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September 29, 2009

September 30th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 1 Period I.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries  
for September 30th are Sorrowful.

            

 

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                Given September 28, 2009
 

  
 

                Genesis

                    2000 - 1500 BC

                ACCOUNTABILITY

                RESPONSIBILITY TO OUR CREATOR

                EFFECTS OF SIN

                IMPORTANCE of COVENANT

                WILLINGNESS of GOD to bring
                        good even out of evil

                VISION of GOD

 

                God created out of nothing

                All was created by God with purpose and meaning —
                        ORDER, SYMMETRY, BALANCE

                GOD COMMANDS and THERE IS

                GOD CALL'S   --   WE RESPOND
                GOD IS MASTER

                    LIGHT - DARK
                    LAND - WATER
                    RAIN, SNOW, SUN, MOON

                VEGETATION —
                    every plant and fruit can be propagated
                    NATURAL ORDER
                    LIFE propagates itself
                            union ———> growth

                God called us to walk hand-in-hand with others
                    and with Him in the garden of life

                God established a natural order

    

Romans 8: 5-9

Those who are living by their natural inclinations have their minds on the things human nature desires; those who live in the Spirit have their minds on spiritual things. And human nature has nothing to look forward to but death, while the Spirit looks forward to life and peace, because the outlook of disordered human nature is opposed to God, since it does not submit to God's Law, and indeed it cannot, and those who live by their natural inclinations can never be pleasing to God. You, however, live not by your natural inclinations, but by the Spirit, since the Spirit of God has made a home in you. Indeed, anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.

    

                God made birds and creatures of the sea with
                    the ability to propagate themselves
                    "be fruitful and multiply"

                THE MYSTERY OF CREATION
                THE MYSTERY OF GOD'S LOVE
                                                GIVING TO MAN

                Song: A Song from Jesus

                Song: God's Love

                    God created animals and
                    God created man

                    Adam 
 

Genesis 1: 26-27

     God said, ‘Let us make man in our own image, in the likeness of ourselves, and let them be masters of the fish of the sea, the birds of heaven, the cattle, all the wild animals and all the creatures that creep along the ground.’

    God created man in the image of himself,
    in the image of God he created him,
    male and female he created them.

   

                Humans were created to know, love and
                    serve God —

                God honors us

                God allows us to participate —
                    co-create

                God made a couple necessary to have
                    offspring

                We are here to do God's work
                To walk the earth with dignity

                We represent God on the earthly realm
                The human person is the apex of creation —

                We are called to relationship —
                We see the Trinity in the work of Creation —

                Unity for growth
                Unity to propagate

                Relationship between men and God
                Relationship between men and one another

                    God creates out of love
                    Likewise human persons are to be loving
                    Parents, spouses, community —

                The seventh day is to be for resting —
                    we are to be holy —
                    we are to worship God
                    we are blessed by God
                    we are to be obedient to God's laws

                The world is God's — we are to work in
                    His vineyard
                    WORK and REST, pray, sleep, eat

                God created a beautiful, orderly world —
                    good and without sin, without violence,
                    and without evil
   

OUR FATHER prayer

 

                God gave us the world —
                    showing us the love between Him and His
                        creatures

                    The world is Blessed
                    There was before Adam and Eve sinned
                        no disease, no death, no disorder

                    To do good and have order we must
                        follow the will of the Father

                    Disorder and evil come from
                        rebelling against God's will

   

                    The original garden was in perfect harmony

                    Humans in the garden were to obey God
                        and not eat of the tree of good
                        and evil —

                    We are dependent on God
                    God is all good
                    God determines what is good and evil —

                "ORIGINAL SIN IS A LACK OF ONE'S
                    DEPENDENCE ON THE CREATOR —
                    LAWS OF CREATION AND THE
                    MORAL NORMS THAT GOVERN
                    FREEDOM"

 

Isaiah 5: 20

Woe to those who call what is bad, good, 
    and what is good, bad, 
who substitute darkness for light 
    and light for darkness, 
who substitute bitter for sweet 
    and sweet for bitter.

  

Little Prayers to the Holy Spirit

Dear Holy Spirit, help us not to be ignorant or indifferent or weak, help us to be strong with the love of God.

Dear Holy Spirit, please pray for our needs for us.

Dear Holy Spirit, help us to respect God and to avoid sin. Help us to live in the Father's will.

Dear Holy Spirit, help us to keep Your commandments and to respect authority. Help us to love all things as You will us to love them. Help us to want to pray and always serve God with the greatest love. Help us to know the truth. Help us to have the gift of faith, hope, and love. Help us to know what is right and what is wrong.

 

                Humans have control over animal world —
                    Adam and Eve got to name the animals

                God made men and women for each other — to
                    love each other and to love God —

                God gives them the ability to co-create
                    children

                Eve is the mother of the living
                Eve comes from the rib of Adam

                Men and Women are called to marriage
                    self-giving — one body — one flesh

                A man leaves home
                A religious leaves home and is married to
                    God —

                A woman is to help man and visa versa

                A religious is to help and support the
                    children of the Church in
                    love and service

                Marriage is part of creation

                Pride, envy, shame, covetousness,
                    lust, etc. enter the world
                                    after the fall

                The devil is cunning —

                God's designs are still God's designs —

                God has promised Abraham

                despite cunningness of men — giving
                    into evil — God punished their
                    evilness

                Death is the consequence of sin,
                    disobedience to God's harmonious,
                    ordered world —

    

Genesis 3: 1-7

    Now, the snake was the most subtle of all the wild animals that Yahweh God had made. It asked the woman, 'Did God really say you were not to eat from any of the trees in the garden?' The woman answered the snake, 'We may eat the fruit of the trees in the garden. But of the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden God said, "You must not eat it, nor touch it, under pain of death." ' Then the snake said to the woman, 'No! You will not die! God knows in fact that the day you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like gods, knowing good from evil.' The woman saw that the tree was good to eat and pleasing to the eye, and that it was enticing for the wisdom that it could give. So she took some of its fruit and ate it. She also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate it. Then the eyes of both of them were opened and they realised that they were naked. So they sewed fig-leaves together to make themselves loin-cloths.

   

                Death entered the world as a consequence
                    of sin —

                Listening to the serpent was not good
                    for Eve —

                The serpent lied —

                Adam and Eve have shame and guilt after the fall.

                God gives us confession in the Church —
                    but we must tell the truth
                    about our sins —

                When we sin we choose our selfish
                    will as opposed to God's will for us —

                Eve wanted to be "like God" "without God"

                sin is seeking independence from God —

                relativism — make up ones own truth,
                                    as they see it —
                                    opposed to God

                secularism wanting to be "like God"
                                    "without God"

                because of sin

                harmony is distorted
                we see God with distorted vision
                we see others with distorted vision
                we see ourselves with distorted vision

        God's grace — the gift Jesus brought to
            us — the sharing in His life
            helps us see with clearer
            vision

 

                Seven deadly sins:
                    Pride, Greed, Envy, Wrath, Lust, Gluttony, Sloth

                Man can hide sin —
                Men may want to look good
                    outside

is impure inside

                                LIES
                                SELFISHNESS
                                SLOTHFUL
                                SEEKING DOMINANCE for
                                            DOMINANCE sake

                God's creation — His plan
                    has now been ruptured
                    because of sin

                ACCOUNTABILITY to GOD
                            for sin

                Blaming enters the world
                            Adam blames Eve for sin
                            Eve blames serpent

                They could have obeyed

                ACCOUNTABILITY

                Concupiscence enters the world —
                    movement of desires of the
                    flesh contrary to human reason

                CONCUPISCENCE moves one to sin
                            tendency to sin
                            man rebels against God

                    God has all the power
                    We give into satan

                    ACCOUNTABILITY

                    RESPONSIBILITY

 

Genesis 3: 17-24

   To the man he said, ‘Because you listened to the voice of your wife and ate from the tree of which I had forbidden you to eat,

Accursed be the soil because of you!
Painfully will you get your food from it
as long as you live.
It will yield you brambles and thistles,
as you eat the produce of the land.
By the sweat of your face
will you earn your food,
until you return to the ground,
as you were taken from it.
For dust you are
and to dust you shall return.’

   The man named his wife ‘Eve’ because she was the mother of all those who live. Yahweh God made tunics of skins for the man and his wife and clothed them. Then Yahweh God said, ‘Now that the man has become like one of us in knowing good from evil, he must not be allowed to reach out his hand and pick from the tree of life too, and eat and live for ever!’ So Yahweh God expelled him from the garden of Eden, to till the soil from which he had been taken. He banished the man, and in front of the garden of Eden he posted the great winged creatures and the fiery flashing sword, to guard the way to the tree of life.

  

                The Blue Books help us to be more
                    and more intimate with God —
                    giving us greater sharing
                    in His life through the sacraments —
                    frequent reception of the
                    Eucharist, adoration of
                    the Blessed Sacrament —
                    Confession — etc. —

                Cain lied to God
                Cain slew his brother

                God warned —   

Genesis 4: 6-7

Yahweh asked Cain, ‘Why are you angry and downcast? If you are doing right, surely you ought to hold your head high! But if you are not doing right, Sin is crouching at the door hungry to get you. You can still master him.’

  

                God punishes, but shows mercy

                Lamech was prideful, arrogant
                    and revengeful — Vengeance is
                    reserved for God —
                    seeking to be like God —
                        without God

 

Genesis 4: 23-26

Lamech said to his wives:

Adah and Zillah, hear my voice,
wives of Lamech, listen to what I say:
I killed a man for wounding me,
a boy for striking me.
Sevenfold vengeance for Cain,
but seventy-sevenfold for Lamech.

Seth and his descendants

Adam had intercourse with his wife, and she gave birth to a son whom she named Seth, "because God has granted me other offspring", she said, "in place of Abel, since Cain has killed him." A son was also born to Seth, and he named him Enosh. This man was the first to invoke the name Yahweh.

   

                Adam and Eve gave birth to Seth —

                God wants a pure heart —
                    one to worship Him —
                    not a wicked heart

                Noah's sons were
                    Shem — father of dark skinned Semitic - Arabia
                    Ham — father of southern black Africa
                    Japheth — father of white skinned European

                    3 sons — founders of 3 races of the world —

                Noah is the "New Adam" after the flood —

                Adam and Eve sinned and each generation
                    adds more sin —
                    corruption at the time of Noah

                Mary appeared in Clearwater —
                    a messenger from God —
                    a sign was given with Noah
                    after the flood — the
                    Covenant God made with Noah —

   

Genesis 9: 8-15

    God spoke as follows to Noah and his sons, ‘I am now establishing my covenant with you and with your descendants to come, and with every living creature that was with you: birds, cattle and every wild animal with you; everything that came out of the ark, every living thing on earth. And I shall maintain my covenant with you: that never again shall all living things be destroyed by the waters of a flood, nor shall there ever again be a flood to devastate the earth.’

    ‘And this’, God said, ‘is the sign of the covenant which I now make between myself and you and every living creature with you for all ages to come: I now set my bow in the clouds and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. When I gather the clouds over the earth and the bow appears in the clouds, I shall recall the covenant between myself and you and every living creature, in a word all living things, and never again will the waters become a flood to destroy all living things.

 

Our Lady of Clearwater Florida
 


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                God was kind in flooding the earth —
                    because of the corruption of the men —

                    Noah found favor with God

                God is love —

                What God does is loving


                Repeated sins lead to blinded vision —
                    ill informed conscience —
                    repeated acts — habits of sin

                As sin spreads from individuals
                    it becomes a social sin —

                    ABORTION —

                    Social sin can envelop an
                entire society —


                Noah and the flood —
                    sin corrupted the people —
                    Noah found favor with God


                God wants us holy

                We become slaves to sin —
                    We can just keep giving in
                        to sin —

                    Deliverance —

                        Confession


                Noah obeyed God
                Noah had great faith
                Noah did as he was told

                NOAH was blessed

                God sent Noah out to renew
                    the world


                In salvation history —
                    man disobeys God
                    God is always renewing


 

 

Mary by day
July 5, 2000

by night
July 5, 2000

 

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)

 

 

October 13, 1994

The Birth of the Full Ministries
of the Shepherds of Christ

    "I wish to share with you part of a message which Jesus gave us on October 13, 1994. The message tells us about the expansion of the Shepherds of Christ movement:

    'My beloved priest-companion, today I come to you with another mission. I am asking you to establish Shepherds of Christ Ministries. At My request you have already begun the priestly newsletter, "Shepherds of Christ", and the prayer chapters, Shepherds of Christ Associates...

    'I am giving you this message on this day, the 77th Anniversary of the Great Apparition at Fatima, because of the close connection between the Shepherds of Christ movement and the Fatima message. The Fatima message is centered in devotion to My Heart and My Mother's Heart, especially in consecration to Our Hearts. Shepherds of Christ Ministries is also centered in devotion to Our Hearts. I will use Shepherds of Christ Ministries as a great instrument in helping to bring about the triumph of the Immaculate Heart and the reign of My Sacred Heart. When this occurs, My Church and the world will be experiencing the great era of peace promised by My Mother at Fatima.

    'Today, then, October 13, 1994, the 77th Anniversary of the Great Apparition at Fatima, marks the birth of Shepherds of Christ Ministries. I pour forth the great love of My Sacred Heart to all. I am Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the flock.'

    "Jesus has told us that Shepherds of Christ Ministries includes: the priestly newsletter, Shepherds of Christ, Shepherds of Christ Associates prayer chapters, various publications, including books, whatever else Our Lord directs us to undertake.

    "As members of Shepherds of Christ Associates, you are an extremely important part of Shepherds of Christ Ministries. You have given great joy to the Heart of Jesus by responding to His invitation to become members of Shepherds of Christ Associates. As He draws you closer to His Heart and to His Mother's Heart as Associates members, He will fill you with an ever-increasing experience of His love, peace, and joy."

- From In the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, Newsletter of Shepherds of Christ Associates
by Fr. Edward J. Carter S.J., Volume 1, No. 1, 1995. p. 2.

 

 

          

     from Tell My People

        Age of the Two Hearts

Jesus:  "My beloved priest-companion, I have allowed you to experience in extraordinary fashion the riches contained in My Heart and My Mother's Heart. I desire that you tell all My people about these riches. I desire that My people consecrate themselves to My Sacred Heart and to Mary's Immaculate Heart. My people are living in the beginnings of the age of the Two Hearts.

    "After the time of the purification is completed, this new era of the Church and the world will become firmly established. This era will be characterized by the triumph of the Immaculate Heart and the reign of My Sacred Heart. All those who consecrate themselves to My Heart and to My Mother's Heart will help to establish this glorious new age. I am Lord and Master. Please listen to My urgent request. Within Our Hearts you will experience the love and security, the peace and the joy, which you all desire. I love My people with a tremendous love, and in My love I give them this message!"

end of excerpt from Tell My People


 

Excerpt from The Spirituality of Fatima

by Fr. Edward Carter, S.J.

July 13, 1917

    "During her appearance in July, Our Lady, in answer to Lucia's plea, promised that in October she would work a great miracle so that all might believe and know who she was. Again, the Mother of God told the children to sacrifice themselves for sinners and to say many times, especially when making a sacrifice, this prayer: "O my Jesus, I offer this for love of Thee, for the conversion of poor sinners, and in reparation for all the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary." (11)

    "During this same July apparition, Mary showed the three children a vision of Hell. She told them:

    "You have seen Hell, where the souls of poor sinners go. To save them, God wishes to establish, in the world, devotion to my Immaculate Heart. If people do what I tell you, many souls will be saved and there will be peace.

    "The war (World War I, then raging) is going to end. But if people do not stop offending God, another and worse one will begin in the reign of Pius XI. When you shall see a night illuminated by an unknown light [January 2, 1938], know that this is the great sign that God gives you that He is going to punish the world for its many crimes by means of war, hunger, and persecution of the Church and the Holy Father. (12)

    "To prevent this, I shall come to ask for the consecration of Russia to my Immaculate Heart and the Communion of Reparation on the five first Saturdays. If my requests are granted, Russia will be converted and there will be peace. If not, she will scatter her errors throughout the world, provoking wars and persecutions of the Church. The good will be martyred, the Holy Father will have much to suffer, and various nations will be destroyed....

    "But in the end, my Immaculate Heart will triumph, the Holy Father will consecrate Russia to me, Russia will be converted, and a certain period of peace will be granted to the world." (13)

 11. For background material on Fatima, I am particularly indebted to 
    Our Lady of Fatima's Peace Plan from Heaven
(Rockford: TAN 
    Books and Publishers, Inc., 1983). pp.3-4.
12. Ibid., pp.4-5.
13. Ibid., p.5.

 


                There was World War II — as Mary said


                Covenant with Noah

   

Genesis 9: 8-15

    God spoke as follows to Noah and his sons, ‘I am now establishing my covenant with you and with your descendants to come, and with every living creature that was with you: birds, cattle and every wild animal with you; everything that came out of the ark, every living thing on earth. And I shall maintain my covenant with you: that never again shall all living things be destroyed by the waters of a flood, nor shall there ever again be a flood to devastate the earth.’

    ‘And this’, God said, ‘is the sign of the covenant which I now make between myself and you and every living creature with you for all ages to come: I now set my bow in the clouds and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. When I gather the clouds over the earth and the bow appears in the clouds, I shall recall the covenant between myself and you and every living creature, in a word all living things, and never again will the waters become a flood to destroy all living things.

   

                Those who opposed God will
                    deal with God —

                Noah's sons —

                        Be fruitful and multiply

                    Ham was sinful (Noah's son)
                        Noah curses Ham

                    Shem and Japheth — Noah blesses


                From Shem to Abraham

                    Abram was a descendent of Shem

                    Abram took a wife Sarai
                        Sarai was barren

                    Abraham will be blessed by God —
                    Blessings and Curses will come to the
                        world through Abram

                    Those who imitate Abram's
                        faith will be blessed

                Terah Abram's father
                    takes Abram and Sarai, Lot
                    and they settle in Haran


                then they leave for Canaan


                they travel to Shechem


                God appears to Abram and tells him
                    his descendants will inherit
                    the land of Canaan


                Abram moved to Bethel, then Negeb
                                            (southern Palestine)


                because of famine
                    Abram and his clan go to Egypt

                He tells the Pharaoh Sarai is his
                    sister —

                Pharaoh wants Sarai for his wife —
                Abram gets flocks, herds, slaves etc. from Pharaoh

                A plague hits Pharaoh and his household
                    because of Sarai

                Because of the plague the Pharaoh
                    sends Sarai and Abram and
                    clan away

                    Abram and Lot separate

                    Sodom and Gomorrah are on
                    Lot's part —

                    Abram allows God to choose his land.

                The Lord promises Abram — land as
                    far as he could see —
                    also numerous descendants

                Sodom is destroyed
                Lot saved

                God makes a covenant with Abraham

 

Chapter 15 Genesis

                    Sarai lets Hagar conceive with
                        Abram, but

                    She is trying to force God to do
                        things on her time table

                    Sarai becomes jealous of Hagar —
                        there is envy on both sides —
                        jealousy

                    Sarai abuses Hagar and forces
                        her to run away —

                    The messenger of the Lord comes to
                        Hagar while she is away and
                        promises her descendants —
                        uncountable
                        Hagar will have Ishmael —
                            Abram's son


                At 99 God appears to Abram —
                    tells him he will be the
                    Father of many nations

                His name is now Abraham —

                God promises the covenant is
                    everlasting —

                God Promises Abraham the
                    land of Canaan —

                    "Father of a host of nations"

                They must be faithful to the Covenant


                God tested them —

                God had a plan
                God wanted their faithfulness —
                God wanted their loyalty —

                They are told to circumcise each
                    male on the 8th day in order
                    to be part of the covenant —

                God shows His relationship
                    with Him and His people —

                In the New Testament —
                    babies are baptized —

                Sarai will be Sarah (princess)

                She will give birth to a son who
                    will father many nations —

                Abraham prostrates himself —
                    Sarah laughs — she is 90.
                    Isaac means "laughed"
                                    "May God smile"

                    Ishmael will be protected —
                    Sarah's son is to be named Isaac

                The Covenant will be maintained
                    by Isaac —

                3 men come —
                    2 messengers and Yahweh —

                Abraham offers food

                One tells Sarah she will have a
                    son in a year — Isaac

                All nations will be blessed by Abraham
                    and punishment is going down
                    on Sodom and Gomorrah

                Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah —

                The angels tell Lot to take all of
                    his household and leave the city.

                The son-in-laws won't follow
                    Lot and their wives —

                They were told to go right away —

                The entire city and everything in it
                    was destroyed —

                Lot's wife looks back and is turned
                    into a pillar of salt

                Lot was spared because of Abraham —


                Chapter 21 Genesis

                    Sarah bears a son

                    The son is Isaac

                    Sarah sends Hagar away again
                        because of jealousy

                    God tells Abraham that Ishmael
                        will have a great nation —

                    God hears Ishmael's cry
                        in desert and he gives
                        them a well of water

                    Ishmael is blessed by God

                Genesis Chapter 22

                    Abraham is tested and obedient

                    He is told to take his son to
                        Moriah and offer his son
                        as a sacrifice —

                    Abraham obeys

                    Isaac asks where the sheep is

                    Abraham says God will provide —


                    This pre-figures the New Testament where
                        Jesus is the Lamb of God


                    The Lord's messenger tells
                        Abraham the son is
                        spared by God — he was being
                        tested by God.

                    Abraham sees a ram and uses it

                    Abraham is promised descendants,
                        strength against enemies and
                        all the world will be
                        blessed through Abraham's
                        descendants —

                             

 

                September 28, 2009 - 8:00pm

                A Message from Florida from Jesus

                    "Let My People Go" Moses said

                    The babies were killed

                    Moses was spared

                R. Oh God we are sorry for the sins of
                the human race —

                    Oh God we are sorry for the murder
                of the babies today — Oh God have
                mercy on us

                Hear our prayer through the intercession
                    of Our Lady of Clearwater that we will
                    be able to do what you want with this
                    Movement Shepherds of Christ —

                Please God send the funds to continue this
                    priestly mailing as you have asked us —

                Oh God help us to renew the Church and the
                    world —

                Oh God such inhumanity to men —
                    over the centuries —

                Oh God as if You do not see all the
                    evil deeds of our hearts —

                Oh God we are sorry

                Jesus says:
                    You are accountable for your deeds

                I give you these prayers
   


 

                I give you these prayers to pray for the
                    priests, the Church and the world —

                In the time of Noah — only those on the
                    ark survived the great flood —

                Today I give you the Church
                    I give you My Mother's Heart —
                Immaculate Heart, Lady of Clearwater —

                    You have ignored My wishes, My Father's
                wishes

                    Pray as I have directed for the renewal
                of the Church and the world —

                    Do not lose hope —

                    Listen to Me as I told Fr. Carter 15 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)

   

                    I have chosen you to deliver this
                message — My Father has chosen you to
                deliver the message of The Lady of Clearwater

                    The babies in the womb were created
                by God the Father — You have disobeyed
                the commandments of God —

                    I have given you My directions to
                pray for the priests, the Church and the
                world —

                    I have called you to come to the
                building of Mary's apparitions and to
                pray for 4 days monthly for this era
                of peace and love —

                    You are to make reparation for
                these sins of mankind — Do not lose
                your focus — listen to Me — focus on
                My message —

                    I am sending people to My building
                in Clearwater, Florida to help to pray,
                to be members of the Shepherds of Christ and
                spread My Ministries to the world — I want
                you to support the Clearwater site
                and pray there, I call you to listen
                to Me now before it is too late —
                I will outpour My richest graces
                from this place your heavenly Father
                chose for this work —

                    Shepherds of Christ
                    Spread Priestly Writings
                    Begin Prayer Chapters
                    Servants and Handmaids of the Good Shepherd
                    Spread the Blue Books and live by them
                    Become Apostles of the Eucharistic
                        Heart of Jesus

                    Spread the Consecration to Our Two
                        Hearts and the Rosary Aves
                        to the schools

                    I am the God of your Father, Abraham,
                        Isaac and Jacob —
                        I give you My message to help
                        bring this era of Peace Mary
                        promised at Fatima —

                    Spread the Rosary Meditations

 

 

 

 
 

                I beg you to listen to Me

                Spread the Nursing Home Ministry —

                Spread the Prison Ministry

                I am the God of your Fathers —

                I call you to listen to Me

                I am Jesus, the Sacred Heart,
                    I died for you
                    I shed My Blood for you

                I give you My Prayers
                I give you My Daily Writings

 

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

   

                I give you Myself in the Eucharist
                Spread the Mass Book

                Commit yourself to this — your
                    vocation —
                    to help to bring this era of
                    peace

                R. God we are sorry for we have sinned —
                God hear our prayers —

                Jesus —

                    Men are enslaved —
                    They give into satan —

                    Abortion is wrong —

                    I have given you My prayers
 

                    Pray them —    
 

                Come to the Water

                Live out your baptismal commitment

                Be a strong member of the mystical
                    body —

                Pray for the priests, the Church and
                    the world

                Listen to Me

                I am, the I am —
                Do not be haughty —
                    look at your sins —
                    pray for healing of your ancestors —
                    they trained you —

                You inherit so many physical
                    things — your looks, your
                    physical strengths and
                    weaknesses

                Your parents taught you how to live,
                    how to love, how to get along —

                Pray to be made clean —

                Do not be prideful, but humble —

                Abraham waited and waited for his
                    son and Sarah's and then he was
                    willing to sacrifice Isaac
                    to be faithful to Me —

                Are you faithful to Me?
                Do you live — really live for God?

                Are servants and handmaids living
                    as My Spouse to serve Me —

                Do you know this Movement is
                    major in helping to bring to
                    completion My mission,
                    My Mother's Mission at Fatima —
                    to bring about this era
                    of peace and love —
                the Reign of My Sacred Heart —

                I was beaten for your sins today  —
                Do not ignore Me any longer

                I am your God —

                Look at the barrenness of Sarah that
                    gave birth to Isaac —

                Many men were slaves —
                Now look at how you are
                    enslaved to satan —

                I cry blood for your sins

                Believe in this mission —

                Help Me

                Be filled in your heart with
                    the faith —

                I gave Our Lady of Clearwater as
                    a sign —

                I am all powerful

                Men have their minds on power
                    here below

                Life is so short —

                Here today — gone tomorrow —

                You are to listen to Me —

                I give you My Movement Shepherds of Christ 

 

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.

  9. For all souls in purgatory.

end of Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart message

 

                Jesus also said He calls us to make
                    reparation in the retreats
                    in China — 4 days and He wants
                    people to come and pray those
                    days

 

 

 

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2000

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Tell My People
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In Imitation of Two Hearts

For those suffering or
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So Deep Is the Love of His Heart

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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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