned into
                    hearts of purity and hearts of love.

                Father, Son and Holy Spirit hear us and help us
                    for we lie prostrate before you pleading and begging
                    for the souls that Jesus gave His life for.

                And Mary says "I stood beneath the cross of my Son and I cried
                    for the little ones that would be lost forever."
                    How can we who are so richly blessed and chosen,
                    as I think, they call it "cradle Catholics",
                    ones given this precious gift —
                    how can we hide this under a bushel basket
                    or abandon it.

                Help us to be the branches reaching into the world
                    spreading the Good News
                    and watching the fruit grow on the vine.

               Our Father  

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                And He came to share His life with us.

                And Mary appeared the Queen of Peace
                    to tell the children that they are to have
                    this devotion to the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart.

                Even though our hearts are wounded and
                    we tend toward these weaknesses in our human nature —
                    the grace heals our wounded hearts.

                Song:  Let There Be Peace on Earth   Sing!

                Help us to be a Holy Family

                Sing:  Let us walk with my brother in perfect harmony.

                God grant Your grace for this.

                Song:  Let There Be Peace on Earth   Yes!

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Song:  Silent Night

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Song:  What Child is This

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Isn't that beautiful?

                You just keep thinking about
                    the baby Jesus in the arms of Mary,
                    like looking at this statue.

                It just is so awesome
                    that God has given to us babies and mothers,
                    and that Jesus came as a baby and that
                    Mary is our Mother.
                    It's just so wonderful.

                Hail Mary

                And it is about love isn't it.?

                When you get bitter and
                you are thinking about this and that and the other thing
                and you're not realizing this enormous love
                that Jesus gave Himself to His death on the cross
                and remains with us today
                that He gave us China —
                this little place with all of our little poverty.
                But Jesus is here.
                What a gift!
                That's all that matters.
                We have Jesus
                and the moo - ooo cows.

                Glory Be


                The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple

                Our Father

                Song: Little Baby Hands and Feet - refrain


                Hail Mary

                Song: Little Baby Hands and Feet - verse 1

                Hail Mary

                Song: Little Baby Hands and Feet - refrain

                Hail Mary

                Song: Little Baby Hands and Feet - verse 2

                Hail Mary

                Song: Little Baby Hands and Feet - verse 3

                Hail Mary

                Song: Little Baby Hands and Feet - verse 4 first half

                Hail Mary

                Song: Little Baby Hands and Feet - verse 4 second half

                Hail Mary

        Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Song:  Be With Me when I am in Trouble

                God help us


                Help us God!

                Song:  Be With Me when I am in Trouble

                God hear us!

                Hail Mary

                Glory Be


                The Finding of Jesus in the Temple

                And we pray for all the little lost children of the world
                    that they will find their Mother Mary
                    and that they will know her love.

                Our Father

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Song:  Save Us Oh Lord - refrain   Sing!

                Hail Mary

                Song:  Save Us Oh Lord  - verse 2   Yes! Sing!!

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

                Hail Mary

Words of Fr. Carter February 18, 2000 - excerpt

    ...I think all of you here at China give a great witness to life of Jesus, Mary and Joseph at Nazareth and to the birthplace of Jesus in Bethlehem. Your life is so simple. It is so hidden and yet like the life of Jesus at Nazareth, it is meant to be redemptive. His life certainly was redemptive those first 33 years of His existence. And I think I said in a homily to you some months ago, that if we had it to plan we certainly would have arranged, I’m sure all of us, Jesus’ life here on earth differently. I don’t think in the depths of our heart if we’re honest with ourselves, if the Father says, “you map out the way you think Jesus, My Son, should live here below in the time allotted,” who of us, who of us would have had Him hidden away for 10/11ths of that mortal life span. We would have given much more time to His public life. And here Jesus under the Father teaches us a great lesson—that we share in His redemptive efforts proportionate to the depth of our love and as that life of love is supported by faith and hope so Jesus takes the most humble places and ...

Holy Family of Nazareth pray for us.

end of Father Carter's Talk


Hail Mary

Glory Be





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