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iMissal Catholic (Mass Reading, Calendar, Lectionary) app for iPhone and iPad

4.0 ( 2480 ratings )
Reference Lifestyle
Developer: Cantcha, Inc.
2.99 USD
Current version: 3.60, last update: 1 year ago
First release : 26 Mar 2009
App size: 23.7 Mb

With over 4,000 5-Star Reviews, we hope that you will agree that iMissal is the #1 Catholic App. iMissal has been granted an official Imprimatur from the Catholic Church and is approved for use! You will not find a better Roman Missal app available.

In addition, iMissal is the only Catholic app of its kind that does not require WIFI/Cellular to access Mass Readings & Missal content! You get access to Mass Readings for any day of the year.

Considering what a printed Missal cost, iMissal is worth well more than charged and includes more than your standard printed Missal.

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See what others are saying about iMissal:

"This is the best Catholic App I have downloaded so far..." - Scrello

"Worth every penny! I am a very active Catholic, and this application is absolutely wonderful." - Spartagon

"This is one cool app if your a geeky Catholic like myself." -

"Worth more than charged..." - Lisurbi


iMissal is Catholic Reference Application for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Here is what is included in iMissal:

1) A complete Missal:

Liturgical Calendar: Full calendar displaying all of the liturgical seasons. The calendar is color coded based on liturgical season and shows Holy Days of Obligation, Solemnities, Major Feasts, Saints, etc. Calendar is currently available for years 1990 - 2050.

Mass Readings: All the Mass Readings for every liturgical cycle (A,B,C,I,II) are included! This includes First Reading, Psalm, Second Reading, Alleluia, and Gospel for all Sunday and Weekday Masses. Reading text is always available for every day, no WIFI connection necessary. Uses translations officially approved for Mass in the U.S. Great resource for Lectors and RCIA.

** The liturgical texts provided in iMissal are used with the permission of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine and the International Committee on English in the Liturgy. They are the official texts approved for use in the dioceses of the United States by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Beware of other applications which use other translations and cost much more.

Audio of the Mass Readings. Audio is only available for more recent dates (sliding window of aprx. 30 days). * WIFI connection recommended for optimal playback of audio files.

Order of Mass: Ever wish you could follow along in Mass and have all the prayers, responses, etc. available. Now you can. Great for RCIA candidates that are new to the faith. Version 3.0 includes many enhancements, now, fully complete!

Mass Videos: Cantcha, Inc. has teamed up with and now provides videos of the Mass for you to watch. * WIFI connection is required for optimal playback of videos. Videos are of high quality.

2) Our Daily Bread:

Get a unique Bible verse for every day of the year displayed on 20 plus beautiful backgrounds.

These verses have been hand selected from some of the most popular. Also included are some obscure verses you may have not seen before.

* Save your favorite verses for later reference.
* Search on any word across all verses to quickly find your favorites.
* If you miss a day you can easily go back to view previous verses.
* Mix it up by pushing the random button to get new verse each time.
* Email any verse (w/o background) to your friends and family with a push of a button.

3) Prayers:

Over 100 of the most popular Catholic prayers are included. Save your favorites.
Email your favorite prayers to your friends.

4) Catholic News Feed:

Stay up to date on import Catholic News and events. Updated frequently.

Thousands of pages of scripture. Buying the equivalent text in your book store can cost a lot more than the price of this application.

We have a lot of additional content planned for iMissal - stay tuned and God Bless.

Pros and cons of iMissal Catholic (Mass Reading, Calendar, Lectionary) app for iPhone and iPad

iMissal Catholic (Mass Reading, Calendar, Lectionary) app good for

I will definitely recommend this app for peoples who believe and thrust God for a daily meditation. Just let the program read aloud the mass for you and you will instantly join the whole Christian community.
I like this app making regular use of the daily verse and the lectionaries
It needs to have support for countries other than the USA - then it will be perfected.
Use it every day. Very good. The only comment is the background on the Saint of the day makes it very hard to read the name. This is when initially opened at the top. Recommend using a lighter background and/or darker text. This is especially evident in low light situations. jeTerry
It would be nice to see the letter M on the calendar for memorials and OM for optionals (maybe). Really like the reading... Clear and not overdone.
Excellent app perfect for daily mass prep. Could make version for other countries to follow . Not sure if the readings are the same in every country.

Some bad moments

Makes me sick how you guys are sending everyone spam for your stupid vote, buy the way its obvious that you are cheating as all other apps which are way better have like 3 % and you guys 45 this is not catholic at all and I dont know why I should vote this outdated app in any way all other ones are being updated with new features recently and only cost half the price if anything. Ipieta gibt es jetzt auch auf deutsch für meine deutschen Brüder !!!!!!!! Nice graphics but too expensive the is a better app called ipieta has everything this one has and loads more and the best thing is cheaper I dont understand why these suposed to be Catholics but greed over faith shame one you
I like the idea behind the app but there is too much "fiddling" around during Mass to find the correct readings. The app is date sensitive so the collect, communion prayer and closing prayer need to be in the proper place of the app. Also there has to be a better way to find the Eucharistic Prayer that is being used. The way the app is set up i generally take most of the time locating the one being used and a lot of the time the one the priest is using is even in the app. I have this app on both my iPhone and iPad and dont use either one the hard copy is still by far the best. I do like the other parts of the app - Saint of the day, prayer of the day and the bible quotes but rating the Mass portion I give it no stars. Too bad because it is a great idea but not user/Mass friendly..
Unfortunately I still cannot rely this e-version of the missal for accurate readings or order or service on Solemnities and Feast days. The new version updated Oct 4/13 now has all the readings for week 10 of ordinal time for the next many weeks. The developers do not seem to properly check what they are publishing is accurate. If I cant see the actual daily readings because they are listing the wrong weeks, then what is the point of the missal. This missal would replace my print version if and when I could ever trust it. Has potential, but they need to ensure their before this app can ever be taken seriously. I have had the app for 2 yrs, and the ongoing issues remain the same despite heads up to support. Not worth paying for something thats not accurate.
When I updated my app to the newest version on my iPod Touch Version 6 it crashes and does not open. Will there be a fix to this problem?
This app supports iOS 7 but doesnt work well on Apples latest devices. No support iPhone 6 or 6 Plus resolutions. I guess the 7% that still use iOS 7 matter more than the 93% who are trying to use this app with updated software.
Update: Still getting message "video for this date either hasnt been posted yet or is no longer available " on any and all dates I select~ The mass videos will not work. They worked in the past. Now, no matter what date I choose, I continuously get message Error Loading Content or WIFI connection is currently unavailable" My WIFI is connected. Very frustrated. Please fix. Update 1-6-16: Gives message no Video available. Again,no matter what date I choose. This has been ongoing for approx. 3 years.

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