Friday, June 29, 2007

June 8, 2007 Rosary


These photos were captured at the conclusion of the June 8, 2007 rosary event. A visiting priest had made a special visit to say Mass in the small chapel before the rosary for all in attendance that evening. Benediction was then offered and the rosary was prayed during exposition of the Eucharist. Reconciliation was also offered to all in attendance. It was a very Holy feeling in the air that night.

Upon the conclusion of the Benediction and rosary, participants noticed the sun spinning very actively in the sky and a shaft of light shooting down directly in front of the Our Lady Mother of Mercy Chapel where the Our Lady of America apparitions took place in 1956.

You can see in the sequence of photos just how two bright images followed this shaft of light down to the entrance and took up above the doorway and one in front of the large tree facing the front doors. This entire event was witnessed by the naked eye of onlookers.

This Friday, June 29, there will be well over 100 people in attendance for the rosary as a busload of pilgrims from the South Bend and Elkhart, IN areas along with caravans from surrounding states will be attending thanks to the efforts of Irv Kloska. Please join us if you can. Doors will be open at 4:30pm.

Urgent Prayer Request

Irv will not be able to attend due to health reasons. Please include both Irv and his son Bobby in your prayer intentions so that both will make complete recoveries and join us all again as soon as possible.

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Show & Tell Part 2

Luci put together more of her photos in a wonderful slide presentation. Please enjoy and forward to friends. Let them all know of Our Lady of America.

Have a great weekend


Friday, June 22, 2007

Show & Tell

We received a letter this week from a woman who heard about Our Lady of America on the Garry Meier radio program on WCKG in Chicago last week. The topic was spiritual phenomena and a caller had mentioned his experiences at Sylvan Springs and directed listeners to this website for more info.

When this woman heard it, she immediately went to the website and the rest is her story to show & tell:

I heard about Rome City on the Garry Meier show, I only caught the tail end of it, but I heard the caller who spoke about the sun spinning. There was something in his voice that sounded so sincere. I immediately looked it up on the internet and wanted to go there. I did not know why, but the pull was so great. It wasn't in my budget but, I felt I really had to go. I asked my boyfriend, I showed him the web info and off we went on Saturday. We got there about 3 pm and drove onto the grounds not knowing where to go. I was anxious and I could not understand why. By the time we came around to the front, Nick had just driven up with his wife and said he felt like he had to come over to the grounds. He asked if we would like a tour. He was so wonderful and answered all my questions. I felt scared, happy, calm, and free of pain. I have bad knees and walking and stairs sometimes are difficult. All the time I was there, I had no pain and felt like a child, that I could walk for days if I had to. I was expectant, but did not know for what. I was in awe of the church and small chapel. I smelled flowers in one of the rooms. It was not roses, but it was flowers.

The spring water was the most refreshing drink I have ever had. I took some home in a small water bottle. We washed our faces and I washed my knees with the water. I walked over to the hill with the statue of the Holy Family and said a prayer to Our Lady. I have never been more aware of my breathing in my life. I did not see the sun spin, but one of the entries in the blog states "Our Lady will not give you, what you want, but what you need". I believe she will show me what I need to see.

I cannot wait to come back to the spring. I cannot stop thinking about the place. There is a reason I went there, but I still don't know why. I am very happy I did.


She even sent photos for everyone to enjoy...we are only going to show you two of them right now.

Notice the placement of the orb on the wall just above the statue of Our Lady of Lourdes in both photos. It is in exactly the same place in both photos. Is this the location where the Virgin Mary first appeared as Our Lady of Lourdes to Sr. Neuzil on Sept. 25, 1956? When studied with other photos previously posted (now available in a downloadable gallery on this website) one can conclude that the location of these orbs is related to other phenomena that have been photographed in the exact same location. It also happens to be the same location that Our Lady was seen in an apparition experienced during the first official Our Lady of America pilgrimage on July 14, 2006.

No flash was used in either photo. Pay particular attention to the tremendous number of orbs in the second photo...especially the remarkably blue one in the upper right side.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

The Immaculate Heart Messenger

Immaculate Heart Messenger magazine's April-June 2007 issue is out and it features one of the most comprehensive articles on Our Lady of America ever published. It is a beautiful work and should be read by everyone.

We are also providing an easy forwarding link to a 4 minute Powerpoint presentation of the central Our Lady of America apparitions and messages that were delivered to Sr. Neuzil at Rome City in 1956.

Please forward these informational links on to everybody in your address book and post it on your own websites to help promote Our Lady's cause.

Send the Immaculate Heart Messenger article to a friend
Send the Our Lady of America Powerpoint Presentation to a friend

We also ask that you join us in person, or in spirit, every Friday evening with your family and friends to pray:

The Prayer To The Immaculate Conception
The Infant Jesus of Prague Novena (seeking the speedy confirmation of OLOA)
15 or 20 Decade Rosary
Divine Mercy Chaplet

Thank you to all who have signed the BuddyMap. If you have not put your town on the map yet, please do so now. This is very important! It only takes a minute and will help visually illustrate how far-reaching this movement has grown.

Sunday, June 10, 2007

June 8 Rosary Photos

These photos were taken during the Adoration and Reconciliation period during the Friday Night Rosary. The Mass and rosary were held in the small chapel and attendance was near capacity. Attendance continues to grow and we welcome your participation, either in person or in spirit every Friday evening.

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Sunday Visitor Article

This article was from the August 27, 2006 Sunday Visitor

Monday, June 4, 2007

Open Letter

The following letter was submitted by Irvin L. Kloska of Elkhart, IN who was the organizer of the first official Our Lady of America pilgrimage to Sylvan Springs in Rome City, IN on July 14, 2006. Irv is one who has responded to Our Lady's call again and again. Here, he invites you to do the same and experience, for yourself, the loving embrace of Our Lady's arms as She receives you at the place She chose to reveal Herself as Our Lady of America in 1956.

June 4, 2007

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ:

Have you heard the call? What are you doing about it? As you have read on this BLOG some people have heard and have been rewarded handsomely. We have read here that Our Lady of America is asking to “bring me my children” “bring me all of my children”. When the Blessed Mother said this She said it at Sylvan Springs, so obviously She is calling us there. When Our Lady does something like this it is for a reason and in my mind She wants to give us something. That something can be graces, conversion, physical or emotional healing or simply peace. She did not say bring me my Catholic children. She said, “Bring me all of my children”!

We have had the privilege of praying with many people of different faith traditions over these past few years, including Jewish, at the Springs. I am confident in saying that they all received something from Our Lady and, or, Her Son Jesus.

The Blessed Mother appeared not only to Sister Mildred Mary Neuzil at Sylvan Springs, but also to two other people in the last year. Both of these current events were posted on this BLOG. She appeared to a woman from South Bend on July 14, 2006 and to a man from Huntington on May 24, 2007. Many healings and conversions have also been recorded. Do we need to hear more? Please answer Her call.

This morning I chartered a 56-passenger bus to go to the Friday night rosary on June 29, 2007. I am doing this on blind faith that I can fill it. I did the same thing for the “first pilgrimage” last summer when I booked 37 rooms at Sylvan Springs while not having a single person committed. In three days they were filled. Our Lady is here and She is calling us. I personally will do everything in my power to bring as many of the children I can to Her.

If you are a believer, I challenge you to do the same. Bring them by car, bring them by bus or bring them by plane. Bring as many as you can and as often as you can. You will not be sorry that you made the effort. Our Lord and His Mother cannot be outdone in generosity!

Peace to everyone in the name of Our Lady of America,

Irvin L. Kloska
Elkhart, IN