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Statement Regarding the Devotion to Our Lady of America, May 7, 2020

The devotion of “Our Lady of America” originated in a series of private revelations to Sister Mary Ephrem (baptized Mildred) Neuzil, many of which took place within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, …More
The devotion of “Our Lady of America” originated in a series of private revelations to Sister Mary Ephrem (baptized Mildred) Neuzil, many of which took place within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Ohio. Sister Neuzil was born in 1916 and was professed in 1933 into the Congregation of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus, whose generalate resided in Dayton, Ohio (within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati). On June 16, 1957, Sister Neuzil became part of a contemplative branch of the same congregation, which was located at Our Lady of the Nativity Convent at New Riegel, Ohio (in the Diocese of Toledo-in-America). The contemplative branch of the congregation was suppressed in 1979, at which time the sisters took up residence in Seneca County, Ohio.
Don Reto Nay
It's interesting to know that Sister Mary Ephrem's Congregation has gone wild after Second Vatican Council while their motherhouse which is now in Liechtenstein returned to the Old Rite shortly after the Council. They wear almost the same habit as Sister Mary Ephrem on this picture:
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Regarding Our Lady of America

The prayer attached to the devotion also received the imprimatur of the then Monsignor Leibold, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Archbishop Leibold was Sister Mary Ephrem's spiritual director from the time that he was Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati until he died in1972. Archbishop Leibold was always clear that the approved devotion …More
Regarding Our Lady of America

The prayer attached to the devotion also received the imprimatur of the then Monsignor Leibold, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Archbishop Leibold was Sister Mary Ephrem's spiritual director from the time that he was Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati until he died in1972. Archbishop Leibold was always clear that the approved devotion had its origin in private revelation received by Sister Mary Ephrem over many years.

What can be concluded canonically is that the devotion was both approved by Archbishop Leibold and, what is more, was actively promoted by him. In addition, over the years, other Bishops have approved the devotion and have participated in public devotion to the Mother of God, under the title of Our Lady of America.


Most Reverend Raymond L. Burke (I’ve think I've heard of him) 🤔
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The official finding: Sister Mary Ephrem's "own imagination and intellect were involved in the formation of the events." Our Lady of Guadalupe,is still 100% legit. Personally, I kinda like the idea of Our Lady Of America... MAGA hat, 1911 tucked in the waistband of some Levi's jeans, and KFC coupons in a back pocket for America's poor and needy who favour such food.