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.

December 23, 1999


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

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


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


Jesus speaks: My beloved shepherds, I call you to stand watch. I wish you to be united as never before as a body. Stay united in your hearts, no matter where you are, offering up all you do this Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, united to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, praying as a body for the priests , the Church, and the world.

Love, Jesus


PRAY THE MORNING OFFERING

Pray to the Father, in the name of Jesus in the Holy Spirit with all the angels and saints and the souls in purgatory, in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, through the powerful intercession of Mary,

PRAY FOR SOULS

YOUR FAMILY

THE CHURCH

THE WORLD

THE PRIESTS

THE SHEPHERDS OF CHRIST MOVEMENT.

I BEG YOU TO UNITE ALL YOUR ACTIONS WITH EACH OTHER AND OFFER THEM UP AS A PRAYER.

GRACE will be poured out on the earth. I love you, Jesus

PASS THIS OUT wherever possible. I love you, Jesus


The Birth of Our Lord Stained Glass Window

JESUS IS SAVIOR

CHRIST Comes to show the way

Peace on Earth, Good will to men


Reading from today's Mass:


Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24

'Look, I shall send my messenger to clear a way before me. And suddenly the Lord whom you seek will come to his Temple; yes, the angel of the covenant, for whom you long, is on his way, says Yahweh Sabaoth. Who will be able to resist the day of his coming? Who will remain standing when he appears? For he will be like a refiner's fire, like fullers' alkali. He will take his seat as refiner and purifier; he will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, so that they can make the offering to Yahweh with uprightness. The offering of Judah and Jerusalem will then be acceptable to Yahweh as in former days, as in the years of old.

'Look, I shall send you the prophet Elijah before the great and awesome Day of Yahweh comes. He will reconcile parents to their children and children to their parents, to forestall my putting the country under the curse of destruction.'


Psalm 25:4-5,8-9,10,14

DIRECT me in your ways, Yahweh,
and teach me your paths.

ENCOURAGE me to walk in your truth and teach me
since you are the God who saves me.

INTEGRITY and generosity are marks of Yahweh
for he brings sinners back to the path.

JUDICIOUSLY he guides the humble,
instructing the poor in his way.

KINDNESS unfailing and constancy mark all Yahweh's paths,
for those who keep his covenant and his decrees.

ONLY those who fear Yahweh have his secret
and his covenant, for their understanding.


Revelation 3:20

Look, I am standing at the door, knocking. If one of you hears me calling and opens the door, I will come in to share a meal at that person's side.


December 23, 1999 - Second Message

Jesus speaks: I want you to be thankful to your God for the gifts given to you. Your body is God's instrument to help promote the kingdom. You are a temple of the Holy Spirit. The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit dwell in you in a most special way when you are in the state of grace.

You are the creation of My Father.

You must love yourselves as children of God and a gift from God.

You are here to grow in more perfected ways of loving.

You are here to tenderly love one another.

The devil has turned touching into sex. You are stiff because you are guarded. You must love naturally. Be focused on God and His will for you, loving to be God's instrument to others. You are to be filled with holy love, your desires modeled after Me, the Son of God. You are the sons of God. You are the handmaids of the Lord. Your are servants to promote love as God intends.

The devil has led young minds into believing truth is as they see on the television. The devil wants you to believe truth is found in studying men. My children, truth is found in studying God.

I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

Men are to reflect Me.

Men are to live to be more likened to God.

If men are not like God, then you shouldn't study their ways.

List the Ten Commandments here.


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.

Jesus speaks: Children should recite the Commandments daily.

My world, you need to pray that God will give you the grace you need to turn to what is true.

Messenger: And He made the crooked ways straight.

He showered them with His Love.


I appear my children on this former bank building in Florida, Our Lady Clothed with the Sun.


Mary speaks: Oh, my children, your hearts must turn to God.

His truth is found in the ten Commandments and His word.

I am Mary. My children, pray as He has instructed for your priests, the Church, and the world.

Pray to be showered with His grace this Christmas.

Pray for your brothers to turn to the truth.

Unite as a body in your hearts this Christmas Eve and Christmas praying for your Church and your world.


December 23, 1999, Nursing Home message - Third Message

Messenger: THIS IS THE NURSING HOME MESSAGE and NURSING HOME ROSARY FOR TODAY.


Diagram of the Rosary

How to Say the Rosary

  1. Make the Sign of the Cross and say the Apostles' Creed.
  2. Say the Our Father.
  3. Say 3 Hail Marys.
  4. Say the Glory Be to the Father.
  5. Announce the First Mystery, then say the Our Father.
  6. Say 10 Hail Marys.
  7. Say the Glory Be to the Father.
  8. Say the O My Jesus.
  9. Announce the Second Mystery, then say the Our Father, 10 Hail Marys, Glory Be and O My Jesus.
  10. Announce the Third Mystery, then say the Our Father, 10 Hail Marys, Glory Be and O My Jesus.
  11. Announce the Fourth Mystery, then say the Our Father, 10 Hail Marys, Glory Be and O My Jesus.
  12. Announce the Fifth Mystery, then say the Our Father, Hail Marys, Glory Be and O My Jesus.
  13. Conclude by saying the Hail Holy Queen.
  14. Make the Sign of the Cross.

THE ROSARY PRAYERS

The Sign of the Cross

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen

The Apostles Creed

I believe in God the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into hell; the third day he arose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven; sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. * I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of Saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.

Our Father

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

Hail Mary

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the Fruit of thy womb, Jesus. * Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

Glory Be

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. * As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

O My Jesus

O My Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell and lead all souls to heaven, especially those who are in most need of Thy mercy.

Hail Holy Queen

Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, most gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us. And after this, our exile, show unto us the blessed Fruit of thy womb, Jesus, O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary.

V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. O God, whose only begotten Son, by His life, death, and resurrection has purchased for us the rewards of eternal life; grant, we beseech Thee, that meditating upon these mysteries of the most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we may imitate what they contain and obtain what they promise, through the same Christ Our Lord. Amen.

Note: When the rosary is said aloud by two or more persons, one person is the leader. He says the first part of the prayer (up to the asterisk *). Everyone else answers by saying the remainder of the prayer. The O My Jesus and the Hail, Holy Queen are said by all together.

(End of "How to Say the Rosary".)


Messenger: There is a special gift for the holidays for the nursing homes and little people and for all.

Our Lord and Our Lady have asked us to have coloring books for little people and elderly and all.

Tonight we include the first pages of the coloring book for the Joyful Mysteries.

We invite you to pray the rosary and color the pages.

We thank Harold for his beautiful sketches.

A colored picture would really please Our Lord and Our Lady, Merry Christmas.


Excerpt from March 18, 1999, Daily Message

Mary speaks: I tell you to pray the rosary every day.

My children, when you pray the rosary you will give great love to me and to Jesus.

My little children, I love you so much.

My big children, I am with you every moment.

Please pray with me the rosary. Sing The Rosary Song from my Son, Jesus.

My children, I love you to pray the rosary.

Love, Mary


A ROSARY FOR LITTLE PEOPLE AND ELDERLY

The Annunciation - Shepherds of Christ Rosary Coloring Book

Annunciation

  1. The angel Gabriel comes to Mary.
  2. The angel tells Mary about her being the Mother of Jesus.
  3. Mary says yes to the angel.
  4. Mary conceives the Child, Jesus, by the power of the Holy Spirit.
  5. This is a mystery.
  6. God is a mystery.
  7. God tells us about Himself through Jesus.
  8. Jesus is the Son of God.
  9. Jesus is the Son of Man.
  10.   Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life.

The Visitation - Shepherds of Christ Rosary Coloring Book

Visitation to Elizabeth

  1. Mary visits her cousin, Elizabeth.
  2. Elizabeth is pregnant.
  3. She is beyond the child-bearing age.
  4. God gave Elizabeth and her husband, Zachariah a great gift, a baby.
  5. She conceived the baby in her old age.
  6. Mary is above all women.
  7. Elizabeth gave birth to John the Baptist.
  8. John the Baptist went before Jesus and told them about Him.
  9. John the Baptist told the people to repent.
  10.   Repent means they must say they were sorry for offending God and tell Him they want to make up for it.

The Birth of Our Lord - Shepherds of Christ Rosary Coloring Book

Birth of Jesus

  1. Mary and Joseph had to go to another town for a census.
  2. While they were there, she was ready to give birth to Jesus.
  3. Mary and Joseph could not find room in the inn.
  4. Jesus had to be born in a cave.
  5. Jesus was born in Bethlehem.
  6. Jesus was surrounded by sheep and cows at His birth.
  7. Shepherds were there, too.
  8. Angels sang over His crib.
  9. Jesus came to save us from our sins.
  10.   We should hate sin.

The Presentation - Shepherds of Christ Rosary Coloring Book

Presentation in the Temple

  1. Mary and Joseph took Jesus to the temple when He was an infant.
  2. Mary and Joseph took Him to present Him to the Lord.
  3. Mary and Joseph offered two turtle doves as a sacrifice in the temple.
  4. Simeon was there.
  5. Simeon told Marh, ...'Look, he is destined for the fall and for the rise of many in Israel...' (Lk. 2:34)
  6. Simeon also told her a sword would pierce her heart.
  7. Mary knew from this that many Jewish people would reject Jesus.
  8. Mary knew from this Jesus would suffer.
  9. Mary knew from this she would suffer.
  10.   Mary did suffer, for she saw Jesus suffer in His life.

Finding of Jesus - Shepherds of Christ Rosary Coloring Book

Finding in the Temple

  1. When Jesus was twelve years old, Mary and Joseph took Him to Jerusalem for the Feast of the Passover.
  2. When they were ready to leave, Jesus was not with them.
  3. Mary and Joseph did not know this.
  4. Mary and Joseph had traveled a distance before they realized Jesus was not with them.
  5. Mary and Joseph returned with their hearts in pain.
  6. Mary and Joseph searched for Jesus.
  7. Mary and Joseph found Him with the teachers in the temple.
  8. The teachers were astounded at Jesus' answers.
  9. Jesus told Mary He had to be about His Father's business.
  10.   Mary kept this in her heart.

Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How do you feel we can unite our hearts in deeper love with one another and in so doing help this world?


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