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


Lessons from the Long Paddock

6 June 2017

The Diocese of Wilcannia- Forbes is offering an econference online event called: Lessons from the Long Paddock on Tuesday June 6, 2017


Bishop Peter Connors 30th Anniversary of Episcopal Ordination

21 May 2017

Mass will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Ballarat at 10.30am.


Memorial Mass for Fr Kevin Tuck cfc

9 May 2017

Trinity College Colac, along with St Mary's Parish, will hold a Memorial Mass at St Mary's Church Colac to honour the life and work of Br Tuck on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 5.00pm.


ACYF 2017

29 April 2017

Australian Catholic Youth Festival - Sydney 217

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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