Latest posts on Catholic apps and other digital media

Victory over pornography-Victory app can help

Okay. Pornography doesn’t seem to be a subject that pairs up well with the joys of the Advent season. But when you think about it, a big part of the preparation for Christmas  includes a desire for substantial change in a particular area of our life. Pornography is a pernicious arena of battle that CAN be won. And […]

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Liturgical colors for smart people (not dummies)

For many weeks, your priests have been in green vestments, but that all changes this weekend. With the Season of Advent, we notice our church sanctuary (and our Advent Apps!) awash in purple. MyParish App even offers a dressed-up background screen in Advent purple.  That is because the colors change for the new Liturgical Season which begins the first […]

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Top Advent Apps to help in your journey towards Christmas

No Santas or snowmen here. These apps are about the serious business of preparing for the birth of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Are you ready to take this on? Here are some of the best apps out there for Advent 2016. Xt3 Advent Calendar 2016 (Free) For Apple iPhone;  Apple iPad and Android phone, Android tablet. Brought to you by the […]

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Praying for the dearly departed-this app helps!

During this Jubilee Year of Mercy (ending Nov. 20), we are called to incorporate works of mercy into our lives. One of the Spiritual Works of Mercy is to pray for the dead. We highlight an app designed specifically for that purpose. Beginning with the Feast of All Souls, the month of November is traditionally a time […]

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Get to know your Saints with Saint apps

Put a halo on your jack-o-lantern because they go together! Yep. The word, Halloween, has a specific meaning tied with the Roman Catholic Church’s feast day of All Saints (Nov. 1) or, officially, the Solemnity of All Saints.  The feast is also called All Hallows or Hallowmas,  “Hallows” meaning “saints,” and “mas” meaning “Mass.” The night before (Halloween) is the “Vigil or Eve of All Hallows.” The […]

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Rosary Apps for Phones and Tablets

For the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (and October is Rosary month) we have collected some of the better rosary apps out there in a variety of styles with a mix of features covering different mobile formats and price ranges. Some of these apps come at the recommendation of members in our Catholic Apptitude community. First…Click here for […]

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Passion of Jesus app half off and on the Watch

In honor of the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross  (September 14) developers of the  Passion of Jesus app  [iOS | Android] have reduced the price in half–from $1.99 USD to $.99 cents until September 21. In addition to the sale, its developer, Benedict Xavier, announces that the app is now available for the Apple Watch. This is most […]

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Voter Alert prompts a closer look at Catholic political apps

Here in the Diocese of Buffalo (New York | United States), we received a “Voter Alert” message via the diocesan Facebook page last week: With the election season in full swing, you may be receiving political mailings from outside organizations with the word ‘Catholic’ in the title. Bishop Richard J. Malone wants to remind all of […]

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New Marian app transforms your cell phone to a refuge of peace and consolation

Looking to ignite your prayer life? Since today is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, let us introduce you to a brand NEW Marian app designed to help you move beyond rote prayer of words to prayer of the heart. As you might suspect, Mary is your guide. Brought to you by the the Redemptorists-Denver, Mary Pray […]

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Listen to interview with Catholic APPtitude founder live August 15 on Radio Maria

I’ll be speaking about the world of Catholic apps LIVE August 15 on Radio Maria (U.S.) during the program, Carmelite Conversations. Hosted by Mark Danis and Frances Harry, this weekly program centers on Carmelite Spirituality and its application to our daily lives. It airs at 7pm Eastern Standard Time and lasts one hour. While we will talk about mobile apps […]

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