Print Edition

The Chicago Catholic, newspaper for the Archdiocese of Chicago, is distributed every-other-week throughout Cook and Lake counties in Illinois and has a circulation of 40,000.

Working cooperatively with the Office of Catholic Education, The Chicago Catholic publishes “Faith & Education” — providing families with news and information important to educating our future leaders. This issue is distributed to 45,000+ Catholic school families.

General Advertising

Ad Sizes

Sizes are based on a unit measure (16 units = Full Page).

Contact Cesar Cazares at 312.534.7082 or [email protected] for rates in frequency, discounts and details.

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For more information contact Cesar Cazares at 312.534.7082 or [email protected]

Rates and Ad Sizes

Private Party

3 lines for $10.00 (each additional line $2.00)

Minimum charge for ads: $10.00

Help Wanted
(Per Inch)
  • 1 time $45.00
  • 2 times $41.00
  • 3 times $37.00
  • 4 times $33.00

Minimum—half inch


We cannot be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. The Chicago Catholic shall not be liable for any amount greater than amount paid for such advertising.

All copy subject to publishers approval.

(Per Inch)
  • 1 time $30.00
  • 2 times $28.00
  • 3 times $25.00
  • 4 times $21.00

Minimum—half inch

General Information
(Column Width)
  • 1 column: 1.6"
  • 2 columns: 3.3"
  • 3 columns: 5"
  • 4 columns: 6.7"
Camera-ready Art

Preferred: 85-line screen


To recognized agencies—15

For your convenience we accept Visa and Mastercard for all advertising!

Printed weekly on Wednesday, delivered by mail to subscribers on Friday.



  • Tabloid Size: 10-1/4" W x 13-1/2" H
  • Modular Size Ads
  • 85-line screen


4-color $200.00


  • Acrobat – PDFs
  • JPGs

All les must be BinHex encoded.

Ad Placement

  • Published Sundays, bi-weekly
  • Space reservations see calendar
  • 15% Discount to recognized ad agencies
  • Rates Effective January 2009
  • Inserts $45.00 per 1,000

Online Edition

For visibility 24 hours 7 days a week advertise online today. For more information, call 312.534.7082 or email [email protected] today!

  • Your choice of two ad sizes.
  • Link to an existing web site.
  • Rates start at $138 per month. Call for more information: 312.534.7082.