Approximately 18,500 copies of The Good News are printed 10 times a year -- distributed to parishes at the beginning of each month, with the exceptions of December/January and July/August. Readership is estimated at more than 50,000.
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The heart of The Good News is the reporting, features and photos of the people, events and parishes throughout the nine Michigan counties in the diocese.
In addition to diocesan news, The Good News is committed to communicating the authentic teachings of the Catholic Church. It includes current news and reflections from the Vatican, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Michigan Catholic Conference. Additional commentaries relate to spiritual, moral and ethical issues.
|Issue||Editorial Focus*||Editorial Deadline||Advertising Deadline||Distribution|
|January 9||January 11||February 4&5|
||Lent||February 1||February 10||March 4&5|
|April 2017||Easter||March 1||March 10||April 1&2|
|May 2017||Sacraments: First Communion/Confirmation||April 3||April 10||May 6&7|
||Pre- Ordination Coverage||May 1||May 10||June 3&4|
||Faith-filled Family & Travel features
||June 15||June 22||July 1&2|
||Back to School
|August 1||August 10||September 2&3|
||September 1||September 11||October 7&8|
||Funeral Planning||October 2||October 10||November 4&5|
|December/January 2017||Advent||November 1||November 10||December 2&3|