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.

August 28, 2004

August 29th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 6 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries
for August 29th are Joyful.


Rita Ring will be in Clearwater 

for a live rosary on September 5, 2004.


Mary asked a public gathering on the 5th
 since April 5, 1995.

We have done this since this time. 

Here is how Mary appeared February 5, 2004.



From Jesus

                                    You are asked to come 

                                             on the 5th to Clearwater, Florida. 

                               To pray as I have directed

                                             for reparation to Our Two Hearts, 

                                and beg forgiveness for the sins 

            of the people of this earth 

                                and beg your Heavenly Father for mercy. 

                                             I am Jesus Chief Shepherd of the Flock.

                                I appear to you in Clearwater, Florida.

                                             You must pray as never before. 

                                This is a warning and a gift I give to you.

                                             Listen to Me.


 Rita will be there through the weekend to sign books.


God wants us to pray as He has asked us 

to pray begging for mercy 

and that the world will be the way 

that He desires. Jesus gives us His face.


April 5, 2004



The next retreat will begin on the 

night of September 12th at 6:20 pm

September 13th thru the 16th.

There will be a very special day and night service

for the Feast of the Sorrowful Mother

on September 15, 2004.




September 14, 2004

Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross



August 23, 2004  

        Jesus speaks:  Special grace will be granted
            graces of healing, physical and spiritual 
            during the retreat. Come to China, 
            for I will outpour My grace to you.





Excerpt from The Spirituality of Fatima & Medjugorje

by Father Carter, S.J.

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

 16. Our Lady's Peace Plan, op cit., p.6.

September 13, 1917





August 28, 2004

Messenger:    I examine my conscience and tell God I am sorry for:

                            1) When I have failed to recognize
                               the great gifts given to me.

                            2) When I have failed to love
                                others, recognizing
                                           I am showing love to
                                God when I love my brothers.

                        3) Failure to love Jesus as I should --
                                          show my love to Him, and tell Him I love Him.

                        4) Failure to thank God for His gifts to me.

                        5) Ways of selfishness

                                1) over indulgence,
                                                  self-focus not living
                                                  according to God's will for me.

                                2) not trusting God as I should



August 28, 2004 message continues

Messenger:     Jesus is love.

                        He wants us to love Him and love each 

                        All through the day we should stop and
                         tell Him how much we love Him.

                        I know He is with me now at every
                               second, I am never alone, He is
                            attentive to my every need.

                        I help others because I love them.
                            I help others. God wants
                               me to see Him in them.



June 13, 2000

Messenger: Oh Lord, we want to please you.

We want to love You and honor You and give You glory, we want to adore You.

We want the world to be majorly affected by our offering today.

Unite our hearts as one in Yours and Mary's Heart.

Dear Father, look down and see the sacrifice of Your Son as a most pleasing offering and please outpour your grace on us, our priests, the Church and the world.

We pray with all our hearts in the name of Jesus, in the Holy Spirit, through the powerful intercession of Mary, with all the angels and saints and the souls in purgatory.

We pray as a body united to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, we pray in Him. We give our hearts to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, united in love for all the intentions of the Shepherds of Christ and for this day.


June 13, 2000 - Feast of St. Anthony, China, Indiana

Ceremony for incoming Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for the Shepherds of Christ Movement.


Ask apostle: Do you wish to be an Apostle of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for the Shepherds of Christ Movement?

Apostle responds: I do wish to be an Apostle of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for the Shepherds of Christ Movement.

Recognition: I recognize you as an Apostle of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for the Shepherds of Christ Movement. (This is not a vow.)

Recognition memento and prayer


June 13, 2000 - Early Morning

Messenger: I have faith, God. I have faith in the power of our prayer united to You. You add to my life a new dimension, the joy of being tested and knowing that my faith in You and my trusting in You can help to bring down great grace for souls.

Oh God, I desire perfect abandonment to You and that purity of intention of doing Thy will as never before, knowing that all things depend on Your power.

A selfless life I wish to live, to act as You wish me to do, to be a light in the darkness and to walk in Your name.

An apostle am I. One who follows You, Lord. My heart may be enveloped in a sea of suffering from the state of things and the attitude of others to be so disrespectful to Your holy law, but I see clearly that the commandments have been the laws of God since the time of Moses. And many men have thrown them to the ground, but only the one who lives by them and recognizes God will know clearly the fruits that life in Him can bring for all eternity.

Jesus speaks: Oh, My apostles, I call you to surrender, to abandonment. Work against your selfish ways. Live in that fullness of life where your life is most identified with Me.

A garden of glory I give you, as one who shines as the brightest light against the bleak night that strips your earth bare with dark sins. You walk an Apostle of My Sacred Heart, abandoning yourself more and more to your God, living in the moment according to My will. Oh child, oh My apostle, I love you so.

This is a calling to you from Me.

I ask you to abandon yourself to Me and live truly as your Father wills, surrendering your life in joy to love and serve your God by laying down your lives moment by moment in loving surrender. Every action is for My glory, your every breath lived to help save souls. You identify your sufferings with Mine. You live for My glory. You unite in every act to My Sacrifice on Calvary sacramentally made present in the Mass. You are a body of intercessors pleading and begging for souls. Pleading and begging for the priests to be holy priests, servants of their God, good shepherds, ones who lay down their lives for their flock. You pray for the renewal of the Church and the world. I am God, you are My shepherds, pleading and begging for the souls as you lay down your lives in the Morning Offering. Unite your actions to the Mass, live your life of consecration to Me, giving yourselves to Our pure and holy Hearts, dwelling in Our Hearts, being one in your God.

And the light shone in the darkness and My apostles helped to continue My work of spreading the Gospel and loving men.

Oh My apostles, I ask you to restrict your focus to help bring about the reign of My Sacred Heart and the triumph of My Mother's Heart. I ask for your commitment to daily attend Mass and daily come before the Blessed Sacrament. I ask you to live the life of consecration to Our Hearts, pray the rosary daily, pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers and the Holy Spirit Novena. I ask you to do this as you are able. Many elderly prayer apostles pray at home. I ask you to be an Apostle of My Sacred Heart, this is a special calling, I ask you to restrict your ministry activities to helping Me spread My Movement. I am calling you to be an Apostle of My Sacred Heart. Apostles take on a special commitment that an associate does not have. They serve the Movement in a very special way. Handmaids and servants are apostles. Apostles of the Sacred Heart are committed in a much deeper way than Associates, Prayer Apostles and Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus.

If you have lived the apostle life and do so now and intend to do so in the future, I wish to recognize you formally as My Apostle of the Sacred Heart for My Movement, Shepherds of Christ. I wish you to write your name on a card and come forward declaring your desire to be an Apostle of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for the Shepherds of Christ Movement.

I am Jesus. You come to Me, you tell Me of your desire to serve in this capacity. This is not an official sanction by the Church, it is not a vow. It is My Movement you desire of your own free will to serve in this capacity. You follow as closely as possible the dictates I give for apostles. You are not bound by vows, you can cease being an apostle at any time. But then you should no longer speak to others as an apostle, you should tell them you are no longer an apostle, but an associate if you wish to serve this way.

I want to recognize My apostles of My Sacred Heart today. Almost six years ago, the last Tuesday of August, 1994, I began calling you My Apostles of My Sacred Heart. Now six years later this is the result of that mission begun at the first core chapter meeting of the Shepherds of Christ on August 30, 1994.

I am so thankful for all the souls you have touched. I thank you for giving your lives to Me. I love you with My burning Heart of love. Oh, thank you, My beloved Apostles of My Sacred Heart in the Shepherds of Christ Movement. I am Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the Flock.

Please come forward, including servants and handmaids and Fred, to receive a blessing and special recognition and to state your desire to be a Shepherds of Christ Apostle of My Sacred Heart.

Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus and prayer apostles are not the same as Apostles of the Sacred Heart.

A Eucharistic Heart of Jesus apostle spends 2 hours weekly before the Blessed Sacrament. They may also be Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, but they may only choose this lesser commitment. They follow the format for Eucharistic Heart of Jesus apostles.

Prayer apostles usually pray much at home, or sometimes in churches, for the Shepherds of Christ Movement. This may vary with each individual, how much they pray. They may or may not be Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Bring the two cards with you to the front center of the church. One card will have your name which you will give to Rita. The other card will have what you say when you express your desire to be a Shepherds of Christ Apostle of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This is a serious commitment, but I do not want you to be fearful. If you live this life, I want you to come forward and be recognized.

The major commitments for Apostles of the Sacred Heart are:

1) Daily Mass.
2) Live your consecration to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
3) One hour daily before the tabernacle, if possible. If this is not possible at times, pray for an hour elsewhere.
4) Daily rosary.
5) Hourly prayers, if at times only the brief form.
6) Morning Offering, Shepherds of Christ prayers, Holy Spirit Novena.
7) Live the Blue Book messages.
8) Limit one's ministry to Shepherds of Christ work and studying Shepherds of Christ material.

This will vary from case to case, but this is the basic criteria.

I ask you to come forward about 3 or 4 apostles at a time beginning with the first pew for this recognition. You are coming to Me as My Apostle of My Sacred Heart. You come to the center front of My church beneath My altar. This should be solemn, no clapping, only your approaching the altar and asking to be recognized as an apostle and receive a blessing.

Before all gather I ask for this, that the Daily Prayer card and the Prayer for Union be passed out to everyone in the church, and that all recite these prayers.

I ask all to sing the Song from Jesus.

I love you My beloved Apostles of My Sacred Heart, I wish to recognize you, come forward.

I will recognize you on some future dates, if you are unsure now. You can operate as an Associate, Prayer Apostle, Apostle of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus, Apostle of the Sacred Heart and pray to see if I am calling you to be a Shepherds of Christ Apostle of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. You can be recognized later when you are ready.

I love you, I am Jesus.


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.


end of June 13, 2000



We have DVDs available of the
Joyful, Sorrowful, and Glorious Mysteries
of the Rosary with short mediations
especially for schools.

These DVDs can be shown on
a projector for classrooms.

It is really wonderful!

  Pray for the very urgent intentions.


Please Pray for the 

Newsletter and all its needs,

special priest and all involved

Sarah and Mom

urgent intentions.


Click into the radio,
it is really dynamic!

(very wonderful parts from the retreat)

You can see the China church live.

Click on the picture below to
hear the radio and see China.




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  Jesus asked us to have 24 hour adoration in China.


From August 6, 2004

Jesus speaks:            I have called for 24 hour
                               adoration in China, Indiana.

                                (1) to pray for the priests, the
                                        Church and the world.

                                (2) to pray for the Priestly Newsletter
                                        and all involved.

                                (3) Always to pray Friday
                                        12:00 - 3:00

                                (4) Pray for little peoples books

                                (5) Rosary Program

                                (6) Retreats in China and 5ths
                                        and priests who help us.

                                (7) Internet Ministry and all ministries

                                (8) All Shepherds of Christ
                                        needs including leaders,
                                        servants, handmaids and apostles.

                                (9) Special Intentions

                              (10) Florida and funds

                                I call you to prayer
                                    Servants, handmaids and apostles

                                    a) 6:20 prayers
                                    b) daily Mass and adoration
                                    c) pray hourly


From Jesus:

    I invite you to spend an                
afternoon, an evening,
in the morning with Me.

Special Soul:
I want to spend these hour/hours     
in China, Indiana with Jesus.

                                                              weekly ___

12:00 am to 1:00 am ___ 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ___
1:00 am to 2:00 am ___ 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ___
2:00 am to 3:00 am ___ 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ___
3:00 am to 4:00 am ___ 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ___
4:00 am to 5:00 am ___ 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm ___
5:00 am to 6:00 am ___ 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm ___
6:00 am to 7:00 am ___ 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm ___
7:00 am to 8:00 am ___ 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm ___
8:00 am to 9:00 am ___ 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm ___
9:00 am to 10:00 am ___ 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm ___
10:00 am to 11:00 am ___ 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm ___
11:00 am to 12:00 pm ___ 11:00 pm to 12:00 pm ___

Retreats are held monthly.




Click to see the China Church live

and all the candles burning

for your intentions.


                                Light a candle in China.

                                We will put your prayer intention
                                    before the altar.

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