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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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#1 source listing top Catholic apps

Catholic Apptitude We’re an online community created to serve the needs of people ...
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Arabic version of iBreviary launched to help Christians bypass censorship

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

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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 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 of […]

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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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Photo: Catholic Telegraph--Superintendent of Catholic Schools Jim Rigg, right, and Elder Principal Tom Otten take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday, Aug. 21. Their donations will go to the John Paul II Medical Research Institute in Iowa. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)

Archdiocese calls for redirecting ice bucket proceeds to research institutes compatible with Catholic teaching on life

Funds raised from this ice-bucket dump yesterday go to the JPII Medical Research Institute, not ALS Association. Superintendent of Catholic Schools Jim Rigg, right, and Elder Principal Tom Otten take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday, Aug. 21. Their donations will go to the John Paul II Medical Research Institute in Iowa. (CT Photo/John Stegeman) […]

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For Feast of Assumption, check out Mary App

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a joyous feast in which to alert you to Mary App (Free) iOS [Android should follow] The Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception who brought you the Divine Mercy app have produced a full-resource Marian app that is one of the best in the marketplace. Our Blessed Mother is a big topic, so developers broke the […]

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Saint Name App helps to choose a great name for your great kid

Do children have to be baptized with saints names in the Catholic Church? The answer is in the Code of Canon Law which you can readily find on the free Laudate app under “Vatican Documents.”  But The Deacon’s Bench answer includes the citation and explanation in lay terms: Can.  855 Parents, sponsors, and the pastor are to […]

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What are the Pope’s most popular Tweets so far?

It might surprise you what gets re-tweeted around the world. Video report rom Rome Reports. Pope Francis’ tweets can also be accessed through the free Pope App.

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Rosary sticker for your cell phone

This is a Rosary Sticker with indented “beads” which you can affix to your mobile device. $3.50 (US) with free shipping. Great idea from uCatholic Store. Just wondering…can I achieve the same thing (although convex) by daubing dots of nail polish in this configuration on the back-side cover of my cell phone? Hummm…

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Time to grab dot Name? New domain extensions include .Church

We are all familiar with domain extensions like .com and .org and .net. Did you know that 522 NEW domain extensions are out there or will be launched soon? This is a big deal since these extensions are now (or will be) actual words relevant to the organization’s topic. Soon you’ll see these extensions in […]

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New Christian symbol?

Iraqi Muslims using social media to denounce Christian persecution

Nun (ن) We may have a new Christian symbol in the making. Seriously. Some of the oldest Christian communities in the world are facing extinction in Iraq and Syria. In Mosul, this ominous Arabic letter (nun) is painted on Christian homes, marking them for takeover. According to reports, it means “Nasrani,” or Nazarene, a word commonly used for Christians, and they […]

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Pope Catholic App

Update your PopeApp to 2.0

Pope App (Free) iOS and Android  has been updated with enhanced navigation. Check out the video below. But the navigation still does not include an organized presentation of the pope’s messages by category (speeches, homilies, writings etc.) because everything is presented chronologically. So you still can’t search accordingly or jump to the category you choose to read. For that […]

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