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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Boundless Plains

3 November 2016

Fr Andrew Hayes presents "Boundless Plains - The Spoken Word" on November 3, 2016 at Wendouree, supporting the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre


Beyond the Year of Mercy Retreat

30 October 2016

Retreat afternoon for all adults


It's time to bring them here

26 October 2016

Statement in support of offshore detainees by Archbishop Denis Hart, President, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference


World Mission Month 2016

23 October 2016

World Mission Day is Sunday, October 23, 2016.

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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