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Diocesan News

140 Years Ss Michael & John’s Parish, Horsham

20 November 2016

Ss Michael & John’s Parish, Horsham celebrates 140 years this year.

Mass of Thanksgiving for the Jubilee Year of Mercy

13 November 2016

You are invited to a Mass of Thanksgiving for the blessings of the Holy Year of Mercy

Boundless Plains

3 November 2016

Fr Andrew Hayes presents "Boundless Plains - The Spoken Word" on November 3, 2016 at Wendouree, supporting the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

Beyond the Year of Mercy Retreat

30 October 2016

Retreat afternoon for all adults

It's time to bring them here

26 October 2016

Statement in support of offshore detainees by Archbishop Denis Hart, President, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

World Mission Month 2016

23 October 2016

World Mission Day is Sunday, October 23, 2016.

Priesthood Vocations Retreat Day

12 October 2016

Interested in knowing more about the Priesthood?

Nationwide Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Families – October 2016

1 October 2016

Bishops Commission for Family, Youth and Life

2016/2017 Social Justice Statement

26 September 2016

Bishops launch major statement on The ageing of Australian society

Day of Prayer for Peace

20 September 2016

Pope Francis has called for observance of a ‘Day of Prayer for Peace’ on Tuesday 20th September 2016. The theme of the day is ’Thirst for peace: faiths and cultures in dialogue’.

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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