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

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World Day of Prayer Against Human Trafficking

8 February 2017

ACRATH invites you to participate in this event and so help to bring about an end to human trafficking and slavery.

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From Bishop Paul Bird

6 February 2017

Letter regarding a further Royal Commission hearing in relation to the Catholic Church.

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Call for Nominations – Diocesan Pastoral Council

2 February 2017

The Diocese of Ballarat is calling for nominations for the 2017 Diocesan Pastoral Council (DPC).

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Resources from the Diocese for Parishes

1 February 2017

The Diocesan Resource Centre has a wide range of resources that can be borrowed free by groups or individuals in parishes.

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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