The Western New York Catholic (WNYC) is the official newspaper for the Diocese of Buffalo and is published 12 times a year. It is distributed the first weekend of each month to subscribers, local parishes, churches, TOPS Markets, and Catholic organizations in Western New York Region.
Our readers consist of more than 600,000 Catholics in eight counties, most of whom depend on the content of the WNYC to inform them of news happening happening in the Diocese and the Roman Catholic Church. Our readership knows that advertising in the WNYC, is a great way to publicize their business, school, event or function.
Our circulation is 43,000 across eight counties, and our print run is 45,000.
Annual Subscription Rate - $21, single copy - $2.00
Advertising Reservation Deadline Dates
Proofing, Copy Editing and Lay-Out
Website Advertising and Package Deals
Policies and Conditions
All advertisements are subject to publisher's approval
The Western New York Catholic newspaper reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertising at any time.
No alcoholic beverage, tobacco or political advertising will be accepted.
Cancellations cannot be accepted after the issue closing date.
Early Cancellation of an advertising schedule, which is earning a Frequency Discount before the full insertion commitment is fulfilled, will result in the elimination of the Frequency Discount on all earlier insertions. Advertiser will be billed for each individual ad (already published) at the full open rate
The Western New York Catholic newspaper and The Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y. will not be liable for errors in advertisements with a signed Approval and/or beyond the first insertion
Advertiser will be entitled to refund of advertisement price, or insertion in next available issue, at the Managing Editor's discretion
The Western New York Catholic newspaper and The Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y. will not be liable for errors or omissions in, or failure to insert, any advertisement for which it may be responsible beyond cost of actual space in which error or failure to insert occurred
Ad position cannot be guaranteed. No credit or allowances for position will be given at any time.
The Western New York Catholic newspaper and The Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y. will not be bound by any terms or conditions, printed or otherwise, appearing on order blanks, advertiser's forms or copy instructions when in conflict with terms and conditions of publisher's policies
Advertisers and advertising agencies will indemnify and hold harmless The Western New York Catholic newspaper and The Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y., its officers, agents, employees and contractors for all content and information supplied to publisher, including text, representations and illustrations of advertisements printed, and for defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, plagiarism, and in the case of pre-printed inserts, deficient postage
The Western New York Catholic newspaper and The Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y. shall not be liable for failure to print, publish or circulate all or any part of any issue in which an advertisement accepted by the publisher is contained, if failure is due to acts of God or government, strikes, accidents, lack of newsprint or other circumstances beyond the control of The Western New York Catholic newspaper and The Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y.