Catholic Links

Archdiocese of Philadelphia:


The official homepage of the Archdiocese. Find a Church, School, Charity, or Administrative Office operated by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Archbishop Chaput’s Blog              

A weekly column from Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput

Archbishop Chaput’s Podcasts      

Homilies by Archbishop Charles Chaput.

Catholic Philadelphia                      

The electronic substitute for the Catholic Standard & Times, this includes local news around the Archdiocese.

St. Charles Seminary                       

Founded in 1838 , St. Charles Borromeo Seminary is Philadelphia’s theological training ground for future priests, deacons, and lay leaders.

Catholic apps:


Catholic News                       Catholic news Live ( $0.99

Feeds from all the major Catholic news sites, easy to ease, a bargain!

Missio                                     Free!

Launched globally by Pope Francis in 2013. News feeds from Fides News Agencey, the international news agency of the Pontifical Mission Societies.

Confession                    $1.99

Personalized examination of conscience and track times a sin was committed. Effective push reminder to schedule a confession.


Easy to use, with videos about each aspect and feature; community forums; picture library (oh, that’s what that looks like!); keep on track with charting; share with spouse and medical professionals.

Works with whatever method of Natural Family Planning a woman uses – Creighton, Billings, symptom-thermal or other.

RosaryPlus and iRosary  $1.99

Beautifully designed, encapsulating the journey through the Rosary in a way that is easy to use and somehow humbling. Integrated with Scripture.

Divine Office                 a pricey $19.99

Beautiful arrangement of the Office fully done. Each day includes text and professional produced audio for Morning/Evening Prayer, and Office of readings.

iBreviary                          free

Free app containing liturgy of hours for each day. Not much explanation. Definitely for the “veteran” user of the Brievary.

IPieta                              $2.99

Two complete texts of two different translations of the Bible; liturgical calendar, loads of prayers, papal encyclical documents, Vatican II documents, Summa Theologica, Baltimore Catechism.

iMissal                            $4.99

Daily/Sunday Mass readings, full liturgical calendar, Order of Mass; audios and videos; Option to have saints of day highlighted.

Podcasts of Archbishop Chaput

The homilies of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput.