Author Archives | Jennifer Kane

Pope suggests: Treat your Bible like you treat your cell phone

“What would happen if we treated the Bible like we treat our cellphone. Think about this. The Bible always with us, close to us!” That’s the question posed by Pope Francis to pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square on the First Sunday of Lent. Excerpt from from CNA/EWTN News: “During the forty days of Lent, as Christians […]

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Some of the best Lent apps out there: Give space and time on your mobile device to God

Catholic app developers have been pretty creative in producing quality apps which help engage us in liturgical seasons like Advent, Christmas and Lent. The Lent apps we feature are filled with 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 […]

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Lent Apps: not all are updated for 2017. We’ll keep you posted.

Our tremendous collection of quality apps created for the season of Lent can be found on our Lent Apps page. However, some of those apps specific to the calendar of 2017 are not updated as of this posting. So, please be patient; we will have those updates linked as we get closer to Ash Wednesday (March […]

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Watch March for Life LIVE on mobile app

Watch the WORLD’S LARGEST MARCH FOR LIFE in Washington DC on Jan.27 via your mobile device or computer. Simply download EWTN’s free app. To watch on your computer, go to this link and click “Watch Live” button. Of course, you can watch it on television on EWTN. EWTN Radio or TV Live or Video on Demand (free) iOS | Android | Kindle […]

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Engage in the Life of the Church with a Liturgical Calendar app

The start of a new liturgical year in the Roman Catholic calendar is always the first Sunday of Advent. If you’d like a liturgical calendar to help you engage in the life of the Church a little bit more, take a look at what the digital Catholic world offers! We will look at two formats of Liturgical Roman Catholic Calendars regular Digital to […]

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Novena App from US bishops gathers thousands to pray for life

9 Days for Life Apple | Android With this free app, you can join the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops‘ annual Novena For Life which begins January 21! 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 21 and ends January 29, […]

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Best Liturgy of the Hours apps for your phone or tablet

No more page flipping, ribbon setting, book hauling or calendar watching for you! Whether you pray this regularly already or are just starting out, the benefit to having Liturgy of the Hours on your mobile device over reading from the traditional printed breviary book is substantial. It’s at your fingertips wherever you are. The backlight and ability […]

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Essential Catholic apps for your phone or tablet (or watch)

Received a new smart phone or tablet for Christmas? You have by now set up and mastered it. Now it’s time to load it up with essential Catholic apps.  “Essential” ones are Swiss Army-type apps that come loaded with many useful resources and special features all in one package. Based on your type of device and platform, you have a […]

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In the New Year, expect to see more tablets and other electronic devices in church

Check out the digital tablet the choir master used at St. Peter’s Basilica during the Vespers and Te Deum on New Year’s Eve with Pope Francis. We should not be amazed to see such devices used more and more in our churches. Practical. Backlit. Easy to read with resizable text. Portable. And now we can […]

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Begin the New Year with a Marian App on your mobile device

Feast days honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary are celebrated in some form each month of the year in the Roman Catholic calendar. We begin January 1 with the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. So, let’s look at three great Marian apps out there that can help you to foster a deeper devotion to Our Lady who […]

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