Missal apps: the most popular Catholic apps searched

It was the #1 search term on Catholic APPtitude last year: “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

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 ...

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

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

The Word of God is ALWAYS with you when you have a ...

Best Liturgy of the Hours apps for your phone or tablet

No more page flipping, ribbon setting, book hauling or calendar watching for ...

Essential Catholic apps for your phone or tablet (or watch)

All the content below is up to date. The posted date above ...

Latest posts on Catholic apps and other digital media

Free app helps you navigate March for Life 2019

Attendees for the 2019 March for Life on January 18 can enjoy the added resource of a free app to help them navigate the annual Washington DC mega-event for the more than 100,000 who attend. March for Life 2019 Apple | Android provides a complete schedule of events surrounding the day before and day of […]

Continue Reading

With app, you can easily join the national novena to end abortion

Despite the government shutdown, the annual March for Life will take place in Washington, DC on January 18.  An app created just for this important event makes it easy for you to join in the national prayer Novena surrounding the march. 9 Days for Life  Apple| Android  With this free app developed by the United States […]

Continue Reading

Top Advent Apps for 2018

Prepare for Christmas with a little Advent devotion on-the-go! No Santas or snowmen here. These apps are about the serious business of preparing for the birth of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Are you ready to take this on? Here are some of the best mobile apps out there for Advent 2018. Xt3 Advent […]

Continue Reading

Mass in Latin? An Extraordinary app for the Extraordinary Form

A big prayer rally this week in Baltimore for Catholic laity near the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ meeting venue features a day of prayer and adoration and Mass–in the Extraordinary Form. This means that while the Mass is Roman Catholic, it is not the form of Mass you may be used to (Ordinary Form). […]

Continue Reading

Catholic Liturgical Calendars help engage you in the spiritual life of the Church

Snow is falling in the northeast and, can you believe it? Time for a new liturgical calendar for your phone or tablet. The start of a new liturgical year is always the first Sunday of Advent which falls on December 2 this year in the Roman Catholic calendar. If you’d like a liturgical calendar to help you engage in the life of […]

Continue Reading

Think Advent with these free background images for your phone

Here’s a clever idea to turn your mind to Jesus –80 times a day! That’s the average number of times people unlock their phone. So before you even get to your favorite Catholic app, you can encounter sacred art depicting Christ and the Holy Family this Advent. It’s a gift from the folks at Ascension! […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading