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.

July 24, 1999

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.

Jesus speaks: I wish a tape to be made of the Mass for audio distribution.

I wish the Mass to be celebrated in a way in which the words prayerfully are slowly spoken in communicating to God and all present.

I wish prayer to be prayed from the heart, realizing that you are speaking to God.

In Masses the prayers can be rushed, the responses distracting, loud and hurried.

The Mass is the greatest sacrifice man can offer to God.

It is a major event.

A rock singer formulates every gesture, many times with eyes closed, shouts out the words from her or his heart and the lights add to the drama of the situation.

Yet how are you celebrating and partaking in My Mass, the greatest event you can partake in?

I ask you to listen to the tape so that you will not pray to Me with running lips, but with a heart filled with love of God and all others, pleading to the Father, united to the powerful intercession of the Virgin Mary, in the Holy Spirit. You will tell God you are sorry for your sins and the sins of the world, that you want to offer sacrifice united to Me as Chief Priest, Victim, Prophet and King. Tell God you want to make reparation to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, that you want to praise and love and honor your God and to thank Him, that you want forgiveness of sins and mercy and grace poured as a fountain on the children of the earth. Beg, beg for this forgiveness of sins. Thank God and love God and worship God and petition God to help you with all your needs. Pray for all souls on earth and the souls in purgatory.

If only you realized the power in one heartfelt Mass. You do not comprehend. I want your heartfelt prayer. The words of the Mass are not to be rushed or spoken with rapid lips that utter words that are recited as from hollow hearts.

Put aside bad habits taught from generations past. If the priest rushes the Mass, pray for him. More and more, men must be taught in seminaries the beauty of the Mass. They must be taught to love God and the Holy Sacrifice.

Please, I beg all of you to circulate the Prayer Before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the Consecration Prayers and the Prayer for Union with Jesus. Translate these prayers into Spanish and circulate them from all churches and the site in Florida.

It is most offending to Me when one prays from the heart and a "motor-mouth" answers with quick, heartless responses, distracting the leader.

Do you want Me to listen? Then you must speak to Me from your heart. I am not encouraging some to drag out the prayers either. I am asking you to focus on Me and pray from your hearts.

Praying the consecration to Our Hearts or saying, "I give my heart to Jesus and Mary", will help you.

I do not like shouting to be heard, spoken from one wishing attention.

Pray from your hearts, please, I implore you.

I have appeared, I have spoken, to teach you how to pray from the heart. We have given you these messages so that you will learn how to pray with your whole heart, your whole soul and your whole being; that you will obey My Commandments and live according to My word; that you will teach the world through your fervent example to pray from the heart.

I love you so much, I am Jesus Christ, Chief Shepherd of the Flock.

A Joyful Mystery for Apostles
An apostle is one who lives to serve the Lord

The First Joyful Mystery
The Annunciation

  1. Messenger: Christ is the first-fruits.
  2. The Son comes into the womb of the Virgin to set the sinful men free.
  3. Jesus is Redeemer, Savior, King of the world.
  4. Men have been held captive by the devil.
  5. Christ will enter into the belly of the earth, He will rise victorious from a new tomb.
  6. The snarl of the devil is so great, the power of the Almighty God is greater.
  7. Jesus is the Alpha and the Omega.
  8. The One in the womb of the Woman is the promised Redeemer.
  9. He is to die to release the captives from their captivity.
  10. A Son, A Counselor, a Prince of peace.

The Second Joyful Mystery
The Visitation

  1. Messenger: John the Baptist was beheaded.
  2. Christ comes, the Head of His Body the Church.
  3. John the Baptist, the voice of one crying in the desert.
  4. Christ the first-fruits, the One slain to pay the price of the sinful race.
  5. Christ the Lamb of God.
  6. Christ the Son of God.
  7. Christ the Redeemer.
  8. Mary the spotless Virgin.
  9. Mary the Mother all pure.
  10. Mary Mother of the whole human race. A time of trial, a time of joy, a victory, the Son of God comes to save sinful men.

The Third Joyful Mystery
The Nativity

  1. ...all generations will call me blessed, (Lk 1:48)
  2. Messenger: Through her powerful intercession great grace is released.
  3. Through the purity of offering sacrifice united to Mary’s Immaculate Heart, great grace is released.
  4. The Son comes in Mary’s womb.
  5. Jesus shows us the great gift of coming in Mary’s spiritual womb, her Immaculate Heart.
  6. The Church advanced greatly while Mary was on earth.
  7. We realize that we can offer sacrifice aided by her powerful intercession.
  8. We need to realize that we should always pray united to her powerful intercession.
  9. The Holy Spirit works in conjunction with His spouse, the Virgin Mary.
  10. With Mary powerfully interceding for us, we need the workings of the Holy Spirit to become more sanctified, to offer a holy sacrifice, to fight off anypower the devil may have to interfere with our good work.

The Fourth Joyful Mystery
The Presentation

  1. Messenger: This child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel.
  2. Mary’s children do not recognize the power of praying united to her powerful intercession.
  3. Mary’s sorrow is that her children do not recognize the importance of her Immaculate Heart in the plan of salvation.
  4. Mary is the handmaid of the Lord.
  5. Jesus is the Sacrifice.
  6. We offer ourselves as a sacrifice to the Father through her powerful intercession.
  7. We take time at Mass.
  8. We prepare our hearts before Mass.
  9. We give our hearts to Jesus and Mary in consecration before Mass.
  10. We come in His name to offer sacrifice. We do not come in our own names, we are His servants.

The Fifth Joyful Mystery
The Finding in the Temple

  1. (From the Litany of the Sacred Heart)
    Heart of Jesus, sacred temple of God,
  2. Messenger: Jesus’ Heart is the sacred temple of God.
  3. Therein are found the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
  4. (From the Litany of the Sacred Heart)
    Heart of Jesus, tabernacle of the Most High,
  5. Heart of Jesus, house of God and gate of heaven,
  6. Messenger: We will find the most intimate love in the Sacred, Eucharistic Heart of Jesus.
  7. Jesus is the pillar of light.
  8. Jesus is the One sacrificed for our sins.
  9. Jesus is the treasure.
  10. We find refuge in His Heart.

Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q:  How do I feel I can more appropriately serve the Body of Christ through prayer? How can we serve the Body of Christ by staying connected in our hearts all day through the Morning Offering?

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