[Saint Joseph of Cupertino]

In general, the term designates the physical phenomena by which object are suspended in the air by supposed supernormal means. Some ecstatics received this gift, were known to lift from the ground when at prayer, and are often depicted this way in art.

Saints, Beati and Venerables who had the Gift of Levitation

MLA Citation

  • “levitation”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 October 2018. Web. 20 June 2021. <>