Latest posts on Catholic apps and other digital media

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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To celebrate 100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions, New 365 Days of Mary app launched

We hope to see more apps like this introduced into the Catholic app world as we prepare to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima in 2017 (May through October). Our Sunday Visitor followed up their popular 365 days of Mercy app (designed for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy) with 365 Days With […]

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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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