The Church of England has today made its Reflections for Lent for 2015 available online in an app format across both Apple and Android devices. The availability of the app also means that for the first time, all apps published by the Church of England’s publisher, Church House Publishing, are available across both platforms.
Last year, the Reflections for Lent 2014 iOS version became the UK’s top selling book app on Ash Wednesday. joins a collection of mobile apps available across both iOS and Android platforms which have collectively seen over 130,000 first-time downloads, including the popular Daily Prayer, which was downloaded more than 25,000 times in its first year.
Reflections for Lent, provides daily readings and reflections from respected Christians authors including the Revd Lucy Winkett, Rector of St James’s Piccadilly and regular contributor to Radio 4’s Thought for the Day.
Thomas Allain-Chapman, head of Church House Publishing said:
“By making Reflections for Lent available across a range of digital formats we hope that more people will find it easier to make time for daily prayer and reflection, however busy they may be. New technology can provide a great way into the Christian tradition of taking up good habits – as well as letting go of bad ones – for Lent.”
The apps have been developed by Church House Publishing (Official Publisher of the Church of England) with Aimer Media, a Brighton-based developer that has developed acclaimed apps for a number of other religious publishers among many others.
All the apps are available now on iTunes and Google Play and details can be found at: