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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.

February 28, 2002

March 1st Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 3 Period I.
The Novena Rosary Mystery
for March 1st is Glorious.


Please check out the Homepage, we redid it.
We updated the old links.


February 28, 2002

Messenger:  Please pray for grace for the priests

                        receiving the Priestly Newsletter Book II.

                     Please pray for this united in your prayer to all

                        of us.

                     Unite at Mass Mon Tues Thurs Sat at 3:45-4:30.  

                     Play the Mass Video at 4:00. Many are doing

                        this. Pray united to the Mass going on at that

                        time. I will try to attend this Mass, unite

                        your prayers to the Mass and to my praying

                        for the priests receiving the book and for

                        the grace for them to begin prayer chapters.

                     Jesus spoke to me through the Blue Blue-



Picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Do God's Will—Surrender

God's Blue Book II Cover

Excerpt from 
February 7, 1994 8:30 a.m.
Before Funeral Mass at St. Philip

Jesus speaks:  When they persecute you for My sake, great will be your reward! Stand your trials. I was as the innocent lamb led to the slaughter. In the act of total submission to the will of The Father, I gave My life for His will. Say the Our Father. Thy will be done, Father. This, doing His will, is worth more than a thousand prayers. This pleases Me, The Father and the Holy Spirit.

    Surrender your lives. Make your lives an act of total submission to God. Be as the little lamb being led to the slaughter. You will suffer persecution for My sake. My way is not to take up the sword. My way is in submission.

    Do you see Me hanging in the act of total submission? Follow Me. This is My way for you. You want your own way. Follow My will. This weighs far more than any mortification. This pleases Me. I call you to total surrender. See Me dying on the cross in compliance with The Father's will. You surrender your lives to The Father's will. This is your guide: your inner promptings on what tells you His will.

    You must be before Me in the tabernacle. In a million years you will not acquire the knowledge you obtain there. I am God, My chosen ones, I want to guide you. You cannot find your way without the silence daily in front of Me. All will work when you obey Me now and listen to Me and spend time with Me in silence. Do not read prayers and say prayers only. This is not sitting with Me in union! You need to be in front of Me and not busy. This is how you will acquire your knowledge.

end of excerpt from February 7, 1994



February 28, 2002 message continues

Messenger:        I know this—if I offer up the suffering it can help

                                to bring down great grace for the souls. This

                                is how He asks us to carry the cross in lent.

                                Our life is lived to help save souls.

                                Jesus gave His life for His precious souls.

                          Here is part from the Prayer of Jesus before he was to do His

                                bitter passion.




February 28, 2002 message continues

Messenger:      Jesus wants us to be one.

                        Some people think they can love some people, but

                            keep hate in their hearts for others.

                        Even if we don't agree with what someone does or says

                            we love them and pray for them.

                        Our lives are most like Jesus when we realize

                            every moment here is spent in helping

                            in the work of redemption.

                        How short our life here is. I see one grain of sand

                            on a vast seashore, it reminds me of our life

                            and how short it is, but even this can't 

                            explain it.



February 28, 2002 message continues

Messenger:    Our life was given to us to love—love God and

                            love each other.

                            John took a picture of Fr. Carter in the coffin.

                        His body was so thin, even his nose looked so thin.

                        In those three months, his body just got so thin I

                            can't even describe it.




February 28, 2002 message continues

Messenger:    There is so much focus on our bodies and how

                            important it is we look so good.

                            We must take care of ourselves to do God's will, 

                        but what goes on and on forever is our love. Our bodies

                        are soon dead and what remains is our

                        soul and all the love we gave.

                            What remains on earth is the love that keeps

                        working in the hearts that we touched on

                        earth. It goes on and on in the children,

                        like ripples on a pond!!

                            Sometimes we just have to over look some things

                        when people are having a bad day. We have to learn

                        to forgive.

                            I prayed the Our Father as Jesus said in the Blue

                        Book Message.


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.


February 28, 2002 message continues

Messenger:      The Our Father says a lot!!



1 John 4: 19-21

Let us love, then,
because he first loved us.
Anyone who says ‘I love God’
and hates his brother,
is a liar,
since whoever does not love the brother
    whom he can see
cannot love God whom he has not seen.
Indeed this is the commandment
    we have received from him,
that whoever loves God,
    must also love his brother.



February 28, 2002 message continues

Messenger:    We must be one. We have to pray for oneness and

                        that people will learn to love and for those

                        who are not doing good things we pray for them,

                        we pray with all our hearts for grace, we

                        love deeply even though we don't like

                        their behavior.

                        God is almighty, we must pray for the whole


                        Doing the Holy Spirit Novena and spreading

                            the Blood of Jesus on the whole world

                            and consecrating the whole world to the

                            Sacred Heart of Jesus will really help,

                            casting the devil far away and

                            asking for a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit.

                        Pray as you have never prayed before—

                            especially for the Priests using the Priestly

                            Newsletter Book and beginning prayer


                        Please pray for Doris' mom and

                            Ron and Ron and Don and 7 urgent intentions.

                                I love you,


                        I went to Mass today and here was the




First Reading

Jeremiah 17: 5-10

A group of wisdom sayings

Yahweh says this,
Accursed be anyone
     who trusts in human beings,
who relies on human strength
and whose heart turns from Yahweh.
Such a person is like scrub
    in the wastelands:
when good comes, it does not affect him
since he lives in the parched places
    of the desert,
uninhabited, salt land.

‘Blessed is anyone who trusts in Yahweh,
with Yahweh to rely on.
Such a person is like a tree by the waterside
that thrusts its roots to the stream:
when the heat comes it has nothing to fear,
its foliage stays green;
untroubled in a year of drought,
it never stops bearing fruit.
‘The heart is more devious
    than any other thing,
and is depraved;
    who can pierce its secrets?
I, Yahweh, search the heart,
test the motives,
to give each person what his conduct
and his actions deserve.



February 28, 2002 message continues

Messenger:    It is so important to keep reading Scripture

                            because no matter how far the world

                            has gone from the truth, the Scripture

                            tells us the truth.



Excerpt from February 15, 2002 message 

Jesus speaks:      Make a list of things that are needed so people
                                can help if they so desire.

Messenger:           A small list is this
                            1) Priestly Newsletter Book II Foreign Mailing Postage

                            2) Mass Book II  

                            3) Rosary Meditations for Little People and Elderly

                            4) Blue Book I  printing 


                            5) Prayer Manuals printing 

                            6) Holy Spirit Novena Booklet printing 

                            7) Rosary beads 

                            8) Image rosaries to sell

                            9) Pictures (photo's) to make available


                           10) Blankets of Mary's image

                           11) Videos for nursing  home program

  Mary talks to the Nursing Homes
  Video Session #3

Shepherds of Christ Ministries

P.O. Box 193, Morrow, OH 45152
toll free 1-888-211-3041
fax: 1-513-932-6791
Rosary Meditations received before the exposed Eucharist
(Instruction for Leaders Included)

                           12) Little People's Mass Book

Little People's
Mass Book

                           13) Little People's Coloring Book of the Mass


February 15, 2002 message continues

Mary speaks:               I ask you to pray for these needs on the list. Those
                                who can, can pray hourly. 

end of excerpt from February 15, 2002



The Priestly Newsletter Book II was released to 
    the production floor at the printer 
    today - Valentine's Day. 

It is a special gift of God's love to the Church.






February 7, 2002


To whom it may concern,

    We circulate the Priestly Newsletter that goes to 75,000 priests in the world. This has been circulated since 1994 at the direction of Fr. Edward Carter, S.J. who had a doctorate in Theology and taught at Xavier University for over thirty years and author of eighteen books on the spiritual life and many other various publications.

    Our primary purpose is to circulate this Newsletter. We are now sending three years of Newsletters in a book of 342 pages to 75,000 priests in the United States and 90 foreign countries. A special Newsletter is enclosed with Father Carter's powerful writing on Grace (2001 issue 1). This writing is also available on tape and on disc.

    Our coequal purpose is to circulate prayer manuals Father Carter compiled for prayer chapters praying for the priests, the Church and
the world.

    All of our printing and postage costs so much money.

    We operate from the Virgin Mary building in Clearwater, Florida, pictures are enclosed. We use the building to spread materials and rosaries
to encourage people to pray for the priests, the Church and the world.

    We also have a church we received from the diocese in China, Indiana where we distribute our materials and pray before the Blessed Sacrament hourly and about two hours or more at 6:20 every day. Monthly adoration before the exposed Eucharist is held for our members for 48 hours on the 12th of each month to the 14th.

    We have a third center in Morrow, Ohio which is our communication center and mailing address.

    We circulate rosaries handmade to Catholic schools all over the United States and meditation sheets and consecration cards. We try to send scapulars too when we have them. We supply many beads to our rosary makers for this.

    We had difficulty all last summer securing funds for beads for our rosary makers. We were not able to send the 100,000 or more rosaries we usually send in October and May because of funds.

    We need $10,000 every month for the loan on the Virgin Mary building. We pray nightly there usually for about two hours or more at 6:20. We pray all through the day there, hourly, many times before the image. A big prayer meeting is held on the 5th of the month. Prayers are prayed for about 4 hours for the priests, the Church and the world. We broadcast to at least 8 states and all join in the prayers, including Morrow and China.

    We have a nursing home ministry and a prison ministry. We supply coloring books of the rosary mysteries and the Mass to children.

    We desperately need funds for the printing and the rosary making operation and all the postage. Bishops from foreign countries beg for rosaries and prayer sheets with the Shepherds of Christ Prayers.

    Now we are struggling with the monthly rent on the building and the postage for the foreign mailing of the Priestly Newsletter Book II.

    We always need money for the rosary beads for the schools and the Virgin Mary building.

    We also do a Holy Spirit Novena, but the little book has been out of print for some time because of lack of funds. Teachers like to use it for confirmation. We have prayer chapters using it daily all over the world.

    We want to circulate pictures of the crucifix and Mary's image on the building, we are unable to do this because of lack of funds. Enclosed are pictures of the crucifix and the Virgin Mary building.

    A very important part of our Movement is trying to get people to say the Morning Offering. Here is a card we distribute extensively, especially to Nursing Homes and school children.


    Here is a short form of consecration to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary that we circulate extensively.


    Can you help us. It is a real shame to not even have rent on the building Mary appears on.

    We need to tell the world about the Mass. This is another important aspect of our ministry. We have so many writings about the Mass. Mass Book I with the Imprimatur—and all Fr. Carter's writings and many other writings discerned by Fr Carter before his death. 

    It is a shame with all the money in the world not to be able to get the rosary beads to the rosary makers for school children who want them to pray the rosary.

    Our movement is trying to do what Our Lady told us to do at Fatima for peace in the world.

    Can you help us?

                            Rita Ring
                            Shepherds of Christ Ministries




Messenger:  Jesus wishes that we give our hearts to Him and Mary. 

The following Valentine can be given to Jesus and Mary any day of the year. It is an act of love that would greatly please Him.

Use the following Valentine to fill in your name and the date you gave it to Him.


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

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





The Story of the Crucifix Video

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