Missal apps: the most popular Catholic apps searched

It was the #1 search term on Catholic APPtitude in 2015: “Catholic missal.” And no wonder. Since a missal contains all the prayers, readings and chants along with some directions (rubrics) to help us ...

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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 ...

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

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 clear: ...

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Year of Mercy apps package

The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy is here! You will want to ...
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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, ...

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Pope App links text for Apostolic Exhortation; but you have to dig for it. Annoying.

The free Pope App  [Apple and Android] can, at times, be incredibly insensitive to users looking for timely information. Today is a good example.  The Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), the highly anticipated document synthesizing the work of two synods on the family in 2014 and 2015, was released earlier today. One would expect this document to be […]

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Use free EWTN app to follow coverage of Mother Angelica’s funeral

Use EWTN’s mobile app to follow this week’s coverage of the funeral of Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN). Popularly known as Mother Angelica, the foundress of the largest religious media network in the world (as well as two religious orders in the United States) passed away on Easter […]

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Continue the joy of Easter with xt3 app through Divine Mercy Sunday

Wonderful reflections and daily Scripture continue each day from now until Divine Mercy Sunday on Xt3 Lent Calendar 2016 (Free)  iPhone, iPad, Android Phone and Android Tablet. Enjoy this Advent-style calendar in which content is released for view when the day arrives. You will get videos, podcasts and articles to continue the Christian celebration of Easter. This includes messages from Pope Francis, an audio/video Way of the Cross, podcast reflections, […]

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Free Divine Mercy App for the big week ahead!

Divine Mercy Sunday (the Sunday after Easter) will be dressed with a little more splendor this year considering we are in the midst of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. This is a great time to get the free Divine Mercy App so that you can prepare not only for this coming Divine Mercy Sunday but immerse […]

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Find a local Catholic church with ease using free church-finder apps

Research shows that as many as half of all Catholics in the United States aren’t actively involved in a parish. So if you’re one of those looking for a Catholic church to attend Mass for Easter, the Catholic app world can help! This Easter, there are no excuses. If you’re looking for a Catholic church to enjoy the […]

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Pray daily with Pope Francis using ClickToPray app

Pray with Pope Francis! Did you know that each month the Pope announces his specific prayer intentions?  These prayers are generally aimed at particular challenges facing humanity and the mission of the Church. ClickToPray (Free)  Apple |  Android is designed to help people around the world to pray along with Pope Francis in these particular intentions of his. To encourage you stay engaged in daily prayer, the app gives […]

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Season for Confession (Lent) and these apps can help!

It’s Lent AND the Year of Mercy–an ideal time to go to Confession, and many parishes are offering extended times for confession between now and Easter! Are you apprehensive about going to confession (Sacrament of Reconciliation)? Don’t be. Confession apps are ready to help make your experience in the confessional box less awkward and more transformative. […]

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Follow Pope in Mexico via Pope App (even in English)

Even though Pope Francis is speaking in his native Spanish language during his apostolic trip to Mexico, you can easily access full texts of his speeches and homilies in English, French, Italian, Portuguese (and Spanish) via The Pope App (Free) for iOS and Android. But you get even more than just text. Imagine being able […]

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Catholic APPtitude’s world-wide appeal

We want to send out the reminder that many Catholic apps come with a variety of language options which you can change in the settings. So, if you know someone looking for a Catholic app in a language other than English, check the app descriptions carefully. We try to note language options with each app. Also, be sure to […]

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Which fish is best?

In anticipation of the first Friday of Lent, we offer a reprieve of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students‘ review of fish Sandwiches from among popular fast-food establishments in the U.S. Do you agree with their top choice? Your suggestions are welcome below! As you chew on the selections, check out FOCUS’s Lentsanity app for mobile devices–an intelligent, […]

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