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The 500th anniversary of the birth of St. Teresa of Ávila is on March 28, 2015. The 16th century spiritual master and Doctor of the Church is famous for her witty words of wisdom and practical advice on prayer and Christian living. Now, you can get her inspirational messages delivered to you daily on a free smartphone calendar app […]
Find harmony between liturgy and daily life, Pope instructs on 50th anniversary of liturgy in language of the people
The most popular app category accessed by users here at Catholic Apptitude is Roman Catholic Missal apps. Over the weekend, Pope Francis marked the 50th anniversary of the first papal Mass using a missal which included a new language– the language of the people in the pews. Formerly, Roman Catholic liturgy was celebrated almost exclusively in Latin. […]
Saints are not just priests and nuns. They are laypeople too, and this October we should see, for the first time in the history of the Catholic Church, a married couple canonized as saints. We hope all those apps which include Saint of the Day and liturgical calendars will be updated to include this special […]
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.