The Western New York Catholic is the official newspaper for the Diocese of Buffalo and is published 12 times a year. It is distributed by the first weekend of each month to our subscribers and to all local parishes, churches and Catholic organizations within the Western New York Region.

Our audience consists of the more than 659,000 Catholics within the eight counties of Western New York, most of who depend upon the content of the Western New York Catholic to inform them on the news of the Diocese and the Roman Catholic Church. Our faithful readership understands the importance of having a trusted Catholic Publication whereby they will receive the news according to their perspective. Our readership also knows that advertising within the Western New York Catholic, is taken very seriously and we can proudly say that advertising, which appears in our publication, is read and acted upon.

Our current circulation is 44,000 and is delivered to each and every Catholic parish and Catholic organization within Western New York and Buffalo proper.

•     Published Monthly and distributed on the first weekend of the month to ALL Catholic parishes and other Catholic facilities within the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. HUNDREDS of subscribers also receive our publication through the U.S. Postal Service. 

•     Camera Ready Ads are gladly accepted as PDF & JPG files. Our Award Winning Art Department can also create an ad for you at NO Additional Charge.

•     Four-color (4C) printing process - standard on all color ads. 

•     15% discount available to recognized Ad Agencies 

See our advertising calendar

See our advertising rules and requirements

See our modular advertising sizes and rates

See our website advertising information

See our complete media kit

Additional advertising options

Advertorials - an extended text advertisement coupled with a standard advertisement that promotes the advertiser's product or services or special point of view but resembles an editorial in style and layout. Advertorials are accepted in Full or Half Page sizes only. 

A Client's Circulars or Inserts inserted by machine at $40 per thousand. 44,000 piece minimum. 

What's Happening? is printed as a service to diocesan Catholics within each monthly issue. Classified style publishing rates are:
1 to 20 words $20; 21-30 words $30; 31-40 words $40; 41-50 words $50.