Archive | February, 2016

Season for Confession (Lent) and these apps can help!

It’s Lent AND the Year of Mercy–an ideal time to go to Confession, and many parishes are offering extended times for confession between now and Easter! Are you apprehensive about going to confession (Sacrament of Reconciliation)? Don’t be. Confession apps are ready to help make your experience in the confessional box less awkward and more transformative. […]

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Follow Pope in Mexico via Pope App (even in English)

Even though Pope Francis is speaking in his native Spanish language during his apostolic trip to Mexico, you can easily access full texts of his speeches and homilies in English, French, Italian, Portuguese (and Spanish) via The Pope App (Free) for iOS and Android. But you get even more than just text. Imagine being able […]

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Catholic APPtitude’s world-wide appeal

We want to send out the reminder that many Catholic apps come with a variety of language options which you can change in the settings. So, if you know someone looking for a Catholic app in a language other than English, check the app descriptions carefully. We try to note language options with each app. Also, be sure to […]

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Which fish is best?

In anticipation of the first Friday of Lent, we offer a reprieve of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students‘ review of fish Sandwiches from among popular fast-food establishments in the U.S. Do you agree with their top choice? Your suggestions are welcome below! As you chew on the selections, check out FOCUS’s Lentsanity app for mobile devices–an intelligent, […]

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Catholic political action apps

Political election season in the United States has officially begun. Let’s take a look at couple of free mobile apps designed to help U.S. Catholics not only make informed decisions before entering the voting booth, but learn about ways they can become involved in political issues within the country. By our baptism, Catholics are committed to following Jesus […]

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Lent app Passion of Jesus 50% off

One day left to take advantage of this sale on a powerful and creative mobile app that is suitable for use not only during Lent, but all year long. Passion of Jesus app — 50% off through Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016! Meditation on the Passion of our Lord is a particular devotion during the season of […]

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Human chain of cell phone light to greet Pope in Mexico next week

Here’s another use for cell phones… Organizers of next week’s papal visit to Mexico are planning to create a “human chain of light” to escort Pope Francis in his Popemobile along the 12-mile route from the Mexico City airport to the Vatican’s diplomatic mission. This light will be created by thousands of well-wishers along the route […]

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Syracuse Diocese links to Catholic APPtitude as Lent resource

We welcome the Diocese of Syracuse, New York which linked Catholic APPtitude on its 2016 Lent resources page on its diocesan web site.  The Syracuse diocese joins many other diocesan, parish and other Catholic web sites which use Catholic APPtitude as a valuable resource for their readers to quickly and easily find quality Catholic apps. […]

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Misericors App fosters Works of Mercy for Year of Mercy

Check out this screen shot from the mobile app, Misericors, and then take a look at this photo from the Boston Globe news story  about high school boys engaging in a dramatic corporal work of mercy. Does this not melt your heart?! That’s a big part of what the Year of Mercy is all about. Putting […]

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