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Luther's Small Catechism App

Luther's Small Catechism App

Luther's Small Catechism / El Catecismo Menor de Lutero has been recreated as a web app that is now available for access. View Luther’s explanations in the Small Catechism, along with other catechetical helps and prayers in this new progressive web app specifically designed for mobile devices, tablets, and computers. NRSV and Evangelical Lutheran Worship texts are used for the Ten Commandments, The Lord’s Prayer, and Apostles’ Creed. You can access the app at the following website:

Add the app to your phone or tablet 

Safari for Apple iOS 

  • Use Safari with an Apple iOS device to add the app’s icon to your home screen. This will give you easy access to Luther’s Small Catechism. 
  • Open the Safari app. 
  • Open 
  • Click the Share Menu icon (share icon). 
  • Select “Add to Home Screen” and follow the instructions given. 

Google Chrome for Android 

  • Use Google Chrome with an Android device. When you visit on a phone or tablet for the first time, you should be prompted to add it to your home screen. Click the prompt to add the app’s icon. This will give you easy access to Luther’s Small Catechism. 
  • If you do not get this prompt using Chrome, follow these instructions.
    Note: These instructions will only work on Android. For an iOS device, please use the Safari instructions above. 
  • Open the Chrome app. 
  • Open 
  • Tap the menu icon (menu icon) and tap “Install app.” 

If you are interested in the Study Edition of Luther's Small Catechism, you can download an ebook with that content at any of these sites: 

  • eBook

  • Publisher Augsburg Fortress
  • Format App
  • Language/Translation English; Spanish
  • Item Number 9781506422237
  • Publication Date January 26, 2017