Mary virginity vow
Dec 19, - Posts about Mary's vow of virginity written by tomlirish. Mary did NOT remain a virgin her whole life. Riley. Age: 24. 25 y old Her protest could only have meant that she was a virgin and that she would like to keep it that way. Nov 20, - Though it is related nowhere in the sacred books, ancient tradition tells us of the presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple when she had been weaned from her mother at the age of three. This presentation is quite diverse from that of our Lord in his fortieth day – for Blessed Mary was given over. Elena. Age: 26. I cater to businessmen & distinguished men in the Toronto area? All About Mary Since being in a Catholic grade school over 70 years ago, I have been under the impression that Mary, the mother of Jesus, made a vow of virginity even before the Annunciation. The Catechism of the Catholic Church says nothing about this. Was my impression incorrect? Yes, it was incorrect. There is no basis in Scripture. Jan 25, - Joseph had intimate relations with Mary after Jesus was born. He was her husband, what else could one expect? Matthew , Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife: And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and. Minka. Age: 22. I am funny spontaneous and hot Catholic: Again according to the Protoevangelium of James, concerns about ceremonial cleanliness required that Mary have a male protector who would respect her vow of virginity. Joseph was "chosen by lot to take into [his] keeping the Virgin of the Lord." His duty to guard Mary was taken so seriously that when Mary. In interpreting Mary's response to the angel Gabriel (cf. Lk ), Gregory goes so far as to think that she expressed an intention or vow of virginity, to which she purposed to remain faithful even after having heard the angelic message. Let us examine the text: What is Mary's response? Listen to the voice of the pure Virgin. Did Mary remain a perpetual virgin? The Virginity of Mary. Question Do you believe Mary was a virgin her entire life? Many Catholics I talk to believe she was a virgin forever. Answer Mary was a . If Mary made this vow to perpetual virginity, she would have had to ask, "How can this be, since I will never know a man?