Essential Catholic apps for your phone or tablet

We've boiled the best Catholic apps down to this essential list.

Missal apps: the most popular Catholic apps searched

[UPDATED] It was one of the most popular search terms on Catholic APPtitude in 2019: “Catholic missal.” And no wonder. Since a missal contains all the prayers, readings and chants along with some ...

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: ...

Hover mouse over Apps menu above to access our mobile app recommendations

No missals at church? No problem. Download from our top list of Roman Catholic Missal apps!

[UPDATED for 2021] Did you finally get to church only to find ...

Top Catholic Bible Apps so the word of God is always with you!

[Updated 2021] The Word of God is ALWAYS with you when you ...

Best Liturgy of the Hours apps for your phone or tablet

[Updated 2021] No more page flipping, ribbon setting, book hauling or calendar ...

Latest posts on Catholic apps and other digital media

Join Carmelites (on their app) for St John of the Cross Novena

Download the app and join the Carmelites! Novena to St. John of the Cross starts December 5. Novenas on the Carmelite Institute’s free app come in audio/video formats and offer automatic notifications so you don’t miss a day. While you have the app, consider it your unique opportunity to engage the lively intellectual and spiritual […]

Continue Reading

Top Advent apps for 2021

Prepare to enter into the true JOY of the birth of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. THIS is the Advent Season. Explore some exceptional Advent apps you can add to your phone or tablet–all designed with one thing in mind: to help you improve your relationship with Jesus. No Santas, No snowmen. No tinsel. […]

Continue Reading

Time to download a 2022 Liturgical Calendar to your phone or tablet

Having your own copy of the new year’s Liturgical Calendar adds an important component to engage your Catholic faith. Why is that? In the Catholic Church, our time is marked by the life of Christ, so our calendar intimately reflects that connection. That is why our New Year starts with the first Sunday of Advent […]

Continue Reading

iBreviary Liturgy of the Hours/Missal app gets thumbs-up updates

Automatic downloads, gorgeous fonts, brighter background, re-vamped system controls…check it out!

Continue Reading

Join the Carmelites in praying Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Starts July 7! Download the Carmelite Institute of North America’s FREE app and hit the Novena button to begin AUDIO daily prayers. Invite children to join you. Here’s a beautiful children’s video about Our Lady of Mount Carmel produced by a talented young man at my parish:

Continue Reading

No missals or hymnals in your pew? Get an e-Missal with hymns!

As we return to church on Sundays following the pandemic, chances are your missal booklet did not return (a virus transmission touchpoint). Sure, you can use a handy missal app on your mobile device and read along. Read, not sing. If you want the hymns, you have to go to the music license holder. That […]

Continue Reading

Top Lent Apps for 2021

That exhilarating feeling on Easter when you’ve just traveled a rewarding Lent. These apps can help. We only choose intelligent, Gospel-based Catholic apps designed to foster a more loving response to ourself and our neighbor which will ultimately bring us closer to God. Browse this year’s selection of the best Lent apps out there so […]

Continue Reading

Brand new update of iBreviary for Android

Brand new update to iBreviary app’s Android version released today.

Continue Reading

New Carmelite app educates as well as inspires!

Here’s a brand new hidden gem of a Catholic app designed to enlighten your soul and offer a solid education in the spirituality of Carmelite saints. Developing a rich, contemplative prayer life aiding you in spiritual union with God is the essence of Carmelite spirituality. While ancient in origin (the Carmelite Order was established in […]

Continue Reading

Top Advent Apps for 2020

We’ve compiled a list of thoughtful, intelligent apps designed to help you engage your spiritual life and draw closer to Jesus in preparation for the JOY of Christmas. Yes, we list a couple cool Advent calendars too!

Continue Reading