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Find news releases and statements from Bishop Walkowiak and the Diocese of Grand Rapids.
Want to learn more about what the diocese is doing? Check out our recent media coverage.
The Office of Communications is the voice of the diocese relaying pertinent information to Catholics and others in the Diocese of Grand Rapids. The communications office manages media relations, the diocesan website and social media channels, coordinates broadcasts of the televised Mass and produces FAITH Grand Rapids magazine.
Are you a reporter working on a story? Contact the Office of Communications team.
FAITH Grand Rapids magazine
2019 Editorial Deadlines*: (Issue | Deadline)
2020 Editorial Deadlines*: (Issue | Deadline)
January/February (combined English/Spanish issue) | Nov. 8, 2019
March | Jan. 14, 2020
April | Feb. 11, 2020
May (combined English/Spanish issue) | March 16, 2020
June | April 13, 2020
July/August (combined English/Spanish issue) | May 19, 2020
September | July 14, 2020
October | August 17, 2020
November (combined English /Spanish issue) | Sept. 15, 2020
December | Oct. 12, 2020
*If you learn about an event after the deadline, don’t hesitate to email Pat Mish. While we can’t guarantee coverage in the magazine, we’ll try our best.
Diocesan Style Guide
Diocesan Social Media Policy
How to cover the Mass
Guidelines for accessing, use of diocesan coat of arms/crest,Cathedral Square artwork and the bishop's coat of arms.
Read our diocesan social media policy for employees and volunteers in our diocesan offices, parishes, and schools. (Last updated Oct. 2016)
Please contact the Office of Communications if you need a copy of our media release form.