Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

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

Latest News


Guidelines for the Use of Visual Display Systems in Liturgical Celebrations

22 May 2018

These guidelines provide information on the installation and use of visual display systems in our churches


New Evangelisation - Planting Seeds through Family and Parish

18 May 2018

Professor Thomas Groome will present this workshop in the Ballarat Diocese. Register to attend this event.


WYD Ballarat Diocese Pilgrimage

8 May 2018

Ballarat Diocese is part of the Australian Pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Panama with Pope Francis in January 2019.


World Communications Day

2 May 2018

The Sixth Sunday of Easter, which is this coming Sunday, May 6, marks the celebration of World Communications Day in Australia.

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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