Author Archives | Jennifer Kane

App lets you listen to hours of (almost) Blessed Fulton Sheen audio recordings

If canonized, he will become the first American-born male to be declared a saint. Venerable Fulton Sheen made it one step closer today with the Vatican announcement of the pope’s approval of a miracle attributed to the beloved 20th century American televangelist. This paves the way for his beatification (which has yet to be scheduled). […]

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Almost-Saint Cardinal Newman has an app!

We will soon have a new saint who already has an app devoted to his sermons! Pope Francis announced that on October 13, 2019 Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman will be canonized. A Roman Catholic cardinal, scholar, and founder of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in England, Cardinal Newman is best known as one of […]

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Dragging your feet getting to Confession/Holy Communion before the Easter Season runs out? This app can help!

The picture of that sign is from a confessional in my home parish where a lot of Catholics scurry to get to confession this time of year. Here’s why. We’re called to receive Holy Communion at least once a year during the Easter Season, and since we should go to Confession to be in a […]

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A daily Rosary is just what your Mother ordered- and we’ve got the apps!

The idea of praying a Rosary each day might seem overwhelming. But it is what Our Lady has asked of us. To help out, we’ve found great Rosary apps that you can load on your phone or tablet so you’ve always got one with you, no matter what. May is the month of Mary, our […]

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Catholic APPtitude is a lay Carmelite apostolate

Our website made news in an unusual corner of Catholic World. Tip of the hat to the Carmel Clarion, a magazine for Secular Discalced Carmelites here in the U.S. Their latest issue mentioned our website cataloging quality Catholic apps as a unique apostolate from yours truly. Secular Carmelites are called to engage in contemplative prayer […]

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Free apps offer live coverage of Pope’s Easter message

On your mobile device you can catch LIVE coverage of Pope Francis’ Easter morning Mass, (4:00 am Eastern; 10 a.m. Rome time), from St. Peter’s Square, followed at 6:00am Eastern with the pope’s blessing “urbi et orbi” (the city and the world). This message is delivered from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica. Enjoy […]

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Two apps designed for Good Friday

At no other time of the year do two apps focus so passionately on one day. Good Friday draws our attention to the Passion of Jesus AND the first day of the Divine Mercy Novena. Let’s look at two fine apps that immerse you into the mystery of this day of our salvation. And yes, […]

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Read the New Testament in 40 days with audio Bible app’s reading plan

The Bible has been transformed into an audio experience engaging your imagination in exhilarating ways. And now you can have that experience coupled with a reading plan that will take you through the entire New Testament in 40 days (think Lent) by serving the text to you on your mobile device AND reading it to […]

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Top Lent Apps for 2019

Browse our choice of best Lent apps for this year! Lent begins Wednesday, March 6, so you’ll want to spend time browsing these intelligent, Gospel-based ideas for living the season in such a way as to foster a more loving response to our neighbor and bring us closer to God. Enjoy subtle, gentle ways that […]

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siLENT

Scratching your head over what to do for Lent?  How about setting your mobile devices to stop bothering you so much! This year you may want to think about making good, old-fashioned silence an integral part of your Lenten experience.  Pope Francis, in reflecting on the importance of silence, noted that God’s plan of salvation always includes moments of mystery and quiet. “Silence […]

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