catholic apps-reference

Look who recommends Catholic Apptitude as a resource for finding Catholic apps

Catholic Apptitude is proud to have been referenced in Vatican Insider [in La Stampa magazine], the US Bishops’ Conference web site, the Archdiocese of Chicago’s web site as a resource ...

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Pope encourages reading Bible ‘by any means’ including mobile phones and tablets!

At last Sunday’s Angelus (6 April 2014), Pope Francis gave away books of Gospels to thousands in St. Peter’s Square. Among his points about the importance of reading the Gospel: During the ...

I use iMissal app during Mass. It's held up for the photo (taken before Mass, of course) but normally it's in my lap. The screen isn't as bright as this photo shows.

Beyond “silent” mode: Etiquette for using your cell phone in church

  Let’s be blunt. Most fellow pew-sitters will downright question your sense of decency if you pull out your smart phone during Mass and gaze at the screen. Etiquette is ...



#1 source listing top Catholic apps

Catholic Apptitude We’re an online community created to serve the needs of people ...

Arabic version of iBreviary launched to help Christians bypass censorship

iBreviary, one of the world’s leading apps providing the texts for the Liturgy ...

Read great Catholic eBooks on your cell phone: A guide to get you started

“The purpose of our lives as Catholics is to become saints. By ...


Priest Prophet King catechetical series

Just Released: Fr. Barron’s NEW series Priest, Prophet, King

It’s here! From the creators of the wildly popular series, Catholicism, a NEW six-part study program from Father Robert Barron, Priest, Prophet, King. From the producers: “Through this presentation of Priest, Prophet, King, you will better understand Jesus, become more familiar with Scripture, and realize your own priestly, prophetic, and kingly mission.” Like the Catholicism series, it […]

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Passion app ideal for today’s Exaltation of Holy Cross feast

Meditation on the Passion of our Lord is not something just for the season of Lent. Today, on this Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, we venerate the instrument of our salvation. This is a great day to look at the Passion of Jesus app ($1.99) iOS, designed to help you develop a tender daily devotion to […]

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Royal baby is a baby

Royals, a BABY and an app to help with Natural Family Planning

With the announcement confirming the Duchess of Cambridge’s second pregnancy (that’s Kate Middleton, for we Americans), LifeSiteNews is reporting that worldwide media is acknowledging a baby is a baby. #RoyalBaby was a hot trending topic on Twitter. That’s a nice win for the cause of human dignity. And while we’re on the topic of human reproduction, let’s […]

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Apple Watch apps

New Apple Watch introduces micro-mini format for Catholic App developers to ponder

Catholic App developers are taking note of the new (and yummy-looking!) Apple Watch announced today. Using Apple WatchKit, third-party developers can create apps for this wildly miniaturized format. Watch app parters introduced today include Twitter, American Airlines (check in using your watch), City Mapper, BMW (find where you parked your car), Pinterest, Starwood Hotels (unlock your room with a […]

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Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s cause of canonization ground to a halt by Archdiocese of NY

UPDATE New York archdiocese responds -includes family objections-(read Fr Z’s commentary) and then Peoria diocese counters (H/T Deacon’s Bench) with its response. Talk about Habeas Corpus! Can you hear Venerable Sheen’s legendary laugh? Wow! We realize that Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen was not known to have enjoyed good relations with the Archdiocese of New York. But one wonders if today’s turn […]

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Bishop Richard Malone of Diocese of Buffalo (NY) sends his first tweet

Catholic Apptitude’s Bishop Malone joins Tweeting world

Today we welcome my bishop, Richard Malone of the Diocese of Buffalo (NY), to the Tweeting world! @BishopRJMalone We encourage our bishops to jump into digital evangelization like Bishop Malone. His first tweet was real simple. And folks, that’s all it needs to be. “My first #tweet. A really happy day at SS. Peter & […]

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Lectio Divina in digital format for your mobile device

Digital Lectio Divina–encounter the Word using your mobile device

Lectio Divina is a particular form of prayer/meditation in which you read, reflect and pray over Scripture. It literally means, “Divine Reading.” Practiced by Christians for centuries, Lectio Divina isn’t just reading words. It is an encounter with the Word of God–an encounter with Christ through the words of Scripture. You can choose any Scripture […]

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Catholic marriage

Pope to wed 20 couples in September– Marriage apps anyone?

Pope Francis announced Aug. 29 that he will preside at a wedding Mass of 20 couples on September 14. Of course, that date is the Feast of Triumph of the Holy Cross. Irony? A little papal humor? Perhaps those planning for marriage could use a little preparation with the aid of an app. Here are […]

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Virtual Choir of Carmelites–digitally gathered from around the world–makes world premiere

Have you ever seen/heard a VIRTUAL choir entirely created on the internet? Check out this video released TODAY after its world premiere last night in San Jose, California. In this you will hear members of the Discalced Carmelite Order from all over the world–nuns, friars and seculars– singing together to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the birth […]

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Word on Fire web site gets a makeover

In case you missed it this past week, Word on Fire Ministries has been upgraded, improved and enhanced. That means one of the top web presences for Catholic evangelization and catechetics is easier to navigate, easier to search and easier to read (automatically formats to your device). Check out their video overview explaining the eye candy […]

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