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Diocesan News

Dedication of the Loreto Window

8 January 2017

An invitation from the Portland Parish

Xt3 Advent Calendar 2016

8 January 2017

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

Daily Prayer

1 January 2017

‘Bread for today- A Pray app for life’

World Day of Peace

29 December 2016

Pope Francis has just released the text of the 50th World Day of Peace message which occurs on New Year’s Day 2017.

Making a Scene at Christmas

9 December 2016

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

Social Justice Commission

5 December 2016

Report to Diocese of meeting November 2016.

Global Catholic Climate Movement

3 December 2016

“Christian spirituality proposes a growth marked by moderation and the capacity to be happy with little. It is a return to that simplicity which allows us to stop and appreciate the small things, to be grateful for the opportunities which life affords us,

An End of an Era Celebration at St Michael’s School, Springbank

3 December 2016

St Michael's School Springbank will close at the end of the 2016 school year and we will be celebrating the life and times of the school.

Catholic Professional Standards (CPS) Limited launched

23 November 2016

A new independent company to be established by the Catholic Church to develop, audit and report on compliance with professional standards to protect children and vulnerable people was announced by church leaders.

Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the visit of Saint John Paul II to Australia

21 November 2016

Statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

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

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