Holy: specially recognized as or declared sacred by religious use or authority; consecrated
This first definition meets the OP as the "holiness" is applied and is not intrinsic.
Holy: having a spiritually pure quality:
I'm not sure I know what "spiritually pure" means. I'm assuming it refers to the motives and actions of thinking agents that meet some sort of standard. Though, what metric is used for that standard - and how you tell "spiritually pure" actions from "spiritually impure" actions - is beyond me. But something tells me it's going to be an entirely subjective and extremely broad standard.
I do quite like this definition though. Probably comes closest to my use of the word -
Holy: inspiring fear, awe, or grave distress: