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To: NYer

Someone please help out this earnest, searching non-Catholic who is becoming more interested in Catholicism: what is “the gift of bilocation”? Does that mean, as it sounds, that he could be in two places at one time?


6 posted on 07/27/2007 8:18:18 AM PDT by Fairview ( Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.)
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To: Fairview

Blessed Mary of Agreda, author of “The Mystical City of God” was also attributed the gift of bilocation. This link has alot of information of interest:
http://www.tanbooks.com/doct/mysteries_marvels.htm


8 posted on 07/27/2007 8:43:56 AM PDT by Ozone34
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To: Fairview
That's exactly correct. St. Anthony of Padua (another Franciscan) had the same gift.

There are many instances of Padre Pio appearing somewhere where he could not have been -- it's not always clear if he was physically present in two places or if his apparition was in one place while his body was in another. But there were lots of first-hand eyewitness accounts in the biography I just finished reading.

There are a surprising number of Catholics on FR who used to be 'earnest inquirers'. I'm one of them . . . so if there are any questions you have that a convert could answer, fire away!

9 posted on 07/27/2007 8:46:04 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother ((Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment)))
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To: Fairview
There is a well known story about a bilocation of Padre Pio during WWII. Some enemy planes were coming to bomb southern Italy when in the sky appeared a monk in brown robes with his hands outstretched motioning for them to go back. They were frightened and retreated.
12 posted on 07/27/2007 4:08:21 PM PDT by Canticle_of_Deborah (Catholic4Mitt)
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