& Events


Diocesan News

102nd World Day of Migrants and Refugees

28 August 2016

Migrant and Refugee Week August 22-28, 2106

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

24 August 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.

Australian Bishops Launch Year of Youth

22 August 2016

The Year of Youth will celebrate the tenth anniversary of World Youth Day, Sydney.

Liturgy Formation and Launch of Let the Children Come

21 August 2016

Hamilton Parish - August 21

PROCLAIM 2016 Conference

25 July 2016

Registrations close August 1

New Catholic Primary School Named

23 July 2016

New Catholic primary school to be built in Lucas now has a name!

WYD 2016

7 July 2016

World Youth Day Pilgrims commissioned for Krakow

Happy NAIDOC Week

4 July 2016

July 3 - 10

Tree of Life - A Laudato Si' Resource

19 June 2016

June 18 marks the one year anniversary of the launch of Pope Francis' encyclical, “Laudato Si”. • Catholic Earthcare 2016 Laudato Si’ ‘Tree of Life’ resource has been launched on World Environment Day to encourage the community to celebrate the first anniversary of the papal encyclical Laudato Si’ by coming together to experience dialogue and stimulate action on caring for our common home. Catholics are being invited to write down their actions about caring for creation and bring them together

National Church Life Survey 2016

26 May 2016

NCLS Research is pleased to announce the 2016 National Church Life Survey, to be held in October and November 2016. This will continue the world’s largest longitudinal study of church life, reaching 25 years in 2016

'A Vote for the Voiceless

20 May 2016

A Statement by the Catholic Bishops of Australia on the Election released by 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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