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In Mark 4, we read how Jesus used the technology of his day to reach a wider audience.

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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Access your parish with a single tap using a Parish App

We explain what makes a parish app so useful and helpful in keeping in touch with your parish AND your spiritual life! We explore the most popular in the U.S., My Parish App.

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Confession Apps help with every step towards Mercy

Almost half of Catholics in America never go to Confession (Confession by Patrick Carey). Are you apprehensive about going to confession? Don’t be. Confession apps are ready to help make your experience in the confessional box less awkward and more transformative. It really is a most transformative and grace-filled adventure to go through the process of a […]

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