Catholic Calendar 4+

Daily saints and celebrations

Universalis Publishing

    • 4.7 • 402 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

Description

“The Divine Office is... the prayer not only of the clergy but of the whole People of God.”

Universalis is a missal and a breviary, and more besides. It gives you the Liturgy of the Hours (Divine Office) and the Mass for every day; plus valuable additional material.

The Catholic Calendar app lets you join in with the tens of thousands of people who use Universalis daily, through a free app plus a small monthly subscription of roughly $0.99 / £0.79 / €0.99 (the App Store will tell you the exact figure). If you prefer a single purchase instead of a monthly subscription, get the Universalis app instead of the Catholic Calendar app.

WHAT YOU GET FOR FREE

• A complete liturgical calendar listing every saint and feast for your region.
• The “About Today” page tells you what saints are being celebrated today, not only in your region but worldwide. It includes reflections and biographies.
• The Order of Mass with all the possible alternative texts.
• The Rosary with a verse of Scripture for every Hail Mary of every Mystery. Spoken audio is included if you want to listen to it.
• No Internet needed: everything you need is already built in.
• No cleverness needed: each day, Catholic Calendar works out exactly what you need to see.
• View any date: past, present and future.
• Use your own local calendar: USA, Canada, Singapore, Ireland, and every diocese in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
• Easy to read and use: a choice of fonts; big or small type; dark or light theme; page-turning or scrolling.
• Help and support: tips and instructions are included; or press “Contact Us” to send us a message, and we will reply.

And more – Home Screen widgets; liturgical events for your iOS calendar; copy and paste into other apps; reminders and alarms.

THE MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION ADDS:

(You can use all this for free for a month before deciding whether you want to subscribe.)

LITURGY OF THE HOURS: The complete official Liturgy of the Hours of the Catholic Church, as used worldwide. Morning (Lauds), daytime (Terce, Sext and None), evening (Vespers), night (Compline) and the deeply reflective Office of Readings. Do as many or as few of them as you like.
• The psalms and canticles match the official English and American books. Scripture readings are from the Jerusalem Bible or the RSV.
• Latin if you want it: by itself or alongside the English.

MASS: The exact prayers and readings at Mass for each day.
• United States: the official NAB version. Elsewhere: Jerusalem Bible readings and Grail psalms, as used at Mass in most of the English-speaking world.
• Latin if you want it: alongside the English.

AND ALSO…

• Illustrations in the About Today page.
• “Mass Today” gives you the Order of Mass and today’s readings and prayers, all in one page. Bishops have been known to use it to say Mass from their iPads!
• “Spiritual Reading” gathers the patristic and hagiographic readings for all the saints and feasts of the day.
• Daily Books takes selected spiritual classics and presents them in daily instalments to focus and enrich your prayer life.
• Commentaries on the day’s Mass readings from a leading biblical scholar.

And more – daily email service; Mass readings on your Apple Watch.


OPTIONAL ADD-ON AUDIO (in-app purchase required)

Just press the button and listen! If you want to see what you are hearing, the text is highlighted to follow the sound. After an initial download, no Internet is required. Works with CarPlay too.

• Spoken English Liturgy of the Hours: every Hour of every day of every year. Monthly or annual subscription.
• Spoken English Mass Readings: First and Second Reading and the Gospel. Jerusalem Bible translation only. Monthly or annual subscription.

(You can listen to a sample before subscribing. Following App Store rules, subscriptions renew automatically but you can cancel auto-renewal at any time.)

• Sung Latin Compline (Night Prayer): by the boys of the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School. Single purchase.

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Privacy policy & terms of service: universalis.com/n-ios-privacy.htm.

What’s New

Version 3.120

The podcast alerts in the About Today page are now automatic and regular.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
402 Ratings

402 Ratings

Eyeless Fish ,

Relative newbie

I am a protestant. He is looking for a way to deepen my Prayer life. This app seems to be the one to do that. It is a nice app, and I appreciate the free trial. I also appreciate that it accessible to the blind. I know that after the free trial, I am probably going to have to delete the app. I simply cannot afford a subscription or one time purchase. i’m blind disabled, and I can’t afford that kind of money. I’m on a fixed income, and after rent and bills. There’s nothing left for subscriptions of this kind. Or, even one time purchases of apps. It would be nice if there was a free version of this app somehow. Would use it daily if there was. Keep up the good work, and God is proud of you.

CJSalata2019 ,

Church Calendar App, G-O-A-T!

In less than 10 days, the Church Calendar app has opened the doors for me to daily praying the DivineOffice/Liturgy of the Hours (DO/LH). Highlights for me (a non-techy) include:
Seamless integration between Functions and Features
Intuitive Use
And best of all - the app has made praying the DO/LH a daily reality rather than a spiritual goal I aspire to.
If you ever wanted to pray throughout the day with and as the Church prays, take the Church Calendar up on its 30 day free trial run (no gimmicks). Your personal prayer life will be rocked!

ella hilla beans ,

Daily Catholic Prayers

I originally bought the liturgy of the hours in book form and loved the little books !!! But my devotion waned as my life became complex, and when I tried to return to them, I couldn’t re-master the flipping back and forth and was never sure I was reading the right sections…. THIS! puts it all together, offers hymn and format choices, and helps me as I try to become more faithful in prayer. I love it !!!

App Privacy

The developer, Universalis Publishing, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

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  • Family Sharing

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