This Jubilee Year of Mercy brought out a number of innovative Apps for us to deepen our faith. Many of the new apps assist us to be better Christians, with a focus on the works of mercy. Here are five useful apps that were released in 2016:
A Month of Mercy App (FREE) – iOS & Android
Website link (Daughters of St. Paul)
- A 30-Day spiritual journey
Misericors App – (FREE) – iOS & Android
- practical help to practice the works of mercy
Go Copia App – (FREE) – iOS
- New way of sharing excess food with the poor
- Serving San Francisco area, but invitation to bring it to more areas
DoCat App – (FREE) – iOS & Android
- Catechism app on the social doctrine of the church – released at World Youth Day 2016
Christmas AR – (99 cents) – iOS & Android
- Offering a 3D animated Nativity Scene — really cool!
Catholic App Roundup is compiled annually by John Clem, O.F.S. who is the Director and Media Minister at Catholic Web Services (http://catholicws.com/). John is a professed member of the Secular Franciscan Order, and loves to share his talents in faith, technology, and journalism in service to the church. John’s blog is entitled Call To Holiness (http://www.calltoholiness.us/). Follow John on Twitter at @Catholicwebs, on Facebook and at Google+ .