WelCom monthly content and advertising deadlines, and distribution dates 2023 

WelCom 2023
(x 10 editions per year): 
Advertising deadlines, print-ready material due:  Issue date – delivered to Catholic parishes and schools for first Sunday of each month:
Monday 16 JanuarySunday 5 February
Monday 13 FebruarySunday 5 March
AprilMonday 13 MarchSunday 2 April
MayMonday 17 AprilSunday 7 May
June/July combined editionMonday 15 MaySunday 25 June
AugustMonday 17 JulySunday 6 August
SeptemberMonday 14 AugustSunday 3 September
OctoberMonday 11 SeptemberSunday 1 October
NovemberMonday 16 OctoberSunday 5 November
December/January – combinedMonday 13 November Sunday 3 December

For information about editorial content, news, articles, events etc, please contact WelCom at: welcom@wn.catholic.org.nz 

For information about advertising bookings, size, rates, finished/supplied artwork specifications etc, please contact WelCom at: welcomadvertisements@gmail.com

Submit an article

WelCom reports about Church, inter-Church, Catholic education, schools, parish, community and social justice news, issues, and events in Wellington and Palmerston North Catholic dioceses and wider. We invite readers to contribute stories from these two dioceses. 

Articles may be up to 300 words unless otherwise arranged with the editor. Content should include ‘who, what, when, where, why and how’ information about the subject. All articles received will be considered for publication and may be edited for length and clarity at the editor’s discretion. 

Please email contributions attached as a Word document, or pasted into an email message, with your contact name, address, and phone number included.

Please attach related photos to your email in original format (unedited) and as high-resolution files at least 1 MB in size – JPEG, TIFF, GIF or bitmap (BMP) – with names for a caption included.

Please send articles to the editor:

Annette Scullion
Ph: 04 496 1712
Catholic Centre 22–30 Hill Street,
PO Box 1937, Wellington 6140


Contact us to talk about your advertising options: welcomadvertisements@gmail.com

Rose Miller
Ph: 027 4800 209