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QUAERITUR: Father had an iPad in the confessional!

From a reader: My daughter came home from confession last night and said Fr. M was using his Ipad during her confession. She was behind the wall/grate but you can easily see through it. She also heard him whispering while … Continue reading

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Reading this blog on iPad

Are people having a hard time reading the blog on their iPads? What is happening? UPDATE 14 Augs 2130 GMT: I switched off the iPad theme.  I hope that helps.  Keep the feedback coming if there are still problems on … Continue reading

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A bishop nixes iPads, apps, for liturgy

I have written about this here and here. From CathNews New Zealand: NZ Bishops: No liturgical use of Roman Missal iPad Apps The Roman Missal apps for iPad may not be used in the liturgy. The New Zealand Bishops have … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: An iPad in place of a Missal (the book itself) for Mass

Please use the sharing buttons!From a reader: Dear Father Z., accorging to you, would it be possible for a priest to use an electronic form of the Missal? Like, for example, we were on a pilgrimage to Israel recently (with … Continue reading

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“Dad, how do you like that iPad we bought you?”

You don’t need to know German to enjoy this. All you need to know going into it is: “Dad, how do you like that iPad we bought you?” [wp_youtube]TtXWWRyJLPw[/wp_youtube] I promise you, if one of you sends me the new … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: iPads and You

In an otherwise dreadful tech day for me, I have had a bright spot. The UPS Gal swooped in her brown truck with a gift from a reader from my amazon wishlist: the DVD/BRAY of the movie The Way (thanks … Continue reading

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There’s an app for that? Benedict XVI will switch on Electronic Christmas Tree via iPad

Yes, you read that right. From Catholic News Service: Pope set to light world’s largest Christmas tree using iPad By Kristin Gobberg Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With a tap on an iPad, Pope Benedict XVI will light … Continue reading

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New iPhone/iPad app for The Catholic Herald and a sneaky way to get it cheaper

The best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald, now has a spiffy app for your iPhone and iPad. You can find it HERE.  To see the whole paper you have to get a subscription. I have used the … Continue reading

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Benedictus qui pipiavit in nomine Domini

It isn’t very often that you see a Pope send a tweet. Latin for “tweet” is pipio, -are.  A “tweet” is a pipiatio. [wp_youtube]tty87WDBukk[/wp_youtube] And this… [wp_youtube]tC8s44MRGVA[/wp_youtube]

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REVIEW: 1962 Roman Breviary iPhone app

The Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate created an app for the 1962 Breviarium Romanum.  It is now available, FREE, for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. This may be a way for some of you to get more familiar with … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: About the iPad app for the Roman Missal… again

I have written before about the iPad app for the Roman Missal (which costs $4.99 through iTunes), iMissal. Not much reason to write about it again, except for a few details.  For example, I wondered what would happen with a … Continue reading

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iPad replacing altar Missal? WDTPRS POLL

Some years ago I wrote in my weekly column in The Wanderer: An excerpt: I hesitate to add this, for surely a few people will freak out… but once upon a time in a WDTPRS column I joked about having … Continue reading

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Is this thing just a big iPhone? Touch? QUAERITUR: battery life?

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