Is Saying "Oh My God" Breaking The Second Commandment?


#1

This phrase is used so often today, and i’m just wondering if this would be considered taking the lords name in vain if it’s not said with anger?


#2

Dear Steven,

No it is not breaking the second commandment unless you intend to dishonor God by saying it. It can even be a prayer, if you want it to.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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