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

Latest News


RCIA Victorian State Conference

27 August 2015

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at St Patrick's Parish Centre, Pakenham.


Migrant and Refugee Week

26 August 2015


Australian Pastoral Musicians Network National Conference

25 August 2015

October 1-2, 2015 in Brisbane


Synod of the Family

25 August 2015

Various responses from around the Diocese to the Synod on the Family.

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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