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 8, 2003

January 9th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 2 Period II.
The Novena Rosary Mystery
for January 9th is Sorrowful.


Father Carter and Rita Ring
are the only messengers for the
Shepherds of Christ Movement.



Rita Ring will be in China, Indiana

on January 13, 2003

There will be a special prayer service
at 12:00 p.m. on the 13th.

Eucharistic adoration: January 12th-14th
ending with Mass on the 14th at 12 noon


Nursing Home Videos
4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15 are available 
and can be purchased.


  The store in China


A Spiritual Bouquet

for Valentine's Day

Suggested Donation $2.00




January 8, 2003

Messenger:         I write to you as a mystic as one who knows
                        deep insights into the hidden mysteries. As
                        one who some times feels locked in a shell
                        being unable to express that which my heart
                        knows and feels.

                            And He is the Creator. Why do we not study
                        how He is in His creation to learn more
                        about Him. He gives us the sun to light the
                        day and the moon in the night. The most
                        beautiful gift for our tired bodies when
                        they want to sleep and want to be awakened.
                        But the insight that can be seen is far deeper
                        than this in the bright light of the day
                        and the darkness of the night.

                            It isn't like our creator put us on
                        this earth and left us to figure out why
                        we are here. He acts in many ways to
                        reveal things to us.

                            My mind is filled with knowledge of Him
                        from revelations when He acted deeply
                        within my soul to tell me about Himself.
                        From the Sacrament of Baptism
                        I have been given a very special sharing
                        in His life. A very special sharing in His
                        knowing and loving capacity. My mind is
                        filled with light because I am so
                        intimately united to Him and feel I know
                        Him, my beloved God, so very deeply, but
                        I know it is only a little compared to what
                        I will some day know in heaven. My life is
                        lived to know Him more deeply, it is the
                        craving within my soul, I am indeed satisfied
                        most by Him.

                            But it isn't as if He is there and every
                        one and everything else is here. My vision
                        is that of oneness. Of knowing how
                        intimately the Creator longs for us
                        to love Him and gives His love to His
                        creatures. Oh God who are we that
                        you love us so much. Oh God thank
                        you for your gifts to us. Gifts
                        that are innumerable, but He has so
                        wonderfully gifted us through the Church
                        and the Sacraments. God gives us 7 sacraments.
                        I am a Catholic. Jesus Christ, the Son of God,
                        is truly present in the Blessed Sacrament.
                        God gives us His holy priests to celebrate

                            I love Baptism, in baptism God gives
                        us a special sharing in His life.

                            Here is a quote from a Chapter in Fr. Carter's
                        book The Spirituality of Fatima and Medjugorie
                        copyright 1994.



The Spirituality of Consecration

Before we discuss consecration to the Heart of Christ and to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, we should first establish what we mean by the word consecration.

To consecrate means to make holy. Only God can make one holy. Our fundamental consecration takes place in Baptism; in Baptism we are sealed with the holiness of God. The Persons of the Trinity communicate Themselves to us in a most intimate manner. They dwell within us and give us a share in Their own holiness. Through Baptism, we truly receive a participation in the divine life, and this sharing is our life of sanctifying grace, our Christ-life.

The reference to our life of sanctifying grace as the Christ-life reminds us that our being consecrated by God in Baptism is mediated by Christ. In fact, our act of being consecrated by God in Baptism is a participation in Christ’s own consecration. A. Bossard develops the idea extremely well:

By the Incarnation, in and of itself, the Humanity of Jesus is consecrated, so that in becoming Man, Jesus is ipso facto constituted Savior, Prophet, King, Priest and Victim of the One Sacrifice that was to save the world. He is the “Anointed” par excellence, the “Christ” totally belonging to God, His Humanity being that of the Word and indwelled by the Holy Spirit. When, by a free act of His human will, He accepts what He is, doing what He was sent to do, He can say that He consecrates “Himself.” In Christ, therefore, what might be called His “subjective” consecration is a perfect response to the “objective” consecration produced in His humanity through the Incarnation.

And what Christ does brings with it a “consecration” for His disciples, a very special belonging to God, since He imparts to them His own life precisely by making them participate in His own consecration.

Through Baptism Christians also are consecrated and “anointed” by the power of the Spirit. They share, in their measure, in the essential consecration of Christ, in His character of King, Priest, and Prophet (cf. 1 Peter 2:9; 2 Peter 1:3-4; Rev. 5:9; etc.). With Christ and through Christ, they are “ordered” to the glory of God and the salvation of the world. They do not belong to themselves. They belong to Christ the Lord, who imparts His own life to them....

The vocation of those who have been baptized is to “live” this consecration by a voluntary adherence-and one that is as perfect as possible-to what it has made of them. Living as “children of God,” they fulfill subjectively their objective consecration; like Jesus, they consecrate themselves. This is the deeper meaning of vows and baptismal promises, together with the actual way of life corresponding to them. The baptismal consecration is the fundamental one, constitutive of the Christian. All consecrations which come after it presuppose and are rooted in it....” 21

The above details the awesome privilege and responsibility which come to us through Baptism. In Christ, we are consecrated with the holiness of God. We do not belong to ourselves. We belong to Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and through Christ, we are called to help continue the work of the redemption. We have a mission to accomplish. We are called to participate in the prophetic, kingly, and priestly mission of Jesus. We are called to give an ongoing “yes” to our objective consecration-to that which has happened to us in Baptism. This “yes” is our subjective act of consecration.

To aid us in a special way in living our ongoing “yes”—our life of subjective consecration—God has given us devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. At the center of these devotions is a specific act of consecration. This act of consecration is a very special and attractive way to live out our baptismal consecration.

Some may ask at this point, “Why the act of consecration to Mary? Is not the act of consecration to Christ sufficient?” Again, Bossard puts it very well:

If, in the strict sense in question here, consecration makes one belong to God—and Christ is God—how is it possible to speak of consecrating oneself to Mary? It is possible because, by God’s will, Mary has something to do with our Christian life, with our sanctification. She is certainly not, like Christ, the source of salvation, but she is maternally ordered to our life as children of God—always, however, in perfect union with her Son and subordinate to Him. ... Hence, in the full sense of the word, a consecration to Mary includes, at least implicitly, a real and essential reference to Christ and to the Baptism that binds us to Him. 22

Jesus Himself has told us that He wishes us to entrust—to consecrate—ourselves to Mary. We have that striking and touching scene on Calvary:

Near the cross of Jesus stood His mother and His mother’s sister, Mary, the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala. Seeing His mother and the disciple He loved standing near her, Jesus said to His mother, “Woman, this is your son.” Then to the disciple He said, “This is your mother” (John 19:25-26).

Of course, the beloved disciple is John, who represents all of us. In giving Mary to John as his spiritual Mother, Jesus also gave Mary to us as our spiritual Mother. He is entrusting us to Mary. He calls attention to the fact that Mary is the Mother of our Christ-life, our life of grace. In subordination to God, she gives us this life of grace, nourishes it, brings it to full development. As she cooperates with the Holy Spirit, she assists us in living our baptismal consecration-the consecration which makes us belong entirely to God in Christ.

Pope John Paul II has put before us the meaning of Mary’s spiritual motherhood on many occasions—in his homilies, his acts of consecration, and in his writings. In his encyclical letter, “The Mother of the Redeemer” (Redemptoris Mater), he comments on the above Scripture passage:

It can also be said that these same words fully show the reason for the Marian dimension of the life of Christ’s disciples. This is true not only of John, who at that hour stood at the foot of the Cross together with his Master’s Mother, but it is also true of every disciple of Christ, of every Christian. The Redeemer entrusts his mother to the disciple, and, at the same time, he gives her to him as his mother. Mary’s motherhood, which becomes man’s inheritance, is a gift: a gift which Christ himself makes personally to every individual. The Redeemer entrusts Mary to John because he entrusts John to Mary. At the foot of the Cross there begins that special entrusting of humanity to the Mother of Christ, which in the history of the Church has been practiced and expressed in different ways. 23

Yes, Jesus has given Mary to each of us as our spiritual Mother. He wants us to grow in our appreciation of this great gift by allowing Mary to be more and more Mother to us. He wants us to grow in our entrustment to her, in our consecration to her, so that she may lead us ever closer to Himself. All this reminds us that Jesus has willed that Mary be our Mediatrix with Him. Perhaps no other devotee of Mary has emphasized this truth more than St. Louis de Montfort. In speaking of this Marian Saint, Fr. Arthur Culkins observes: “Perhaps, in the final analysis, the greatest contribution of this Breton saint to the theology of Marian consecration is precisely in his insistence on Mary’s mediation as willed by God.” 24

St. Louis de Montfort, himself, emphatically reminds us why we consecrate ourselves to Mary: “The more one is consecrated to Mary, the more one is consecrated to Jesus.” 25

At Fatima Mary has asked us to consecrate ourselves to her in a particular way—consecration to her Immaculate Heart. Mary, our Mother, shows us her Heart as the symbol of her love. She tells us that she loves us with an overwhelming love and asks that we respond to this love by loving her in return, by making a total gift of ourselves—a total entrustment of ourselves—to her Immaculate Heart. She asks this of us so that she may be able to exercise her motherhood toward us as fully as possible. She wants us to imitate her own great love for Jesus, for the Father, and for the Holy Spirit. Her love for the Persons of the Trinity is symbolized by her Heart, as is her love for us.

A great sign of our consecration to Mary the Immaculate Heart, is the wearing of the Brown Scapular. Sr. Lucia, one of the Fatima visionaries, has said that we should wear the scapular as part of living the Fatima message. She tells us that “the Rosary and the scapular are inseparable.” Our Lady, when she gave the scapular to St. Simon Stock in 1251, said, “Whoever dies clothed in this shall never suffer eternal fire.” Only a properly authorized priest can validly enroll one in the Brown Scapular. 26

How can we refuse the love and the loving request of our Mother? If we respond by consecrating ourselves to her Immaculate Heart, we can experience a remarkable sense of being loved, a sense of peace and joy, a sense of security and warmth. Resting secure within the Heart of our Mother, we are strengthened in all circumstances “to be for Christ’’— to live out our baptismal consecration. Amid laughter and tears, success and failure, times of exhilaration and times of sorrowful disappointment, we can rest secure in the maternal heart of a Mother who loves us with an unfathomable love. If we can remain within the refuge of Mary’s Immaculate Heart, nothing can prevent us from also growing in our consecration to the Heart of Christ. And this, indeed, is why Mary wants us to consecrate ourselves to her Immaculate Heart—so that she may lead us ever closer to the Heart of Jesus. This was emphatic at Fatima.

In speaking of our consecration to the Immaculate Heart, Pope John Paul II stated:

Our act of consecration refers ultimately to the Heart of her Son, for as the Mother of Christ, she is wholly united to His redemptive mission. As at the marriage feast of Cana, when she said, “Do whatever He tells you,” Mary directs all things to her Son, who answers our prayers and forgives our sins. Thus by dedicating ourselves to the Heart of Mary we discover a sure way to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, symbol of the merciful love of Our Savior.27 (emphasis added)

Yes, Mary the Immaculate Heart points to the Heart of Jesus and she wants us to immerse ourselves in the flames of this Heart. She wants us, in her company, to seek our refuge in Jesus’ Heart. She asks us to dwell within her own Immaculate Heart more and more so that she may more and more place us deeply within the Heart of Christ. In all this, Mary cooperates with the Holy Spirit in forming Christ in us in ever greater measure. Her desire for us is that we grow in the likeness of Jesus, that we become, to an ever greater degree, Christians according to the Heart of Christ.

Devotion to the Heart of Christ is rooted in what took place upon Calvary:

It was Preparation Day, and to prevent the bodies remaining on the cross during the sabbath—since that sabbath was a day of special solemnity—the Jews asked Pilate to have the legs broken and the bodies taken away. Consequently, the soldiers came and broke the legs of the first man who had been crucified with Him, and then of the other. When they came to Jesus, they found He was already dead, and so, instead of breaking His legs, one of the soldiers pierced His side with a lance; and immediately there came out blood and water (John 19:31-34).

It is interesting to note that St. John is the only one of the four evangelists to record this piercing of Jesus’ Heart upon Calvary. How fitting! Jesus loved John with a most special love. John was the one who placed his head against Jesus’ Heart at the Last Supper. John was the one to whom Jesus entrusted Mary and the one whom Christ entrusted to Mary as his spiritual Mother; John represented all of us. John, special recipient of Jesus’ love, witnessed and recorded the piercing of Jesus’ Heart, this heart which is symbol of Christ’s love.

St. Bonaventure, a doctor of the Church, comments on how the Church was born from the pierced Heart of Jesus:

Then, in order that the Church might be formed out of the side of Christ sleeping on the cross... the divine plan permitted that one of the soldiers should pierce open His sacred side with a lance. While blood mixed with water flowed, the price of our salvation was poured forth, which gushing forth from the sacred fountain of the Heart, gave power to the sacraments of the Church.... 28

From its roots on Calvary, devotion to the Heart of Christ has developed down through the ages. Numerous popes of recent times have highly recommended devotion to the Heart of Christ. One of the highlights of these papal affirmations has been Pope Pius XII’s encyclical on devotion to the Sacred Heart, Haurietis Aquas. In speaking of the greatness of this devotion, Pius XII states:

Indeed, if the evidence on which devotion to the wounded Heart of Jesus rests is rightly weighed, it is clear to all that we are dealing here, not with an ordinary form of piety, which anyone may, at his discretion, slight in favor of other devotions, or esteem lightly, but with a duty of religion most conducive to Christian perfection. For if devotion, according to the common theological definition which the Angelic Doctor gives, “is apparently nothing else but the will to give oneself readily to things concerning the service of God,” can there be a service to God more required and necessary-and at the same time nobler and more pleasant—than that which pays homage to His love? 29

Pope Pius XII also speaks to us concerning Christ’s Heart as symbol of love:

Wherefore, the Heart of the Incarnate Word is rightly considered the chief index and symbol of the threefold love with which the Divine Redeemer continuously loves the Eternal Father and the whole human race. It is the symbol of that divine love which He shares with the Father and the Holy Ghost, but which in Him alone, in the Word, namely, that was made Flesh, is it manifested to us through His mortal human body, since “in Him dwells the fullness of the Godhead, bodily.” It is, moreover, the symbol of that most ardent love which, infused into His soul, sanctifies the human will of Christ and whose action is enlightened and directed by a twofold most perfect knowledge, namely the beatific and infused. Finally, in a more direct and natural manner, it is a symbol also of sensible love, since the body of Jesus Christ, formed through the operation of the Holy Ghost in the womb of the Virgin Mary, has a most perfect capacity for feeling and perception, much more than the bodies of all other men. 30

Jesus shows us His Heart as symbol of His great love for us. This love is directed at each of us in a most precious, unique way, for He knows each of us by name. He knows each of us much, much better than we know ourselves. He loves each of us in our uniqueness with an incomprehensible love. In the greatness of this love for us, He hung upon a cross, His body racked with the indescribable pain of crucifixion; a body which had already been greatly weakened by the agony in the garden, by the cruel scourging, and by the carrying of the Cross. Besides the overwhelming physical pain, there was the agonizing suffering of His Heart. Part of this anguished suffering of His Heart was the knowledge that His love would be refused by so many down through the centuries. He knew that this love would be rejected so many times, even scorned and laughed at.

What is our response to Christ’s love for us? With St.Ignatius Loyola, let us ask, “What have I done for Christ? What am I doing for Christ? What am I going to do for Christ?”

It is our privilege and duty to give ourselves to Christ. It is our privilege and duty, each day, to say “yes” to our baptismal consecration. Each day we have a renewed opportunity to realize that we do not belong to ourselves, but that we belong to God, in Christ.

Each day is a precious opportunity “to be for Christ and others.” Each day is a precious opportunity to renew that consecration to the Heart of Christ. In renewing that consecration, we can speak to Jesus in words such as these:

Jesus, You have loved me so much. You continue to love me with a love whose depths I cannot fully comprehend. You have given and do give Yourself completely to me. Help me give myself entirely to You. In myself, I am so weak and helpless. But in You, I am so strong. With Your grace, I make this gift of myself joyfully and gratefully. I make this gift of myself through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the Heart of my Mother, this Mother who loves me so much, who has such a great desire for me to daily approach Your Heart. How much Mary desires that I immerse myself in the love of Your Heart! How eager she is to help me draw strength from Your Heart, in order to pour myself out anew in love for God and neighbor!

Jesus, I love You so much, and how much I want to grow in love for You! You are my salvation, You are my reconciliation, You are my happiness, my peace, my joy. You are my perfect Friend!

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque sheds further light on what is involved in consecration to the Heart of Jesus. St. Margaret Mary, to whom Christ revealed the secrets of His Sacred Heart, serves as a most eminent teacher for instructing us on how to live out our consecration. In a letter to a friend, the Saint says:

... I shall simply tell you, as a true friend in the adorable Heart of Our Lord, Jesus Christ, that when I pray to Him for you, this thought occurs to me: If you want to live wholly for Him and attain that perfection He desires of you, you must make a complete sacrifice of yourself and of all that you have, without reserve, to His Sacred Heart. You must no longer will anything, but with the will of this most loving Heart, love nothing except with His love, act only according to the lights He gives you, undertake nothing without first asking His counsel and help. All the glory must be His. You must thank Him for the ill as well as for the good success of your undertakings, always satisfied, never worrying about anything. As long as this divine Heart is satisfied, loved, and glorified, that must be enough for us. 31

That we should give special attention to St. Margaret Mary’s teaching concerning the Sacred Heart is confirmed by the following words of Pope Pius XII:

We mention, by way of example, the names of those who achieved special distinction in establishing and promoting devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus: St. Bonaventure, St. Albert the Great, St. Gertrude, St. Catherine of Siena, Blessed Henry Suso, St. Peter Canisius, St. Francis de Sales, and St. John Eudes....

Among those who have promoted this most excellent devotion, St. Margaret Mary Alacoque occupies the chief place of honor. 32

Yes, St. Margaret Mary holds a preeminent place in the history of devotion to the Heart of Jesus. I consider myself very privileged to have been able to make a recent pilgrimage to Paray-le-Monial. This is the French town where St. Margaret Mary lived out her religious life at the Convent of the Sisters of the Visitation. I was privileged to make a holy hour in the Chapel of Apparitions, the place where St. Margaret Mary received apparitions and revelations from the Sacred Heart. This was one of the most special experiences of my entire life.

St. Margaret Mary stated that Jesus has given twelve promises to those who are devoted to His Sacred Heart:

  1. I will give them all the graces necessary in their state of life.
  2. I will establish peace in their homes.
  3. I will comfort them in all their afflictions.
  4. I will be their secure refuge during life, and above all, in death.
  5. I will bestow abundant blessings upon all their undertakings.
  6. Sinners shall find in My Heart the source and infinite ocean of mercy.
  7. Lukewarm souls shall become fervent.
  8. Fervent souls shall quickly mount to high perfection.
  9. I will bless every place in which an image of My Heart is exposed and honored.
  10. I will give to priests the gift of touching the most hardened hearts.
  11. Those who shall promote this devotion shall have their names written in My Heart, never to be blotted out.
  12. I promise you, in the excessive mercy of My Heart, that My all-powerful love will grant to all those who receive Holy Communion on the First Fridays in nine consecutive months the grace of final penitence; they shall not die in My disgrace, nor without receiving their Sacraments. My Divine Heart shall be their safe refuge in this last moment. 33

The spirituality of Fatima is a spirituality of Hearts and hearts - one which involves the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, and our own hearts.

Christ, the Sacred Heart, and Mary, the Immaculate Heart, manifest their great and unfathomable love for us. They reveal Their Hearts as symbols of this love, and They ask for our consecration in return. To say “”yes” is to live out our baptismal consecration in a most special way. To say “yes” to Their request is our salvation. To say “yes” is to find the substantial and ongoing happiness we all seek. To say “”yes” is to dwell secure in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, where we feel loved and protected, where we find peace and joy, where we are fired with the determination to pour ourselves out in love for God and neighbor. To say “”yes” is to go to the Father, with and through Christ, in the Holy Spirit, with Mary, our Mother, at our side.







January 8, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     Here is how Fr. Carter signed one of his
                            books to me.




4 days before Father Carter's death




January 8, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     Today we have all the gifts God gave this
                            world through Fr. Carter S.J. He spiritually
                            directed me for over 6½ years.

                        Here is a message Jesus gave to Fr. Carter.


~ 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)

end of July 31, 1994 message given to Fr. Carter


January 8, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     Fr. Carter had this book of messages
                            compiled by the end of the summer of
                            94. They were written sometime in that
                            period between April 2, 1994
–– to the
                            end of the summer.

                            Fr. Carter entered the Jesuits on my
                        birthday August 8, 1951.

                            Here is a note we were told to put in the
                        front of the Priestly Newsletter Book II.



January 8, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     Here is a picture of Fr. Carter

                            August 8, 2000 when he was beginning to 
                        look sick


August 8, 2000


January 8, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     How deeply we can unite with our God and
                            all the saints and angels in heaven
                            and all the souls of the earth
                            especially at Mass.

                        Lucia's vision was given June 13, 1929.
                        Fr. Carter was born 1929.
                        Fr. Mike was ordained June 13.
                        Fr. Mike was going to the corner of the old seminary
                            to his old room to pray on March 22, 1994 when
                            his beeper went off. 8 minutes after he left the
                            seminary to answer his beeper
–– the corner fell off.






January 8, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     The corner looked like it was cut off with a knife,
                            the bricks were laid neatly about the hole
                            and smoke was sky high.

                        Here is a message I got in Blue Book II only two weeks before


March 7, 1994
I remembered the message I received from Jesus March 7, 1994. This is recorded in God's Blue Book Vol. II (p. 147-149) I delivered it and my stomach was scared from the words of Jesus.
Jesus speaks: "Busy yourself for your day is at hand and you will know My might! I will shake the earth and you will listen Then you will listen, but where were you when I gave you forewarning? You are waiting for the big boom. I am calling you now to listen to Me here....Time is so short. One moment and it is up in smoke....What do I do to shake you? I, in My might can rock you off your rockers. I try to prepare you but you are too busy. Hold on to your last piece of dust and watch it go up in your face! I am Jesus Christ, Son of God and I write to you and who pays heed here? This should tell you of your attachments to worldly things. You want proof. You look the other way. I am God and you contain the mighty medicine for this sick world. I am Jesus, the Son of God. Do you listen?"


January 8, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     Fr. Mike came from the last class at the old seminary,
                            Mt. St. Mary's.

                        The corner fell off March 22, 1994.

                        March 22 is Lucia's birthday –– the main Fatima

                        The birth of the Shepherds of Christ Movement came 
                            from this old seminary.



January 8, 2003 message continues

Messenger:     Mary then appeared to me giving me messages
                            and Jesus gave me messages. Fr. Carter
                            was there daily for several months.

                        She appeared July 5, 1994 –– September 5, 1995



January 8, 2003 message continues

Mary speaks:     God has given special messages to the
                        earth for the renewal of the Church and the
                        world through His special messengers 
                        Fr. Carter S.J. and Rita Ring.
                        The Movement Shepherds of Christ is His
                        Movement to help in the renewal of the
                        Church and the World.
                        I want the photo taken on January 6, 2003
                        to appear here.


January 6, 2003


January 8, 2003 message continues

Mary speaks:     (Do you see My image and the image of my Son, Jesus)
                        I appear to tell you to listen to Him.

                            Please put the message given to you January 11, 1997
                        25 days after I first appeared as Our Lady of Fatima
                        in the Americas, Our Lady of Clearwater.


January 11, 1997

God the Father: My plan will unfold despite the willfulness of any of My children. I am the Father. I have guided you in all of your activities.

    I am telling you that the members of the Shepherds of Christ must be made aware of the importance of living the Blue Book messages.

    Planning is up to Me. This is My plan and it will unfold. Men plan for the future. I AM.

    I am directing the Shepherds of Christ Movement through these messages.

    I am angered at the lack of response on the part of some to back these messages. You must support these messages so they are lived by man.

    These messages are given from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary to bring about the reign of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the triumph of My beloved Mary's Immaculate Heart.

    You are given all you need. You must adhere to My plan.

    I am the Father. I AM WHO AM. I was in the beginning, I am now and I will be forever.

    I am telling you to obey the directions given by Jesus in these messages.

    My plan will unfold. The completion of the Fatima message will greatly come through the Shepherds of Christ Movement.

    You must circulate the tape, Mary's Message. You must circulate the messages given to you in God's Blue Books and Rosaries from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

    The renewal in the Church will greatly come through the newsletter and the books published with the imprimatur. You must publish all books on the Mass with the imprimatur. Prayer chapters must be started in the churches.

    The instructions for the priests will come from doing as I have requested. I beg you to circulate the Priestly Newsletter Book to the priests as soon as possible. The priests must be made aware of the Mass Books.

    The Children's Rosary Book must be published immediately. Your work, Fr. Carter and Rita, is to publish this material.

    Heaven has contacted the earth primarily in these messages to bring about the reign of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart.

    The plan will unfold. It is My plan. You must be obedient to the directions I give to you here. The Movement is a great star of light to this world. From the Movement the earth will be covered with stars of light and the earth will be lighted through your efforts, Fr. Carter.

    I will give you all you need. The plan will unfold. It is My plan to turn sinful men into obedient, loving children.

    I have delivered this message that you will know My plan is unfolding. Many will be lost because of their willfulness. I demand obedience to My requests. The plan will unfold. It pleases Me greatly that you obey My messenger. She is delivering these messages to you from the Son, My beloved Son, God-made-Man.

    The messages of the love of God will be written on the hearts of men through the writings of Fr. Carter and Rita to bring about the reign of His Most Sacred Heart.

    I am displeased with those who have blocked these messages. Anyone continuing to block My messages given through the Hearts of Jesus and Mary will receive a shock that will envelope them.

    The time is very urgent. The time has run out for sinful man. I am angered at the way the world has treated their Mother. Willful children must be punished. I demand obedience. Mary gave to her children her peace plan and she was ignored by the Church and her children. Mary is Mother of the Church and Mother of her children. Willful children must be admonished. Children must obey their Mother.

    Mary appeared on the building in Florida as Mother of all. You have made money your god. You have ignored God and made this world your end.

    I am God. I AM WHO AM, without a beginning, without an end. I am today, tomorrow and always. You do not comprehend My ways with your feeble minds. You must obey the messages given by My Son and His Mother. These messages I give to you as a gift and a great revelation from heaven. You must be thankful and cherish this gift given. I will not remove My gift to you for I know you will obey Me. I will admonish you when you do not respond as you should.

    I have called you and anointed you, My holy priest (Fr. Carter), to lead this world to the light. The Light of the world is My Son, Jesus. His Heart will reign and the heart of your Mother will triumph. I beg you to surrender and obey and watch My plan unfold. There will be a great era of peace very soon, My little children. All you do today will help to save many souls. Many souls will know the love of God through the Shepherds of Christ Movement. Many souls will love God with burning love.

    I give you this gift. Your writings, Fr. Carter, and the writings of My messenger, Rita, will help greatly to bring about the reign of the Sacred Heart.

    I am the Father. I am the Almighty God. You must believe I have chosen you. I have called each member here this day to hear this message. I have called you to be the apostles of the new era of peace. I have called you by name. You will lead men to the Heart of My Son. You must listen and focus all of your attention to this mission I have given to you.

    I am the Father. From the day you were conceived, I formed you in your mother's womb, knowing the great mission I would call you to today. My children, My children, do not be distracted by the evil one to lead you astray. I am counting on you, My beloved shepherds. You must not be led astray by doing other good works. I have called you, this is My plan, it is unfolding. You are a major part of the success of this plan for the renewal of the Church and the world.

    Your work in the Shepherds of Christ Movement greatly pleases Me.

    I AM, WHO AM. I am the Alpha and the Omega. I am the Almighty God. You must be obedient children. It is through your obedience that the consecration will spread to many souls on the earth.

    It is through your obedience to help spread the priestly newsletter and start prayer chapters in churches that many priests will love God with the greatest love in the Mass. I am asking you to spread the Mass Book to priests and sisters. Please pray for the priestly newsletter, the quick spread of the material given in the newsletter and for the priests reading the newsletter.

    Heaven has contacted the earth. The light will shine in the dark corners of the world. Men will respond to the Shepherds of Christ Movement. You must not be afraid. You must do as I have asked you.

    I have called you by name, My chosen ones, from the beginning I formed you and I gave to you the talents needed to accomplish this mission on the earth.

    Your talents are gifts from Me to be used for this purpose. You are the Shepherds of Christ. You are the apostles of the new era.

    There will be a new earth, there will be love on this earth as I intend it to be. My children will love one another, you will walk hand in hand, loving God and one another in harmony and peace.

R. ...Thy kingdom come on earth as it is in heaven...

Jn 1:1-18 (From The New Jerusalem Bible):

In the beginning was the Word:
the Word was with God
and the Word was God.
He was with God in the beginning.
Through Him all things came into being,
not one thing came into being except through Him.
What has come into being in Him was life,
life that was the light of men;
and light shines in darkness,
and darkness could not overpower it.

A man came, sent by God.
His name was John.
He came as a witness,
to bear witness to the light,
so that everyone might believe through him.
He was not the light,
he was to bear witness to the light.
The Word was the real light
that gives light to everyone;
he was coming into the world.
He was in the world
that had come into being through him,
and the world did not recognize him.

He came to his own
and his own people did not accept Him.
But to those who did accept Him
he gave power to become children of God,
to those who believe in his name
who were born not from human stalk
or human desire
or human will
but from God himself.
The Word became flesh,
He lived among us,
and we saw His glory,
the glory that he has from the Father as only Son of the Father,
full of grace and truth.

John witness to him. He proclaims:
'This is the one of whom I said:
He who comes after me
has passed ahead of me
because he existed before me.'

Indeed, from his fullness we have, all of us, received--
one gift replacing another,
for the Law was given through Moses,
grace and truth have come through Jesus Christ.
No one has ever seen God;
it is the only Son, who is close to the Father's heart,
who has made him known.

R. We do not even see Our Father as so important to us.

    A little child is always aware of their father. A little child knows how dependent he is on his father, always wanting to please his father.

    A little child is always aware of his mother and obeying her. A little child loves his mother. Look at how unloving we are to Mary.

    We are children of God, with God the Father as Our Father and Mary as our heavenly Mother.

end of January 11, 1997 message


January 8, 2003 message continues

Mary speaks:     Your heavenly Father has permitted me to appear
                         here now for over six years.

                             These are the  messages He first gave you almost
                         6 years ago.


January 18, 1997

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.

end of January 18, 1997


January 8, 2003 message continues

Mary speaks:  I am Mary your Mother.
                         Oh America –– you do not listen ––



January 8, 2003 message continues

Mary speaks:  Read the message of My Son January 19, 1994 given
                             in God's Blue Book.


Picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sufferings Will Befall You

God's Blue Book II Cover

January 19, 1994 4:45 a.m.

Jesus speaks: I write a message for the world. I write this message for you. I want to tell them to pray and not to underestimate what sufferings will befall them all. Pray constantly. You suffer this weather, you see the earthquakes and you still do not comprehend a power greater than yourself. I have all the power. I want men's minds and hearts to turn back to God. I want God first in their lives, but they are so blind. What do they need to shake them to such great power!

    All things are under My control. There is not one thing that happens that I do not allow. You are so comfortable in such evilness. Why are you not on your knees asking, "Lord what is happening?" One suffering will come after another and you will, in your blindness, have to admit to My Might. My mother comes and people pay no heed. Spread these messages. Spread her messages. Do not think of what others think of you. They will know soon enough of their blindness. Do not spend a day without telling someone news about the Blessed Mother and why she comes. Tell all of My might and tell them to pray. Prayer is your weapon in a sick world. Open up the minds of your friends. What will rock these children off their rockers? If the earth moves under them, they still stay steadfast in their ways. So stubborn, indeed. They want to be blind because they do not want to change to the ways of God!

    I am He Who comes to you this way. I am He Who wants you to pray constantly. I am He Who is calling out an alert for a change in your lives. I am He Who wants you to pray, yet you sit. You idle and hold on to such trivial things while the earth moves under your feet! I will rock the heavens. I will tell you of My might. Sit, you idle ones, but you will suffer for not praying. I am God. I am Jesus Christ, the Son of Man, and I am ever present in your midst. You are blind and look for idle pursuits.

    You have become so comfortable in this evilness that you do not even sit up and take notice. "Oh, it is okay. I don't like it, but it is okay." Your children are being poisoned by the world, as if someone gives them constant poison, and you worry about your sports and what have you!

    Where in the world do you think you are going? Man thinks he is here to stay. He spends his days making his life "better" he thinks: more things--more things, more money, better bodies, clean breath, better smelling feet--oh, such insane pursuits! Let's make these bodies so perfect! Our lives should reflect the perfect life! Our children run races for glory every day, not even knowing the Ten Commandments! You make every moment a pleasure in itself. Make yourselves happy. Eat, drink, be merry, be beautiful, be smart, be perfect. Forget God--who is He? We have a life going on here and we are going to enjoy every moment! This society is sick, sick, sick. What they are enjoying is destroying their souls. Children are not even aware that I exist and their lives are totally secular. They are so blind. Oh, America, I lament everything you do. It is senseless and without meaning!

    The Son of Man is in your midst and you do not even know who He is. What more can I say. Spread My good news that Jesus is Lord and He is Coming, that you had better turn your lives back to Him now. Mary, My mother, is coming. The sun spins. What do they need? Such attachments to their sick ways! Pray constantly. Tell others about Me. Tell them to read the Bible and amend their ways. Tell them that I am God and that they need to turn their lives back to Me. Tell them to repent and pray. My mercy is great and I am waiting with open arms.

    Pray, America, pray. You will soon know My might if you continue your foolish ways. Every soul who is fixed in Me is My messenger. Go to the highways and byways and tell all: Jesus is Lord and He wants you to amend your lives. He will rock the earth and you will know His might. Time is short. Repent and pray constantly. What do I do to shake you? This earth is very insecure, here today, gone tomorrow. The only things that remain are the things of God.

    I am Jesus, Son of the Living God. Hear Me, America. Listen and be attentive! I do not come to give a message for one or two. This is My message for all. You will know My might in big proportions. I will rock you off your rockers. You must turn your lives to God. You are not here for fun and sin and whatever you are doing. Oh, little ones, you miss My tremendous love for you. You have missed all the good I have for you. You are stubborn and willful. You are silly and sick. Pray for your brothers. Pray, pray, pray, pray, pray, pray. Offer everything you do as a prayer and know I never ever leave you! I love you, My child. This message is an act of love!

    I gave Myself that you might live. I am He Who comes to deliver this message to you and you are blind. Look beyond the cup and the drink. This is your miracle, that I am truly present in the Eucharist.

    I am here. Open your eyes and see Me here in your midst. Come to Me all who labor and are heavily burdened and I will give you rest. I am your God and I comfort you on your way. I am waiting for you to come and be in union with Me.

    You, My faithful ones, can no longer be silent. Don't worry. Speak out. Others need you!

end of January 19, 1994


January 8, 2003 message continues  

Mary speaks:  Oh America you are so blind –– you do not see.
                         I am your heavenly Mother and I show you
                             these messages today as a warning.

                         Here is the message your Father gave
                             January 5, 1999 during the 5th prayer gathering
                             under my image.


January 5, 1999

God the Father speaks:  It is because of your fervor to pray here that you have held back the hand of My Son from punishing the earth with just punishment for the crimes committed against your God.

end of January 5, 1999 message


January 8, 2003 message continues  

Mary speaks:  Oh men with money, you have made money
                             your god.

                         Here is the message I first gave you December 19, 1996
                              when I first appeared and you have not changed
                              6 years later. 


December 19, 1996 

Mary: My dear children, I give to you, my Son, Jesus, born in a stable in Bethlehem on Christmas morn. He is the Almighty God, the Light of the World.

    I appear to you, my children, on a (former) bank in Florida. You have made money your god! Do you know how cold are your hearts? You turn away from my Son, Jesus, for your money. Your money is your god.

    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.

end of December 19, 1996 message


January 8, 2003 message continues  

Mary speaks:  Remember the events of September 11, 2001.

                             Here are some pictures.





January 8, 2003 message continues

Mary speaks:       a hole –– a grave –– a loss of so many lives ––
                             the twin towers have fallen into the dust

                           Now I tell you my children

                             There are souls falling into the pit of hell ––
                             Your heavenly Father has allowed me to
                             appear now every day for six years ––
                             your televisions and recorders broadcast
                             the events of the world, but
                             hardly no one will carry the events and
                             sign your God gives you today.


January 6, 2003


January 8, 2003 message continues

Mary speaks:  Here is how widespread My Son's Movement has
                                become, there are no funds, my people
                                requesting rosaries, prayer manuals
                                etc. in Africa and India must be
                                denied, your people here in the United
                                States do not even care I appear ––

                        When the time is set for your departure
                                what will you leave behind ––


Fr. Carter in Coffin


January 8, 2003 message continues

Mary speaks:      Your castles or all the seeds you
                            spread to promote God's kingdom.

                        Fr. Carter's work is changing the world today.
                        One man, one memory ––



















January 8, 2003 message continues

                        Mystics ––

                            I tell you of the light and the darkness ––


Genesis 1: 3-5

    God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. God saw that light was good, and God divided light from darkness. God called light ‘day’, and darkness he called ‘night’. Evening came and morning came: the first day.


Jesus speaks:  Do they not see the light and darkness.
                         The wind blows, you hear it blow, the leaves
                            lie motionless and then you see them flutter
                            before your eyes. You see the movement,
                            but the air that moves them you do not
                          see and yet it is there.

                        Oh My blind men ––

                            The autumn leaves are the leaves of such    
                                beauty in the day, your eyes may
                                gasp to behold the golden-reddish
                                sight, but as nightfall comes they
                                seem to fade in the "black-air"
                                of the evening.

                            Oh so many things in your life a mystery
                                and yet you want them before your
                                eyes to be so clear and you do not
                                see that which I paint as clear as
                                the nose on your face.

                            A blind man is aware of the world around
                                him. He can be so very blind and yet
                                in the darkness of his world he knows
                                more light than many folks. He feels,
                                he discovers, he treads slow for he knows
                                there are many things out there.

                            The thunder cracks –– do you hear it? –– the
                                sound of the bowlers in heaven –– and
                                would it do any good to throw bowling
                                balls of fire from the sky. The crack ––
                                the peeking of light from the lightening ––
                                you see, but you don't see so clearly ––
                                you are teased by the lightning –– you
                                may be very attentive by the thunder ––

                            Oh I am the God that created you ––

                            To men who want to read words into My
                                writings they miss the forest for the
                                trees, they see what they want ––

                            A child entering a candy store looking for
                             black licorice will see only this ––

                            A man coming in the store craving
                             cigarettes will see the smallest packages
                             almost hidden under the cash register ––
                                A lady wanting strong drink will see
                             her delight missing the cookies,
                               ice-cream and chocolates.

                            A man looking out the window with a snarly
                             attitude will see mud and dirt and the
                             unkempt lawn, in one split second he
                             can survey his property and see all its
                             flaws and distaste.

                            A man with an ire of joy in his heart
                             may see the gift he has been given, in
                             the property and where the other man
                             only saw mud and brown grass,
                             this man sees the green grass, the
                             sunset, the falling beautiful leaves
                             and thanks God for the gifts given to

                            Look into the heart –– the heart can tell the story ––

                             The one who habitually sees the mud and brown grass ––
                          The one who sees the green grass and sun-light ––

                             The one who loves deeply ––
                          The one who really hardly loves at all ––

                              The one who looks at porno magazines on the airplane,
                              even before his children ––
                            The one who prays the rosary and tells them about
                              the clouds and about God

                            You have heard the "old story"

                            Two men looked out the window from prison
                               bars, one saw mud and the other saw stars.



Jiffy Sheet: 108 day Novena beginning December 30, 2002 to April 16, 2003

You will need:          1. This sheet
                                2. Holy Spirit Novena Book
                                3. Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual

I. Begin at 6:20 p.m. by singing, "Come Holy Ghost" (verse 1).

  1. Say, "I want to make a Spiritual Communion." 
  2. "I give my heart to Jesus and Mary with you in love." (This will unite us in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.) 
  3. Cast out Satan: "We cast Satan into the fires of hell, far from us, our families, our Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit."

Holy Spirit Novena and Rosary Novena Chart

Day: 1   2 4   5   7  
Period I Dec 30-J 31 - L Jan 1 -S 2 - G 3 - J 4 - L 5 - S 6 - G 7 - J
II 8 - L 9 - S 10 - G 11 - J 12 - L 13 - S 14 - G 15 - J 16 - L
Period I 17 - S 18 - G 19 - J 20 - L 21 - S 22 - G 23 - J 24 - L 25 - S
II 26 - G 27 - J 28 - L 29 - S 30 - G 31 - J Feb 1-L 2 - S 3 - G
Period I 4 - J 5 - L 6 - S 7 - G 8 - J 9 - L 10 - S  11 - G 12 - J
II 13 - L 14 - S 15 - G 16 - J 17 - L 18 - S 19 - G 20 - J 21 - L
Period I 22 - S 23 - G 24 - J 25 - L 26 - S 27 - G  28 - J Mar 1- L 2 - S
II 3 - G 4 - J 5 - L 6 - S 7 - G 8 - J 9 - L 10 - S 11 - G
Period I 12 - J 13 - L 14 - S 15 - G 16 - J 17 - L 18 - S 19 - G 20 - J
II 21 - L 22 - S 23 - G 24 - J 25 - L 26 - S 27 - G 28 - J 29 - L
Period I 30 - S 31 - G April 1-J 2 - L 3 - S 4 - G 5 - J 6 - L 7 - S
II 8 - G 9 - J 10 - L 11 - S 12 - G 13 - J 14 - L 15 - S 16 - G
  1. Pray the Holy Spirit Novena using the Holy Spirit Novena Booklet.
  2. After the novena, read the appropriate meditation. For example: period 1, day 1; period 1, day 2; etc. This will continue until further indicated.
    • It is enormously important that you feel as a body praying together, asking for the special coming of the Holy Spirit.
  3. After the meditation say: "We consecrate the Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the Immaculate Heart of Mary."
  4. Ask that the Blood of Jesus be spread on the Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world.
  5. Begin the 6:30 p.m. prayer service as usual.

II. Begin the 6:30 prayer service

  1. Begin praying:  Dear Father in the name of Your Son Jesus, in the Holy Spirit, through the powerful intercession of the Virgin Mary, with all the angels and the saints and the souls in purgatory, we join in one mind and one heart and ask the Holy Spirit to come to all the world in a special way, especially to our priests. We pray all prayers for the priests and the renewal of the Church and the world and for the Shepherds of Christ intentions. By the precious Body and Blood of Jesus we cast out Satan far from this place, our families, the Shepherds of Christ Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world. We ask the Blood of Jesus be spread on us, the Shepherds of Christ Movement, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, the Church and the world. We beg for grace and mercy for the world and wish to make reparation to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. We give our hearts to Jesus and Mary with all gathered here in love. We wish to be forgiven for offending one another. We love You God, help us.
  2. Sing A Song from Jesus.   Refrain:  "I come to you with greatest love, I am your loving Savior.  I am your God, I died for you, I come to you this day."
  3. Then begin the prayers of the Good Shepherd (Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual).
  4. Sing The Rosary song   Refrain:  "Oh the rosary, the rosary is the love of Their two Hearts,   Oh the rosary, the rosary is the love of Their two Hearts."
          1) Ave Maria, Ave Maria.
          2) Jesus we love You, Mary we love you.
          3) This is her peace plan, Children must pray it.
          4) We turn to Mary, She is the Queen of Peace.
          5) Oh Sacred Heart Divine, Oh Heart of Mary pure, Ave Maria, We love to pray it!
  5. Begin the rosary. Please use the Rosary Books and the Rosary Aves.  The important thing is to pray the prayers and the rosary at 6:30 p.m., if possible. (Rosary mysteries need to be according to the Rosary Novena.)
  6. Read the Ten Commandments.
    1.   I, the Lord, am your God. You shall not have other gods besides me.
    2.   You shall not take the name of the Lord, your God, in vain.
    3.   Remember to keep holy the Sabbath day.
    4.   Honor your father and your mother.
    5.   You shall not kill.
    6.   You shall not commit adultery.
    7.   You shall not steal.
    8.   You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
    9.   You shall not covet your neighbor's wife.
    10.   You shall not covet anything that belongs to your neighbor.
  7. Pray A Prayer of Thanksgiving then read the Daily Message for the day.
III. List of Important Feasts - 2003    

1–Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
4-St.Elizabeth Ann Seton
5-Epiphany of the Lord
12-Baptism of the Lord
24-St. Francis de Sales
25-Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle
28-St. Thomas Aquinas
31-St. John Bosco

2-Presentation of the Lord
6-St. Paul Miki & Companions
11-Our Lady of Lourdes
14-St. Valentine
21-St. Peter Damian
22-Chair of St. Peter, Apostle

3-St. Katharine Drexel
4-St. Casimir

5-Ash Wednesday
7-Sts. Perpetua & Felicity
8-St. John of  God
17-St. Patrick
18-St. Cyril of Jerusalem
19-St. Joseph, Husband of Blessed Virgin Mary 
25-Annunciation of the Lord

5-St. Vincent Ferrer


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