Tag Archives: free Catholic apps

Apps offer Stations of the Cross you can pray at home

With so many churches closed this Lent during the COVID-19 pandemic, plenty of apps are out there to help you pray the Stations of the Cross at home. This centuries-old devotion invites us to literally walk with Jesus during his Passion and Death, stopping at key moments to meditate and pray. At each of the […]

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Get Angelus App for the Solemnity of the Annunciation

You may remember church bells ringing three times a day: morning, noon and night. In many places in the world, they still do. For centuries, it was to alert Christians to pray the Angelus prayer those three times a day. You should pray this too, and the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord (March 25) […]

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Rosary app designed to help you concentrate

Each virtual bead is a different work of art depicting the mystery you’re praying. Works like a charm!

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FREE trial upgrade for world-class Catholic Bible study app

With the new academic year upon us, biblical scholars (and even the rest of us) are looking for powerful resources to help take that deep dive into the Word of God. Not all Bible study apps are created equally. Skip the rest and download the world’s most advanced resource in the digital Catholic realm!  Verbum  (Free […]

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App lets you listen to hours of (almost) Blessed Fulton Sheen audio recordings

UPDATE: Beatification set for December 21, 2019 in Peoria, Illinois (USA). If canonized, he will become the first American-born male to be declared a saint. Venerable Fulton Sheen made it one step closer today with the Vatican announcement of the pope’s approval of a miracle attributed to the beloved 20th century American televangelist. This paves […]

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Almost-Saint Cardinal Newman has an app!

We will soon have a new saint who already has an app devoted to his sermons! Pope Francis announced that on October 13, 2019 Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman will be canonized. A Roman Catholic cardinal, scholar, and founder of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in England, Cardinal Newman is best known as one of […]

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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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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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