Holy Intimacy


As a person who has made a vow of celibacy…how are they to have their intimacy needs met in a healthy and holy way? Mary was the spouse of the Holy Spirit and is able to love Jesus, Joseph and everyone else in a pure way.

How do you keep that space in your spirit open for the Holy Spirit and with others really love and be loved?



With my spiritual director’s approval, I have had a vow of celibacy for the past 5 years. I find that I am open to all people in a way that seems much more loving and pure and deeply spiritual. I have very deep friendships that are very intimate, but not in any way sexual.

My most intimate relationship is with Him alone.

Not sure if this helps at all, but just giving my 2 cents worth.

Take care.


Thankyou....I just made one too about a month ago with my spiritual director.....so I am just starting to learn how to live it out.


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