Friday, March 4, 2011

Where is the App for the New Roman Missal People's Parts?

From the Department of What If...?

What if a Catholic wanted to look at the new people's parts outside of Mass - but they really are more wired than book-based in terms of how they learn and function?  What if there were an app that allowed people to view the new responses, explore a little explanation, and maybe even go to other sites to learn more about the scriptural roots or history of this part of the Mass in the Church?  There are plenty of pamphlets and books for people - but will the average Catholic-on-the-go read them? There are websites aplenty - but you have to know about them or be linked there.... Hmm.

Oh, how I wish I were a software developer!


  1. They have one! It's called "The New Mass". I just did a search for Catholic Apps. It gives current translation, the new translation, and a brief explanation of the reason for the change. Enjoy!

  2. Great! Thanks for finding that. Now someone needs to do one for the rest of us who have Android phones! (Sigh) Here it is:

    From what I can tell, it looks pretty good. I was really envisioning one that went beyond the "brief explanation", though - maybe took you to a video where there was a little more - plus an invitation to go deeper in terms of mystagogical reflection on the words. There is a lot of potential.