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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
3 November 2016
Fr Andrew Hayes presents "Boundless Plains - The Spoken Word" on November 3, 2016 at Wendouree, supporting the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
30 October 2016
Retreat afternoon for all adults
26 October 2016
Statement in support of offshore detainees by Archbishop Denis Hart, President, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference
23 October 2016
World Mission Day is Sunday, October 23, 2016.
Resources to assist with RCIA and Liturgy
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.
St Patrick's Cathedral, Ballarat was consecrated in 1891 making it Australia;s oldest consecrated Cathedral.
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