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Don’t wipe off that black smudge from your forehead today without first taking a selfie shot and posting it to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #Ashtag. Welcome to #Ashtag Wednesday, a social media trend that started last year, and now the US bishops are joining the event by sponsoring a contest. The marketing arm of […]
9 Days for Life (Free) iOS and Android – With this app, you can join the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops‘ annual Novena For Life which begins January 17! You and thousands of Catholics across the country will gather (digitally) in prayer to end abortion. The novena–nine consecutive days of special prayers for a particular cause–begins Saturday, […]
Feast days honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary are celebrated in some form each month of the year in the Roman Catholic calendar. We begin January 1 with the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. So, let’s look at a couple great Marian apps out there that can help you to foster a deeper devotion to […]
You want to go to Christmas Mass this week but don’t know which Catholic church to attend? You’re not alone. Research shows that as many as half of all Catholics in the United States aren’t actively involved in a parish. The app, One Parish, is designed to help connect Catholics with a parish, even if […]
What time is it? Seven past Pius X. What does this clock featuring all 12 Popes Pius have to do with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary? Dig through your iPieta app (one of our “must have” apps for your mobile device). Look under the “Veritas” tab. There you’ll find significant documents (in […]
Use this music video as your Lectio Divina today to kick-start the season of Advent. Mindblowing.
From digital Advent wreaths for your mobile device to Advent calendars to daily retreats, we showcase some of the better quality Advents apps out there to help you in your journey following the true Star in this season of Hope. Traditional Advent Calendar XT3 Advent Calendar 2014 (Free) iOS, Android Your personal Advent journey begins with a traditional Advent […]
“To be Catholic is to have a faith that marks our hours, counts our days, and measures our months and seasons.” In his new book, The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics, Cardinal Donald Wuerl (Washington, DC) writes of the significance of the many seasons and celebrations in course of a year which […]
Did you know? Catholics in many countries make it a tradition on All Saints’ Day to gather at a local cemetery and decorate the graves with flowers or wreaths in anticipation of All Souls’ Day, which occurs on November 2. The month of November is traditionally a time to honor and pray for the departed souls who […]