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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 ...

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confession apps

Confession apps help walk you through the doors of mercy

Are you apprehensive about going to confession? Don’t be. Confession apps are ...
Catholic Lent apps

Lent Apps assist your 40-day journey to Easter

Pope Francis describes Lent as a “time of grace” and invites everyone to ...
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#1 source listing top Catholic apps

Did you receive a nifty digital mobile device for Christmas and want ...

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Ashtag Ash Wednesday

#Ashtag selfie of your forehead wanted today

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 […]

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March For Life 2015

With 1/3 of their generation missing, young people express #WhyWeMarch

One-third of this generation is missing. That’s one reason so many young people attended the annual #MarchForLife, as we read in the tweets from this year’s March (January 22) in Washington, DC. Although it’s been 42 years since the Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion in the US, the crowds are not aging. In fact, they’re […]

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9Days4Life

US Bishops offer app for Nine Days for Life Novena: Begins January 17

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, […]

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Start the new year with a Marian app

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 […]

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Looking for a Catholic church for Christmas Mass? One Parish can help!

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 […]

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Popes Pius and iPieta Catholic app

Time for Pius IX, Feast of Immaculate Conception, iPieta and a nifty clock

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 […]

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Something to ponder for Advent: Mary, did you know?

Use this music video as your Lectio Divina today to kick-start the season of Advent. Mindblowing.

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Advent Apps bring the season’s journey to your mobile device

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 […]

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Liturgical-Calendar

Liturgical season begins anew! Time to get a digital Liturgical Calendar

“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 […]

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All Souls month: Purgatory app fosters important devotion

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 […]

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