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


Diocesan Colloquium "Laudato Si" on Care for our Common Home

25 August 2015


Synod of the Family

30 July 2015

Various responses from around the Diocese to the Synod on the Family.


New School in Lucas

27 July 2015

The process for establishing a new Catholic School in Lucas, Ballarat has commenced.


Asylum Seeker and Refugee Forum

13 July 2015

The Ballarat Diocesan Social Justice Commission hosted a Refugee and Asylum Seeker Forum, “Sanctuary Ballarat, Welcome the Stranger.”

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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