It is hoped that this FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page will answer most of your questions.  (Click on the heading above which your question is asked)

The origins of Mobile Gabriel

  1. When did Mobile Gabriel come into existence, and why?
  2. Why is it called Mobile Gabriel?

Updating of Mobile Gabriel

  1. How often is Mobile Gabriel updated?

    Mobile Gabriel files are updated at least once every-other week.  

  1. Who is responsible for Mobile Gabriel? 

Fr. James Schmitz founded Mobile Gabriel in 1998.  In late 2006 Fr. Schmitz found he was unable to continue this project and his classmate, Fr. David Trask, offered to assume responsibility for Mobile Gabriel.  Both Fr. Trask and Fr. Schmitz Roman Catholic priests of the Diocese of Cleveland, ordained in 1986.
Romeo ParedesDennis Livelo and Dean Livelo keep the Mobile Gabriel site up-to-date and current; Romeo regularly updates the daily readings, Dennis & Dean regularly updates the daily reflections and all Mobipocket updates.

Technical questions concerning Mobile Gabriel

  1. How do I add Mobile Gabriel to my PDA?
  2. How much space will I need for Mobile Gabriel on my PDA?
  3. Is a Spanish version of Mobile Gabriel available?
  4. Is there a website dedicated to Mobile Gabriel?
  5. What liturgical calendar is used?
  6. What translation of the scriptures does Mobile Gabriel use?

Support for Mobile Gabriel

  1. How can I support the efforts of Mobile Gabriel?

Other frequently asked questions:

  1. How large is the Mobile Gabriel community?
  2. Is there a Catholic version of the Bible for my PDA?
  3. May I use Mobile Gabriel on my PDA at Mass?