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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.

July 16, 2003

July 17th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 2 Period I.
The Novena Rosary Mystery
for July 17th is Glorious.

                      

We are going to do the Sidney Rosary
on July 22, 2003.

    
        

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Schedule for July 17, 2003

4:00 a.m. - Mass

4:37 a.m. - April 17, 1994 Interview with Rita Ring

6:07 a.m. - Morning Offering

6:11 a.m. - Mary's Message

6:17 a.m. - Song: Come to My Heart

6:20 a.m. - 6:20 prayers led by Father Carter
                 Holy Spirit Novena
                 Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual
                 Rosary

7:24 a.m. - A Blue Book Reading or Two and a Tribute
                    to Mary on Mother's Day - May 11, 2003

8:44 a.m. - Consecration - July 31, 1999

10:16 a.m. - Rosary of Light from November 15, 2002

11:10 a.m. - Handbook read by Father Carter

12:44 p.m. - Songs & Messages - October 24, 1995

1:47 p.m. - Live Rosary December 13, 1996

3:11 p.m. - Morning Offering

3:15 p.m. - Nursing Home January 5, 2003 feast of the Epiphany

3:47 p.m. - Mary's Message

3:53 p.m. - Songs from Jesus

4:00 p.m. - Mass

4:37 p.m. - Newsletter 1999 Issue 3 (Personal Uniqueness)

5:27 p.m. - Joyful Rosary Aves

5:56 p.m. - Songs from Jesus

6:20 p.m. - 6:20 prayers led by Father Carter
                 Holy Spirit Novena
                 Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual

7:24 p.m. - Newsletter 2000 Issue 1

8:23 p.m. - Mary's Message & talk by Rita Ring
                    talk by Father Carter February 13, 1997

9:20 p.m. - Nursing Home January 5, 2003 feast of the Epiphany

9:52 p.m. - Sorrowful Rosary Aves

10:24 p.m. - Morning Offering

10:28 p.m. - About Shepherds of Christ - June 29, 2003

11:47 p.m. - Glorious Rosary Aves

12:19 a.m. - Mary's Message

12:25 a.m. - Nursing Home #4

1:08 a.m. - Tell My People read by Father Carter

2:39 a.m. - Nursing Home #6

3:16 a.m. - Songs from Jesus

4:00 a.m. - Mass

  

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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.

       

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July 16, 2003  

Messenger:        Jesus gave me a rosary July 16, 1995

                                when Mary was appearing daily.

                                It was before the tabernacle.

                                It was strong. He wanted it circulated

                                    and published.

                                It never was, because it needed to be

                                    discerned.

                                I have had this in my heart all this

                                    time. He wanted it circulated

                                    everywhere. It was taped and

                                    transcribed from the tape. I received

                                    it as I received all the rosary meditations

                                    in the Red Rosary book, I speak the

                                    message and it is taped, then transcribed.

                                I speak in clear statements — strongly

                                    with many pauses, it is ready

                                    with the proper breaks for easy

                                    transcription.

                                I remember I was told over and over again in

                                    that rosary

                                    "The seeds of time move exceedingly slow."

                                Fr. Carter said he didn't quite understand it,

                                    but that was okay. Jesus said 

                                    "The seeds of time move exceedingly slow." in

                                    another rosary Fr. Carter did discern.

                                These rosaries published were received that

                                    same month

                                    click on July 11, 1995

                                    click on July 13, 1995

                                    click on July 15, 1995

                                    click on July 28, 1995

                                Fr. Carter recorded these rosaries with me later

                                    after they were transcribed from the tape

                                    and discerned.

                                July 15, 1995, Fr. Carter recorded with the children

                                    and me, my son and daughter who were there

                                    when Mary appeared and Emily and her

                                    brother.

                                The rosary July 28, 1995 was recorded by Fr. Carter later.

                                Some of these rosaries are on the Shepherds of

                                    Christ radio, the ones recorded are available

                                    on disc and tape.

                                Now I must talk to you about the mysteries

                                    of light. These little books of meditations

                                    are in color.

  

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Children's 

Mysteries of Light

for coloring books

          

   

  

Baptism of Jesus

1. Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus appeared: he came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptised by John.

2. Matthew 3: 17

And suddenly there was a voice from heaven, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved; my favour rests on him.’

3. Jesus is the Light of the World. Jesus loves us so much.
    Jesus wants us to love Him and talk to Him.

4. In the picture we see Jesus and the Holy Spirit.

5. We hear the voice from heaven.

...‘This is my Son, the Beloved; my favour rests on him.’ 
                                                                                                                Matthew 3: 17

6.  There are Three Persons in one God.

7. This is the Trinity.

8. God the Father wants us to love Him, pray to Him 
    and obey Him.

9. We are children of God. God loves us so much.

10. God the Holy Spirit is a Person of the Trinity.
      The Holy Spirit wants us to pray to Him.

 

 

    


  

  

Marriage at Cana

1. Jesus worked miracles while on earth.

2. Jesus performed a miracle at the
    Marriage at Cana.

3. Jesus loves the youth.

4. Jesus wants the youth to pray.

5. Jesus gives us the Holy Scripture.

6. Jesus gives us the Holy Eucharist. 
    The Holy Eucharist is a sacrament.

7. There are 7 sacraments in the Church.

8. We can go to Confession. Confession is a sacrament.

9. There is the sacrament of Baptism.

10. There is the sacrament of marriage in the Church.

    

    

    


     

Kingdom of God

1. God wants us to help build His Kingdom.

2. All of us working together to do what God wants
    us to do will help build the Kingdom of God.

3. The Our Father is an important prayer to pray.

4. We should pray deeply to Our Father when we
    pray the prayer the Our Father and think about
    the words.

5. Jesus wants to be the center of our hearts.

6. Jesus wants us to pray to Him.
    Jesus wants us to talk to Him during the day.

7. Jesus shows us His Sacred Heart.

8. Jesus shows us His Heart because He loves us so
    much.

9. Jesus wants us to make Him the King of our homes.

10. Jesus wants us to put the image of the Sacred Heart
      and Immaculate Heart in our homes.

    

   

    

      

Transfiguration

1. Matthew 17: 1

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain by themselves.  

2. Matthew 17: 2-3

There in their presence he was transfigured: his face shone like the sun and his clothes became as dazzling as light. And suddenly Moses and Elijah appeared to them; they were talking with him. 

3. Jesus showed Himself to the Apostles in the brightest light.

4. God wants us to be good and loving to one another.

5. We must ask ourselves everyday before bed
    if we hurt anyone and tell God we are sorry.

6. God wants us to love our family, our neighbors.

7. Sometimes we are not nice.

8. Jesus showed Himself in this great light to the Apostles.
    We pray to God for grace to be good and holy
    more like Jesus.

9. We have a soul, God wants us to be good.

10. God wants us to be good. God wants us to serve Him. 
      God wants us to be with Him for all eternity.
      God has a special place for us in heaven, but
        we must serve Him.

 

 

    

  

Last Supper

1. Jesus washed the feet of the Apostles at the Last Supper.

2. Jesus changed bread and wine into His Body
    and Blood at the Last Supper.

3. Luke 22: 19-20

    Then he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, ‘This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.’ He did the same with the cup after supper, and said, ‘This cup is the new covenant in my blood poured out for you.

4. John 6: 51

I am the living bread 
    which has come down from heaven. 
Anyone who eats this bread 
    will live for ever; 
and the bread that I shall give 
is my flesh, for the life of the world.’

5. Today, Jesus gives us Himself in the Holy Eucharist.

6. Jesus wants us to come to Him in Holy
    Communion.

7. Jesus loves us so much.

8. Jesus loves little children to go to Mass.

9. Jesus is truly present in the consecrated host —
    no less present than the day He walked
    the earth.

10. We can visit Jesus at Church. He remains with
        us this day in the Blessed Sacrament.

 

          

  

   

Children's II

Mysteries of Light

 

  

   

Baptism of Jesus

1. Jesus was baptised by John in the Jordan.

2. God gives us the sacrament of Baptism.

3. In baptism we receive a special sharing in
    God's life.

4. God is Divine.

5. There are Three Persons in one God:
    Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

6. God the Father loves us so much.

7. In the baptism of Jesus we see the Holy Spirit over
    Jesus.

8. Water is used as a sign of purity, cleansing.

9. God is our Father and He loves us so much

        John 3:16

For this is how God loved the world: 
he gave his only Son, 
so that everyone who believes in him 
    may not perish 
but may have eternal life.

10. At the baptism of Jesus, the heavens opened above
      Jesus — listen to the scripture —

        Matthew 3: 16-17

    And when Jesus had been baptised he at once came up from the water, and suddenly the heavens opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming down on him. And suddenly there was a voice from heaven, This is my Son, the Beloved; my favour rests on him.’

 

    

    

   

  

Marriage at Cana

1. Jesus and Mary went to a wedding at Cana.

2. While they were there they ran out of wine.

3. Mary told Jesus.

4. Jesus changed the water in the water jars
    into wine.

5. Jesus performed this miracle at the
    wedding at Cana.

6. Jesus performed other miracle while on
    earth.

7. Jesus healed a paralyzed man and raised
    a little girl from the dead.

8. Jesus is God, He is all powerful.

9. Jesus showed us these signs of His Power.

10. Today Jesus gives us the priest. The priest
      has the power to change bread and wine
      into the Body and Blood of Jesus at the
      Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

   

   

     


    

Kingdom of God

1. Jesus is the King of heaven and earth.

2. God wants people to make
    Jesus the King of their hearts.

3. God wants people to make Jesus the
    King of their homes.

4. Jesus shows us His Sacred Heart.

5. The Sacred Heart of Jesus is a symbol of His
    love for us.

6. We are on this earth to tell people about
    God's love for them.

7. When we do this we help spread the
    Kingdom of God.

8. We are working for this when we are on earth.

9. I love the feast of Christ the King in November,
    right before Advent.

10. We praise and worship Jesus as King of heaven
      and earth.

    

   

      

    

Transfiguration

1. Adam and Eve sinned in the garden of Eden.

2. Jesus and Mary are the new Adam and the new Eve.

3. Jesus took Peter, James and John up the mountain.

4. Jesus showed Himself to the Apostles
    in great light, He was so beautiful.

5. We are not perfect.

6. We are on earth to learn to be more
    perfected as Our Heavenly Father.

7. That means we are here on earth, so
    when people see us, they will
    see our good works and love our
    heavenly Father through our good works.

8. When we are in the state of grace, God
    lives in us in a special way.

9. We want the Light of Christ to shine from us.

10. We want our hearts to be pure.

 

      

   

    

Last Supper

1. Jesus was with the 12 Apostles at the
    Last Supper.

2. Judas, one of the 12, betrayed Jesus.

3. Many times our friends hurt us.

4. Many of our friends help us.

5. The Apostles, the other 11, helped Jesus.

6. When Jesus ascended into heaven He left
    the Apostles to carry out His work.

7. Jesus gives us the sacrament of the Holy
    Eucharist.

8. Jesus remains with us today in His
    Divinity and Humanity in the consecrated
    Host.

9. The Holy Eucharist is such a gift.

10. Sing the song — A Priest is a Gift From God

 

 

 

For Children

 

 

Baptism of Jesus

1. Matthew 3: 13-16

Then Jesus appeared: he came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptised by John. John tried to dissuade him, with the words, ‘It is I who need baptism from you, and yet you come to me!’ But Jesus replied, ‘Leave it like this for the time being; it is fitting that we should, in this way, do all that uprightness demands.’ Then John gave in to him. 

    And when Jesus had been baptised he at once came up from the water, and suddenly the heavens opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming down on him.

2. Matthew 3: 17

And suddenly there was a voice from heaven, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved; my favour rests on him.’

3. Jesus gives us the sacrament of baptism.

4. Often little babies are baptized.

5. Baptism is an important sacrament, we
    receive a special sharing in God's life.

6. God outpours His grace on us.

7. See the Holy Spirit above Jesus.

8. Jesus is a Divine Person; He loves us so much.

9. Jesus began His public life at this time.

10. John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus.

 

    

    

   

Marriage at Cana

1. John 2: 1-2

On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee. The mother of Jesus was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited.

2. John 2: 3

And they ran out of wine, since the wine provided for the feast had all been used, and the mother  of Jesus said to him, ‘They have no wine.’

3. John 2: 5

His mother said to the servants, ‘Do whatever he tells you.

4. Jesus changed water into wine.

5. We can pray to Mary and ask her to ask Jesus to
    help us.

6. Jesus loves His Mother.

7. I pray to Mary to help me, and ask Mary 
    to intercede to Jesus for me.

8. Jesus likes us to ask Mary to ask Him for help.

9. Mary always did the Father's will.

10. We must live to do God's will. We must
      pray to know what that is.

   

   

     


   

Kingdom of God

1. Jesus is the light of the world.

2. When we pray the rosary we see insights
    into the mysteries of the rosary.

3. We should ask the Holy Spirit to help us
    know truths about God when we pray.

4. Jesus wants us to spread the "good news"
    of His Kingdom.

5. Pray the words of the Our Father now and
    think of every word.

6. Jesus is the light of the world. Praying
    to the Holy Spirit will help us have
    light to understand.

7. God always answers our heartfelt
    prayer some way, we may not
    see it, but we know God is
    helping us even if we don't see.

8. Jesus loves the little children so much
    and He wants children to gather
    and pray together for the priests,
    the Church and the world.

9. Jesus wants us to put pictures of the
    Sacred Heart and Immaculate
    Heart in our homes.

10. Say the Promises of St. Margaret Mary.

    

   

     

    

Transfiguration

1. Matthew 17: 1

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain by themselves.  

2. Matthew 17: 2

There in their presence he was transfigured: his face shone like the sun and his clothes became as dazzling as light. 

3. Matthew 17: 5

He was still speaking when suddenly a bright cloud covered them with shadow, and suddenly from the cloud there came a voice which said, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved; he enjoys my favour. Listen to him.’ 

4. Jesus is the Divine God.

5. Jesus is all good.

6. We are tainted because of Adam and Eve.

7. Sometimes we are not nice.

8. We can pray for grace to help us be like
    Jesus.

9. Mary is all pure.

10. Jesus wants us to give our hearts to the
        Sacred Heart of Jesus and the
        Immaculate Heart of Mary.

  

    

   

   

The Last Supper

1. Luke 22: 14-16

When the time came he took his place at table, and the apostles with him. And he said to them, ‘I have ardently longed to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; because, I tell you, I shall not eat it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.’

2. Luke 22: 17-18

    Then, taking a cup, he gave thanks and said, ‘Take this and share it among you, because from now on, I tell you, I shall never again drink wine until the kingdom of God comes.’

3. Luke 22: 19-20

    Then he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, ‘This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.’ He did the same with the cup after supper, and said, ‘This cup is the new covenant in my blood poured out for you.

4. Jesus gives us the Mass.

5. The priest has the power to change bread
    and wine into the Body and Blood
    of Jesus.

6. Jesus remains with us this day in the
    consecrated host.

7. Jesus remains with us in our Churches
    in the tabernacle.

8. Jesus is the light of the world.

9. When we go to the Eucharist Jesus
    outpours his grace to us.

10. Jesus wants us to come and pray to
        Him before the tabernacle.
        I give my heart to Jesus and Mary
        with you in love.

            

  

July 16, 2003 message continues    

Messenger:        Here is a video — Mysteries of Light

    

      

Messenger:        I wish to put on the rosary of July 28, 1995

   

Rosary Meditations
July 28, 1995
The Sorrowful Mysteries

  


   

The Agony in the Garden

  1. Jesus: My dear ones, I am Jesus and you must listen to the words that I am speaking to you, for I am telling you that sufferings at this time are befalling this earth and that Satan is pressing down. He is pressing down so hard on all My beloved, faithful ones! As you see the confusion, the doubt, and the troubles mount in your life at this moment, you will know that Satan is busy and his work is at hand. I am molding you as special soldiers to go into this world to spread My love. How dearly I love each of you. I have called you here to pray this rosary with all your heart. Let your heart be open; let your heart be soft.

    Let Me fill you with My love so you feel within you My burning love. Although the earth be shaken and not give its light, you will know that the Almighty God dwells within your heart and that you have nothing to fear, for a graced soul is constantly filled with the presence of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. I am Jesus, your beloved Savior. You do not know the tricks and the handiwork that Satan has planned to stop My faithful ones from spreading My love. It is in focusing on My burning Heart, My Heart of deepest love, that you will withstand all the trials with joy in your heart for, minute by minute, second by second, I am present with you. I am with you at this very moment. You are telling every person you meet about the God who lives within you. Let your hearts be filled with joy for I am truly present and in your midst. I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God, in this room with you in the tabernacle, the same as the day I walked the earth and died on the cross. Let your hearts be joyous. Rejoice and give thanks to the Almighty God and praise His name, for you are called, you are favored, you are chosen and you are loved with My deepest, burning love.
  2. Jesus: In the garden I knelt with such agony in My Heart, for in My divine knowing I saw before Me all of the events about to happen. I knew of every beating, all of the blood that I would shed, but, more than anything, I knew the rejection and pain in My Heart for the love I had for My beloved ones and how they would reject Me. Look at your world this day. It was in the garden that I suffered for all of the souls that have forgotten God. I cry out to you from the tabernacle to realize My presence with you. You are given great gifts in this room. I want you to unite closely to My Heart, for I am longing and thirsting and waiting for this love affair with you. This rosary will be a time when you will share My deepest love. I am giving you great graces when you come before Me in the tabernacle. I will draw you more and more closely to My Heart. As I suffered in the garden for the souls that beat Me and treated Me with indifference, I was comforted by the acts of love that you are giving to Me this day.
  3. R. The eyes of Jesus that cried bloody tears for all of the souls that have forgotten Him! Jesus calls from the tabernacle. Constantly I hear His lamenting cry of how He longs and thirsts to be ever closer to the hearts of men. Many men have turned their backs and do not realize the gentleness and sweetness of His love.
  4. Jesus: Love is giving, My dear ones, giving of yourself for the sake of others. Many this day do not know the meaning of love. To love means to give of yourself, to give for the other. Many times it is hard to love and keep giving love for, as you are self-giving, the other continues to be selfish, but I am calling you to love. As you meditate on this passion, focus on My love, given for all, how I was persecuted and suffered and still loved. My way is love. Focus on the meaning of the word love and what it means to you.
  5. Jesus: I am vigilant and forever by your side. Unconditionally I love you. No matter what you have done in your life, I love you.
  6. Jesus: It is this love that I want you to give to this world. Love is giving.
  7. Jesus: My love is gentle. My love is sweet. My love is kind.
  8. Jesus: I give to you great graces to help you to love in this world that is hurting and in pain. Satan will cause confusion and division in your lives. He will tempt and tempt you to try to justify your actions. You must be silent many times, and yield and pray, for he is trying to create great division in your lives. You must go to My Heart and take refuge there and focus on My love for you. You are My soldiers that I am sending into this world to spread My love. Will you answer this call? Will you pray for more and more grace to spread this love to a world that is hurting and in pain?
  9. Jesus: Think of how it is when you love someone so much and that person walks by and ignores you. Your heart is crying out for union with that person but in his coldness he does not see you and goes his way. My dear ones, his heart is in pain and hurting. I came to show you the way of love. My way is love. When your brother mistreats you, you must realize that within he is hurting and in pain.
  10. Jesus: I come to give you peace, peace in your hearts and in your souls. Do not argue with your brothers. When you argue, Satan is there trying to cause division. I am asking you to focus always on the love in My Heart. I am giving you messages of My love. Do you realize the great gifts that you are given, that you are in this room, in this chapel, in the presence of the Almighty God? Focus on the great gifts given to you this day from the Almighty God.

    How can you be glum and sad in your ways when you realize that the Almighty God loves you with the deepest love and that He is present. Pray for the grace to see more and more, for many are blind and do not see the great gifts given to them. I am giving to you, My faithful ones, great gifts and the graces to see with much clarity. Open your heart and pray for the grace to love your brothers as I have loved you.

    Satan wants you focused on yourself so you will not spread the light to this world that is hurting and in pain. Satan wants souls for hell-souls for hell! Do you realize that? Let go of any kind of selfishness that you feel within yourself and vow to love and to give. Let go, release. If you let go you will feel tremendous freedom and My grace will pour into your heart and you will be filled with My burning love.

   

  

 
  

Jesus Is Scourged at the Pillar

  1. Jesus: You do not know the extent to which Satan will go to keep you focused on yourselves. He is busy and working hard to keep your hearts set on problems. I am Jesus and I am giving you My abundant love. Focus on My love for you.
  2. Jesus: You are My lights that I am sending into this world to spread My love. It is the smile on your face, the look in your eye, the gentleness in your voice, the love that you give to this world in all the little actions that will send My message of love to those you touch. Let go and surrender and pray for grace. Whatever is bothering you, let go and you will feel an outpouring of My grace as it rushes into your heart and you are set free, for minute by minute, second by second, Father, Son and Holy Spirit dwell within you and you are never alone. If the earth is shaken and the sun ceases to shine, you will have this presence of the Almighty God firmly fixed within your heart.
  3. Jesus: They tore My flesh; they beat My body. See My body, dear ones, covered with wounds and bleeding. See the wounds, deep wounds, My flesh torn open by the angry hearts of these men! I came to show you the way. In all of this torture I loved those who tore open My flesh. I came to show you the way to love. I ask you this day to release anything that is hurting inside of you, and you will feel joy in your heart, for to know Me is to have joy in your heart. Amidst all the sufferings that you are going through, keep your focus on Me.
  4. Jesus: Your life is a constant reliving of death-resurrection. My dear ones, as you suffer this day, as you stay rooted in Me, you are brought to deeper and deeper life in Me. You live this paschal mystery of death-resurrection in your daily lives. I came to show you the way. I came to show you the way to love. Love is gentle, love is kind. It is caring for the other. In this world today many hearts have turned cold.
  5. Jesus: In the intensity of My deepest love I want you to feel the vibrancy of this love within your heart. At this moment, focus on the presence of the Father, your loving Father who created you with such preciousness and such beauty. He created you, a very unique part of His plan, a plan for the salvation of the world. There is not another person who is like you, and He dwells within your heart. When you are in the state of grace, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit live within you.
  6. Jesus: Come to the Heart of My Mother. Lay yourself down in her Heart and be cradled by her love. As you dwell in her Heart, so too will you dwell in My Heart. Feel this presence, of dwelling within the Heart of your loving Mother and dwelling within My Heart, on fire for love of you!
  7. Jesus: The Holy Spirit, who proceeds from the mutual love of the Father and of the Son, is present within you, My dear ones. Do you feel His fire and His vibrancy as He leads you more and more on your way, on this journey to eternity?
  8. Jesus: My dear ones, focus now on the presence of the Almighty God within you, of the Father, and His love for you, of the Son and Holy Spirit. Feel the security. You have nothing to fear. The only fear that you should have is for the loss of the life in your soul. Let go, surrender, and feel the freedom of knowing the presence of the Almighty God that lives in a graced soul.
  9. Jesus: Tremendous gifts you are given, My beloved ones. Pray for the grace to realize the gifts that you are given. I stood at the pillar and they tore My flesh. The men, with their angry hearts and ugly faces, with hatred deep-rooted in their hearts. I shed My blood for them. I loved these men, these men that put me to My death. See Me wounded, with deep wounds that ripped My flesh. I am with you at every second. You receive abundant graces for loving when others are cold to you. I am with you every second. Let go and surrender. The time is at hand. Many souls will be lost and I am calling you to go into this world to spread My message of love. I am Jesus. I love you, I love you, I love you. From the tabernacle I call out to you with My Heart, yearning with deepest love, wounded for all the souls that have forgotten and treat Me with such indifference. Think of someone you love walking by and ignoring you. I am ignored and forgotten, treated with disrespect. I am, My dear ones, the Son of God! I wait, I wait, I wait for My beloved ones to come and, from their lips, to whisper their words of love. I am a Person and I am longing and thirsting for your love. Open your hearts and come to Me.
  10. Hail Mary…

    

  

 
  

Jesus is Crowned with Thorns

  1. Jesus: The words that wound! Words from your beloved brother! Do you see My body, covered with wounds, wounds all over My body? When your brother treats you with ugliness, My dear ones, focus on the wounds covering My body and pray for the grace to act as I would want you to act.
  2. Jesus: My dear ones, let your hearts be in joy as you realize My presence continually within you. During all of your sufferings, I am with you.
  3. R. They pounded into His head a sharp crown of piercing thorns. Look at the head of Jesus, punctured by the thorns, the deep holes around His forehead. Focus on these wounds and then think of the little wounds that we receive, the words spoken, the problems that we let press on our minds. Look at Jesus and think of the crown of thorns pressing on His head. He allows us to suffer and in this suffering we are brought to greater and greater life in Him. Do we feel this divine life within us?
  4. R. Look at the crowned head of Jesus and see the blood that comes down His face and goes into His eyes and into His ears. His hands were tied. He could not even try to wipe the blood from His brow. He loved those men that crowned Him with thorns.
  5. Jesus: You will suffer much mental persecution this day, a pressing down of problems and things in your life that will irritate you. You must focus on My love for you. Come and dwell in the Heart of My Mother and, when you dwell in her Heart, you will dwell deeply in My Heart. You must come for our love. Things will be very hard and you will not be able to withstand the trials without Our love.
  6. Jesus: Why do you go it alone when I am here, I am present, and I am outpouring My life, My grace, to you this day. Let go, surrender. When you are backed up against a wall, let go. I am here. Trust. (R. Jesus, I trust in You.) Forever on your lips say, "Dear Sacred Heart of Jesus, I trust in You!"
  7. Jesus: Accept all that is going on in your life this day for I am allowing these trials to strengthen you for the days ahead. The trials you are experiencing will strengthen you.
  8. Jesus: Praise the Almighty God for the great gifts that you are given in these sufferings for you are growing more and more in My life. They pounded into My head a sharp crown of piercing thorns and in all of this I remained at peace, for I knew that it was the Father's Will. Surrender and let go. I am with you, second by second, minute by minute. I ponder the way of your heart and I am with you.
  9. Jesus: You too can have joy in suffering if you realize the presence of the Almighty God. I am allowing this suffering to help you grow in your graced life.
  10. Jesus: I love you, I love you, I love you. Surrender and let go, for I am truly with you.

   

      

 
  

Jesus Carries His Cross Up Calvary

  1. Jesus: I ask you to carry the cross that you are given this day and to carry this cross with joy in your heart.
  2. Song: See the eyes that look at Mary…
  3. R. Jesus' and Mary's eyes met on the way to Calvary. Jesus looked into the face of His beloved Mother and He saw the tender love, and the hurt in her face. Mary looked into the eyes of Her Son and she knew of the suffering that He was undergoing. She saw His physical strain. She saw Him fall under the cross. She saw His blood and His wounds. She saw, in the meeting of their eyes, the immense love that He has for us this day.
  4. R. It is in Mary that we will reach this deep intimacy with the Heart of Jesus. It is in going to Mary's Heart, in being rocked in her arms and held close to her breast, that she gives to us the milk of salvation. She gives to us life from her Son Jesus.
  5. R. It is in knowing the tender love of our beloved Mother that we will join more deeply to the love of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. It is through Mary's Heart that we are carried to this love of God.
  6. Jesus: Release yourself and let go for I am truly present in this room with you at this very moment. Put off all distractions. Focus more and more on My presence with you. All through your day, all through your encounters with others, I want you to be aware of My presence with you, not just when you pray, but all through the day-when you are talking to others, when you are walking, whatever you are doing.
  7. R. Be alone in a room and be aware of the immense love within your being of Father, Son and the Holy Spirit. You are touched so deeply within your soul! In this time you sit with the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and you soak in this presence. Time passes by, but you are unaware, for you are lost in this experience with the presence of God. Time stands still.

    At this point you rise and walk from the room. As you walk from the room, you know that your heart has been touched deeply by the presence of the Almighty God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. You walk into a new world, for you are free of anxiety. You have been touched in such a way that you know that the Almighty God is truly present and living within you. You know that you do not have to fear, for the power and might of God are truly within you. You walk from this room and you carry this special touch of grace with you throughout the day. And, although the earth is shaken and the sun ceases to shine, you are steadfast in His love and His presence.

    Jesus: My dear ones, things will begin to happen. So much confusion and doubt now in your life! Sufferings are coming. You must know this presence within you. It is in this presence, with the Almighty God within you, that you will have deep joy within your heart at all times for you know what God is telling you. You know that He is inside of you. You can watch things fall down around you, and people stumble in your midst, but you know that, if you stay steadfastly fixed in the love of Almighty God, you do not fear for He is truly present. You walk from this room and, as you walk, you carry this presence with you. Wherever you go, know that you have been touched by a special grace and that the presence of the Almighty God-Father, Son, and Holy Spirit-truly dwells within you. Your greatest fear is to lose the life of God by sin. Everything else will work according to the plan of the Father if you surrender and carry this presence within you. Do His Will.
  8. R. And the earth was shaken, and trees fell, and many catastrophes hit the land, but within their hearts there was an inner peace and tranquillity as they walked from the room, for they were touched by Almighty God. Nothing can shake the presence of God within their hearts.
  9. R. And He carried the cross on His back. His body was stooped over, and His face was covered with blood, and His head crowned with thorns, and He could hardly move. He fell three times under the weight of the cross but within His Heart was peace for He knew the love of His Father. He knew the Father's Will. You, too, will go about your life and have peace and joy within your heart, for you will know that as you walk the Almighty God dwells within you.

    Jesus: Be one with Me, My precious ones, one with Me. Unite more and more to Me. Say the Prayer for Union with Me. Every day pray this prayer. Let go, surrender and feel the freedom of knowing the indwelling of the Trinity.
  10. Jesus: As you see My face covered with blood, see My body stooped down and the cross on My back. I could hardly move. As you look into My eyes, tender, loving eyes, My dear ones, I want you to hear three words from My lips as I look back at you with My tender loving eyes. I love you!

    

  

 
  

Jesus is Crucified and Dies on the Cross

  1. R. Jesus was raised high on the cross on Calvary. See Him on the hill and see Mary under the cross and hear the wind blow. See the cross against the darkened sky. This is the greatest sacrifice: the Son of God gave His all to the Father for love of us. His hands were pierced, His feet were pierced, His head was crowned with thorns. He surrendered and gave His life that we might have life forever with Him in heaven.
  2. R. As you go to each Mass, unite in oneness with the priest, the priest who is Christ present at the Mass. Unite in this oneness and offer yourself in this act of self-giving to the Father. See Jesus at the Last Supper as He offered the bread and hear His words, "…this is my body" (Mk 14:22), for He knew He would give His flesh and His blood for the love of His precious souls. At Mass we offer ourselves, through and with Christ, to the Father, in the Holy Spirit.
  3. R. It is in uniting ourselves to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass being offered all through the world at every moment, offering ourselves with this sacrifice to the Father, that this is our most powerful prayer and that our prayers are magnified to such an extent. All through the day offer, with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, to the Father, in the Holy Spirit, through the intercession of the Virgin Mary. Offer up, My dear ones, your prayers-for the souls suffering in this world this day, for the souls in Purgatory that need your prayers-all of your petitions. Unite them to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass going on constantly, the greatest prayer that you can give to the Father.
  4. Jesus: This is My Body. This is My Blood.
  5. Jesus: My dear ones, I give you Myself this day in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, and you take this so lightly. As I gave Myself as a sacrifice on Calvary, so I give Myself to you this day. Deeper and deeper My union with you grows as you receive Me in the Eucharist. I am crying out to you to realize the great gifts that you are given, for, when you receive Me in the Eucharist, you become so united in such oneness with Me.
  6. Jesus: Prepare yourself for this event. Prepare to receive the Almighty God in deepest union in your heart and pray for the grace that this Mass will be filled with meaning for you and that you will unite in such oneness with Me. You pray at the Offertory to the Father that He accept this Sacrifice. Offer your lives to the Father with Me. Put your life in His hands. Let Him run your life and you will be free and good will happen for you, as you grow more and more in your life and unite more and more closely to Him.
  7. Jesus: As you unite in such oneness with Me, you unite also with all those present in Me.
    R. Let the world unite in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, and all become one in Christ, for we are one body in Him and He is the head.
  8. R. Let us all pray in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world and offer ourselves up continually in this Sacrifice with Jesus to the Father. As we all do this there will be unity in this offering, for we are all one in Him. As we unite in Him, we unite in each other.
  9. R. Ave Maria! It is through the pierced Heart of Jesus that the sacramental life of the Church was born. Blood and water flowed forth from His Heart-water, the symbol of baptism, our rebirth in Him, and blood, the symbol of the Eucharist, whereby we are fed by his Body. As the life flows through His pierced Heart, so it flows through His beloved Mother, for her Heart was invisibly pierced with a sword and she is the Mediatrix of all grace. As she nourished the Christ Child within her womb, so she provides the life to us from her Son Jesus through her spiritual womb.
  10. R. I see the life flow from His pierced Heart, through the Heart of the Virgin Mary, and into our hearts. We are saturated with this divine life and divine love. It is from His Heart that all mercy and love flow.

                        End of July 28, 1995 rosary

  

                                   

July 16, 2003 message continues

Messenger:            Let's meditate on these mysteries very deeply —

                                In this we will know more clearly God's love for us.     

  

Mark 14: 35-36

And going on a little further he threw himself on the ground and prayed that, if it were possible, this hour might pass him by.

    

 

July 16, 2003 message continues

Messenger:            see the men in the garden sleeping —

                                hear Jesus say

    

    

Matthew 26: 40

He came back to the disciples and found them sleeping, and he said to Peter, ‘So you had not the strength to stay awake with me for one hour?

   

July 16, 2003 message continues

Messenger:            See Jesus in the garden

       

Luke 22: 44

In his anguish he prayed even more earnestly, and his sweat fell to the ground like great drops of blood.

  

                                and

   

Matthew 26: 42

Again, a second time, he went away and prayed: ‘My Father,’ he said, ‘if this cup cannot pass by, but I must drink it, your will be done!’

   

July 16, 2003 message continues

Messenger:            Jesus teaches us about obedience.

                                Jesus shows us how He obeyed the

                                    will of the Father.

   


  First Station
Jesus Is Condemned to Death

  

Matthew 26: 46

  Get up! Let us go! Look, my betrayer is not far away.’

  

Luke 22: 3

Then Satan entered into Judas, surnamed Iscariot, who was one of the Twelve.

  

Matthew 26: 49

So he went up to Jesus at once and said, ‘Greetings, Rabbi,’ and kissed him.

  

July 16, 2003 message continues

Messenger:            Jesus was arrested

                                The Apostles flee.

                                Remember the words of St. Ignatius, Fr. Carter

                                    always used.  

                                    "What have I done for Christ?"
                                    "What am I doing for Christ?"
                                    "What ought I to do for Christ?" 

   

July 16, 2003 message continues

Messenger:            Sing the song: Take Lord Receive

  

From St. Ignatius Loyola:

    
Soul of Christ, sanctify me
Body of Christ, save me
Blood of Christ, inebriate me
Water from the side of Christ wash me
Passion of Christ, strengthen me
O good Jesus, hear me
Within Thy wounds hide me
Permit me not to be separated from Thee
From the wicked foe defend me
at the hour of my death call me
and bid me come to Thee
That with Thy saints I may praise Thee
For ever and ever. Amen.

   

  John 18: 33-37

    So Pilate went back into the Praetorium and called Jesus to him and asked him, ‘Are you the king of the Jews?’ Jesus replied, ‘Do you ask this of your own accord, or have others said it to you about me?’ Pilate answered, ‘Am I a Jew? It is your own people and the chief priests who have handed you over to me: what have you done?’ Jesus replied, ‘Mine is not a kingdom of this world; if my kingdom were of this world, my men would have fought to prevent my being surrendered to the Jews. As it is, my kingdom does not belong here.’ Pilate said, ‘So, then you are a king?’ Jesus answered, ‘It is you who say that I am a king. I was born for this, I came into the world for this, to bear witness to the truth; and all who are on the side of truth listen to my voice.’

   

    

July 16, 2003 message continues

Messenger:            Think of all Jesus suffered —

                                    the whippings, the bleeding, the torn flesh —

                                Sometimes Jesus allows us to suffer because

                                    of difficult problems.

Jesus speaks:        How do you handle the little sufferings

                                    I allow you to experience every day. So many

                                    complain and throw away the opportunity

                                    to suffer for souls with joy. The ones who

                                    always need to be stroked and satisfied,

                                    They can miss so many opportunities for

                                        grace. Pray for grace to let go of 

                                        attachments.

Messenger:         Jesus was betrayed by His beloved Apostle Judas,

                                Jesus loved Judas.

                            We are betrayed by others, in work, at home, in

                                Church, those who may be jealous because

                                we are doing God's will and cause us

                                hardship.

                            The question Jesus wants us to ask ourselves is

                                "WHAT IS IN OUR HEARTS? DO

                                I DESIRE TO PLEASE HIM AND

                                DO HIS WILL EVEN WHEN

                                IT DOESN'T FEEL GOOD?

                            There is a whole world out there —

                            Jesus died for each and every soul.

                            Our focus must be to do God's will in all things.

                            We focus on God, not on what people may think.

                                People may wish we would be like them,

                                but it may not be God's will for us to act

                                like them.

                            Oh Good Friday, I put on a rosary —

  

        From April 2, 1999 message

        

Walk the Passion

Through the Five Sorrowful Mysteries

  

  

Mural over Altar in China, Indiana

  

  

From God's Blue Book I - December 18, 1993:

Take Up Your Cross (excerpt)

Jesus speaks: Take your crosses and truly endure them. Accept them. Know that everything that happens in your life I have allowed. Accept it with the love with which I give it. You are being taught in that pain. You are suffering for yourselves and others. I endured all that pain. Did I once say, "Father, take it away?" I am your model. I showed you the way. I took it all, every last wound, every kick and smack and vileness. I took My cross and I carried it without a word. This is what I ask of you. Know that when you are experiencing pain or suffering, or being taunted by those around you, look to the Master for your course of action. I took it all, every last wound, and accepted it to My death. I did not say, "Oh, how awful." I did not complain. I walked in silence that bumpy road with a heavy cross, with My mother suffering by My side and I never complained. I accepted it all for love of you.

Image of Rose and Rosary  

- From God's Blue Book I - November 3, 1993

Pray For Your Brothers (excerpt)

Jesus speaks: Oh, children, pray for your brothers. Your prayers and sacrifices may save their lives. Prayers can help a troubled soul. Do not underestimate the power of prayer. Your brothers are engulfed in so much darkness. They will never see the light except through you or they may never be touched if you do not pray.


    

   

Agony in the Garden

  

   

From: God's Blue Book I, November 15, 1993 - after Mass

The Agony in the Garden - Holy Spirit Center Window
The Agony in the Garden
THE FIRST SORROWFUL 
MYSTERY

I Love You to Death, Today! (excerpt)

Jesus speaks: Oh, My passion, My child! Meditate on this every day. Think of My agony to know what would happen, to see only as God could see every detail of every event that would follow. To feel the pain before it happened and know how horrendous it would be. All the kickings, whackings, not to mention the names and slanders against God. They were doing this to God! In all My dignity and honor, I would experience such vileness and take it for love of you.

My passion is a wealth of material to study. But I will reveal such things to you. The bottom line is what I suffered for love of you. I would do this today. I love you just the same. Oh, if you only knew! It feels good to tell someone when you are wronged. I was so silent. The incredible things they did and I was silent. My mother suffered so with this. She watched her beautiful baby in such anguish. She was silent. Her agony was so great. She endured this for love of you. You are so loved, child. Why do you ever think you need to go anywhere for this little human love? It is nothing. My love is all encompassing. My mother loves you intently. Forget those who shun you. Who cares? You need My love. You don't need their love. Come, get My love and then give it to the unloving. Don't worry.

   

   

  

Scourging at the Pillar

  

     

From: God's Blue Book I, November 20, 1993

The Scourging at the Pillar - Holy Spirit Center Window
The Scourging at the Pillar

THE SECOND SORROWFUL MYSTERY

Study My Passion (excerpt)

Jesus speaks: They beat My body, My beautiful body, God-made-man. They tied Me to a pole and they beat Me. There were more than one beating Me. They took turns. I was the victim. They in their hate and anger lashed at Me, My beautiful body, tore My flesh over and over. They laughed and taunted Me. They were so happy to be so guileful. Oh, the laugh of the great deceiver! Like a thief in the night, he steals your hearts and you wonder why so hard. Where did their gentleness go? The great deceiver who laughs at hurting others.

It is the devil operating from the hearts of man! The heart is no longer kind and gentle, but merciless and debased in behavior. Oh, the great deceiver! To beat God-made-man and to laugh at his own ill deeds, to watch the blood of Jesus fly in the air and to laugh. It is by this blood that they and all others who abuse others and laugh will be made whole. I, in My love, forgave them for their deeds. They beat Me. They tore My flesh and I loved them. Can you not love your brothers when they are cruel to you? Can you forgive them and love them as the soul created by God, but dead in sin by the devil's hands? If I could love those who spit and laughed at Me and tore My flesh, who crowned Me with a piercing crown and hit Me on My head, can you not forgive him who offends you with a nasty word?

The way to Me is to study Me, to model yourself after My behavior. You must take up these crosses I give you every day. It is your love for your brothers that might save their crippled souls, dead in sin. See Me in them. Look beyond their deeds and see the God Who made them. Do not focus on their sick ways. Study My passion with Me. Study how I loved the unloving, how I loved those who persecuted Me. Study Me and My ways. Don't waste your time thinking about Satan and how he is taunting you through your brothers. He uses them to get you away from Me.

    

  

  

Crowning with Thorns

  

    

From: God's Blue Book I, November 20, 1993

Crowning with Thorns - Holy Spirit Center Window
The Crowning with Thorns

THE THIRD  SORROWFUL MYSTERY

Study My Passion (excerpt)

Jesus speaks: The thorns in My head cut through to My skull. How to describe such an experience? And I was God! Blood trickled down My face all day. It didn't dry up because, as My heart beat, it would open the wounds. Think how tender your head is if you pull a hair! The thorns pulled My hair, like the tightness of curlers, but they cut Me and when they put them on, they hammered them into My skull. This was for the sins committed in people's minds. The hatred, the anger, the sex signs, contemplating evil deeds, sneering and envy of your brothers-ugliness! The eyes are the windows of the soul. What you look at you reflect on your soul. If your eyes look at evil things, your soul is dirty. If you look on others with hatred and anger and getting even, on dirty pictures, sinful stories, bad TV and movies, what you, through your will, take in with the beautiful eyes created by God, sparkling and full of light, reflects in your soul.

Keep your eyes light and sparkling, full of love. Relax the area around your eyes so you are not looking hard and anxiously at your brothers. Let your eyes reflect My light in your soul.

My eyes were stained with the blood that poured down My head. My vision was blurred with blood and My eyes were matted with dryness. Blood came from My mouth from the blows to My head and blood came from My nose from the hitting on My head. I was beaten on My head with the crown of thorns. I was spat at in My face. Oh, such ugliness in men's hearts! It was their minds that thought such ugly thoughts and why I suffered such brutality to My head. It is paradoxical I suffered for that which they did.

   

    

  

Carrying of the Cross

  

     

August 23, 1993 - Message from Jesus

Jesus Carries His Cross - Holy Spirit Center Window
Jesus Carries His Cross

THE FOURTH SORROWFUL MYSTERY

On His Passion

Jesus speaks: My dear child,

I was condemned to death, death on a cross. They gave Me a big cross and made Me carry it. They stood around and glared at Me. It weighed on My shoulder and I pulled at it until it finally moved. Every step was almost impossible as I dragged it, weighing so heavily on My shoulders.

My shoulder felt as if the bones inside would crack and the cross would fall through to the ground. I couldn’t drag it any more. I tried, I fell. I fell and its weight fell on Me. A guard hit Me with something sharp. It really hurt because he wanted Me to move, and fast! People were watching -- on with the show! How dare I fall in the middle of the show! He hit Me again and the blow really stung Me. I got up because it hurt so badly. I tried to walk on.

My Mother was in the crowd. She looked at Me and her face looked red and hurt. Tears rolled down her cheeks like rain and as her eyes met Mine, I was hurt so by her sorrow! She was always by My side, silent and loving. She was My mother of love! She is always there next to you when you suffer.

I fell again and he (the guard) really hit Me. It (the cross) was so heavy that he and I together could barely move it. It seemed as I walked, heavier with the sins of the world heaped on it. My hands were bleeding. Blood ran from the wounds of My thorns and My head throbbed, seeming to make the wounds in My head bleed even more. Some of the Blood was dried, some of it running all over My Body. I had so many cuts and bruises -- and people watched and laughed!

I am Jesus, Son of the Living God, and they laughed and mimicked Me! Oh, such hardened hearts! How vile can men’s heart become? The devil’s grip is paralyzing and crippling.

The walk was so long up a hill and over rocks -- the cross had to be lifted over the rocks. My Body was bleeding so badly! My heart was pounding. I knew that the salvation of all men depended on My love. Therefore, I went through such agony.

   

     

  

Crucifixion

  

    

August 23, 1993 - Message from Jesus

Jesus Dies on the Cross - Holy Spirit Center Window
Jesus Dies on the Cross

THE FIFTH SORROWFUL MYSTERY

On His Passion

Jesus speaks: I thought of My intense love for you -- that many would go to heaven because of My suffering -- and I continued to the top of the hill. At the top they laid Me on the cross and with a big hammer nailed My hands to it. It was the worst (suffering) yet. My hands were nailed with big nails and the big hammer. Oh, it was unbelievable! Then, as if that weren’t enough, with a big nail they nailed through both feet.

Then they lifted the cross and banged it into (a hole in) the ground. My shoulders ached from how I hung. My head bobbed and My neck ached and they laughed and said, "Now save Yourself." I hurt so much! I suffered this way for hours -- which seemed like forever -- and they glared at Me and laughed! My Mother watched in such agony.

For love of you, to My death I gave you My Body. My child, I shed My Blood and gave you My life that you might be with Me forever in heaven -- not for a day, a month or a year, but forever with Me in heaven.

I am the true Bread come down from heaven. He who eats My Flesh will have life forever. For the drink I give you is My Blood and food you eat is My Body. Who would lay down his life for a friend? I did, for you. I love you this much, child. Forget about those who reject you. You have My life that I gave you and I give you life eternal.

I am the One true God. I am the Light of life. He who abides in Me will have life eternal, for the drink I give is My Blood and the food I give is My Body. Drink and eat and have everlasting life.

My child, that is all you need to know. Love one another and be good that you may enter into My Kingdom.

Crucifix at Holy Cross-Immaculata church
Crucifix at Holy Cross-Immaculata Church

On Suffering

From Blue Book I, October 27, 1993 (excerpts)

Jesus speaks: Each day you ascend closer and closer to Me, your divine reward.

You are My child and I watch you and feel your pain. Your pain is not in vain. It is in suffering that you share in My life! Walk My passion with Me and know Me better. The way to Me is the way of the cross. Do not put your cross down. Bear all I send to you and praise your heavenly Father Who loves you! To give up My cross is to give up Me.

Carry the little crosses I give you every day and you will know Me more and more for I am in your life today in that cross. Will you embrace Me or turn away? Suffer with Me whenever it comes your way. It is a gift I give to you to be closer to Me.

In sorrow, I am closest to you. I love you so intently. My heart is on fire for love of you. It is in suffering that I am closest.

From Blue Book I - October 16, 1993 (excerpts)

Jesus speaks: Trust in Me, My little scared baby. Release all fear. Satan is the king of fear, doubt, hate, division and worry. I am the master of love and union and strength. All things work in Me. Focus on Me and My entire divine presence here. You are finally with Me, little one, all alone. What a golden opportunity and Satan is trying to create problems in your mind to keep us apart. Let go of all his prompting. Be with Me. I love you so. Your problems are nothing. I am here. I will protect you from his lies. Be with Me, little one. I love you so. Put all doubt and worry aside. I am your God and I love you so.

From Blue Book I - September 26, 1993

Jesus speaks: Little child, you are so precious to Me. I hate to see you suffer. Offer it up to Me. Accept your cross and it will make you holy. I know you strive to be holy. Share in My Passion. Walk with Me, little one. The Way of the Cross is the way to My heart. It is a beautiful way. It brings you to Me. I wait with open arms to caress you, little beauty.

I love you. I am the prize for your suffering. Nothing is so valuable. Accept your cross that you may gain the golden reward, My love.

I am your Jesus. I never leave you. I share your sorrow and wipe the tears from your eyes. Lay you little head on My lap. The road is rocky but the reward is a reward, indeed. I am clothed in white and embrace you. I give you rest. I love you so much. Think of Me, sweet one. Don't think of your problems.

I love you.

SUFFERING
PART OF HIS PLAN

end of Good Friday Rosary April 2, 1999

  

                           

February 22, 1995

Stations of the Cross

       


  

1. Jesus Is Condemned to Death

Jesus speaks: My dear child, with angry hearts and hatred on their faces, they poked at Me and condemned Me to death. I stood so silent, My hands tied, in perfect peace, because I knew the Father's love. I knew the Father's Will. You too will stand your trials in perfect peace, the more you realize the immense love the Father, Son and Holy Spirit have for you. Pray to the Spirit to transform you more and more into My image and, through this transformation, you will be led ever closer to the Father. Oh, how I love you!

     


  

2. They Give Jesus the Cross

Jesus speaks: They gave Me a heavy cross, laden with the sins of the world. They placed it on My shoulder. It was so heavy I felt as if My shoulder would break. I ask you to carry little crosses, to experience little pains. I could not remove this cross from My shoulder. The weight was unbearable. It is through My suffering and death that you receive new life. It is through your sufferings this day that you will grow in your life with Me. Oh, child, I loved you so much that I took up the cross of salvation. I love you. Please realize that I am talking to you here. To My death I loved you. Oh, how I love you!

     


  

3. Jesus Falls the First Time

Jesus speaks: The cross was so heavy I could hardly walk. I held on to My cross for greatest love of you and in compliance with the Will of My Father. It became so hard to walk! The cross was so heavy! I fell. I fell and the cross fell on Me. They poked at Me, they struck Me, they demanded I get up. The pain from the instruments they used to poke Me and strike Me was so great! I somehow managed to get up.

When you fall under the weight of your cross, come to My Eucharistic Heart. I am no less present in the tabernacle and in the Eucharist than on the day I carried My cross. I wait with the same love that I had for you when I carried this cross and suffered such agony. Oh, how I love you!

  


  

4. Jesus and Mary Meet

Jesus speaks: I saw the face of My beautiful Mother. She was weak, her face reddened and full of tears. I saw her tender heart, her love, her anguish, her pain. I saw My dear Mother Mary. My Heart was comforted by the sight of her, but torn by her suffering.

Mary speaks: As I looked into the eyes of my beloved Son, I saw His love. His head, bleeding and wounded. His body weak. His clothes covered with blood. I looked into His eyes and I saw His love for you. I call out to you today. I appear today with a face full of anguish and tears. I appear to call you back to the love of my Son. See through my eyes, as I peer into His eyes, the love He has for you this day to give of Himself for you. Oh, He loves you so much, my little children. See through my eyes the love of my Son. Oh, how He loves you!

    


  

5. Simon of Cyrene Is Forced to Help Jesus Carry His Cross

Jesus speaks: The cross was so heavy I could not move. My persecutors became angry and forced a man to help Me. The cross was so heavy the two of us could barely move it. How is your cross today? Does it seem so heavy you cannot go on? I am forever watching you. When you are suffering the greatest, I am very close to you. It is in immense suffering that you realize My great love for you. Pray for grace to do always the Father's Will. Pray for grace to grow in your knowledge and love of Me.

  


  

6. Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus

Jesus speaks: My face was covered with blood. From the crowd Veronica came forward with a cloth to wipe My face. On the cloth I gave to you an imprint of My bloodied face. This, My children, remains with you this day as a sign of My immense love for you. But more than any cloth, look beyond the visible consecrated host. I, Jesus Christ, the Son of God, remain with you, Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity, in the Eucharist this day, waiting and longing to be with you. Oh, how I love you!

  


  

7. Jesus Falls the Second Time

Jesus speaks: Oh, dear ones, the road became harder and harder to walk. The cross was becoming heavier, My body weaker and weaker. My shoulders and arms hurt so much! My head throbbed as I walked. The blood came from My body, from My head to My feet. I was covered with open wounds. I could not go any farther. I stumbled and fell. Again they poked at Me, only harder, and with such hatred they kicked Me. Such vileness in the hearts of men! My greatest agony was not the agonies of My body, but the agonies of My heart for the love I have for all My precious souls. I loved them so dearly. I loved those who persecuted Me. Oh, how I love you!

  


  

8. Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem

Jesus speaks: The women came to Me with their children, their tender hearts crying and wanting to comfort Me. I saw their love, their care. I saw the coldness of men's hearts for all time, the hatred, the anger, the sins, all the souls that, despite all of My sufferings and death, would be condemned to eternal damnation. I told the women to weep not for Me, but for themselves and their children. My greatest agonies were the agonies of My Most Sacred Heart. Oh, how I love you!

  


  

9. Jesus Falls the Third Time

Jesus speaks: I fell hard the third time. I was so weakened I could not go on. My body collapsed under the cross from such exhaustion! My child, My child, My greatest agonies were not the wounds to the body. They were the wounds I experienced to My heart. Do you know a little more now how I love you? It is in meditating on My Passion and death that you will realize My immense love for you. When you fall, when you struggle, I give you the grace to get up. I never give you more than you can handle. Your strength will come from Me. Come to My Eucharistic Heart. I am waiting for you this day. Oh, how I love you!

  


  

10. Jesus Is Stripped of His Garments

Jesus speaks: They took Me to the hill to crucify Me. They angrily stripped Me of My garments. They took off My clothes to whip Me. They had covered My bloody wounds with a dirty purple robe. Now, total surrender-they took off My clothes. I showed you the way to surrender, always complying with the Will of the Father. It is in living in His Will that you will have peace and joy, and life eternal some day. Oh, how I love you!

    


  

11. They Nail Him to the Cross

Messenger: See Mary as she holds the little Baby Jesus. See her as she washes His tender hands and feet. See her now as she watches as they pound into those same hands and feet the gigantic nails that fix Jesus to the cross.

Mary speaks:
Oh, my dear ones, my heart was torn in my chest as they nailed His hands and feet to the cross. I ask you this day to walk the Passion with me and see through my eyes the love He has for you. He truly was nailed to the cross.

Jesus speaks:
They pounded the nails into My first hand, then they stretched My body and nailed My other hand. The blood poured from these wounds that went totally through My hands. My pain was so immense, but then they nailed My feet! You do not know what pain I suffered, My child. My children, My children, for each one of you I suffered this pain. Oh, how I loved you!

  


  

12. Jesus Dies on the Cross

(Silence.)

Messenger:
He hung for three agonizing hours on the cross against the darkened sky. His greatest agonies were not the agonies of His body, but those of His Heart for the great love He has for each and every soul.

Jesus speaks:
I gave Myself to you, My dear ones. I gave My all. I hung with My arms spread in total surrender. My head was punctured; My hands and feet were nailed to the cross. I gave Myself to you. I give Myself to you this day in the Eucharist. I give Myself to you. I, God, give you Myself! What more do you want?

Song:
Oh, burning Heart, oh, Love divine, etc.

Messenger:
They pierced His Heart with a lance and what flowed forth was blood and water, the sacramental life of the Church, water for Baptism and blood for the Eucharist. His life, death and resurrection live on in the Church this day.

  


  

13. Jesus Is Taken Down from the Cross and
Placed in the Arms of His Mother

Messenger: His totally lifeless body was placed in the arms of His most loving Mother. As she had held the little baby body in her arms, she now received His bloodied, bruised body in her arms. This is how He obeyed the Father's Will. Jesus gave His life for us. The Father gave His only Son because He loves us so much. Mary, His Mother, our Mother and the Mother of the Church, is forever by His side. See Jesus in the arms of His loving Mother under the cross. This is love.

Mary speaks:
I held His lifeless body in my arms. See through my eyes the love He has for you this day. He gives Himself to you today in the Eucharist. He loves you so much!

    


  

14. Jesus Is Locked in the Tomb

Messenger: His enemies rolled the stone up to the tomb and were pleased to have buried Jesus. Mary, outside the tomb, wept bitterly. The cold reality that He was dead! But death has no power over Jesus for on the third day He rose, triumphant, from the tomb! We are partakers in His divine life. Death has no power over Jesus. He is with us this day. He comes to bring us life to the full. He loves us so much!

  

         

  

  

    

The Seven Sorrows

February 22, 1995

    

  

The Prophecy of Simeon

Mary, Joseph and the child Jesus went to the temple. Simeon, the prophet, inspired by the Holy Spirit, met them and told Joseph and Mary of the great sufferings of Jesus and Mary. He told Mary that a sword would pierce her heart. From that point on, Mary ever remembered the prophecy of Simeon whenever she beheld her child. When she looked at His little body, even as an infant, she knew He would suffer. Every time she clothed Him and watched Him at play, her heart was torn in her chest as she knew what He would suffer. And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!

    

  

The Flight into Egypt

Joseph was told by the angel to flee. Joseph, Mary and the child Jesus had to flee because of what might happen to Jesus. They had to pack for a long stay. The child Jesus was so small! They left on their journey, hearts full of fear, trying to protect Jesus. They were forced to flee into Egypt.

    
   

  

Jesus Is Lost, In the Temple

Imagine the sufferings in Mary's heart when she realized the child Jesus was not with them. Think of how it would be to lose your child and not know where he was or if anything happened to him. With sorrow in their hearts, Mary and Joseph returned to Jerusalem to look for the child Jesus. And a sword, too, shall pierce your heart, O Mary!

     
  

  

Jesus Carries His Cross

Song: See the eyes that look at Mary, her tender infant child. See the child's Heart beat so tenderly, the Savior of the world!
See the eyes of Jesus and Mary as they met on Calvary. Mary's Heart knew Jesus' Heart so well! From the first moment of conception and throughout His life, Mary was so connected with Jesus and now she peered into His eyes. The crown of thorns adorned His Head! Blood ran down His face! A heavy cross on His back! Wounded, His whole body covered with bleeding wounds! And her whole life flashed before her, the life that she had spent with Jesus. This was the beloved child that she had held in her arms when Simeon told Mary that 'a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!'

    
  

         

Jesus Dies on the Cross

Mary stood under Jesus' cross as He was put to death. The child that she had held in her arms as Simeon prophesied, And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary! Now Jesus is dead on the cross! He gave His flesh, He gave His blood so that we might be with Him forever in heaven. He held not back. He gave His all. He calls out to us this day to see through the eyes of His mother as she appears and calls out with a Heart of great love, "Return to the love of my Son! He is with you this day. He remains with you, no less present than the day that He hung on the cross, in the Eucharist. He longs for you to come and be with Him. He is in your brother. How can you not love your brother when Jesus died for your brother?"

Her Heart was pierced with a sword. His Heart was pierced with a lance. What came forth was blood and water, the sacramental life of the church. He lives with us this day in the Church. He gives to us His sacraments, the source of His life! He gives to us the Sacrament of Penance whereby any sin that we commit can be taken away through the priest. He wants us to be so close to Him! He gives us everything to be close to Him. But we see with such limited vision only those things that are right before our face, when the true reality is that which we don't see with our eyes, the reality of the invisible divinity of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, in the consecrated Host! This is reality! This is our life! This is our power! This is God! And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!

    
   


  

Jesus Is Taken Down from the Cross

If we ever doubted for one second that we were loved, we could visualize the picture of Mary as she sat beneath the cross with the lifeless, battered, bruised and bloodied body of her Son in her arms, the same child that she held when Simeon prophesied her suffering. He gave His last breath. He gave the last beat of His Heart. He gave His all! This is the way He complied with the Will of the Father. He came to show us the way. He died in perfect peace. To His death He was in peace because He knew the Father's love. The Father loves us so much that He gave His only begotten Son for love of us! The Spirit descended upon the Virgin Mary and the Word was made flesh! The love of the Two Hearts! Such immense love beating for us!

In all love there is suffering. Her Heart was pierced with a sword. His Heart was pierced with a lance. And a sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary!

    
  

  

Jesus Is Locked in the Tomb

And now Jesus, His body lifeless, is locked in a tomb! What cold reality for Mary to realize that His body is now gone! A stone separated her from her Son!

He gave His last breath! He gave the last beat of His Heart for love of each one of us! And she comes to us this day with her sweet, beautiful voice and she asks us to go to her Son and love Him! How can we refuse Jesus who spread His arms and gave His life for each and every one of us? How can we not trust Him when He loved us so much that He allowed them to tear His flesh, to crown Him with piercing thorns and, lastly, to hang Him on a cross? He truly gave His life for us! He, truly God, is with us this day, the same as the day He died on the cross, in the tabernacle! And we take it so lightly! Death has no power over Him! Locked in the tomb for three days, He rose triumphant on the third day as He had foretold. He comes to give us life. He gives us the sacrament of Baptism that initiates us into His life, that makes us children of God and heirs of heaven if we remain in the state of grace. He asks two things: love of God and love of one another! He came to show us the way and His way is love. To His death on the cross He loved each one of us! He calls out to each one of us here today to be His soldiers, to march on a world that has forgotten God, that has forgotten what it is like to love! It is a battle to live in this world. But the battle is won with hearts that are filled with His love, empowered by the grace and might that He pours out in the Eucharist. He calls out for us to come to the Eucharist and to the tabernacle and be fed with His very flesh and blood. To feed on Divine Life, the greatest nourishment, the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God! This is the love He gives. This is the love He asks us to share.

   

    

July 16, 2003 message continues

Messenger:            We have beautiful meditations led by a Catholic

                                    priest who has done the rosary for 20 years

                                    on the radio.

                                These are on DVD and video and can be used in

                                    Catholic schools all year and during lent.

                                The coloring books have many meditations on

                                    the rosary and beautiful pictures to color.

                                The aids for the meditation on the rosary are

                                    numerous — (in English & Spanish)

     

   

   

  

           

   

    


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July 16, 2003 message continues

Messenger:            The Rosary Ave videos have the Imprimatur

                                    (the Rosary Aves come in 4 languages with the 

                                    Imprimatur, they are available on a 8½ x 11 

                                    sheet on both sides)

                                    they can be used in schools, the DVD disc 

                                    can be put in a lap top and projected on a 

                                    screen for the children. 

                                Plays during lent can be performed from

                                    the rosaries in the Red Rosary book —

                                    they are so powerful when the

                                    children read the parts as Jesus and

                                    Mary delivered them. Words cannot

                                    be changed.

                                Mary wants us to circulate the wallet image

                                    pictures of Our Lady of Clearwater.

                                Please tell your friends about the image in

                                    Clearwater as Mary and Jesus want us to.

                                Circulate the Nursing Home Videos to all.

                                    Mary wears different "dresses" on many

                                        of them. They are short.

     

        

     

     

    

  

         

 

    

     

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