Description

Join the thousands of people who use Universalis daily!

You will get:

• The Catholic liturgical calendar for every year (until the year 2300 and beyond!). Over 20 local calendars, including USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland, India and Singapore, and most of the dioceses of the UK.
• The About Today page: information and meditations on the saints and feasts of the day.
• Lectio Divina: for meditating on the day's Gospel.
• Readings at Mass: the readings, psalms, prayers and antiphons for the day’s Mass. The Jerusalem Bible readings with Grail psalms (USA and Philippines: New American Bible).
• Mass Today: the Order of Mass and the prayers, readings and so on, all merged into one single sequence, so that you can follow Mass; or even celebrate it if you can find a discreet place to put the iPad on the altar.
• The Liturgy of the Hours: Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer, Night Prayer, the three daytime Hours, and the Office of Readings. The scripture readings are from the Jerusalem Bible and the psalms are the Grail psalms.
• You can search for words and phrases in the readings and psalms, see their context and go to the date when they are used.
• You can set an alarm to remind you when it's time for each Hour. You can also set alarms for the Angelus.
• Music: you can listen to the Salve Regina at the end of Night Prayer, and an in-app purchase will give you the whole of Sung Compline in Latin from the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School.
• Speech: You can listen to the Angelus spoken in English or Latin. You can optionally subscribe to other spoken content, including the Gospel for each day's Mass in English; Morning and Evening Prayer and the three daytime Hours in English; and the three daytime Hours in Latin (the subscription renews itself automatically each month but you can cancel it at any time).
• You can have a second language for the Order of Mass, in parallel with English: Latin, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Polish, Malayalam or Yoruba.
• You can choose between turning pages like a book or scrolling like a web page. You can choose fonts and font sizes (including huge ones) and you can turn on a night mode for reading in the dark.
• If you are blind, turn on VoiceOver and press the Information button in the toolbar at the top of the screen to get full instructions.
• You can see the saint of the day in a widget on your Today screen.
• If you have an Apple Watch, you can see the week’s calendar and read the Mass readings.

Everything is permanently built in to the Universalis app. You do not need an Internet connection.

You can also set up an email service to send you selected pages automatically each day.

As always, if you want full instructions, open Universalis and shake your device. Side to side works best. (If you are using VoiceOver to read the screen to you, then instead of shaking, use the Information button in the toolbar at the top of the screen).

For full details of the translations used, visit www.universalis.com. If you want to see more before you decide to buy Universalis, download the free Catholic Calendar application. It gives you a month’s free trial of Universalis content.

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If you choose to subscribe to the spoken Gospels at Mass for £1.99 / $1.99 / €2.49 per month or Morning+Evening or Daytime Prayer for £2.99 / $2.99 / €3.49 per month (prices in other countries will vary), payment for a month's subscription will be charged to your iTunes account immediately. Subsequent monthly renewals will be charged within 24 hours before expiry of the current period. You can turn auto-renewal off at any time. If you turn auto-renewal off in the middle of a period, you will not get a refund but you will receive the benefit of the entire period and your subscription will then stop.
Our privacy policy and terms of service are at http://universalis.com/n-ios-privacy.htm.

What's New

Version 2.79

Happy Easter!

If you have a subscription to the spoken audio of the Gospel, you can now listen to it on the Lectio Divina page as well as on the Readings at Mass page.

If you are reading the Hours on your own, you may find the new "Study Hymns" option interesting. It gives you the Latin text of the official hymn for the Hour, with a literal English translation next to it so that you can understand the Latin. There is also a short commentary. You will see a menu button for this, next to the hymn heading.

Thanks to the help of a kind collaborator, we are now providing Carmelite versions of the local calendars in Universalis.

Ratings and Reviews

5 out of 5

6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Mr

matthui

It is the perfect app now with 'Mass Today' added. In it, you go from 'go' to 'whoa' with now everything included and in the exact order of the mass- no flipping between pages to find opening prayers, offertory prayers, etc.

Thank you, universalis! I have been a fan since the early days when there were just the mass readings and now with the complete missal in my iPhone, you have created the perfect app!

Mr

Tyrone Beiron

Works perfectly, and only wish the app allowed us to set alarm reminders for the Divine Office prayers. Remember using this on my iPaq and Palm, and now on my iPhone4. Will keep the developers in prayer, too!

Useful app, though very pricey

VoxArcana

It's nice to have your Mass Readings and Office with you on your phone, but the app is a little pricey for many people given that it's in USD and the content on the Universalis site is free...

App tends to lag a bit too. Needs more optimization.

Information

Seller
Universalis Publishing Limited
Size
45.2 MB
Category
Lifestyle
Compatibility
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 1996-2018 Universalis Publishing Limited
Price
S$ 15.98
In-App Purchases
  1. Daily Gospel S$ 2.98
  2. Morning and Evening Prayer S$ 4.48
  3. Sung Latin Compline S$ 5.98

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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