Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat is a diverse and geographically extensive Diocese of forty-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

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Rite of Election 2019

18 February 2019

RCIA-RCIC Rite of Election 2019 Response Form

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The Year Begins

14 February 2019

School communities in Ballarat gathered to celebrate the beginning of the 2019 school year with Mass.

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The Catholic Man Breakfast Series - Hosted by MenAlive

11 February 2019

Men of all ages are invited to a Catholic Man Breakfast to be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Craig’s Royal Hotel in Ballarat. The Breakfast will be hosted by Bishop Paul Bird CSsR.

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Time to end slavery

8 February 2019

8 February 2019 - World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking

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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

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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