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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 ...

Missal apps offer the Roman Missal (Ordinary and Extraordinary Form) in a variety of user-friendly, east-to-read formats for your digital mobile devices.

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

This blog post was Reprinted in Catholic Anchor (Archdiocese of Anchorage, AK) Let’s be blunt. Most fellow pew-sitters will downright question your sense of decency if you pull out your smart ...

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Historic canonization announced: Married couple, parents of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

UPDATE Their relics are on display for veneration in Philadelphia Sept. 21-24, 2015! Saints ...
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Confession apps help walk you through the doors of mercy

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

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St. Therese and St. Francis–two spiritual giants celebrated this week

We celebrate two of the world’s most beloved saints this week–St. Thérèse of Lisieux (October 1) and St. Francis of Assisi (October 4). Time to break open some mobile apps (and other media resources) that can help us get better acquainted with these two spiritual giants popular with Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Saint of the Day ($2.99) iOS  St. Anthony Messenger’s most popular Web feature since […]

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Theme announced for World Communications Day

Announce the Mercy of God! (And mind your language and gestures when you’re in the process). That’s the basis of the theme of the next World Communications Day which is Communication and Mercy: A Fruitful Encounter. According to today’s Vatican Radio report, this year’s theme was chosen to coincide with the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, the Holy […]

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Pope Emoji adds cartoon Pope Francis to your social media conversation

Text and tweet about His Holiness with Pope Emoji, a free keyboard app of animated GIFs and stickers devoted to the character, Pope Francis. We’re talking 52 pope-themed stickers and 14 animated GIFs with a cartoon pope in various settings appropriate to his historic visit to the United States, September 22-27. And it’s pretty popular. In just four days since its September 10 […]

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Free apps for Papal Visit to U.S. and World Meeting of Families in Philly

Let’s take a look at three free mobile apps are out there to help you navigate the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to the United States.  Even if you’re not traveling to the venues September 22 to 27, these apps can be useful to access information, schedules, live and on-demand video–even real-time video captions served on your mobile […]

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Free Catholic apps: a couple of myths and a caution

Who doesn’t like free apps, especially if they’re Catholic? Here at Catholic Apptitude, we try to include free apps in all of our categories IF we find they are worth your consideration.  Before you dive into those freebies, let’s first dispel a couple of myths about free apps and then consider a practical warning. Myth: You get what […]

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How to blend two photos

Get the free mobile app, Adobe Photoshop Mix for iOS or Android. Select two photos to blend. Follow directions on the app .Lower the opacity (on the slider) for the top photo. Carry on. 

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Recover valuable memories: How to transfer VHS tapes to digital video

Parishes and families: it’s time to work on rescuing your archived video tapes. This $75 gizmo is all you need between a VCR and your computer to save your archived VHS videos from oblivion! Check out the how-to video.

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Finally! We can un-send email

It’s probably the number-one wish for our email programs–the ability to UN-send email we regret we shot off in haste. Suffering from email remorse, we frantically Google search a means to snatch that message out of cyberspace only find out that there really is no way to reel in email once it’s sent. But now there’s a LITTLE help out there. Google Mail recently added […]

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Pope’s Laudato Si Encyclical on Pope App

The Free Pope App serves up the entire text of Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment, Laudato Si: On the Care of Our Common Home.

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Summer reading on your cell phone

You are only a few clicks away from having a fist-full of spiritual classics on your phone to read.

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