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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
26 May 2016
NCLS Research is pleased to announce the 2016 National Church Life Survey, to be held in October and November 2016. This will continue the world’s largest longitudinal study of church life, reaching 25 years in 2016
19 May 2016
The Catholic Diocese acknowledge and appreciate our wonderful volunteers in all areas of our church communities
16 May 2016
A Statement by the Catholic Bishops of Australia on the Election released by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.
5 May 2016
50th World Communications Day will be celebrated on Sunday 8 May 2016. The theme is "Communication and Mercy".
The Diocese of Ballarat comprises of 124 church communities belonging to 51 parishes in the western half of Victoria. See all of them here.
To get in touch with us, find a Parish near you or want more information - you can find all you need here.
Detailed information on St Patrick's Cathedral including location, history and interesting facts.
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