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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
20 September 2016
BBI - ACBC presents the 12th National eConference on September 12, 2016 from 10.30am - 2.45pm
11 September 2016
Information and resources for Child Protection Sunday - September 11 2016
1 September 2016
Pope Francis’ calls us to pray on September 1 and throughout the Season of Creation.
29 August 2016
The daily 3-Minute Retreat is a short prayer break that can give you 24 hours of peace.
Diocesan Sacraments of Initiation Catechetical Resources are available for Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist, "Let the Children Come”, Junior Reconciliation, "Forgiveness Is...", and Senior Reconciliation "Turn Around!"
St Patrick’s Cathedral, Ballarat was consecrated in 1891 making it Australia’s oldest consecrated Cathedral.
The Lay Pastoral Ministry Program offers opportunities for formation, support, study and accreditation for lay pastoral employees and volunteers in the Ballarat Diocese in partnership with the Virtual Learning Community, Dayton University.
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