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“God commands all Christians to bring forth the fruits of devotion, each according to their kind.”

St Francis de Sales

Universalis Publishing was started in 1995 with the aim of harnessing computer technology to help in enriching the spiritual life of Christians, specifically by making the liturgical and devotional resources of the Catholic Church available on the new electronic media.

The Liturgy of the Hours is now available on the web site and as apps, downloads and e-books, and so is the Mass: both the readings at Mass and the unique "Mass Today" page which combines the Order of Mass with the prayers and readings in one continuous stream.

Visitors to the Universalis web site include priests, laity, the young and the old. They come from all denominations: some have not heard of the Breviary before; some cannot afford the books; and some are blind and cannot use them.

Martin Kochanski.

Martin Kochanski is the founder of Universalis. Educated by the Benedictines of Downside Abbey, England, he is a computer software publisher and a writer. The software he has produced includes Cardbox, a database system that has been widely praised for its power and ease of use.

More information

More about the Liturgy of the Hours
Universalis, mobile phones, and WAP
Some user stories

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Apps and programs are our main source of revenue, but from time to time people ask us if they can make a donation. So here is our donations page.

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