Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

does anyone know what bilocation means? It was in one of my Catholic books

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:10 PM on Jul. 4, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

Answers (3)
  • The definition is to be in two places at one time.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:13 PM on Jul. 4, 2009

  • It's means a finite being (especially a body) can be in two locations at once. In relation to Catholicism it came out because of theologicans reconiciling the fact that a body cannot be in two places at once and yet Christ is truely, really and substantially prsent in every consecreated Host where ever it's located. The Catholic Encyclopedia has a discussion about it here: bilocation.

    eringobrough

    Answer by eringobrough at 3:43 PM on Jul. 4, 2009

  • There are many documented cases of bi-location. This phenomenon is most commonly refered to as a Doppelganger which is German for 'double walker'. In instances of bilocation, a person can either spontaneously or willingly project his or her double. The victorian people refered to it as 'throwing a Fetch'. The most famous case of bi-location is that of Emilie Sagee:

    http://paranormal.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http://www.mysteries.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/1%2C1.htm
    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 4:56 PM on Jul. 4, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.