Archive | January, 2016

Passion of Jesus app 50% off through Ash Wednesday

You have between now and Ash Wednesday (February 10) to purchase the Passion of Jesus app for half price. This sale is offered by its developer, Benedict Xavier, to encourage the devotion during the season of Lent. The ingenious app ($1.39) iOS and Android is designed to help you develop a tender daily devotion to Jesus Christ and his passion by […]

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Lent apps assist your journey towards Easter

We are revving up for the Lenten season that begins on Ash Wednesday, February 10.  As 2016 versions of mobile apps become available, we will get the links updated below. Some apps don’t update until just before Ash Wednesday each year. But they’re worth the wait! So please check back. Before you get started, check the detailed contents […]

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An app for the serious pursuit of adult Catholic faith formation

Institute of Catholic Culture (Free) iOS If an app can induce a backflip, this would be it–at least for me. Here is your opportunity to browse hundreds of hours of audio and video lectures live and on-demand on a whole host of topics related to the Catholic faith. Think of it as adult faith formation on steroids. This […]

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9 Days for Life App Novena

9 Days for Life iOS and Android With this free app, you can join the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops‘ annual Novena For Life which begins January 16! 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 16 and […]

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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 participate at Mass, it is reasonable that this useful collection of texts would be wanted on a personal digital device.  Digital missals are the wave of […]

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