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CLICK HERE to download the Advertising Packet for 2016-2017.

Rate and Advertising Guidelines for July/August 2016 — May/June 2017

Terms & Conditions

  • Parable reserves the right to reject, omit, or discontinue any ad copy considered to be objectionable or contrary to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • All copy and design is subject to the approval of Parable.
  • Parable reserves the right to insert the words “paid advertisement” above or below any copy.
  • We reserve the right to adjust rates at any time upon 30 days written notice.
  • Cancellation or changes in orders may not be made by the advertiser or its agency after the reservation closing date.
  • Positioning of advertisements is at the discretion of Parable except where a request for a specific preferred position is acknowledged by Parable in writing.

Billing & Credit Terms

  • Invoices are mailed via USPS within 10 days after the magazine is published.
  • Payment terms are net 30 days and can be made by check. Any transactions with credit card will be charged a 3% fee.

Printing Specifications

  • Acceptable file format: PDF with embedded fonts is preferred (set distiller to “Press Quality”).
  • Ads can also be accepted in EPS, Quark Xpress, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop files. These files must include true type fonts and art.
  • All ads must be exact size at 100%, 300 dpi; see sizes on reverse side.
  • Bleed allowance: We do not allow for bleed on ads.
  • Submit files by e-mail to sjvonhaack@rcbm.org

Ad Creation

  • If your company is in need of design assistance, Parable can provide a designer for no fee.
  • Send basic ad information, company logo, and any other pertinent information at least two weeks prior to the ad reservation deadline.

Advertising Rates/Sizes for July/August 2016 — May/June 2017

Cost is per insertion. All prices are for camera ready material submitted to Parable according to advertising guidelines.






Full Page

8" x 10.25"




Half Page (vertical)

3.875" x 10.25"




Half Page (horizontal)

8" x 5"




Quarter Page

3.875" x 5"




Eighth Page

3.875" x 2.5"




Space & Copy Deadlines

Issue Date

Artwork Deadline

Publication in the Mail

July/August 2016

April 15, 2016

July 1, 2016

September/October 2016

June 15, 2016

August 20, 2016

November/December 2016

August 15, 2016

October 20, 2016

January/February 2017



March/April 2017



May/June 2017



Contact Information

Thank you for your interest in advertising in Parable, the Magazine for the Diocese of Manchester. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

Sarah Jane von Haack, Editor
153 Ash Street, P.O. Box 310
Manchester, NH 03105

Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire

153 Ash Street, Box 310
Manchester, NH 03105-0310
(603) 669-3100
Fax: (603) 669-0377

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