Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat is a diverse and geographically extensive Diocese of fifty-one parishes which covers the western third of Victoria, extending from the Murray River in the North to the Southern Ocean in the South. Read More

Bishop of Ballarat

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2016 eConference - Mercy: A way of Being in the World

20 September 2016

BBI - ACBC presents the 12th National eConference on September 12, 2016 from 10.30am - 2.45pm


Child Protection Sunday 2016

11 September 2016

Information and resources for Child Protection Sunday - September 11 2016


Season of Creation

1 September 2016

Pope Francis’ calls us to pray on September 1 and throughout the Season of Creation.


Caring for Creation

29 August 2016

The daily 3-Minute Retreat is a short prayer break that can give you 24 hours of peace.

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We are the Catholic Church in the Ballarat Diocese
we gather in the name of Jesus from the Murray to the sea
in interwoven faith communities. Spirit filled
we celebrate and share our journey
reaching out to nurture all God's people.

Diocesan Vision Statement 2005

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PO Box 576
Ballarat, Victoria 3353

Phone +61 3 5337 7111

Where to find us

Catholic Diocese of Ballarat
5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353