Archive | November, 2015

New Liturgical Year: Good time to get a digital Catholic Calendar!

“To be Catholic is to have a faith that marks our hours, counts our days, and measures our months and seasons.” In his book, The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics, Cardinal Donald Wuerl (Washington, DC) writes of the significance of the many seasons and celebrations in course of a year which Catholics […]

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Bible apps for Bible Week

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops established National Bible Week from November 15–21, 2015 in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, Dei Verbum. This is a great time to load a Bible app onto your mobile device. The Word of God is ALWAYS with you when you have a […]

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Advent Apps

Prepare for Christmas wiith a little Advent devotion on-the-go! Loading Advent apps on your mobile device is part of the season’s preparations–right up there with setting out your Advent wreath. Here are our top Advent mobile app picks for 2015. And, yes, they include Advent wreaths.   Pray-As-You-Go offers its popular audio Advent Retreat. This digital audio retreat is available […]

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An Audio/Video Prayer for France

Immerse yourself in prayer amidst the flickering candles and a beautiful rendition of the Our Father in this short video featuring images from Lisieux, home of the co-patroness of France, St. Therese of Lisieux. I created this a while back as a prayer meditation. This is a good time to resurrect it for France. St. Therese, shower […]

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Free Year of Mercy App

365 Days to Mercy  (Free) Apple and Android. Our Sunday Visitor is offering its free Year of Mercy app to help you in your journey through this special jubilee year designated by Pope Francis. The official Year of Mercy is December 8, 2015 to November 20, 2016, but daily inspiration, stories, and news will be in the […]

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All Souls Month-Purgatory App helps foster devotion to pray for the departed

The month of November is traditionally a time to honor and pray for the departed souls, especially those who may have no one to pray for them. So let us take a look at an app designed to help us do just that. Catholic Meditations on Purgatory App  (Free) iOS only. Ideal for the month of All Souls and […]

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3 glorious hours of Psalms in English chant

Need to get grounded psychologically and spiritually and emotionally? Dive into the Psalms in all their glory in fine English chant. This is a sublime collection of audio recordings (via YouTube) of enchanting renditions of the Psalms chanted by various choirs from the United Kingdom. Some days you just need to swim in GLOR-I-OUS. Happy Sunday […]

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