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Lay Pastoral Ministry Program



Welcome to the

Lay Pastoral Ministry Program

of the Ballarat Diocese



The Lay Pastoral Ministry Program offers opportunities
for formation, support, study and certification
for lay pastoral employees and volunteers in the Ballarat Diocese
in partnership with the Virtual Learning Community, Dayton University.

Information about the Lay Pastoral Ministry Program is in the documents attached below.

Please contact us to talk about your current ministry situation, or what you hope to do, to enable us to assist as you discern your formation pathway.

Documents for download:

Registration for the 5 March study cycle has now closed.
The next online study cycle commences 28 May.  Closing date to register for a subject in this cycle is Monday 22 May.  

For more information please contact:

Amanda Smith,
Lay Pastoral Ministry Program Facilitator,
Ph: 5337 7125 or 0427 748 867 or





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