Archive | July, 2016

FINAL DAY to download free DOCAT book–gift of Pope

After today (final day of World Youth Day) the digital book will be about $5.50 as an in-app purchase, according to information on the DOCAT app.  This is a brand new youth catechism based on the social teachings of the Catholic Church. “Do”Cat’s emphasis is putting our faith in action, particularly in light of the Church’s social teachings. […]

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Reminder: DOCAT digital book offered FREE until end of World Youth Day

Pope Francis is offering the brand new book on the social teachings of the Catholic Church as a free gift (digital download) until the end of World Youth Day (July 31, 2016). After that, it becomes an in-app purchase. The English paperback version of DOCAT for the United States is $16.96. ALERT – You must download the […]

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Be a digital pilgrim-Apps following World Youth Day

Want to follow World Youth Day events in Poland from your mobile device July 25-31? Join in the spiritual journey as a digital pilgrim with three apps we have found in the past to be quite remarkable at providing information, schedules, live and on-demand video and timely news served on your smartphone or tablet. We add a new app to the list at the end […]

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World Youth Day Pilgrim App

UPDATE: The iOS version of this app is not linked at this time on the official web site. But you can get it on iTunes. Happily, it is available in English, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Russian, German and  Ukrainian. Switching the app to English was a stubborn exercise. Select the language and then re-start […]

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Pope to give World Youth Day pilgrims DoCat app

DOCAT (free) Apple | Android in English, German, Polish. This is a FREE book (DOCAT) contained in the app. After World Youth Day, the book becomes an in-app purchase. To jump-start a global movement to engage young people in the social doctrine of the Church, Pope Francis will share a brand new app for free to attendees at the […]

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Pokémon Go takes players to churches? Plan your response.

We are hearing on social media that some players are entering churches to find virtual Pokémon at the prompting of their Pokémon Go smartphone game. What are you hearing? How shall we respond, church people? Game on. Here’s an idea…Be welcoming. Encourage reverence by asking for MERCY for the object they seek to destroy. You have votive […]

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Pope Emoji offers World Youth Day update

Just in time for World Youth Day in Poland, Pope Emoji [Free Apple | Android] added new stickers! These are whimsical cartoon characters of Pope Francis designed to add a joyful message to your texts or tweets. This updated collection includes pope eating pierogi, St. Faustina, pope embracing St. John Paul II, pope waving Polish flag and […]

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Summer reading on your tablet or phone

Did you know that you are only a few clicks away from reading life-changing spiritual books this summer? Thousands of e-book titles are available to read right off your mobile device, including your cell phone! Many of those titles are free, and you don’t need an expensive e-reader (such as a Kindle device) as your cell phone probably […]

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