The Mass Explained iPad app is a comprehensive multimedia learning experience focused on the Roman Catholic Mass. It is totally approachable, thoroughly entertaining and currently available in the app store.
As the title suggests, the Mass Explained iPad app is a multimedia journey through the Catholic Mass — more specifically, the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite, the Mass with which most Catholics are familiar. It explores the roots of each section of the liturgy with its unique prayers and gestures. Packed with scriptural references, quotes from the Church Fathers, the Catechism and excerpts from councils and encyclicals.
In addition to the hundreds of photographs, drawings, charts and graphs that make for a visually stunning user experience, the Mass Explained iPad app contains several interactive elements
Navigate 360° images of towering cathedrals, inspiring pilgrimage sites and ancient ruins.
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Rotate meticulously rendered liturgical vessels and ancient artifacts.
The works of the masters help illustrate the evolution of the Mass.
Explore possible Emmaus sites, follow Paul’s missionary journeys, discover where saintly relics are venerated today.
Prayers in Hebrew, Greek, Latin and English as well as Gregorian chants and other liturgical music take center stage.
Often incorporating 3D animations, the videos shed light on various aspects of the Eucharistic Celebration.
Zoom in to discover the intricacies of medieval illuminations and marvel at the brushwork of the great masters.
Reviewed by priests and scholars, the app received a Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur. It is faithful to the Magisterium.
Visit MassExplainedApp.com for details, critical reviews, screenshots, FAQs, a link to a downloadable .zip file with visual resources and a link to the app in the app store.