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


St Mary's Church Hamilton Celebrating 150 Years

13 August 2016


menAlive Weekend

30 July 2016

St Mary's Parish Hamilton are hosting a menAlive weekend. This is an opportunity for men to explore what makes them feel fully alive.


Liturgy Formation and Launch of Let the Children Come

24 July 2016

Birchip Parish - July 24; Ararat Parish - August 7; Hamilton Parish - August 21


New Catholic Primary School Named

23 July 2016

New Catholic primary school to be built in Lucas now has a name!

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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

All Enquiries

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