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.

January 30, 1999

Jesus speaks: You must commit yourselves to grow in greater and greater holiness.

This is My plan for you, that you become more perfected.

I give you the message of January 30, 1997, for apostles (This is the 2nd Anniversary of this message).

Satan attacks the head, he wishes you to be complacent and not reach more and more towards greater perfection.

I am looking for souls that live to love from the depth of their hearts that will be pure and holy souls, pleading for grace and mercy through Mary's Immaculate Heart and My Sacred Heart at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, offering a most pure Sacrifice, pure in desire for the intentions of My Sacred Heart, for the salvation of souls. Oh how I love My precious souls!

Will you be an apostle and answer My call? It is commitment to reach the far ends of the earth with your prayers and your love. I wish My apostles to be loyal to Me and to pray as I have instructed here. Will you be an apostle and pray for the Church and the world? Will you help spread the priestly newsletter and begin prayer chapters? Will you commit to praying the prayers (Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual) and the rosary at 6:30 p.m. daily if possible for your priests, the Church and the world?

Pray at 6:30 p.m. for the coming of the Holy Spirit in a very special way to the people of the earth.

Mary speaks: My children,

My Son is calling you. I lead you to Him. The messages that follow will be for associates and apostles. I ask you to pray at 6:30 p.m. Invite friends and family to pray with you. Some will join you. I am asking you to pray daily, if possible, at 6:30 p.m. I am asking you to pray the Shepherds of Christ Prayers and the holy rosary. You, my children, will receive the benefits. You will see the changes in your family and friends. My Son promises the greatest grace for those who pray. Do you want peace? On January 1, 1999, the Father told the messenger you must pray at 6:30 p.m. as directed by my Son, Jesus, and by your heavenly Mother.

Messenger: What follows is a message given by Jesus for apostles in the Apostles Manual of the Shepherds of Christ Movement, January 30, 1997, about 1 months after Mary appeared on the building in Clearwater.

January 30, 1997
Jesus' Directions for Apostles
Message given through Rita Ring

Jesus: My Dear Beloved Apostles,

How tenderly I caress you and hold you to My Heart. Do not be afraid. I have taught you these long months. I am forming you for your mission as My apostles. I am telling you, you must study the messages I have given to you in God's Blue Book and Rosaries from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. I am giving to you my directions to bring about My Father's plan for the completion of the Fatima message which will culminate in the reign of My Sacred Heart and triumph of My Mother's heart. The directions I am giving to you, My beloved apostles, on the 13th of the month must be studied. You must see the Father's plan as unfolding and your work as My apostle is crucial to the unfolding of His plan. His directions are given to you in the messages. Today I am asking that a book be compiled with the messages given in the 17th Blue Book Meetings. The apostles must study this book in addition to the other messages given and study the Apostles Manual. I am calling you an apostle in these last times. You must study My direction given. I ask you to read the message "The Carpenter" June 12, 1994 in Blue Book III. I ask you to study all messages with reference to the Father's plan and the Father's will.

When traveling to Florida or as My apostles, you must spend time daily alone with Me. As an apostle, I am asking you to spend one hour with Me that day, especially when on duty in Florida or elsewhere. This is very important. I will give you great graces in this hour. I will sort out all the debris in your heart. I will instruct you on your Father's will for you and I will saturate you with My divine love. In this hour, we will share intimately in our love for each other.

I am telling you that when you are on a mission, an assignment in Florida and elsewhere, you must go to daily Mass and Communion and spend twenty minutes after Communion. I will give you My intimate love in these moments after Communion.

I am telling you, My apostles, to pray the consecration to My Heart and My Mother's heart and the Holy Spirit Prayer all through your day. Whenever you gather together, begin with the Holy Spirit Prayer, St. Michael Prayer, Guardian Angel Prayer, and Consecration prayers as listed on the prayer card. This will bind you in one mind and one heart and you will work together in harmony according to the Father's will.

You will be protected greatly from the evil one when you pray these prayers on the prayer card.

Your mission is a holy mission to spread My love and the love of My Mother. Your mission is a mission of love. You are working for Me and My Mother. You are the apostles of Our Hearts.

You must realize if you do not follow the directions I give to you, you will tend to do your own will and not the Father's will and the devil will taunt you and make headway because you are not properly protected.

See My Mother crushing the head of the serpent. When you give your heart to her, the Holy Spirit works within her heart and fills your heart, and she crushes the head of the devil.

You are in a spiritual battle with the evil one. You must realize he is cunning and sly. He comes in a smooth talking person to trick you. You must stick to the directions I am giving to you. You are there to spread the messages given in God's Blue Book, Rosaries from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, Tell My People, all Fr. Carter's publications, and all publications of the Shepherds of Christ Movement.

Any material not discerned or approved of by Fr. Carter is not to be distributed under the title of Shepherds of Christ or in connection with Shepherds of Christ.

Nothing is to be distributed without his approval.

So I am summarizing. These are My requirements when on mission as an apostle to Florida or other locations spreading the Shepherds of Christ Movement:

The Apostles Prayer Schedule:
1. The Morning Offering
2. Daily Mass and Communion
3. One hour of private adoration, preferably before the tabernacle.
4. Consecration Prayers
5. Rosary, the prayers in the Handbook (Prayer Manual) should be recited daily when on mission and several times a week when not on mission.

The Morning Offering will bind all members of the Shepherds of Christ Movement in union with each other, in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass all day. You will be one flock with one Shepherd all dwelling within My Heart which is your home. Oh, how I love you! You must obey these directions I give to My apostles.

Beware of the workings of Satan to distract you and lead you away from this mission.

I am asking all members in the Shepherds of Christ Movement to be apostles. Some will be able to give more time than others. When traveling to Florida, I am asking you to follow the Apostles Prayer Schedule.

I am asking all members to circulate the Mary's Message tape, the short message sheet, and the Rosary of December 13, 1996 and January 13, 1997 to connect Mary's Message to her apparition in Florida. I love you. I am your beloved Jesus.

Mary said on December 19, 1996:

"I am Mary, your Mother. I do not appear as I once appeared to you. I am asking you today to circulate my message given on a tape on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 12, 1996. Please circulate this tape now. Give it to as many people as you can. I am Mary your Mother. Please circulate my Rosary Book."

Apostles in Florida
Message given through Rita Ring

Jesus: My Dear Apostles in Florida,

I am Jesus, your Savior. The Florida site will help with the completion of the Fatima mission. In addition to all material being distributed there, you are asked to spread the Shepherds of Christ Associates Prayer Manuals, rosaries, and consecration cards. Many will be reached from this site with rosary and consecration. This will aid greatly in bringing about the completion of the Fatima mission.

I am Jesus. Please help to bring about the reign of My Heart and the triumph of My Mother's heart by spreading this material.

I love you, My apostles. Please tell all priests that come to the Florida site about the priestly newsletter, Shepherds of Christ.

Messenger: At the end of this message you will find the Morning Offering.

What follows is a message of January 18, 1999, given by Jesus for associates in the Shepherds of Christ Movement.

Jesus speaks: I wish a body of associates in My Movement to pray and to be committed to pray for the priestly newsletter.


Jesus speaks: It is the dark time of the year. The earth has not responded as I had hoped to Our Lady's vision in Florida. I have warned and they do not listen.

My children, I am asking for support through prayer and donations to get the priestly newsletter to the far corners of the earth. I ask also that prayer chapters be started.

I wish a strong body of associates. What do you do to be an associate? I will tell you:

  1. Pray the prayers yourself. If you are in a prayer chapter, take it seriously. Make every effort to be there weekly if possible.

  2. Begin Prayer Chapters. If you are not in a prayer chapter, begin one with the family, the neighbors, the children.

    All should try to belong to at least one prayer chapter in which they meet weekly, if possible, to pray the Shepherds of Christ Prayers.

    I do not recommend the use of other private revelation at Shepherds of Christ Prayer Meetings. The devil works immensely through false messengers. All material used by Shepherds of Christ has been theologically approved. This is not to say that there are not other visionaries and messengers. In order to preserve the purity of this matter, I wish the prayers to be recited and rosaries prayed with only Shepherds of Christ material at Shepherds of Christ Meetings. Other meetings can be conducted by associates for other interests in their lives, but it should not be mixed with Shepherds of Christ Prayer Meetings.

    The Shepherds of Christ Movement has people that live for the purpose of promoting Shepherds of Christ called apostles, handmaids, and soon, servants of the Good Shepherd.

    The associates are not restricted to just Shepherds of Christ material, only at Shepherds of Christ Meetings are they restricted to this material.

    An associate can become an apostle, handmaid or servant and in the future, a priest, if they meet the requirements.

    An associate may wish to remain an associate. Associates will form an important role in the Movement praying the prayers, living the life of consecration to Our Hearts and promoting the priestly newsletter. Associates also help to promote the school rosary program.

    A prayer group can be as small as two people. Prayers should be prayed together as recommended in the prayer manual for chapters.

    I recommend the use of the Rosary Book meditations for the rosaries whenever possible. There are two rosary books, Rosaries from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, and Rosary Meditations for Parents and Children.

  3. Associates will majorly help through prayer (praying the Shepherds of Christ Prayers and offering their prayers in the Morning Offering and at Mass) and through donations to support the priestly newsletter.

    Collections should be taken up at all meetings and donations sent to Shepherds of Christ. These donations from associates will be used to support the priestly newsletter and help to keep associates informed through frequent

    Also, associates will be contacted through the chapter leader and given pertinent information. They will also be asked to pray for special intentions.

    I am Jesus Christ, Chief Shepherd of the flock. I ask you as body to join with anyone you can and pray as I have instructed in the prayer manual. A short introduction before each meeting will state all prayers are prayed in the meeting for priests and the renewal of the Church and the world and to help spread prayer chapters and the priestly newsletter.

  4. Your Mother has requested you pray at 6:30 p.m. If at all possible you should pray at 6:30 p.m. as often as you can. This is not to discourage you from having a prayer chapter at 10:00 in the morning or at 3:00 in the afternoon, etc. This is the request of the Lady in Florida, but she wishes the prayers to be recited all through the day.

  5. It is important that Junior Shepherds of Christ Chapters are started. Children that gather once weekly will receive special protection from the evil one. Children are thrown into the world in which many live lives not centered on God. The benefits for children meeting once weekly to pray in the Junior Shepherds of Christ are tremendous. In consecrating their hearts together and praying as a group they will be more able to handle the problems in the world. It will bring them back to a place of special peace and love every time they gather. This peace and love will go with them into the world that has unhealthy influences on the youth because of its great evil.

  6. I further wish associates to promote the school rosary program whenever possible. It is necessary to try to reach the school children with the rosary and the consecration.

    Rosary Aves and the Parents and Children's Rosary Book can be used in schools and churches, for they have the Imprimatur.

    I wish sheets or small booklets to be published with the Stations of the Cross to be used by youth.

    The Stations in the children's rosary book should be published on a sheet and it should be marked clearly that it has the Imprimatur. This should be included in the school mailing.

    Other Stations with messages should be published on a single sheet for this Lent.

The extent to which associates will participate in the Shepherds of Christ will vary.

If you are a past leader or member and have been confused because of the call I have made to apostles, I wish to make a strong call now to invite you to the associates.

An associate will be one who attends a prayer meeting of the Shepherds of Christ, preferably weekly.

A person can be involved in the Shepherds of Christ as an associate and use mostly Imprimatur material.

The prayers have the Imprimatur. The newsletter book has the Imprimatur. The school rosary program uses Imprimatur material.

There follows the guidelines I wish to give you if you wish to participate in Shepherds of Christ as an associate.

  1. Pray the Shepherds of Christ Prayers. It is important to not mix in other ministries at Shepherds of Christ prayer meetings.
  2. Support the priestly newsletter through prayer and donations.
  3. Try to pray at 6:30 p.m. the Shepherds of Christ Prayers and the rosary whenever possible, and encourage others to do so or begin a prayer chapter which, ideally, would meet at 6:30 p.m.
  4. Try to begin Junior Shepherds of Christ chapters and/or encourage youth to begin them. It will help protect your youth more and more if they join Junior Chapters.
  5. Try to promote rosary programs in the school. Circulate rosary meditations and consecration cards.

Shepherd apostles follow a rigorous prayer life and use only Shepherd of Christ materials. Associates will be those who commit, usually weekly, to a Shepherds of Christ Prayer Chapter.

I do not wish apostles to solicit people who have rejected the Shepherds of Christ in the past.

The invitation for them to come back and be an associate is given from Me. I wish all to pray the prayers and to help with the priestly newsletter and rosary program in the schools.

I extend this invitation and strongly encourage them to help the Shepherds of Christ to reach the world. I encourage them to help start prayer groups and to help the priestly newsletter be distributed to the priests. I wish the youth to pray the rosary, receive rosary meditations, and consecrate their hearts as their Mother has requested.

I wish you to go after the hungry ones and feed them. I wish prayer groups to be begun in churches all over the world. I wish priests in foreign countries be told of the prayer chapters. I wish prayer manuals be readily available to them.

Your mission is to go out to the world, not to convince the stubborn ones to listen.

There are so many priests and dioceses around the world that are eager to hear My voice in the priestly newsletter and to begin prayer chapters in their churches and with their youth.

Focus on the ones that are open. You are missionaries; this is your mission to spread this to people who will respond.

If one does not wish to respond, then move on to the next one. My voice is heard in My messages and words spoken here.

The bottom line is as in a message from the Father given January 1, 1999, and a message from Mary that same day.

Prayer chapters must be begun, especially those which can meet at 6:30 p.m. Holy, holy priests need to offer the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass with consecrated hearts. You must reach out to hungry countries. Reach the underprivileged priests. Contact the people of Africa, etc., etc.

You have a mission to go out and bear fruit. If a tree is barren, then it is not up to you to stand there and spend all your time on one tree. There are hungry people in the world. Try to reach them, try to reach the people that are open. My voice will be heard by more and more people the more you pray the prayers.

With My might you will reach the world.

Messenger: The message received from the Father and the Blessed Virgin January 5, 1999, was that our fervent prayer from the heart was holding back the hand of Jesus.

The message received on January 1, 1999, was from the Father and the Blessed Virgin about starting prayer chapters.

Jesus speaks: I give you the message I gave to you on January 18, 1994.

Picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

I Want Both Feet Off the Ground

God's Blue Book II Cover

January 18, 1994 4:40 a.m.

Messenger: Dear Jesus, I am ready for Your work. I love You. I am sorry I didn't get to Mass because of the snow. I love You, Jesus.

Jesus speaks: You mustn't feel that I am displeased because you stayed home. You need to be with Me at home just as you are in church. Focus on Me and My love for you and keep making Spiritual Communions. I am Jesus. I am present. I talk, you write. I am He Whose bootstraps you are unworthy to tie. I am He Who loves you intently. If you only knew a little of My love, you would be preaching about Me from a high mountain.

You are he that wants one foot on the earth and one foot in the air. One foot will let go, but the other is not willing. I want both of your feet off the floor. That extra security you hold on to, just in case--that is what makes you worldly. I demand you let go entirely. You will then be free in My love. You will soar! As long as you think you are doing any of it yourself you stop yourself from the total freedom of letting go.

So here you are and I am telling you in your heart to do something and you decide to ask someone else, or you procrastinate, or you want proof. I don't give proof! The beauty of total surrender is to have no proof and total trust in Him Who truly loves you! "Well, Lord, I know you are telling me this." Then, do it child! Let go! Feel the freedom of flying. You are totally free. I am running the balloons. You, child, let go. You totally surrendered to Me and at first you were afraid, but here you are flying and it is such freedom! Take in the sights. Be lighted on your way. Do you trust Me like that? If you don't, you are still in control.

The will of The Father I make clear to you. You want that security the world says you should have. The world is not secure. It is built on a sinking ship. It may look secure, but in one instant your ship could sink and if you are counting on yourself, what will you do?

I sail your balloon to heights you never dreamed possible. Let go. I run the balloon. There may be a little wind, but the freedom of sailing, of knowing you will never lose your way because Jesus is holding you up, what power Jesus has over all and He holds you up! If you go out on a limb for Him, He supports the limb. "Scary," you say? "Freedom," I say! When you trust your interior promptings this much, when you know God is this close that you will do whatever He calls you to, despite the world, that is freedom. You are My special messengers. The world is teaching some awfully sick messages. People are getting literally sick. Become selfless, let Me possess you so I can do what I need to through you.

The world wants you to have security, insurance, jobs that they consider safe. "Be sure you have all these things to be sure." Sure of what? That in one minute there can be an earthquake and it all is destroyed? You are not sure! I have all the power. You are so silly to think you are sure of anything in this world.

There is only one thing you can be sure of: I am Jesus, Son of the Living God. Put your trust in Me and then you are sure. You may not receive a reward in this world, but you, for sure, will receive a golden reward in the next.

Let go, My children. Seek after only the things of God. Do not store up earthly treasures that wither and fade. Store up heavenly treasures that never die.

Let go, My children. I am waiting for you to let go with both of your feet. Jump into the arms of Him Who saves you. You let go, I catch you. God is there to hold you up lest you stumble and lose your way.

You walk the road to My love. It does not go down the solid roads the world has built. It is a road suspended in the sky. To know Me is to let go. Get off that road that appears to the world as solid. You know an earthquake can split that road in half. Walk My road with Me. That may mean the road seems to be missing at times. But you do not have your ducks in a row. Minute by minute you follow a road supported by Me. What freedom! To trust in Me, to do My work with support from Me is so free, but so uncertain for your earthly minds.

I tell you in your hearts. The world wouldn't even hear that which becomes to you a command to obedience. I tell you to do such things. The more I possess your soul, the more it becomes Me acting out of you. You know you are doing things you would not have done before.

This is Me. When you beg Me to possess your soul, you let go and I take over. You don't need security here. You only need the inner promptings and the trust in your heart that God has spoken and you follow His command.

How can I minister to this sick world if you choose to keep one foot on what the world calls "solid ground"? I want to possess you. I want to operate from your very being. I want to be in constant communion with you. I want you to hear the pipeline to Me every second you breathe. You will do this when you let go. I need to have full reign to operate from you as I see fit. Believe Me, I will not be doing what you would do.

When you see yourself moving selflessly ahead, doing My work, no questions asked, when you are listening to your information from within instead of from without, then your pipeline is open and working. Your answers are in your heart. You search for your answers in a senseless world, while you cover up the answers in your heart. Let Me possess you. Be selfless, be unattached. Operate as I am telling you in your heart.

"But," you say, "Oh, how do you test it?" That is the world. The more you know Me, you do not even think. It is I Who operate you. You do not even deliberate. I just work through you and you see that what you did was a vital move in My plan. But you did not even deliberate much. You were pushed in that direction and you knew you had to do it.

Child, listen to your heart. I am calling you to quiet union with Me. Silence with Me. Let Me change you and make you open. Say the Prayer for Union with Jesus, then let go and let Me do My work. I need your total submission. Your security is not found in thinking. It is found in your heart, in being so attached to Me that it is I Who live and act from your soul.

I operate you like a little windup doll. You don't worry and fret. You just go. You ask no questions. You are selfless and unattached and what you achieve is the work of the Son of Man.

I am Jesus. I am God. I am He Who wants to possess you and use you. When I do something, I do not make mistakes. Quit trying to do it yourself. Let Me operate you. Let Me do it all. Get both feet off the ground and say, "Lord, Lord, I give you My all. You use me, You run me, You possess me. I am Yours." Die to yourself and all the things of the world. You are he whom I want to possess and use to do My work. If you continue to do it your way, it is your doing a so-so job. Let go and let Me do My work as I want it done!

Don't ask questions. Don't jump back to the ground and say, "Oh, but it got scary out there with nothing under my feet. I just wanted to stand on solid ground." My ground is all that you must walk. You do not have a choice. My life in you is like being suspended in midair. It only feels good when you have decided that you will let go, that you know in your heart that trusting in Me is the only way. What freedom, to sail the sky and never ever look for security!

This is life in Me. You can't go to the world. Life with Me is like this. Life in the world is sick. You can't go there. You don't let go so you are not fully here. So, there is discontent in your heart. One foot on, one foot off. Surrender, My child. Let go with both feet and don't question! I will lift you up and lead you on your way. I need you to do My work in this world. If you become selfless and let Me possess you, you will operate just as I want you to because I will be doing the work.

Don't look for security! Pray constantly. I am as close as your breath. I am He Who powers you. You will not falter for I will catch you on your way. Your only job is to let go and trust. Know I am truly here and you are never abandoned. I love you so. You are doing My work with all your heart and I am powering your heart. Let go. Living in Me is not the security that the world preaches. It is like being in midair and knowing I am by your side and will catch you. If you feel your life is like this, being in midair, you are doing a great job. But it is not you at all. It is I Who sustain you. It is I Who act from you. You are My precious ones. You, I love to My death! Trust Me. I died for you. I am your beautiful Jesus. I am your spouse. I am ever by your side and I love you with a heart on fire for love of you. Surrender. Let go and you will be free in the Lord!

Messenger: Alleluia. And He made them His workers and they acted as He did in them and the world knew His love in mighty proportion through those who chose to serve the Lord. Alleluia. Our hearts are lifted to such heights in Him. His ways are secure!

Jesus speaks: I ask the message of the Father from January 18, 1997, be given. This was given one month after Mary appeared on the building.

January 18, 1997
Message given through Rita Ring

God the Father: My Dear Children,

I am the Father. My plan is unfolding through you, My beloved priest, Fr. Carter, and Rita and the core group in the Shepherds of Christ Movement.

I tell you all to read the accounts concerning Noah. Nowhere in history has God been offended as He is this day by this sinful world. You will suffer a fate for the offenses against God.

Mary appeared at Fatima to warn you, the sinful children, how they were offending God, but you did not listen. The war did not change the hearts of many evil men.

I warn you through My beloved daughter, Mary. You did not heed her warnings. Disobedience against the Mother I gave you displeases Me greatly. Mary is the Mother of all children. Mary is a gift from Me, but you are willful and abuse the gift I send you.

You do not make reparation to her Immaculate Heart; you continue to offend her. I will not tolerate the deeds of evil men any longer.

My plan will unfold. Any disobedience to these messages given by Me, My Son, or your Mother Mary will cause Me great displeasure.

I am the Father, the Almighty God, the Alpha, the Omega; you are a sinful people, a chosen race sinning against a loving God.

I am angered at your ways for they are not My ways, you have run amuck, you have offended your God, you have disobeyed your Mother and My beloved Son who died to save you.

I will act on all who continue in such sin. The sheep will be separated from the goats; the goats will receive punishment for their deed. Heaven and earth will kiss, there will be love in all hearts, justice will prevail and My children will be children of light, children that obey as I intended from the beginning.

Oh indeed My sweet messenger, I look to the earth and see the darkness, I see the disobedience of men against their Mother. I know the deeds committed and the evil in the hearts of so many. Justice will prevail and I will wipe out the earth. Only the children of light will remain, those who have given their hearts to their Mother Mary.

Do you think I send your Mother Mary as a messenger to be disobeyed by willful children? What do you think about at night, the cat, the dog, the fish? You don't know love. You don't love God or one another. This is My command to you, to love. You are a sinful, willful race, and the devil will vanish from the hearts of the children of light for they will be under the protection of her Immaculate Heart, the other children will be wiped off the face of the earth.

Disobey My messenger, ignore your Mother, ignore the Son in these messages. Ignore My Son who died for you.

Oh you sinful people filled with pride and disobedience, I give you the directions here to turn your hearts to love.

My Son has revealed Himself as never before in history into His tremendous love for men and you treat Our gift with such indifference.

I am angered at the lack of support to spread the messages of My Son's love for all.

You worry for funds, worry more, I am God the Father, the Almighty God. You disobeyed Mary, you disobeyed Jesus, now you will disobey Me?

You must obey My directions, the directions given through My Son, Jesus for the unfolding of the Father's plan.

No longer will I wait while willful men check and deliberate and disobey.

My plan will unfold through the Shepherds of Christ Movement.

I am talking through these messages given by My Son and Mary to tell you how to accomplish this task of carrying out My plan.

You must obey. The directions are given in these messages to spread the fire of God's love across this earth, to renew the Church and the world.

Because of willful men these messages have been held in check.

I am God, the maker of all things. You have made money your god. I want obedience, the funds will come when you obey all of the directions I have given to you.

Anyone who interferes with these messages will be removed.

These are the messages I give to the world. Fr. Carter's newsletter will teach the priests, all they need to know to be holy, loving priests.

Many priests are not loving, they are cold in their hearts. I will instruct the clergy through the newsletter.

My Son is the Chief Priest and Teacher. He has taught the world the secrets of His Heart through the writings of Fr. Carter and Rita, to go to men to check the value of these writings displeases Me.

You must have faith, you must study the entire revelations given here. You are not valuing My great gift to you.

I am the power, I am God, to the ends of the earth, I will be with you. My plan will unfold. You must think big, not on a human level. You must come to Me.

Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy Name, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

I am telling you to circulate the tape of January 13 (1997) as soon as possible. This tape must be released to the world. It is the message to go with the apparition on the building in Florida.

You must make every connection with Mary's message given December 12 (1996) and the messages given by Mary with the apparition of her on the building in Florida.

Time is very short and My patience is very thin. I will strike the earth and the evil men will scatter and there will be a reign of peace where men will love God as I intended. The evil men will be chastised for I sent your Mother to warn you and you disobeyed. I gave My Son as a sacrifice and you treated Him with indifference. I am angry at the creatures on this earth. I will lessen the chastisement if you make reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Oh willful children, you disobey your Mother, you are unloving and willful and your ways are evil. You are a sinful race.

I am sending water, rain to quench your thirst, My beloved children of light; I am sending fire to burn the fields for the sinful children, they will suffer drought and will fall to the ground dead, they will know fire, they will know the wrath of God. For I speak and I am ignored.

I am using the Shepherds of Christ Movement to majorly carry out the plan begun at Fatima. Every day lost is a lost day. I give to you Rosaries from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary as your directions to help the plan unfold. Circulate these rosaries to all chapters and stress their importance.

The tape of January 13 (1997) is important to the world. The tape must be circulated with the apparition in Florida and the messages typed and put on the Internet with the rest of the messages I have given. The connection must be made between the apparition and the Shepherds of Christ Movement.

Satan will attack you strongly, he will create division and give messages through other visionaries to get you off coarse. You must obey My directions given in these messages to help bring about the completion of the Fatima message.

I will weed out anyone interfering with My plan.

I will tell you when you have deviated from My plan, do not taunt My messenger, this displeases Me. Read the messages for direction and obey them.

The directions given are strong to correct a sick world. You must quit focusing on the messenger and obey Me.

I am the Father, these are My messages to bring about the reign of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart.

You think of money and miss the gift given. You are men bolted to the earth. You must obey Me. I have all the power.

Jesus speaks: Several weeks after the Father's message, the town of Falmouth was flooded.

I ask you to begin Prayer Chapters as I have requested to help to bring about the Reign of My Sacred Heart.

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

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

...end of JANUARY 18, 1999 MESSAGE

Messenger: We are in need of funds to send this newsletter to all priests in all languages around the world as Jesus requested.

It now goes in English and Spanish to about 90 countries in the world, to about 70,000 priests. Besides being distributed in all dioceses in the United States of America, it is used in about 215 dioceses internationally, distributed by the bishops, including 4 cardinals.

Will you help us with your prayer and support?

Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How do you feel that taking time every day for this intimacy and exchanging our feelings has helped us to draw closer to one another and prevent fighting or disagreements?

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