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Confession: A Roman Catholic App

By Little i Apps, LLC

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Designed to be used in the confessional, this app is the perfect aid for every penitent. With a personalized examination of conscience for each user, password protected profiles, and a step-by-step guide to the sacrament, this app invites Catholics to prayerfully prepare for and participate in the Rite of Penance. Individuals who have been away from the sacrament for some time will find Confession: A Roman Catholic App to be a useful and inviting tool.

The text of this app was developed in collaboration with Rev. Thomas G. Weinandy, OFM, Executive Director of the Secretariat for Doctrine and Pastoral Practices of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Rev. Daniel Scheidt, pastor of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Mishawaka, IN. The app received an imprimatur from Bishop Kevin C. Rhodes of the Diocese of Fort Wayne – South Bend. It is the first known imprimatur to be given for an iPhone/iPad app.

- Custom examination of Conscience based upon age, sex, and vocation (single, married, priest, or religious)
- Multiple user support with password protected accounts
- Ability to add sins not listed in standard examination of conscience
- Confession walkthrough including time of last confession in days, weeks, months, and years
- Choose from 7 different acts of contrition
- Custom interface for iPad
- Full retina display support

New in 2.0!
- Three new languages! Spanish, Portugese, and Italian
- Three new vocations! Deacon (Married), Deacon (Single), and Seminarian
- Swipe to move between commandments
- MANY new sins in every examination
- Several bug fixes

Please let us know what you think. If you experience any issues, please let us know so that we can work on fixing the issues.

Nihil Obstat: Reverend Monsignor Michael Heintz, PhD
Censor Liborum

Imprimatur: + Kevin C. Rhoades
Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend

What's New in Version 3.0.1

- Bug fix for some users experiencing crashes
- Improved stability


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Customer Reviews

Great tool for Reconciliation—Love This App!

This app provides a thorough Examination of Conscience for those who don't already have their own go-to method. I love that you can add "items" to and customize your EoC. Also wonderful because it walks you through what to do and say during Confession, with options to pick your favorite version of different prayers like the Act of Contrition. My favorite feature is that it keeps track of how long it's been since you made your last confession—that's always the part I forget! (I suppose that means I'm not going often enough...) Glad they fixed whatever bug was causing it to crash. Definitely a good download!

I like it, but…

This does what I want it to do, but it lacks some privacy features. If you double press to switch apps, it show the app clearly, rather than covering or diffusing the image of the window when shrunk. Also, unless you exit the app completely, you do not have to reenter the password, which I consider a privacy flaw. I used another confession app that had both of the missing features, but it doesn't work with the most recent iOS 8 be soon, so I've had to switch.

Confession App

Very helpful, but doesn't include sins of PRIDE and IMPATIENCE and many sins of omission re: corporeal and spiritual works of mercy and should also include prayers before and after confession.

I entered the above some time ago and still you haven't addressed my concerns. And also, in the custom sins area, you have to go there to include those sins. They should come up in the area where the others do in the 'confession' area. :(

Confession: A Roman Catholic App
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $1.99
  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.0.1
  • Size: 3.8 MB
  • Languages: English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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