Latest posts on Catholic apps and other digital media


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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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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