God on Speed Dial

For your 2012 Spiritual Formation

Nearer My God to Thee? Not to be left out of the media loop, God is now available with the push of a button on your smart phone. 

To look at or download these apps, go to your app store, click on search, and enter the title of the app, underlined below.

Ibcp ($4.99) – the entire Book of Common Prayer 1979

iPray BCP($1.99) for traditionalists; uses several BCP editions – Morning and Evening Prayer are from the English 1662 edition; Midday prayers and Compline are from the Canadian 1962 BCP; the Psalter is the Coverdale translation.

Lectionary by Crushed Red Pepper ($.99) gives the Sunday readings including collect and alternate readings. Uses the BCP lectionary, the Episcopal Revised Common Lectionary, and one other.  Bible readings are from the New Revised Standard Version.  An in-app purchase gives you the daily office readings.

iBreviary Terra Sancta (free) – Roman Catholic hours of prayer

The Kotel (free)- allows you to send a prayer to placed in the crevices of the Western Wall in Jerusalem .  Includes a live video cam of the wall, general information about Jerusalem

Equanimity meditation timer. Lets you keep track of your meditation time and take notes during your prayer time that you can refer to later.

The Bible from YouVersion. Lots of translations, easy to read. Free.

Episcopal Calendar ($1.99) gives feasts, fasts, and minor saints days along with liturgical colors for the day. Mega Bible Maps ($1.99) has maps for any location named in the Bible.  It pins them to a satellite picture from Google Maps, and gives a description of each one.  You can browse by name, search by name, or browse by chapter of the bible. 

Prayer pro (free) a prayer request manager (your prayer list in cyberspace). An upgrade version ($1.99) is more robust with greater management capabilities

YouVersion Set up a Bible study plan and have daily Scripture readings delivered to your Smart Phone or e-mail inbox. 

Do you have apps to share? Tell us about them in the comments section below or e-mail to marjorie.george@dwtx.org




4 thoughts on “God on Speed Dial”

  1. Marjorie, I use “prayer” the daily office from Mission St. Claire and Prayer Partner to remind me of my intercessory prayers.

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