Missal apps: the most popular Catholic apps searched

It was the #1 search term on Catholic APPtitude in 2016: “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: ...

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Some of the best Lent apps out there: Give space and time on your mobile device to God

Catholic app developers have been pretty creative in producing quality apps which ...

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)

Received a new smart phone or tablet for Christmas? You have by now ...

Latest posts on Catholic apps and other digital media

100th Anniversary of Fatima: special app for Consecration to Mary

May 13, 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. One of the best ways to prepare for this great 100th anniversary is to engage in the 33-day retreat based on St. Louis de Montfort’s classic Total Consecration to Mary. The consecration preparation begins April 10th and ends 33 days later on the Feast of Our Lady of […]

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Three powerful Good Friday apps: two free and one half price this week!

Looking to squeeze more out of your Easter Triduum experience? Here are three app recommendations designed to help you do just that. Of course, these wonderful apps can be used all year long, but they hold particular significance during Holy Week and especially on Good Friday. [FYI..This.photo is of the famous statue that St. Teresa of Avila wrote […]

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Pope suggests: Treat your Bible like you treat your cell phone

“What would happen if we treated the Bible like we treat our cellphone. Think about this. The Bible always with us, close to us!” That’s the question posed by Pope Francis to pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square on the First Sunday of Lent. Excerpt from from CNA/EWTN News: “During the forty days of Lent, as Christians […]

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Lent Apps: not all are updated for 2017. We’ll keep you posted.

Our tremendous collection of quality apps created for the season of Lent can be found on our Lent Apps page. However, some of those apps specific to the calendar of 2017 are not updated as of this posting. So, please be patient; we will have those updates linked as we get closer to Ash Wednesday (March […]

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Watch March for Life LIVE on mobile app

Watch the WORLD’S LARGEST MARCH FOR LIFE in Washington DC on Jan.27 via your mobile device or computer. Simply download EWTN’s free app. To watch on your computer, go to this link and click “Watch Live” button. Of course, you can watch it on television on EWTN. EWTN Radio or TV Live or Video on Demand (free) iOS | Android | Kindle […]

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Engage in the Life of the Church with a Liturgical Calendar app

The start of a new liturgical year in the Roman Catholic calendar is always the first Sunday of Advent. If you’d like a liturgical calendar to help you engage in the life of the Church a little bit more, take a look at what the digital Catholic world offers! We will look at two formats of Liturgical Roman Catholic Calendars regular Digital to […]

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Novena App from US bishops gathers thousands to pray for life

9 Days for Life Apple | Android With this free app, you can join the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops‘ annual Novena For Life which begins January 21! You and thousands of Catholics across the country will gather (digitally) in prayer to end abortion. The novena–nine consecutive days of special prayers for a particular cause–begins Saturday, January 21 and ends January 29, […]

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In the New Year, expect to see more tablets and other electronic devices in church

Check out the digital tablet the choir master used at St. Peter’s Basilica during the Vespers and Te Deum on New Year’s Eve with Pope Francis. We should not be amazed to see such devices used more and more in our churches. Practical. Backlit. Easy to read with resizable text. Portable. And now we can […]

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Begin the New Year with a Marian App on your mobile device

Feast days honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary are celebrated in some form each month of the year in the Roman Catholic calendar. We begin January 1 with the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. So, let’s look at three great Marian apps out there that can help you to foster a deeper devotion to Our Lady who […]

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To celebrate 100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions, New 365 Days of Mary app launched

We hope to see more apps like this introduced into the Catholic app world as we prepare to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima in 2017 (May through October). Our Sunday Visitor followed up their popular 365 days of Mercy app (designed for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy) with 365 Days With […]

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