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.

September 5, 2000

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

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

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

This message is for the Sidney Center

Messenger: Things all around us can affect us, and many times we see the work of the evil one in frustrating experiences that may cause us to be late for Mass or work, or in things we breathe that can affect our lungs over time. If we analyzed everything, and tried to control everything around us, we would be feeling sort of crazy and could never find time to notice the baby's tender skin and the gift from God given in a gentle breeze blowing in the window caressing our cheek and letting us know that He is there.

Messenger: I opened the Blue Book a few days ago and Jesus asked me why do I do it alone, and He told me He walked with me. I thought of how I am praying all day uniting all I do to Him, but do I really let go and realize the more I trust in Him, the more I surrender myself, the more I have faith, the more He will act in me if I let go?

Jesus speaks: The message I give to you today is to do all you can in a given situation, praying for grace to know My will and surrendering, letting Me work in your lives, knowing My constant vigilance with you.

Messenger: Today I opened the Blue Book and I got the stiff-jaw message. And I thought, "Me?" Stiff-jawed?

The other day I thought, "Do I do it alone?" If Jesus were standing next to us and told us how insecure we are, would we believe? He is God, He divided the Red Sea. This does not mean to be foolish and expect God to do everything for us, things we must do. It means to develop a childlike confidence in our God as our loving Father and in our beloved Jesus, our Spouse and in the Holy Spirit Who directs us. It means to pray always to know His will and do it. Pray that all men do the will of God.

Oh, God, help us all to do your will.

Our Father

Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Words of Surrender of a Soul

Words of Consecration to God

Today Lord, (today's date), I give You my entire will-

I give You all my liberties, I want to love and serve You as You desire.

I surrender myself to You.

I ask You to run my life.

I ask You to help me act like You, Jesus, and like Your Mother Mary.

God, this day I consecrate myself to You.

I am  (name) , Your beloved child, guide me on my way now as I go about my day (or if in Church) as I leave Your Eucharistic presence.

The following Imprimatur is for the Prayer for Union with Jesus and not the message above or below.

Prayer for Union with Jesus

Come to me, Lord, and possess my soul. Come into my heart and permeate my soul. Help me to sit in silence with You and let You work in my heart.

I am Yours to possess. I am Yours to use. I want to be selfless and only exist in You. Help me to spoon out all that is me and be an empty vessel ready to be filled by You. Help me to die to myself and live only for You. Use me as You will. Let me never draw my attention back to myself. I only want to operate as You do, dwelling within me.

I am Yours, Lord. I want to have my life in You. I want to do the will of the Father. Give me the strength to put aside the world and let You operate my very being. Help me to act as You desire. Strengthen me against the distractions of the devil to take me from Your work.

When I worry, I have taken my focus off of You and placed it on myself. Help me not to give in to the promptings of others to change what in my heart You are making very clear to me. I worship You, I adore You and I love You. Come and dwell in me now.

-God's Blue Book, January 17, 1994


Messenger: Let us live more and more by the messages in God's Blue Book that really do help us see things in His light. Jesus really helps us when we just open the book anywhere and He talks to us.

Surrender, let go, say: 

Sacred Heart of Jesus, 
I place my trust in You.

Messenger: If we could paint the mountains, could we do it as beautifully as the Divine Maker that creates?

Isaiah 49: 13-15

Shout for joy, you heavens; earth, exult! Mountains, break into joyful cries!
For Yahweh has consoled his people, 
is taking pity on his afflicted ones. 
Zion was saying, 
    ‘Yahweh has abandoned me, 
the Lord has forgotten me.’ 
Can a woman forget her baby at the breast, 
feel no pity for the child she has borne? 
Even if these were to forget, 
I shall not forget you.

Messenger: Mary appears on the building in Florida, it was by the hand of God.

Messenger: Jesus wants the following writing put on the internet today, September 7, 1995. This follows Jesus' message from yesterday about contacting the sisters with the priestly newsletter and today's message.

When I received a message about contacting the sisters and speaking to them on September 7, 1995, Jesus appeared to the left of the altar, there was a lot of gold.

Excerpt from March 10, 1999, Daily Message

Reference to September 7, 1995 Message

Messenger: In a special message from Our Lord at the College of Mt. St. Joseph Convent, I had a vision of Him dressed in gold by the side of the altar.

He gave me the following message. Included is an excerpt from that message. He wished me to speak to the sisters and the priests.

This is part of what He said.

From my notebook September 7, 1995, at the Convent Chapel, Mt. St. Joseph, before the exposed Eucharist and a vision of Our Lord.

QUOTE from my notebook:

Messenger: I had a vision of Jesus standing to the left of the altar, His halo around His head. There was a lot of gold, His arms outstretched.

He asked me to carry the rosaries to this world. (He referred to the meditations, "Rosaries from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary")

(End of excerpt from March 10, 1999, Daily Message)

Excerpt of September 4, 2000, Daily Message

Jesus speaks: On this Labor Day, September 4, 2000, I ask you to proceed with the sisters' mailing.  Help is needed to do this. I request the 2 priestly newsletters be sent and 2 tapes of these newsletters. I love you. Jesus.

(End of excerpt of September 4, 2000 Daily Message)

September 5, 2000 - Second Message

Jesus speaks: I desire you to contact the sisters with the prayer manuals
and brochure. I desire sisters to help spread the priestly newsletter and tapes of Father delivering the priestly newsletter to all priests possible.

I desire sisters to consecrate their hearts to Me and My Mother.

I desire sisters to form prayer chapters.

I desire sisters to help spread My Movement to help bring about the reign of My Sacred Heart and triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart.

I desire sisters to help reach the children to form Junior Shepherds of Christ Chapters and to spread the rosary to them.

I desire sisters to help getting people to make rosaries and send them to My Mother's Rosary Factory in Florida, all types of rosaries, especially mission rosaries for the missions and Walter's rosary for the schools. 

I desire sisters to help Me with My Movement.

I love My precious sisters so. They are My special spouse. I want sisters to request the Mass Book that they will have a deeper union with Me.

I want sisters to request the Parents and Children's Rosary Book.  

I want sisters to reach the nursing homes with My Movement and the rosary.

Give them this little card.


Jesus speaks: Please, sisters, help all to offer their days in the Morning Offering.

Morning Offering

My dear Father, I offer you this day all my prayers, works, joys, and sufferings in union with Jesus in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, in the Holy Spirit.

I unite with our Mother Mary, all the angels and saints, and all the souls in purgatory to pray to the Father for myself, for each member of my family, for my friends, for all people throughout the world, for all the souls in purgatory, and for all other intentions of the Sacred Heart.

I love You, Jesus, and I give You my heart. I love you, Mary, and I give you my heart.

Imprimatur: Most Reverend Daniel E. Pilarczyk
Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati
January 22,1997
(This Imprimatur refers to Morning Offering prayer.)

Morning Offering (for Shepherds of Christ Members)

My dear Father, I offer You this day all my prayers, works, joys and sufferings, my every breath, my every heartbeat, my every thought, all my actions, in union with Jesus in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, in the Holy Spirit. I pray the Holy Spirit is with me every second today, enlightening me to do the will of the Father and filling me with the fire of God's love.

I ask Jesus and Mary to be one in me in all that I do and I unite with all the angels and saints and souls in purgatory to pray continually to the Father for these intercessions, in this prayer, for this day.

For myself, I pray for grace-abundant grace, to know and love God more and more and to follow the will of the Father. I pray to the Holy Spirit to transform me in the heart of Mary to be more and more like Jesus. I pray that I can forever dwell in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. I pray for conversion of all those I hold dear who need conversion. I pray for each member of my family that they will be filled with Your abundant grace to grow in their knowledge and love of God.

I pray for all my friends that they will receive abundant grace to carry out the great plan of the Father, that they will grow forever closer to Jesus' Heart through Mary's heart, that we will all be led by the Holy Spirit to do His work, that we will, together, carry out the plan of the Father as He intends us to, to spread the love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary's heart to this world.

Jesus, I pray for myself so the Holy Spirit descends upon me and opens my heart to Your love so I will grow more and more deeply in union with You. I pray that I do not worry what other people think but try always to please the Father and do His will. I pray that I may help lead many to Your burning love.

I pray for the following people in particular that they will be filled with the Spirit and grow deeply in their union with You, that they will receive abundant graces to know, love and serve You more. (Include special friends by name...)

I pray for priests the world over, for the success of the Priestly Newsletter, the Chapters and for the finances needed for the Newsletter. I pray for the circulation of the Blue Book messages, rosary meditations and tapes. I pray for all those involved in the publication of these messages.

I pray that You will shower Your abundant graces onto the priests reading the Newsletter the people reading and hearing the Blue Book messages and Rosary Meditations and all of Fr. Carter's publications.

We pray for the intentions we hold deep within our hearts, for our families and friends, for those requesting our prayers. We pray for children the world over and for the souls in purgatory. We ask God to shower His abundant grace on us and the members of our Shepherds of Christ chapter so that we may grow more and more in our knowledge and love of God.

We consecrate ourselves to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. We pray for Father Carter, for Father Smith, for Rita Ring, and for John Weickert, for all leaders and helpers in the Shepherds of Christ Movement, for Shepherds of Christ Ministries, and Our Lady of Light Ministry. We pray for all those who are working in these ministries.

We bind ourselves and our children and our friends to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. We place the precious blood of Jesus on ourselves, and all we touch, so that we will be protected from the evil one. We pray to St. Michael to cast the devil into hell.

We love You, God, we love You, we love You. We beg that we may receive the grace to love You more and more deeply. We adore You, we praise You, our beloved Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Imprimatur: Most Reverend Daniel E. Pilarczyk
Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati
(This Imprimatur refers to Shepherds of Christ Morning Offering prayer.)

Jesus speaks: My sisters, lead My souls to Me, fruit for the Kingdom.

My sisters, these are your children, the ones you lead to Me in My churches, schools and nursing homes.

Oh, My sisters, you have so many children, lead them to My Heart.

Oh, My sisters,


and when you come to Me, I say "Where are your children?" and you give Me your lives offered to lead souls to Me.

Oh, My sisters, I need you to hear My call and answer Me.

Oh, My sisters, I cry to you.

Oh, My sisters, help Me.

I am your Spouse, your children are the ones you send to Me. Send them to the fires of My Heart.

Oh, My sisters,


My little ones, the ones I died for, Oh My Sisters,


I gave My life for My souls - they are your children, they are crying and being led astray.

My sisters, your babies are crying - 

My sisters, I give you the School Rosary Program of My Mother.

My sisters, I give you My nursing home cards.

My sisters, I give you My prayers.

My sisters, I give you all My rosary material.




Jesus speaks: MY SISTERS -

I give you My priestly newsletter.

Oh, My sisters, help Me reach My priests.

Help Me reach My people that they will consecrate their hearts and pray as a body, united to the Mass for the priests, the Church and the world.

Oh, My sisters, this is MY MOVEMENT - 

I cry to you about the children.

I cry.



Jesus speaks: My children, My Mother cries on the building for you.

My sisters, she appears and cries to her children to listen.

My sisters, today September 5, 2000, I dedicate this message to you. Please help Me, your children are crying.

From the depth of My Sacred Heart, My sisters, I cry to you.

Begin prayer chapters and pray as I have instructed.

I love you so much, My sisters.

I am Jesus, your Savior.

Savior of the world - I cry to you today.

Excerpt from Mass Book:

September 7, 1995


Written before the exposed Eucharist in the
convent chapel at the college of Mt. St. Joseph:

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find.

Jesus wants us to speak. He does not want us to hold back. We will touch the cold hearts with the messages of His love. We can not hold back, souls are at stake. I can envision Jesus standing to the left of the altar, His halo around His head. There's a lot of gold. His arms are outstretched.

Through Him, with Him, and in Him, in the unity of the Holy Spirit.

I want to carry the rosaries out to this world.

I am your servant, Lord. It is no longer I who live, but He Who lives in Me. Give to me abundant graces to live only for Thee, to be only as You want me to be, to surrender my all for Thee so I can truly say, "In fact, through the Law I am dead to the Law so that I can be alive to God. I have been crucified with Christ and yet I am alive; yet it is no longer I, but Christ living in me…" (Ga. 2:19-20)

We are His apostles that He is sending into the world. He wants us to speak of His burning love. He is truly present in the Blessed Sacrament. We should cherish the precious gift of Jesus in the Eucharist. He wants us to go out and spread the devotions to His most Sacred Heart and His Mother's heart. I love the Eucharist, reminiscing on all the special moments I have had with my Lover, my Beloved, moments in front of the tabernacle, drawing closer and closer to Him.

I live my life to attend Mass. I envision a halo around the consecrated Host.

I feel the intense glow of His love that is so warm and gives me such joy.

Through Him, with Him and in Him.

I am laid waste in His precious love.

Like glowing embers, on and off - I love the Eucharist with my deepest love!

Let me put my head on Your chest. My heart is burning for love of You. My heart is burning now from the Holy Eucharist one hour ago.

I come and sit with Him in front of the tabernacle and tell Him all my problems.

I love Him so much!

(End of excerpt from Mass Book)

Messenger:  Mary has asked us to have bus tours to the image site.

Here is an invitation to buses to come.

Mary Image Building, Clearwater, Florida



We invite you to come and pray with us, especially for a candlelight rosary at 6:20pm every evening. Jesus and Mary have asked for bus loads to come. At 6:20 tremendous graces are granted from heaven for those who come to pray under the image. Mary is there in a special way and healing graces are granted from our God for Mary's children who come to honor her and pray to her to ask for help for our world. We would love for you to come and pray with us. English, Spanish, and French materials are available.

Complete information is available on the Internet at under "Mary Image Building Tours". We will work with you and we can accommodate different groups.


Please call our Ohio office for info:

Shepherds of Christ Ministries
PO Box 193 Morrow, Ohio 45152
(toll free) 1-888-211-3041

Please tell travel buses interested about the Virgin Mary building.

Excerpt from September 1, 2000, Daily Message

Messenger: Retreat in China, Indiana, September 12, 13, 14 (special prayers, rosary and messages 12:00 p.m., September 13).

Social Morrow, Ohio, September 17.

Big retreat in China, Indiana, October 12, 13, 14, three Masses will be said.

Special rosary and message, October 13.

(End of excerpt from September 1, 2000, Daily Message)

Excerpt from August 14, 2000 daily message

Mary speaks: I desire the following photo pictures be circulated. 

The picture of Mother and child.

The picture July 5, 2000.


Mary speaks: I ask anyone that can to help with this.

The website on a sticker, phone number, Shepherds of Christ Ministries can be placed on the back of the photo.

I wish this message to be made available.

(End of Excerpt from August 14, 2000 daily message)

(Please copy and pass out to family and friends.)

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

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

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

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

(End of Mary's Message)


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

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


Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How can I reach a sister with the prayer manual and priestly newsletter or the Mass Book? How can I tell them about the Rosary Factory?

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