Missal apps: the most popular Catholic apps searched

It was the #1 search term on Catholic APPtitude in 2017: “Catholic missal.” And no wonder. Since a missal contains all the prayers, readings and chants along with some directions (rubrics) to help us ...

Look who recommends Catholic Apptitude as a resource for finding Catholic apps

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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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Best Liturgy of the Hours apps for your phone or tablet

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Terrific Rosary Apps for your phone or tablet

October is Rosary month! We have collected some of the better rosary apps out there in a variety of styles which cover many mobile formats, languages and price ranges. They are listed in no particular order. Some of these apps come at the recommendation of members in our Catholic Apptitude community! You can read about the […]

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Checking into the Vatican to see what’s going on

These days, you may have an increased interest in what the pope has to say or what new spin the Vatican takes on emerging news– scandal upon scandal–around the world. The free Vatican News App Apple | GooglePlay is probably the best portal to access the latest in Vatican-generated reports in text and audio formats. A […]

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We removed USCCB Catholic Church App from must-have list. Here is why

UPDATE – This app which was paid for with your contributions to the communications arm of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is now defunct. To maintain the integrity of Catholic APPtitude’s “Must-Have” Catholic App list, we unceremoniously removed USA Catholic Church App (Free) Apple | Android from our list of recommendations. On this day, the Vatican released the latest Apostolic […]

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Vatican News app–new communications hub of ALL things Vatican

A recent consolidation of Vatican media has swallowed several old Vatican media outlets (including Vatican Radio and Pope App) into a new “network hub of Vatican communications” called Vatican News (Free) Apple | Android. What does that mean for the avid Catholic app user? If you have old Vatican news apps installed, some may have changed automatically to the re-branded […]

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Best Rosary Apps

Our Lady of Fatima wants us to pray a Rosary every day. To make sure you always have one at hand, download a digital rosary for your smartphone or tablet. We list some of the better ones out there on our popular Rosary page maintained and updated regularly. Check out a variety of styles which cover […]

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Divine Mercy App covers this week’s powerful devotion

The Divine Mercy Novena may be prayed any time, but Jesus asked that it especially be prayed beginning on Good Friday and ending on what is now known as Divine Mercy Sunday. Divine Mercy app (Free) Android or Apple. Jesus made his requests known to St. Faustina in the first half of the 20th century. The Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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Pope: Treat your Bible like your phone— Us: Get a Bible app for your phone!

Pope Francis asks us to treat our Bible like we treat our phone…keep it always nearby, check to see that we have it with us before leaving, look at it often…that sort of thing. Anyone with good CatholicAPPtitudeness knows to just download a Bible app! We list some of the better Catholic Bible apps out […]

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Top Lent Apps for your mobile device for 2018

Here are the best of the best Lent apps! Catholic app developers have been pretty creative in producing quality apps which help engage us in liturgical seasons like Advent, Christmas and Lent. The Lent apps we feature are filled with intelligent, Gospel-based ideas for living the season in such a way as to foster a […]

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Watch March for Life LIVE on your mobile device!

EWTN makes it possible for you to watch the 45th annual March for Life on your mobile device. Simply download the free EWTN App, sign up with email address and password, and choose Live Streams icon. Apple | Android |Kindle Fire EWTN is also live streaming on Facebook. The annual March in Washington, DC is […]

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March for Life app equips marchers for 2018 event

Marching in the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, DC? Here’s your free app! Not going? This is a handy guide with livestream video to watch at home and ability to share your words of encouragement and prayer with marchers. Apple | Android Schedules, maps, speakers, social media links, livestream video (so you can […]

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