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Catholic Apps

A highlight of the Year of Faith was the emphasis on the New Evangelization.  With the evolution of technology, everything is right at our fingertips through our smartphones, tablets, etc.  We can use this technology to evangelize and to grow in our spirituality daily.  

Some great Catholic applications for smartphones and tablets have been developed to aid us on our journey of faith. 
We list some of our favorite and recommended apps for everyone to download and use.
  Click the name of the app for more information.



FREE APPS



Laudate   (iOS download)   (Android download)
This is, by far, one of the best free Catholic apps on the market.  Items included in this app include: Daily Readings and Saint of the Day, the Order of the Mass, guides on praying the Rosary, the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy, and the Stations of the Cross, other prayers for various needs and occasions, a guide to Confession, the New American Bible, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and much more.


iBreviary
iBreviary is a great app to use for prayer and reflection.  Its main content includes the prayers of the Liturgy of the Hours, which the clergy pray everyday, and the laity are invited to pray as well.  Additional items included in this app includes the Daily Missal and additional prayers and rituals for various occasions.
Wherever you go, there is always a Catholic Church nearby.  Use this app to find the nearest Catholic Church in your area, along with their contact information, website, Mass times, and bulletins.  Never miss Sunday Mass, wherever you are.


EWTN
Carry EWTN with you wherever you go.  With this app, you can access and watch live streams of shows featured on the EWTN channel, the Revised Standard Version - Catholic Edition of the Bible, prayers and devotions, and the latest Catholic news.


This free app offers the readings for the Mass of each day, along with some commentary and reflection on the Gospel of the day.  This app also provides a list of any and all saints for a given day, and can be read in 10 different languages.

This free app, developed by the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception, offers information on the message and devotion of the Divine Mercy.


This free app, also developed by the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception, offers many resources regarding the Blessed Virgin Mary, from doctrines and devotions, to additional prayers and information


This free app provides a guide for celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  It helps us to examine our consciences before going to Confession, so that reflect on the sins we have committed and ask God to give us his abundant love and mercy.  **This app is NOT a substitute for actually going to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation!
PAID APPS
(Prices for apps may vary by phone and platform.)


iMissal 
Use this app as your missal, or guide, during the Mass.  It includes the readings for the Mass of each day and the entire Order of the Mass to follow along.  You can also look to the past or future for readings throughout the year.  Other supplementary material, including prayers, daily Bible verses, and a section on Catholic news, is also included.


iPieta
This app offers a plethora of prayers, from common prayers, to devotions, to prayers to the saints and for various occasions.  It also includes a Bible and a liturgical calendar listing the saints and feasts for each day's liturgy.


Prayer  (iOS only)
This app from the makers of Divine Office is one of the best apps on the market focused specifically on prayer.  It contains more than 2000 Catholic prayers in a variety of languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Latin, just to name a few.  Pray in a variety of languages, wherever you are.


Divine Office 
Participate in the recitation of the Liturgy of the Hours, the official prayer of the Church.  Listen and pray the Liturgy of the Hours on the go.  Follow along with the text, or simply listen in and reflect.