Archive | September, 2015

St. Therese and St. Francis–two spiritual giants celebrated this week

We celebrate two of the world’s most beloved saints this week–St. Thérèse of Lisieux (October 1) and St. Francis of Assisi (October 4). Time to break open some mobile apps (and other media resources) that can help us get better acquainted with these two spiritual giants popular with Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Saint of the Day ($2.99) iOS  St. Anthony Messenger’s most popular Web feature since […]

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Theme announced for World Communications Day

Announce the Mercy of God! (And mind your language and gestures when you’re in the process). That’s the basis of the theme of the next World Communications Day which is Communication and Mercy: A Fruitful Encounter. According to today’s Vatican Radio report, this year’s theme was chosen to coincide with the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, the Holy […]

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Pope Emoji adds cartoon Pope Francis to your social media conversation

Text and tweet about His Holiness with Pope Emoji, a free keyboard app of animated GIFs and stickers devoted to the character, Pope Francis. We’re talking 52 pope-themed stickers and 14 animated GIFs with a cartoon pope in various settings appropriate to his historic visit to the United States, September 22-27. And it’s pretty popular. In just four days since its September 10 […]

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Free apps for Papal Visit to U.S. and World Meeting of Families in Philly

Let’s take a look at three free mobile apps are out there to help you navigate the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to the United States.  Even if you’re not traveling to the venues September 22 to 27, these apps can be useful to access information, schedules, live and on-demand video–even real-time video captions served on your mobile […]

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