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


Xt3 Advent Calendar 2016

8 January 2017

Daily reflections, videos and scripture readings to help you go deeper in your faith.


ACRATH: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based violence: Nov 25 - Dec 10

10 December 2016


Making a Scene at Christmas

9 December 2016

Mildura December 9–11, Robinvale December 7, St Arnaud December 12, Ballarat December 15-18


Dedication of the Loreto Window

6 December 2016

An invitation from the Portland Parish

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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